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Skiver    1,784

I know how pathetic this is, and I have my flame suit on already but jesus this is just stupid! I know in reality this isn't a big deal but for such an expensive thing you would think a simple thing like this would have been thought about!

 

http://www.kotaku.com.au/2013/11/no-the-ps4-doesnt-have-a-wobbling-problem/

 

 

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psionicinversion    180

yeah prolly a small flaw but think broken GPU's are a bigger problem at the moe haha

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MikeChipshop    3,381

It's a pretty unimportant flaw, however it shouldn't be there in the first place. It would annoy the hell out of me. Strange design decision.

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Elliot B.    1,129

It's definitely stupid.

 

They just needed 4 legs, problem solved.

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Nick H.    7,987

Could someone explain what is being discussed here, for those of us stuck behind an office proxy server?

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Pupik    452

Could someone explain what is being discussed here, for those of us stuck behind an office proxy server?

YouTube is blocked too?

 

Extra to the hardware problems, PS4 got a design problem; which makes the PS4 wobble when pressed on the left front corner. To solve it, a solution in form of 8 post-it notes was found (you place them underneath the corner).

No solution to the hardware problems, though.

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Skiver    1,784

Could someone explain what is being discussed here, for those of us stuck behind an office proxy server?

Hahaha sorry! Basically it seems the PS4 has a wobble on it, because the feet are along the left edge and then just off centre on the right, so the right side has no support under and wobbles. 

 

It's very very minor issue, but to me that makes it worse. It's just a complete oversight that should never happen IMO. 

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Nick H.    7,987

Extra to the hardware problems, PS4 got a design problem; which makes the PS4 wobble when pressed on the left front corner. To solve it, a solution in form of 8 post-it notes was found (you place them underneath the corner).

Ah, cheers. 8 post-it notes...not exactly the ideal solution. :s

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Arachno 1D    7,991

Just include a free pack of post it notes with every console,problem solved.

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Lingwo    489

The PS4 wobbles?

PRE-ORDER CANCELLED!!

 

Seriously though. So long as it doesn't wobble when you're in game. Does it really matter?

The rate Sony churn out different versions of their console. We'll have a PS4 slim by christmas next year anyway :laugh:

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firey    3,621

so it only wobbles when you push down on it.. well no one should touch my ps4 besides me, and I don't plan on pushing on it while playing.. so it's really a non-issue.

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compl3x    6,257

It would annoy the hell out of me.

 

Why? Do you constantly poke and push down on your consoles? If it was something like a keyboard which you were constantly hitting and striking then that would drive me absolutely bonkers.

 

If this is widespread, it does seem like a silly oversight, but I have only seen this demonstrated on one device, and it was in a friggin' Kotaku post, so I'm not giving it a whole lot of credibility at this point.

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firey    3,621

It's a pretty unimportant flaw, however it shouldn't be there in the first place. It would annoy the hell out of me. Strange design decision.

 

so you constantly push on your consoles? Unless it wobbled every time something vibrated (disk spun, speakers, etc) then I could see annoyance.. otherwise you are just looking for something to be annoyed with.  

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MikeChipshop    3,381

Why? Do you constantly poke and push down on your consoles? If it was something like a keyboard which you were constantly hitting and striking then that would drive me absolutely bonkers.

 

If this is widespread, it does seem like a silly oversight, but I have only seen this demonstrated on one device, and it was in a friggin' Kotaku post, so I'm not giving it a whole lot of credibility at this point.

 

 

so you constantly push on your consoles? Unless it wobbled every time something vibrated (disk spun, speakers, etc) then I could see annoyance.. otherwise you are just looking for something to be annoyed with.  

 

 

You two are completely missing the point. For ?400 i expect a certain level of build quality. The absence of a fourth leg for stability is a sh**y choice of fashion over function and it's obvious. Does it affect the way the system behaves? Hopefully not but this doesn;t mark the fact that for ?400 you're getting a shoddily designed end quality.

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firey    3,621

You two are completely missing the point. For ?400 i expect a certain level of build quality. The absence of a fourth leg for stability is a sh**y choice of fashion over function and it's obvious. Does it affect the way the system behaves? Hopefully not but this doesn;t mark the fact that for ?400 you're getting a shoddily designed end quality.

I bet 99% of people wouldn't have even noticed if it wasn't pointed out.  To me build quality is materials used, and if it holds together.  I spent 500$ on a blackberry pearl which fell apart (literally) I spend 160$ to get it fixed, and it once again fell apart.  That to me is much much worse than if you push in just the right spot with enough pressure it wobbles.

