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No picture, after changing from HDMi to usual port

Have been using a HDMI cable for the past week on my playstation with a HDTV, but now have to use a non HDTV and when plugging in the system via the 3 coloured wires (scart) i have no picture or sound. Do the settings need to be changed on the console? Or is it a problem with the PS3?

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With certain televisions, the PLAYSTATION 3 may not automatically detect the HDMI source (TV) which it is plugged into, even after resetting the Video Output Setting (as described above).

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4. Manually change the Video Output Settings to HDMI. (Follow these steps, then continue to step 5 below.)
5. Now switch the "Input" or "Video" channel on the TV for the HDMI port the PLAYSTATION 3 is currently plugged into.
6. Accept the display settings for HDMI before the timer runs out (30 seconds). Highlight "Yes" and press the X button.
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If resetting the Video Output Setting did not work, you may need to follow these steps to manually locate the HDMI source:

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3. Turn the TV channel to the corresponding "Input" or "Video" channel for the AV Cable connection.
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