Summary of Content for Sony PlayStation 3 PS3 CECH-ZCD1 Instruction Manual PDF
Hard disk drive mounting bracket Instruction Manual
PlayStation3 system (CECH-400x series)
Precautions To ensure the safe use of this product, carefully read this instruction manual, the PlayStation3 instruction manual and the hard disk drive instruction manual before using it and save the manuals for future reference. The parents or guardians of small children should read the manuals for them to ensure that they use the product safely.
Safety Do not expose the product to high temperatures, high humidity or direct sunlight. Never disassemble or modify the product. Do not expose the product to dust, smoke or steam. Keep this product out of the reach of small children. Children may swallow small parts, which can lead to injury.
Use and handling For safety reasons, be sure to turn off and unplug the PS3 system before attempting to install or replace the hard disk drive.
The inside of the PS3 system is hot directly after use. Allow time for the system to cool down before starting to install or replace the hard disk drive.
Be careful not to pinch your fingers between the parts or injure your hands or fingers on the corners of the parts.
Be sure to reattach the HDD bay cover before turning the PS3 system on. If the cover is not in place, heat may build up inside the system.
To attach or remove screws, use an appropriate crosshead screwdriver. If the size does not match, the groove on the screws head may be damaged.
You should where possible make periodic back-ups of data stored on the hard disk as a precaution against possible loss or corruption. If for any reason software or data loss or corruption occurs or the hard disk must be formatted during authorized service, it may not be possible to restore or repair the software or data. Note that Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates will not be liable for any loss or corruption of data, files or software.
Refer to the hard disk drive manual for further safety and use and handling information.
Attaching the mounting bracket to the hard disk drive
The following types of hard disk drive may be used with the PS3 system:
Size 2.5 inch / 63.5 mm (internal type) *1
Interface format Serial ATA *2
*1 Proper operation is not guaranteed for all models. *2 Parallel ATA is not supported.
1 Place the hard disk drive in the mounting bracket. Ensure that the hard disk drive is oriented so that the connectors on the hard disk drive can be accessed from outside of the mounting bracket.
2 Hold the hard disk drive lightly and turn it upside down together with the mounting bracket. Place it on a soft, dry cloth. Do not forcefully push down on the hard disk drive.
Hard disk drive
3 Attach the hard disk drive to the mounting bracket with the silver screws. While inserting the screws into the mounting bracket, keep the rubber inserts over the mounting bracket's screw holes.
Installing the hard disk drive in the PS3 system
1 Press the power button to turn off the PS3 system. The power indicator turns solid red and the system enters standby mode.
2 Unplug the AC power cord, and then disconnect the other cables from the system. For safety reasons, remove the plug for the power cord from the electrical outlet, and then detach the other cables.
3 Slide the HDD bay cover in the direction of the arrow to remove it.
HDD bay cover
4 Insert the hard disk drive into the PS3 system. Be sure to fully insert the hard disk drive in the PS3 system.
5 Install the hard disk drive in the PS3 system with the blue screw.
6 Attach the HDD bay cover.
To remove the hard disk drive from the PS3 system
1 Remove the HDD bay cover. Follow steps 1 to 3 under "Installing the hard disk drive in the PS3 system" above.
2 Remove the hard disk drive from the PS3 system. Remove the blue screw. Pull the right side of the handle towards you, then pull the hard disk drive to
Copying data to the hard disk drive
Turn on the PS3 system, and then follow the on-screen instructions. Data saved to the PS3 system prior to installing the hard disk drive will be copied to the installed hard disk drive.
Notice Any data that was previously saved to the installed hard disk drive will be deleted.
Hints You must back up data on the PS3 system before installing a hard disk drive if:
You are replacing the hard disk drive at a later date by attaching another hard disk drive to the mounting bracket.
You are installing a hard disk drive and the mounting bracket in CECH-400xC series models.
The data can then be restored to the hard disk drive after installation. For details, refer to the user's guide (manuals.playstation.net/document/).
External dimensions (width height depth)
Approx. 75 27 103 mm
Weight Approx. 49 g
Operating environmental temperature
5 C - 35 C
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
GUARANTEE This product is covered for 12 months from date of purchase by the manufacturers guarantee. Please refer to the guarantee supplied in the PS3 package for full details.
The manufacturer of this product is Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108- 0075 Japan. The Authorised Representative for product safety in Europe is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. Distributed in Europe by Sony
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