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Hd tv as no hdmi plug

My hd tv as no plug in area like the hdmi cable for ps3 needs i only have like the red, green and other color plug in like a av cable,i do not have a usb slot like the hdmi and i can't seem to find one with my plug in slots

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There are PS3-components cables available out there (the Red/Green/Blue one) you can use to connect your PS3 to your TV and still get HDTV on your TV system. You should be able to get it where you bought your Playstation. Got one for 39.99$ CAN

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