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New PS3 connected to HDMI: No picture/sound.

My new PS3 (2 months) is connected to my HDMI connection to the HDMI tv. All of a sudden, it no longer show picture or sound when selecting HDMI

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  • crackrock Dec 16, 2008

    i did a quick format on it and then i watched a blue ray movie on it before i sold it to my friend. then i had him follow me to my house so i could prove to him that it works properly. so just my luck, i hooked it up to my HDTV and there is no sound or video unless i put a game in. when i click "quit game" it just goes black instead of going to the main menu.

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Just hold down power button for a second beep then it will detect it.

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