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Ps3 a/v connection not working

The hdmi does just fine but when i put in the a/v connection i get nothing any way for a novice to fix this

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You will need to change the video settings from HDMI to the lower resolution first before you can use. (component/RGB/svideo etc)

Or just follow the below to reset the video settings.

Press the power on the PS3 for 5 seconds (in standby mode) till it beeps thing to reset the graphics output

Posted on May 29, 2009

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