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I have a ps3 and when i bought it from a friend it only came with a hdmi cable.my tv only has a scart connection and the ps3 doesnt work if i try to connect it to the tv,the adapter works with my ps2 though,any ideas?

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Go back to your friend or another with a hdmi tv then connect the ps3... when connected go into the menu for display and switch output from hdmi to scart it should then work on your tv

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