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Inleiding

Use this guide to replace your Wi-Fi antenna to regain wireless internet connectivity.

  1. PlayStation 3 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Smart Plate: stap 1, afbeelding 1 van 2 PlayStation 3 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Smart Plate: stap 1, afbeelding 2 van 2
    • Use the tip of a spudger to remove the black rubber screw cover from the side of the PS3.

    • The screw cover may be underneath a warranty sticker. This sticker will change appearance, and show "VOID" after it has been removed.

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    • Remove the single 8.5 mm T10 Security Torx screw from the smart plate.

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    • Pull the smart plate toward the hard drive bay, then lift it off the body of the PS3.

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    • Be sure to keep track of the small metal bracket loosely held in the top cover, if equipped.

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    • Remove the following seven screws:

    • Six 52 mm Phillips screws

    • One 30 mm Phillips screw

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    • Lift the top cover from its rear edge and rotate it toward the front of the PS3.

    • Remove the top cover.

    • There is a plastic hook located in a hole on the top back right hand side corner. Carefully push the plastic hook a bit front the rear of the machine with a spudger to release the rear right of the casing.

  7. PlayStation 3 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Memory Card Reader: stap 7, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • Remove the two 9 mm Phillips screws securing the memory card reader to the chassis.

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    • Lift the memory card reader out of the PS3 enough to access its cable.

    • Flip up the retaining flap on the memory card reader ribbon cable socket.

    • Be sure you are prying up on the retaining flap, not the socket itself.

    • Pull the ribbon cable out of its socket.

    • Remove the memory card reader from the PS3.

  9. PlayStation 3 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Wi-Fi Antenna: stap 9, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the Wi-Fi antenna connector off its socket on the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth board.

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    • De-route the Wi-Fi antenna cable from the gap between the power supply and the Blu-ray drive.

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    • Remove the 9 mm Phillips screw securing the Wi-Fi antenna to the chassis.

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    • Remove the Wi-Fi antenna, minding its cable that may get caught.

Conclusie

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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3 Opmerkingen

I used this guide to remove the stock antenna, learn my way through the PS3, and add a new external antenna. I removed the old one and bought an 8 inch 6 dbi antenna and a 12 inch R-SMA female pigtail adapter. Then drilled a hole with a 1/4" drill bit, attached the adapter, inserted the wire to the motherboard where the old one was connected, screwed on the antenna, and put everything back together. 5 times the internet speed!!! I did have to remove the power supply and disk drive however to get to the wire but still I never would have been able to complete this without the guide! Thanks to whoever did that! :D

The Pianoman - Antwoord

Pretty good guide! I just replaced my wifi antenna on my old ps3. I have to say that it was pretty easy since I never opened an ps3 before.

Michal S. - Antwoord

Yeah didn't quiet happen that way

Aaron Paul Bugg - Antwoord

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