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Ps3 hdmi hi there . i got a ps3 and originally ran it through a component cable however i have just purchased a 1080p tv and tried to use a hdmi cable and nothing happens i put the other cable back in and changed the settings but it just goes back to the one under hdmi i have also tried the power button trick would be gratefull for any help

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Hello. No offense to you but many people do not do the video reset properly. Here are the official Sony directions.


Reset the Video Output Settings. While the PLAYSTATION 3 system is in standby mode (red light on the front of the system), hold down the touch-sensitive On/Off button on the front of the system until the system goes into standby mode again . (So the light cycle would go from: red light to --> green light --> then back to red light) This will ensure that you have held down the On/Off button long enough to reset the Video Output Settings. Once you turn it back on, it should work fine

If that doesn't work I would reformat your system. (If you don't have a lot saved on your hard drive that can't be replaced) But there are many options under the system setting folder that you can reset or reformat. Other then that I have no idea. Maybe the video port is shorting out.

Hope this helps. Good luck and happy gaming!!

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

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