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Unable to display HD device (PS3) on HDMI screen

I'm able to view and play my PS3 with a component cord on the component screen. But if I try to connect my PS3 with a proven HDMI cord on the HDMI screen. The screen only displays static. I've went online to investigate any solutions, but have only come accross other PS3 users that recommend and gaurantee that its not the PS3 settings but the actual HD tv. settings and how they aren't set to proper HD settings.
My question is, how or where on the menu can i even find the HD settings so I can fiddle around and try to have the HDMI screen display my PS3.

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Press the INPUT button on the remote or TV control panel until you find HDMI.
When you turn on the PS3 keep your finger on the power pad until an HDMI message apears on the screen.
This should FixYa.
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If you are attempting to change to an HDMI cable from a different video cable or if the video output settings do not match those required for the display in use, the screen may stay black. If the screen stays black for more than 30 seconds, you may need to reset the video output settings of the PS3.

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