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PS3 Scart / HD

I recently took my playstation too a friends house it was plaugged in with a HD cable (the one i normally use) and it worked fine. i brought it home and tried to plug it in and all of my AV channels say no signal because normally i think ext. 3 is scart and ext.4 is HD when you swap to HD but niether are displaying my PS3! could it be because my friends TV was able to do a higher HD setting or something? please help!

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Turn it off with the "hard" switch in the back. Then turn it back on with the switch while pressing the power button on the front for 10 secs, this should reset your display settings.

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  • Have your ps3 in standby mode (red light).
  • Now, press and hold the power button in the front down. Your ps3 will beep twice. Let it go almost exactly after you heard the second beep.
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I have just recently bought a second hand PS£


Ohhhhh u got there a problem i had months ago. PS3 only gives u one output signal at a time, that means either u use it hdmi or u use it the normal rca way.Bad thing is that the ppl at sony didnt think of this kind of situation.
What u need to do is go to ur friend's house and use his hd tv to config ur ps3 to the correct output signal(rca), both on video and audio. If u bought the ps3 from ur friend, he should know how to do it, since he had to config it to hd in the first place. Be sure to probe it with the config u are going to use at home :)

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Well...I assume that you are using A/V at your house and HDMI at your friends house? The best way to fix it is to hold the power button down for 3-5 seconds and you will hear 1 beep then continue to hold until you hear 2 beeps. When you hear 2 beeps let off and this will take you to the restore menu and resets your video settings. The funny thing with a PS3 it will automatically pick up that you have an HDMI cable hooked up but not that you have an A/V cable. So when you hook up your AV cable it still boots in HDMI format and it has to be reset. Don't buy your cable yet it will do the same thing.

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i had the same problem, but the reset worked for me, hold down the power button until u hear the "beep"

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Hi I recently played my ps3 on my friends tv using an hdmi lead and all was fine. Now i have returned home and tried to play my ps3 without the hdmi lead and it wont work can you help please.


go back to your friends with your ps3 and change the tv settings on the ps3 back to scart output but also take your scart lead and have it plugged in at the same time. once you have selected scart output unplug the hdmi cable to make sure the settings are right. hope this helps you.

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