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THE PS3 SCREEN STAY BLACK EVEN WHEN THE CONSOLE IS ON

Please help me, it is urgent. When I turn my ps3 on, the screen of the TV just stay black even though the PS3 is on. Here are the situations:

- I know it is not the display problem because I know how to fix them.
- All the cables are properly plug in.
- The ps3 won't recognize any controllers, even when I plug in the USB cable.
- I can still insert any types of disc (DVD, Blu-Ray, CD) but the screen is still black.
- No audio

Please, once again help me!!!

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  • gen_ab Jan 07, 2009

    same s%&^ here, so bloody annoying, i know how fix issues usually, especially display.

    This is after update 2.5.2
    i boot up, TV detects resolution set, i get no audio, and a blank screen, pretty sure the ps3 is working behind this ****, cause i can hear my game disk spinning around after i hit x a few times.

    Thanks sony, i've heard of making me send it in for 150$ fix, how bout go F&**(^*&^ you made the problem you fix it! i will not pay for their mistake.


  • ltjustinsane Jan 07, 2009

    I'm having the exact same problem on mine, with no loading screen when I insert a disk

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Hi, I can help you but i need you to turn everything on and at that blank black screen insert any Disc wait like 2 seconds and tell me if the top right hand corner if theres a small loading icon looks something like a water drop ripple that pops up. If so i had the same exact problem, they way i fix mine is I replaced my HDD (2.5 SATA drive) which is located on the left side of the ps3 when layed down horizontally if you didnt know already. I went ahead and bought a new 2.5 SATA drive and replaced it with my old one that was causing the problem, most likely is caused buy corrupted data files. HOpe this helps

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