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A humming noise coming from tv when cable and ps3 are hooked up

When i switch over the input from cable/antenna to av1 and then turn on the ps3 i get a humming noise, if i disconnect the cable/antenna it stops, or if i wiggle the av in back of the ps3 the humming, changes tone, and also there was a few times where i went to plug the power cable to the back of the ps3 and got zapped, the ps3 is only 6 months old, and the tv is a brand new 47 inch philips lcd, someone please help

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    same hum

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I fixed mine by removing the cable wire from my tv. For some reason tv cable and the old PS3's cause a problem.

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Change your power cable and see if that helps. You are getting a leak somewhere. If that doesn't work replace your AV cables and it should fix your problem.

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Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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