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Problem connecting HDMI cable


I am trying to connect my Samsung TV LE32A559P - 32'' Widescreen 1080P and PS3 using a LINX HDMI Cable - Premium 24K Gold Plated HDMI Lead. When I turn on the PS3 it say the HMDI lead has been found would I like to output Audio and Video using the HDMI. If I select yes the screen goes blank and I have to turn off the PS3. On the PS3 I went into Settings…Display setting…Video output and selected HDMI. I got the following message.

Press button X. the screen will be displayed based on this setting. If the setting is not correct the screen will go blank temporarily. Then after 30 second the system will go back to the previous screen”

The screen then goes blank for 30 seconds and doesn’t change to the HDMI setting.

Any help with this problem would be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.


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Hey there I don't see why your playstation 3 should be doing that other than the console being defective. Sony doesn't have this problem that often and actually this is the first time i have heard of such problem. Try making sure the the HDMI cable is connected at both ends all the way in and also make sure your Samsung is a 1080P which i am pretty sure it is and finally if you have a friend or another 1080P HDTV in your house i would try and see if your ps3 will support the 1080P feature. If you still have the problem even when you use a different TV then its the ps3 that is malfunctioning otherwise it would be your Samsung. Let me know how that turns out alright.

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