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Issue with Official HDMI cable

I bought an HDMI cable the official one from Sony back in January, oddly after I bought a new HDTV it soon stopped working, I thought it may have been the HDTV or the PS3 itself but it turned out to be a faulty cable. I returned the same one and two weeks later I am experiencing the same issue with a new cable, is it the PS3 or the TV frying the cable or something. I used an unofficial cable and its not giving any problem... for now at least.

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Re: Issue with Official HDMI cable

I don't know, did you check to see if there's a HDMI 1.2/1.3 difference? I didn't think you could hook up the two, but it may be the origin. Also, if the other cable works, stick with it...

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Hope this helps. Good luck and happy gaming!!

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