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Initial set up of PS3. initial set up screen not displayed

Steps taken per instructions:
turn on tv, power switch on PS3 and power button
----no change on tv screen
connect controller and press PS button
----initial set up screen should be displayed but its not.

Should I have set up something on the TV set?

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  • paulwillywil May 11, 2010

    how is it connected to the tv, ie,scart or hdmi?

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When tv and ps3 backswitch turned on hold down the front power button when off until the ps3 has done a double beep after the intitial beep and wait for a max of 1 min and initial set up screen should appear

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