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Help with insignia 24 inch flat screen? the av channel will not show the channel where i can play my ps3?at?

It was working fine up until this morning after my brother unplugged my ps3, and he said he didn't touch anything else from the tv! i normally just hit the input button and scroll down to the av option to get to the game screen but now the words are greyed out and non optional and the only thing i can change to is the tv to view regular channels on my cable box!! what happened? and how can i get back to the game screen?

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It sounds like yoru PS3 has stopped handshaking with your tv. It can happen. It's possible your brother disrupted the connection by unplugging the PS3 before it was shut down. You can try turning on the PS3 first, and then turning on the tv, or vice versa. If that doesn't work, you may need to invest in a cheap HDMI splitter, to plug the PS3 into, and then send the signal from the splitter to the TV. It has happened to me with a computer with the same hardware, once with an LED tv, and once with my surround sound receiver, completely out of the blue. You can try switching HDMI cables, sources, doing putting the tv into maintenance mode and resetting the software. If none of that works, your only option may be to use an HDMI splitter. I did extensive research and read numerous reviews before I settled on this model, due to many recommendations:
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Just in case your HDMI cable was damaged when your brother unplugged it, go ahead and get yourself a decent HDMI cable. The Amazon HDMI cables work just fine.

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Your in the video mode so you have to change the input. On the original remote, its the button left of the power button. A universal may not work for this. If you need the original remote, Its available at http://www.remotes.com Good Luck

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Just fixed ours with the same problem. You need to hit the volume buttons on the remote during the time the screen goes black but BEFORE it gives you the "Connect cables" message.It should trick the TV into giving you a blank channel.

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SOURCE: INSIGNIA TV FLAT PANEL (not LCD) cant play PS3

Check to make sure it is on either the AV 1 or AV 2 channel

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