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Stuck on hdmi

My hdtv quit and my ps3 is stuck on hdmi how do you get it to switch back to av if i cant see my screen

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Just plug the AV cable in as normal. The PS3 auto-detects the AV cable. Turn your PS3 on first, then your TV. Change the channel on your TV to your AV channel (YPBPR) and it should come on fine.

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