Question about LG 42LG50 42 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

"No Signal" for PS3 using HDMI cable

I recently bought a 42lg50 lcd tv. I was having problems with the picture, so an LG service tech came out and installed a new main board, now the picture looks amazing but my PS3 won't work.

I was playing it on 1080p the afternoon before he came over. He thinks it is a compatibility issue with the new software on the board. I've heard there is a patch you can download for the PS3 to resolve this issue. Does anyone know how to fix this?

Also, the sound doesn't work through my Time Warner cable box anymore. I also have this connected through HDMI, the sound worked before he installed the new board as well. I've also had a TW service tech come out and switched boxes and cables, nothing helped.

Any feedback would be great!

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 60 Answers

Jareddirk30:

you didn't mention what software version your ps3 is. in this digital age it's important to keep software levels up to date, with some exceptions. i'm including the web address for sony so you can update the ps3, but i don't think it's the problem. once you're are on their site you click on the ps3 picture & that link will take you to the software update pg. there you can review previous software updates. i quickly reviewed 1 of those & didn't see anything that addresses your problem.

http://www.us.playstation.com/Support/SystemUpdates

have you verified that the HDMI inputs are are enabled correctly? thereare 4 inputs. refer to pgs 25 & 26 of the owner's manual.

I would put the heat on your LG retailer. clearly the new main board is suspect. you had the functions prior to the swap. the board is probably defective, but with a different problem than what you had previously. i visited LG's site. they currently have nothing in their knowledge base that mentions the your problem, nor is there a software update.

if you need additional help. write back. good luck.

peace-out

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya Technician can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Technician (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a 47 lg lcd tv bought in 09. When i use hdmi for xbox 360 i get picture and sound but with ps3 no pic no sound. I just bought a sony bluray and get pic but no sound. I bought a lg bluray and get no...


To clarify, your TV is working correctly, since you get sound and video from all devices - Only your PS3 has no sound or video?

If your PS3 was previously used with regular AV cables (Red/White/Yellow) then you most likely need to do a PS3 video reset t output video over HDMI.

With the PS3 OFF, press and continue holding the power button until it turns on, beeps twice, and then turns back off. Do not release the power button during this process.

You may have to try the video reset a few times if it doesn't work right away.

After video reset, you should get sound and video over HDMI.

Nov 08, 2017 | LG 47LF11 LCD TV

1 Answer

I have an LG 42LH30-UA LCD. Using the HDMI there is a delay between picture and audio. Doesnt make a difference what HDMI cable I use or what source(PS3, Cable, or Surround). Any ideas?


If you are in Canada, call LG and they will send a service tech to apply a firmware update to your tv and input some codes. Apparently they used to send you a usb flash drive to do the update, but some degree of technical skill is involved so they now send a local tv tech.

Sep 12, 2010 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

How can I use my lg lcd tv model m1994a for my ps3 there's no video signal,I try it all inputs to my lcdtv from av cable.component video,and hdmi cable still there's no video signal,but if I'll connect to...


I solve it already my problem by connecting my ps3 to an 32 inches lcdtv and I change the videosetting to my ps3 to default setting because before when I had my sony bravia 32 inches I changed it to 1080p via HDMI cable signal...After I changed to default settings I connected it again to my own LG lcdtv 19 inches but it sadly 1080p is not so very much supported but anyway I can play now ps3 games...

Nov 21, 2009 | LG 42LC2D 42 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

42LG50 HDMI error message


pull the plug on your tv and cable box for 1 minute and start fresh. glitches like this happen all the time with hdmi. if this does not cure, the error message you get needs to be posted.

Feb 27, 2009 | LG 42LC2D 42 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

PS3 problem with 42LG50 tv.


So I did finally find a solution....I returned my PS3 for a brand new one. Turns out it was my PS3. This is what I did...I bought a blue ray player, I connected the hdmi to my TV....no problem. So it wasnt my TV or HDMI cord. Returned the blue ray player for my money back, and returned my PS3 for a new one. Problem solved. Seems like alot of work, but it was the only way I could troubleshoot my issue. Just for kicks, try using another HDMI cord. I went through 3 different kind. Good luck.

Jan 22, 2009 | LG 42LG50 42 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

42LG50 times out when Im using my PS3


get a new metal gear solid and a new sorce of the internet

Jan 12, 2009 | LG 42LG50 42 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

42LG50, black is not really black


The most common culprit to signal noise is poor quality or defective cables that may have cracks. I would check the HDMI cable. Do you have any other devices with an HDMI output like a PlayStation 3? If the image is fine using it, your HDMI ports on the TV are fine and so would the cable. It could be the BluRay player itself. Since this is a LCD TV that uses a backlight, your blacks aren't as black as you may want. The TV may allow you to drop the level of the backlight so check the onscreen menu for options.

Sep 09, 2008 | LG 42LG50 42 in. LCD HDTV

Not finding what you are looking for?
LG 42LG50 42 in. LCD HDTV Logo

1,039 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top LG Televison & Video Experts

Computer Repairing
Computer Repairing

Level 3 Expert

14641 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

74887 Answers

Are you a LG Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...