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Sony bravia won''t play PS3

USING HDMI CABLE TO HOOK UP PS3, BUT TV JUST SAYS INVALID FORMAT. WHAT AM I MISSING?

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  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2008

    Same deal, both inputs give same indication. I just bought this TV a few hours ago, my cable box works fine on both inputs, but the PS3 gives the TV an "Invalid format" code. My PS3 was set up for a 1080p television, but I thought it would automatically scale the output down. Am I wrong? Help!

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    same thing with the 32"

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    help

  • nathanchang6 Apr 24, 2009

    same bloody thing for me....sony bravia 32L4000 won't connect to my ps3

  • Lalit Varadpande
    Lalit Varadpande May 11, 2010

    have u tried restarting the ps3 and the tv?

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Try setting the resolution to a higher grade or a lower grade.. That solved the problem for me.. good luck!

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