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I turn on my ps3 but nothing appears on tv

At first when i turned it on, only the line on the back of the ps3 default would come up but nothing else. Now when i turn it on, nothing appears on the TV (and its not the TV.)

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Maybe u have the wrong cables hooked up if your tv does not have HDMI hook up then you are forced to use the cables that came with it. Make sure that they are correctly hooked up it should be color coded.

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