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THE PS3 IS NOT PUTTING OUT A IMAGE ON THE SREEN EITHER IN HD OR AV. NO SOUND NO PICTURE, IT NOT THE CABLE OR THE TV PORTS. AO I THINK IT THE PLAY STATION 3 WHICH IS THE PROBLEM?

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Have you tried resetting the display? Press and hold the power button on the front of the console until you hear 2 beeps. If this does not help let me know and I will see what I can find out for you

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How do I get PS3 to work on Panasonic TH-50PX70A HD TV?


does the TV work as a stand alone TV with an antenna . if so just use the analog for it and the HD for watching TV

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My problem is earlier today i was playing my ps3, the picture was showing on the t.v. ( a HDMI Cable conected it to the tv), but 30 minutes later, i tried to play my ps3, the picture was not showing up...


Sounds like your video settings are wrong. Since you were on the HDMI connection the video was outputting in HD. When you switched over to normal AV (composite) cables the video was still outputting in HD.

Simple fix: power off your PS3 (so it's in standby; red light is showing). Then turn it back on, using the power button on the console (not the PS3 controller) and hold down the power button until it beeps a second time (about 5 seconds). The video settings will reset to composite. If needed, change your video settings.

Normally I'd put down like 3 other things it could be (each worse than the last), but I'm fairly certain that this will fix it. If it doesn't, just say so and I have many a more potential fix available.

Hope it works!

Sep 24, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Will not play without using HDMI cable


  1. Make sure the AV Cable is connected to the [AV MULTI-OUT] port on the back of the PLAYSTATION 3 system.
  2. Connect the other end of the AV Cable into the yellow Composite port for video, and into the white and red audio ports (if your TV does not have the red port, simply ignore it) on the back of your TV.
  3. While the PLAYSTATION 3 system is in standby mode (red light on the front of the system), hold down the touch-sensitive On/Off button on the front of the system until the system goes into standby mode again . (So the light cycle would go from: red light to --> green light --> then back to red light) This will ensure that you have held down the On/Off button long enough to reset the Video Output Settings.
  4. Turn ON the PLAYSTATION 3 and once the system finishes powering up, the Video Output Settings will automatically be reset to the standard resolution (or detect the current display output settings of your TV/monitor).

Jun 16, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I have a ps3 i play my ps3 on my normal television then i put it on an lcd flat screen tv i conected a hdmi cable to my ps3 because i conected put it on an lcd tv. then i put it back on my normal tv but...


ok to reset the video and audio port back to the av port for a normal tv when the ps3 is off hould down the on button unit it beeps 2x fast then it will got back to original setting

if u put in hdmi it will take over the av port so u have to chanage it back to it via ps3 settings or the reset option

hope that helped

Jun 14, 2009 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (80GB) Console

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No picture, only sound through HDMI port


You have the video [yellow cord] on the wrong rca jack. Or a bad video cord. Should be easy to fix.

Mar 24, 2009 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (60 GB) Console

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My ps3 has no picture or sound...


if there's absolutely nothing on the TV screen, then most probably the video output is different then the cables you are using (eg: video output HD and you are using AV cables). Are you sure your TV is set correctly? like using HD cable you have to choose HDMI or AV cable choose AV. Anyway, When the PS3 is on, turn it off by pressing and holding the power button on the front (so the light turns red) you will hear beep sound ( I can't remember how many but not once). This should reset the Video output to AV. Swithch to AV cables (if you're using HD). Usually if the system is set to AV output and you switch to HDMI cables, the system recognizes that and swithches to HD output. But if it's set to HD output and you are using AV cables, it doesn't switch back; that is what my system does.

Jan 22, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 hdmi-av


i currently have the exact same problem...i always play HDMI but i went home from college for thanksgiving and wanted to play on a regular AV jack TV, hooked up, and have no picture whatsoever...and i think it's because of the settings on the PS3 since it's set to send out an HD signal...Well i found this straight from Playstation3.com, on the support/troubleshooting section

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  • If the video output settings on the PLAYSTATION®3 do not match those of the cable or TV in use, there may be no picture. If the screen goes blank, turn off the system.
  • Then, with only the PLAYSTATION®3 and the TV connected, touch the system's power button for more than 5 seconds to turn the system back on. The video output settings will automatically be reset to the standard resolution."
Hope it helps =)

Nov 17, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Picture won't show up.


well make sure that the av cable is in tight in the back of the console and if it is wiggle to see if u can get a picture or somthin

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