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I am having problems with my PS3. During dvd playback and gameplay the screen will black out for a few seconds or more before returning to normal. can you help?

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  • iammako3 Jan 26, 2009

    I am having the same issue. This just started about a week ago and after we switched to using an hdmi cable. At first it only blanked out once every hour or so, but the blank outs are becoming much more frequent (which scares me as I have a good old 60GB PS3 and want to keep it that way). The blank outs only happen when using a disc — aka PS3 game or blu-ray movie (haven't tries PS2 games or DVD yet), and I have no problems with downloaded content.

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Let me know if you are using blu ray and red laser if so your problem is going to be your laser.

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