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Ps3 no display

When powering up the ps3 can only see a wavy thick stripe across the screen. There is also a luminated trash can light on the back of the console???? What is the repair for this issue?i have this problem also i start it up and it doesnt load anything just that wavy line

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Hold your finger on the power button as you turn on the ps3, it will beep once when you turn it on and again about 5 seconds later. It basically resets the display settings to default which fixes the no display issue.

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First of all check all cables and connections. 
and let me know for further assistance.
Thanks

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Hi.. i think this solution will suit u.All you have to do is hold the turn on button hold it for a few secs remember it will take a few times but it works Again it will come up with a few options do restore system, now you will lose all your saves and you will have to sign up for ps3 network again...

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HI THERE,


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    micromaster Feb 08, 2009

    better check all connections, reset the unit as well

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Unplug the playstation power cable to reset.

Check PS display definition.

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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    Ginko Feb 08, 2009

    Try first unplugging the PS from power for five minutes or so. This is called hard reset , and reset the PS to factory by draining power.

    When connect PS back, ensure that there is no disk inside PS.

    If you still get the problem, try connecting the PS to a different HDMI input (always plug/unplug HDMI cable with PS and TV off, or you can damage TV).

    Try going to TV HDMI configuration menu , and re-configure HDMI devices.

    Try also setting both TV and PS display settings to 720 dpi, if that work, eventually set back to 1080 afterward.


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