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I have a PS4 that unfortunately had a glass of water dropped

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I have a PS4 that unfortunately had a glass of water dropped on it, can you please repair?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  Richard replied 8 months ago.

Hi there Colin and welcome

Where exactly was the water spilt on it?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
on the top, i have left the PS4 in a warm cupboard overnight but apart from occasional buzzing it is dead...
Expert:  Richard replied 8 months ago.

Ok, the mainboard or power supply has shorted out then Colin, I strongly urge you not to turn it on again for fear of electrocution

Your only economically feasible solution is to get a replacement power supply here and replace this

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Only then do you know if it is the power supply or the mainboard thats at fault as if it still does not work after replacing the power supply, then its the maiboard and this it is not feasible to replace as the cost of replacing it would exceed the value of a new PS4.

But in this situation, these are the options you have sorry.

If you would like any additional information or assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.

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Thank you

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Thanks Richard,
Would you think its worth it to buy a new power supply and hope the main board is ok?
Can you look at it if i send to you?
Expert:  Richard replied 8 months ago.

Its not possible to send to me sorry, but for the amount the power supply costs I would say it is worth the risk as the buzzing points to a failed power supply.

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Thanks for your advice, appreciated.

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