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Magnavox 42" plasma no picture or sound when hooking up ps3 to hdmi

Installed used television from family friend, I plugged the television in, plugged the monster cable hdmi into the tv and the ps3 and it shows a blank screen. i have tried multiple cables jiggling connections, both hdmi sockets on the television. the ps3 and cable works fine on my older visio lcd. i need help ! ive spoent quite a bit of time trying to figure this out

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  • Nathaniel Ryan Dec 05, 2012

    Theres no sound and no picture at all. i could see that being the solution if the picture was faint. but thankyou.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    Blank picture have done another auto channel search same result. Used different tv to verify cable is ok. Tv works fine with dvd

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Try to adjust your resolution to the highest level, ps3 is a very high grapics device..

thanks.

Posted on Dec 05, 2012

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SOURCE: Unable to use PS3 on HD channel

1. Connect PS3 to your TV
2. Select the Correct HDMI input on your TV
3. Press and hold the [power] button on the PS3
4. perform setup.

These are the steps to setup the video output for the PS3, It is possible that it is set to a resolution that your TV does not support.

If this doesn't work, you may want to contact Sanyo to ask if they have some protection circuit for the HDMI input. Some manufactures TV's will deactivate(turn OFF) the HDMI input under certain conditions. Unplugging the TV or some other procedure usually turns it back ON.

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SOURCE: Panasonic TH-46PZ85U Plasma TV

Symptom:
TV shuts off unless all the input (phono and HDMI) cables are disconnected. The
symptom may be intermittent.
Cause:
There is an abnormal AC voltage entering the TV from one of the input cables or AC
outlet.
Remedy:
Follow the Testing procedure to determine if there is a problem external to the product.

Concept
Constant symptom
If the TV no longer shuts off when all input cables are disconnected, then one of the
input cables is introducing abnormal voltages into the TV. Panasonic Plasma TV sets
have 3 wire AC plugs.
As a result, abnormal voltages introduced into this TV will cause the TV to shut off for
protection.
Intermittent symptom
If the abnormal input voltage is borderline (marginal), the TV shut off symptom may be
intermittent. However the cause may still be detectable with a voltmeter.
Protection Proof:
Release the protect mode - the TV has to be unplugged to reset this protection circuit.

Threats from the HDMI input:
Excessive voltage from an HDMI cable connected product will activate the Plasma TV’s
protection circuitry. Placing an isolating / buffering connector (sometimes called a voltage
conditioner) between the TV and the HDMI input cable often solves the problem.
Testing -
Unplug all the HDMI inputs from the TV. Turn on the TV. Plug in the HDMI inputs one at a
time. The cable that causes the TV to enter the protection state is connected to the product
that has the excessive voltage (and signal). Avoid connecting this product until an isolating
connector is found.

Posted on Jan 27, 2010

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