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It wont run through HDMI

My PS3 English console will not run through the HDMI cable.  We try to install it but it will only load through AV2 setting. (which defeats the object)


I am at my wits end.  I have bought two HDMI cables, one normal and one gold plated and still no joy.  It seems to be trying to install but it just wont after numerous tries !!!!  RAHHHHHH !!!!!!


Please help !!  Could it be my TV ????  It is an LG 32 LX with HDMI.  I change the setting on the tv to HDMI and it still wont work !!!!


Help !!!!!!



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Re: It wont run through HDMI

Follow the guy aboves solution to reset your Ps3 to 480i. Turn the power to the system off from the switch on the back and then when you flip it back have the power button held down on the front of the system. This only resets the picture doesn't change anything else or erase any games, I had to do it and it works!!

Posted on May 22, 2008

Re: It wont run through HDMI

Im having the same problem. It says to check my video out for the hdmi. a few days ago it was working great..

Posted on Aug 18, 2008

Re: It wont run through HDMI

The settings on the PS3 are sending the video signal throught the hdmi port. Either go through the XMB via sys settings, display settings, ... Or if you only have a low def tv then hold the power for 5 seconds (when you turn it on i belive) and it resets it. You may have to adjust the audio settings at the same time, because if you pressed yes when the HDMI was first connected, you agreed to send the audio signal via hdmi as well.

Posted on Mar 16, 2008

Re: It wont run through HDMI

Video out to hdmi

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

Re: It wont run through HDMI

Ps3 system setting video output to hdmi and it will work

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

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