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PS3 won't connect to TV with component video.

After switching my connection from component video to HDM, I I tried to switch it back to component video but the TV doesn't detect the PS3 it just has a blank screen.

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  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2008

    I have the same problem!

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    MY PSĀ£ only seem sto work with the HDMI connection, great in the loung om the Plasma but its deemed abit antisocial for me to take over that TV as a games console ! Help Please !

  • sologhost Jan 13, 2009

    i have the same problem. i made the mistake of buying new cords and everything

  • Anonymous Jan 16, 2009

    I Have the same problem

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    same

  • Maximusceo Jan 20, 2009

    Console will only play through HDMI connection!

  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    i have the same problem what is the deal to i have to reset it or something

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You need to connect the PS3 to the television with both connectors (HDMI and Component). Then in the display settings change it from HDMI to component and during the 30 seconds that the screen goes black you need to disconnect your HDMI cable from your playstation. Then switch to the input that the component cable is connected to on your television (ie. AV1, AV2, etc). From here you will see the countdown for the test and you can continue with these settings.

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I connected my Playstation 3 on HDMI setting on my friends TV but now his TV wont work so now I'm at my house with my tv wich doesnt have HDMI so I need to switch it back to component without a TV

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