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No audio on game and blu ray

Just got  a ps3 for  xmas,hook it up via hdmi and fiber optic via a/v rec'vr.
work find for a couple hrs,turn off for the nigth and turn it on next morning 
no sound of what so ever from games and movies.I'm using 1000series 
monster hdmi and m850 fiber optic.Tried switching connections everything
works.Wires are all new.

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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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