Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
My tv won't display the picture for my ps3. I have an AV cable and it worked before fine but it just suddenly stopped working. I tested the inputs on my tv and the dvd player worked fine. I also tested the AV cable with a volt meter and it was working fine.
I am not completely sure that this will help you, however try doing a "factory reset".
You accomplish this by first (1) having the PS3 being off (2) hold down the power button on the front of the PS3. It will beep once when you turn it on and then a second time. When you hear it the second time, let go. See what happens.
Sometimes if you connect your consoles video a different way such as S-Video, Component or HDMI, your console remembers those settings and saves them causing many individuals to turn their console on and there is no video.
I hope this gives you somewhere to start.
Posted on Dec 30, 2008
Well this isnt a solution but thank you so much 1Mazin you seriously saved me. :P i was just about to get pissed and return this brand new ps3 but this fixed it. thank you. :)
Posted on Jan 07, 2009
Hold the power button until you hear 2 beeps, and then your problems should be fixed, the only thing that was reset was the back round wall paper, but they were still saved in the themes menu and none of the saved data will be reset
Posted on Dec 30, 2011
Oh my gosh my brother has an addiction for ps3 and when it wasnt working he flipped out so honestly this was a great help thank you sooo much!
Posted on Jul 17, 2010
Had same problem and this solved it!!! Thanks a million!!
Posted on Nov 20, 2009
It worked hooray
Posted on Dec 28, 2009
Thanx 1mazin your a genious
Posted on Apr 30, 2012
Wow, just tried this solution and it worked, thank you very much!
Posted on Jun 13, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: AV Cable Problems
try turning your tv on the input that you have the ps3 plugged in. Then with your ps3 on standby (the red light is on), hold the power button until the second beep. This resets the video settings
Posted on Dec 31, 2008
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