Tip & How-To about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

How to Reset Your PS3 to Standard Video Mode

So you bring your PS3 to your friend's house to experience HD Head-shot Glory on her new 50 Inch HD She-Better-Stop-Looking-So-Smug-Or-She's-Gonna-Have-To-Get-A-New-Friend TV.
Now the fun is over, you return home with sad little steps to your Standard Definition TV.
You reconnect your PS3 and "What!? Why the heck is there a blank screen when I turn on my PS3?"
Your PS3 is in HD mode.
Here's the fix:

  1. Turn off your PS3.
  2. Hold down the power button for 2 beeps.
Voila! Your video is restored! Now you can return to getting owned by the chick hiding in the far corner of the map behind that bush you can no longer see. Yay!

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