External power to PS3 BD Drive

Discussion in 'PS3 - Hacking & Homebrew' started by flamadude, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. flamadude

    flamadude Newbie

    Sep 28, 2008
    United States
    Got a broken PS3 and got it fixed the only problem is that part of the chip that powers the bd drive is broken so the bd drive doesn't get any power. I was wondering if it would be possible to power the drive externally or if there would be another way to rip games to the hard drive.