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Ps3 all black when i turn it on

I turned the ps3 on. all lights are on the playstion..everything is working but nothing will come up on the tv..(just an all black screen) i pushed the eject button it (beeped) showing that it is indeed on..i wiggled the video output on the back of the ps3 still nothing..i swithed the input (red, white, yellow) to another input on the tv..still nothing...so i unpluged it for 5 min or soo.. pluged it back in still nothing (black)..i pulled the hard-drive out for a few minutes put it back in still nothing (black)? the only thing to show me that it is on are the lights and the beep nothing else? not exactly sure what it may be? any ideas!?


thanks

Chad

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  • zunigac76 Nov 03, 2008

    Same thing with mine, using the HDMI cable

  • Anonymous Nov 05, 2008




    same thing screen all black


  • Daniel Bates Nov 06, 2008

    my display was garbled before the video went out, then would not come on. Tried resetting holding down the button through an entire cycle. Changed environment. Changed video connection type (resetting each time). Removed the CMOS battery and put back in to reset system.

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Ok a long shot but i did read somewere that if u hold down the power button for 10 seconds it detects or calibrates to the current TV that is connected its worth a try if nothing else, if this didnt help sorry but if it did enjoy :)

P.S. i dont know if the console needs to already be running to do this.

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

Remove your hdd and put into another ps3.The screen will say format...you say yes.Then you put the hdd back into your ps3 and it will format again.hopefully that works for you.I have the same problem and am about to attempt this now.

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