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Ps3 Video PROBLEM

My friends ps3 gave 2 me cause he went to states the ps3 has no video and sound i do lots of reseting methods but no one is work. the motherboard does not have a problem or don't have failure issues... what should i do ps3 is no longer have a "warranty"

PLEASE any one can FIX this problem......... TNX

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  • galaxy15020 Jan 17, 2009

    I HAVE DA SAMEE DAMN PROBLEM SOMEBODY HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!!

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PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like sound problem, video problem etc.... Good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog

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My ps3 console signal isn't working but the sound works but there is no signal! not even a hdmi cable works help!


Try these tips to fix the so-called "black screen of death".

Tip 1: The main reason of HDMI black screen problem due to HDMI cable may be damaged and not properly connected to the PS3 console. Please follow below step to troubleshoot PS3 HDMI cables problem:

1) Restart your PlayStation 3.
2) Look for loose cables.
3) Try to unplug all cables except the power cord, and plug them back in. If you found out that your HDMI cable is damaged, borrow a friends cable and try it. If your friends cable works fine, and the black screen error disappears. Then you can buy a brand new HDMI cable for a replacement.

Tip 2: Only try as last resort. There is a possibility you'll lose all data on your PS3's hard drive. If tip 1 didn't work, you will need to go a step deeper and reset your console. Most PS3 gamers are not aware that Sony actually included a black screen of death troubleshooting method and other HDMI problems in the PS3 manual, you can find it under the troubleshooting section - topic "console reset".

If you do it correctly, the console reset fix will allow you to reset back your PS3 to its default HDMI settings without impacting your gamer profile, and other storage data on the hard drive.

You will need to perform the following steps:

1. Place your PS3 in stand-by mode.
2. Hold down the touch power button until a series of beeps are heard.
3. Listen for one long beep, followed by two shorter beeps.
4. Release the power button.
5. Follow the instructions on screen.

If it works you should be good to go.

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My ps 3 was working fine and all of a sudden it went off. I tried to turn it back on and can on for a sec and then went off again. The light started flashing red.


Dear Friend,

The red flashing light might indicate and error with your PS3 console just follow this step to reset your console. This might help,

Press down the power button, you will hear one beep, keep pressing then, the second beep will sound twice. From there it will prompt you to the reset screen.

Good Luck!!

Nov 08, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 power turns on but there is no signal output to the tv no audio no video and my a/v wire is working cause i tried it on a fren game


The problem may not be the wire but the video output settings. A lot of other PS3 users have had this problem and the solution is this: Hold your finger on the power button for 5-10 seconds and you should then hear 2 beeps. The video output should be reset to the default composite cable. You can let go of the power button after the second beep. After you've done this, you should be able to power on with the sound and video working.

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I hooked up my tv,a sony bravia bx3 to my laptop using an hdmi cable which i disconnected from myps3 while it was still on,it worked perfect.suddenly the ps3 switched off.I re-connected my ps3 to the tv...


ok you have to reset the ps3 by turning of backswitch wait 10 seconds turn on the backswitch then press and hold down the front power button for 10 seconds you should hear 2-3 beeps that does it just wait and the video settings have automatically detected your tv settings and are going to ask you to save hit x to save display settings on ps3 remote problem solved. If you still get problem message me cause its technically bad.

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This is what happen my regular Ps3 av jacks that came with the ps3 broke so i went to game stop and got some new ones but i accidently got hdmi jacks then i used those for a day and the color was in black...


you have to do the video reset once you use HDMI the ps3 stays in HDMI mode till you do video reset

to do video reset:

when ps3 is in standby mode(red light) press and hold the power button till you hear the second beep then release and that resets the video.

hold power button............beep..............beep.......release, done.

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No video or sound


Well...I assume that you are using A/V at your house and HDMI at your friends house? The best way to fix it is to hold the power button down for 3-5 seconds and you will hear 1 beep then continue to hold until you hear 2 beeps. When you hear 2 beeps let off and this will take you to the restore menu and resets your video settings. The funny thing with a PS3 it will automatically pick up that you have an HDMI cable hooked up but not that you have an A/V cable. So when you hook up your AV cable it still boots in HDMI format and it has to be reset. Don't buy your cable yet it will do the same thing.

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Aug 17, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 will not play on my tv the audio comes on but not the video


This sounds like your Audio Video Input Cable may be bad. This is quite common and can be easily tested with a friends cable or you may have to purchase another one.

You may also want to check this on another television set to ensure that there is not a problem with the current set's input connection (it does happen).

If this just suddenly happended, then you may have inadvertently set it up for Standard TV as opposed to Hi Def or vice versa.

If you have not tried resetting the video, then while your PS3 is in standby (red light) hold down the power button on the PS3 for 2 beeps. That will reset the video options.

Try it out and post results.

I hope this helps,

DROPNDEAL

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PS3 Problem


PS3, The amazing device by sony also has some common problems like Xbox and Wii have. But good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of many DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog



Dec 08, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 Problem


PS3, The amazing device by sony also has some common problems like Xbox and Wii have. But good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of many DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog

Dec 08, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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No Picture, Only sound


You need to tell the PS3 that you are now using the new video method. It is still trying to output video on the yellow cable, not the component. If you go to settings>video and tell it to use component, and then switch the cables real quick, it should work.

An easier solution is to do a backup from the system menu, then a "restore" (quick restore is fine), and then power it off, hook up the new cable, and it will detect the video method when it turns on for the "first" time (since the restore).

You do have component input on your TV, and that is the input you are on when you are trying this, yes?

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