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compl3x    6,257

You two are completely missing the point. For ?400 i expect a certain level of build quality. The absence of a fourth leg for stability is a sh**y choice of fashion over function and it's obvious. Does it affect the way the system behaves? Hopefully not but this doesn;t mark the fact that for ?400 you're getting a shoddily designed end quality.

 

 

Silly oversight, if indeed a common problem and not exaggerated kotaku bull****, hardly "shoddy design".

 

You said it would've "annoyed the hell out of you". I'd wager the overwhelming majority of folk wouldn't have even noticed it. You and I included.

 

 

(Edit: lol me and firey and posting almost identical replies.)

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cork1958    1,087

Why? Do you constantly poke and push down on your consoles? If it was something like a keyboard which you were constantly hitting and striking then that would drive me absolutely bonkers.

 

If this is widespread, it does seem like a silly oversight, but I have only seen this demonstrated on one device, and it was in a friggin' Kotaku post, so I'm not giving it a whole lot of credibility at this point.

 

I have a keyboard that does just that and it's VERY annoying! 3 post-its and all fixed!! Actually, just a folded piece of paper under it.

 

The issue discussed here is not an issue.

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compl3x    6,257

I have a keyboard that does just that and it's VERY annoying! 3 post-its and all fixed!! Actually, just a folded piece of paper under it.

 

 

 

 

I avoided buying one of the new Corsair (K(5 I think) gaming keyboards because a reviewer said his had an issue with the keyboard being uneven.

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firey    3,621

I have a keyboard that does just that and it's VERY annoying! 3 post-its and all fixed!! Actually, just a folded piece of paper under it.

 

The issue discussed here is not an issue.

Had this with my desk, the one leg was shorter than the other, just by a little bit.  I put a folded up jehovas witness pamphlet someone put in my mailbox under it.. worked perfectly.  No wobble.

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compl3x    6,257

Had this with my desk, the one leg was shorter than the other, just by a little bit.  I put a folded up jehovas witness pamphlet someone put in my mailbox under it.. worked perfectly.  No wobble.

 

 

LOL - I did the same thing but with a coffee table we had.

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Skiver    1,784

For me I know if it wasn't pointed out I probably wouldn't know, but it's not really the point. What concerns me is if they can't even produce a case that works correctly, what else haven't they thought about. I know in the grand scheme of things it really doesn't matter but when I shell out a lot of money for something that is supposed to be the top of its game, I expect it to be as close to perfect as it could possibly be. I don't want to comprise on anything, certainly not case design flaws because that should be the easy side of it!

 

If expecting quality out of my purchases is wrong then shoot me down - but imo this is a lack in quality to the simplest of levels.

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MikeChipshop    3,381

Silly oversight, if indeed a common problem and not exaggerated kotaku bull****, hardly "shoddy design".

 

You said it would've "annoyed the hell out of you". I'd wager the overwhelming majority of folk wouldn't have even noticed it. You and I included.

 

 

(Edit: lol me and firey and posting almost identical replies.)

 

 

Please try not to speak for me.

 

I surely would have noticed, trust me i think i know myself a bit better than you do. Yes it is not a big issue. it probably has zero affect on 90% of users, i've even said as much in other threads, however i said it would annoy the hell out of me. I'm not sure who the hell you think you are to say it wouldn;t.

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compl3x    6,257

I said I'd wager, not that I absolutely know what you would and wouldn't do. Why you'd get so defensive over such a remark is comical.  :laugh:

 

I didn't know you'd get so defensive over such a remark, so I guess that proves I haven't the faintest idea what you would and wouldn't do.  :pinch:

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+Audioboxer    2,874

For me I know if it wasn't pointed out I probably wouldn't know, but it's not really the point. What concerns me is if they can't even produce a case that works correctly, what else haven't they thought about. I know in the grand scheme of things it really doesn't matter but when I shell out a lot of money for something that is supposed to be the top of its game, I expect it to be as close to perfect as it could possibly be. I don't want to comprise on anything, certainly not case design flaws because that should be the easy side of it!

 

If expecting quality out of my purchases is wrong then shoot me down - but imo this is a lack in quality to the simplest of levels.

 

It works as they want it to, rubber nubs aren't at one end so it fits flush with the official stand. The console is weighted to the end with the nubs with the power supply being there. If it wasn't weighted it would rock on it's own, but as you've seen you need to push down with your hand.

 

Not saying like it, but it's not a case of it not working correctly.

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Astra.Xtreme    2,135

Since the gap is so small, I'd be worried about the thing vibrating when the HDD or optical drive is spinning fast.

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