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Picture flashes I have my PS3 connected to a 60" sony xbr using HDMI cable and the picture goes in and out, sound is working but it keeps switching resoloutions, i assume its looking for the right resoloution setting, but it keeps doing it, i let it run for an hour and still it kept switching resoultions, i tried a different HDMI cable and it still did it, i even tried a different hdmi port and still the problem persisted. itried my 360 with the cable i use for the ps3 in the same port and it worked fine. Any soltions or advice would be much appreciated, thanks

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