Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
This looks to be a misconfiguration of the video. if there is a way to reset the settings on the PS3 without being able to view the screen (look for a button on the back of the console) and see if you can get the ps3 to use a different video output.
the YLOD is only a YLOD if the power light is yellow instead of green.
Posted on Feb 17, 2012
This is commonly called the PS3 no display error for obvious reasons. It happens because of a system setting OR it can be the actual GPU which is the graphics chip overheating.
You can fix this by sending it in or repairing it yourself with a good repair guide HERE
Posted on Mar 13, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: playstation 3 screen black
Ah the PS3, a hive of problems with that little gadget. Well this problem is simple, check the connecting wires on the rear panel, make sure the cords are properly connected to the appropriate ports, also make sure they are free of any dirt or muck. If this didn't help, you may want to return the unit with your warranty card and exchange it for a new one. Sony hasn't completely finished designing the PS3 yet, in a few years they will complete a prototype of the newer version, just like what they did with the PS2, remember it used to be fat? Then came the Slimline which proved to be more reliable. That's what will happen to the PS3 soon.
Posted on Jul 01, 2008
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Note: How to reset video output settings
If you are attempting to change to an HDMI cable from a different video cable or if the video output settings do not match those required for the display in use, the screen may stay black. If the screen stays black for more than 30 seconds, you may need to reset the video output settings of the PS3.
To reset video output settings:
Click below for an interactive video walkthrough on connecting your PS3 to your television or display device (including HDMI).
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