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My PS3 console doesn't display picture.

My Ps3 won't show the picture on the screen anymore. And I don't know what's wrong cause it's practically brand new. it flashes like it's about to show the picture but then remains on a black screen. Pleeeeease help me!!!!! I haven't bought a new ps3 game since grand theft auto cause of this problem.

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  • Punisher67 Dec 17, 2008

    I have kind-of the same problem. But mine happened when I change component video to HDMI to a DVI (Using a HDMI adapter on TV). I can view my HDMI/DVI channel (No sound), but when I disconnect the HDMI cable and change to component video it gives me just a black screen. I know it's not the TV, because I can play on that same channel with my X-Box, but my component connection will not work with my PS3. The settings are on automatic, so I expected to change back. Also I tried manual-change to component video, and I got nothing.

  • dariust08 Dec 17, 2008

    I've got new plugs for the but nothing happen the onnly thing I get is a black screen

  • LATIN4LYFE95 Dec 17, 2008

    i have 2 ps3 systems and 1 of them does'nt show the picture on one and when i tryed the other P3 it im lost and dont know wats the problem

  • Anonymous Feb 11, 2009

    yeh i have a ps3 and i been playing it and the next day i tried to play but the pictur wont show but i can hear the sound and my brother have the same problem and his was way newer then mine i neeed help tell wat to do anyone!!!!!!!! :-(

  • joshhh_94 May 15, 2009


  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    My ps3 has just wiped 47% from my game(black flag) and when it reloaded it came up NEW Game why??



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When the ps3 is on standby (red light) , keep the [ower button pressed at the front until between 5-10 seconds, until it beeps the it should work

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You probably cant fix this yourselves sorry :(

best thing to do is call the Playstation 3 Customer servises
you can find the number within the booklet that came with your console

pls rate .

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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If you are using hdmi then it probaly doesnt work because you may have said no when its says if a hdmi cable is done if baba678 sol doesnt work then try using your av cable and if it ask you if u wont 2 use hdmi click yes then it should work without av cable

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Thanks loonyface,

I will call PS3 customer service. Heck if they can't help me, I'll return it for another PS3- it's only 2 weeks old.

Thank you again.

Posted on Dec 18, 2008

  • jord1234567 Dec 19, 2010

    i bought a new tv (sony bravia) and i setted up my ps3 and it wer't workin on hdmi so i went on av3 and there it was. and then i messed about with the display setings and now it dont work need help asap


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