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When i plug the ps3 in the lights come on but no picture or sound tried cords on another ps3 and they worked. can help

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Power of the ps3,remove the hdd.turn on the ps3 without the hdd.picture should come in about 1 to 2 minutes.return back the hdd,hope i helped you

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PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like sound problem, video/picture 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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make shur the cords arnt lose

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I have my ps3 plugged in but powered off so just a red light is on.i push power button light turns green I hear fan come on and everything sounds normal but it has no picture at all.it takes cd no pro


Rudy, are you connecting to the TV with HDMI, or RCA cords? HDMI carries both picture and sound thru 1 cord, whereas RCA splits it to YELLOW RED and WHITE. The HDMI connection is automatically detected when connected to your TV. It will say"HDMI is detected, do you want to use these settings?" RCA is not automatic, and is prone for the video(YELLOW) cord to develope a bad connection. I wouls duggest first replacing the cord. They are inexpencive, and the fastest way to check your issue. I am going to include a link to a youtube video that will guide you through the steps on how to reset your video settings on your system.
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Oct 08, 2014 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I have a PS3 320gb its jst started freezing ill be playing a game and the picture freezes but the sound still works. after bout 2mins i start getting white and grey vertical squiggly lines down the sc


try adjusting the settings make sure you are not set to hd when you might be sd tv, also if you are using a hdmi cord try a different cord bad cords can cause bad picture.

hope this helps if not please post more details rattling sounds, crackle or popping sounds etc..
more than likely it will be in settings

Jan 01, 2012 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Hi our PS3 has no sound or picture. It does have the green power light on.


What is probably happening, is your PS3 is set for the wrong type of output. If you are using an HDMI cord, try switching to the AV cables that came with your PS3, and set your TV at the appropriate input to correspond with the AV hookups, and see if the picture works then.
If you are using the AV cables, it may have been set to HDMI accidentally. You need to use an HDMI cord, and hook the PS3 up to an HDMI compatible TV or monitor, and select the HDMI input. Once you get the picture working, go to Settings>Display Settings and set the display you wish to use.

May 16, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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When i turn on my ps3, the green light stays on and the tv screen doesn't even change. i changed the cords to make sure the audio/video wasn't just out. i tried to enter 'recovery mode' but it won't even...


If you have a "slim" ps3, it does not beep 3 times. Try this.
First, with the system off,plug in your old red, white, yellow cables into the tv. (make sure your tv is on the correct setting). Now, just turn on the ps3 the regular way. Did you hear the sounds it normally makes when booting up (the ps3 boot music?). If so, thats good. If you did not, check again that the tv is on the right channel, and if possible, try another set of red, white, yellow cables.

If you heard sound, but do not get a picture, turn the ps3 back off. After the red light comes on, hold your finger down on the power button for about 5 seconds. If you have a fat ps3, it will beep 3 times after a few seconds to get back to regular tv mode. If you have a slim ps3, it will beep once, then 1 more time a few seconds later. It should reset and turn back on. If your tv is on the right channel and the cables work, then you should now see a picture and you know your audio/video is working. You can now try your HDMI cable and it should prompt you to use the HDMI at this point.

Hope that helps.
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Mar 02, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 system will turn on, get the green light, but don't get any sound or picture. it's not my av cord, cuz i am using my ps2 on it now. my ps3 was working just fine and then my screen just scrambled and...


Interesting problem. I recommend trying a reset of the video card. It's pretty easy, Sony has the instructions here.

Except for the scrambling and freezing, it sounds like an issue I had recently with my own system. Give this a try and please leave a comment on weather it worked or not.

Dec 14, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Iam not able to get a picture from my hdmi cable, but can still here sound. tried three different hdmi cables... please can you help...


1. Your Connections Are Faulty

Quite often, the cause of the no picture problem is a simple one - loose cords. Make sure that the cords are plugged in tightly, both on the TV side and the PS3 side. This is especially true with the HDMI cable connection on the PS3. Often, it looks tight, but you still might need to wiggle it a bit more to seat it correctly. Along the same lines, make sure that the cords you are using are new and match the connections properly on both the TV and your console.

2. Wrong Connection Settings

If you are using the HDMI/DVI cables and you don't get any picture, make sure to check your video ouput settings. If your PS3 thinks you are using standard A/V cords to connect to the set, you'll have issues. The opposite is true too - if you are using the A/V cords and your PS3 thinks otherwise, you'll have the same no picture problem. Make sure you settings match the types of cable connectors you are using.

3. Wrong Resolution Setting


This is also an easy mistake to make that can result in no picture showing on your television screen. For example, if you've been using your PS3 with an HDTV and then try to hook it up to a standard definition television set, you'll encounter this issue. The cure is simple; just go into your settings and switch back to standard resolution and then restart your system. The 720p resolution is the default setting and this should work for most standard definition televisions.

Nov 18, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 has 80130182 error. i dont know what to do. can you help?


first try this: turn off the feature allowing you to connect to a media device under network.

if it still is not working try this: you are going to need the cord to connect the ps3 and the modem.
-turn the modem off.
-take the power cord out of the back
-unplug the usb cord from the back
-connect the cord in both the ps3 and the modem
-plug power cord back in
-all the lights will show up and then the orange light will be the only one on
-turn it back on
then you have to go to your network settings on your ps3
make the connection wired and anything that you can make automatic do that.
That is the best I can do. This error seemed to be lot more prevalent when Sony put out it's ps3 2.60 update. Hope this helps.

Mar 29, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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No sound on tv or from the actual ps3 unit, no picture.


be sure all cords are plugged in correctly and that the tv itself works if nothing helps and its not any of the cords you may need to get it looked at.

Jul 02, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 picture ans sound


make shur the cords arnt lose

Jul 28, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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When you start your PS3, press the power button and hold it for 5 seconds. It will beep and reset the machine to the default settings. What is happening is it is thinking you are still using the other cable. Reset to default and it will recognize the new cable. Hope that helps.

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