Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

9 Answers

Ps3 wont show up on tv

Watched a movie last night, left dvd playing but turned tv off, turned it back on this morning and only sound plays. no sign of ps3 on tv. I cant axcess anything.

Posted by on

  • 13 more comments 
  • Anonymous Nov 10, 2007

    same here seems that the HDMI out is fried

  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2007




    i turn the playstaion 3 on and absolutely nothing shows up...i cant hear it or anything...its just blank


  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2007

    it wont show up on tv

  • Edge948 Feb 23, 2008

    Left my ps3 on overnight plugged into livng room only hear the sound of games but no picture please help

  • spunky1 Feb 24, 2008

    I have already returned 4 playstation 3's and I am tired of loosing all of my saved info and starting over. I cant figure out for the life of me what could be the problem but I keep having the same issue. after the 1st night of play, it will turn on but nothing will show up on the tv. i have tried everything, switching the cables to different tv.

  • yoeldystatto Sep 01, 2008

    I was watching videos on youtube and after I finished, I turn my ps3 off, and since the next day, I've been trying to play but the sistem doesn't show up in my tv. I've tried with the hd cable and with the av cable ,but it doesn't work.

  • Anonymous Oct 24, 2008

    i have 60GB same prob sum 11 help plzzzzzzzzzz!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • toymachine48 Nov 09, 2008

    i turn my ps3 on but it wont start at the login screen any tips would be helpful

















  • devilmanex Nov 10, 2008

    same thing, no picture only sound

  • Anonymous Dec 01, 2008

    hey there i have some problem on my ps3 i bought a new secondhand ps3 xD and i tried it and it doesn't work xD lol.......... its only 50 pounds.... :O lol xD
    ok plsss help me solve it..... xS


  • killu2187 Dec 02, 2008

    ive tried that whole holding down the power button and it has shut off then i tried to turn it on but still no picture. i have sound just no video. its a 60 gb i got a little over a year ago. just turned it on after a few days of not playing it and it happened like that. any help would be appreciated.

  • rick3000 Feb 15, 2009

    i have the exact same problem, i had my ps3 down stairs and i was playing on it normalley and then i took it up stairs plugged it in with all the correct cables and the ps3 switched but i dont get any screen or sound at all. so i took it down stairs again and the same thing happened again and now i cant get on at all.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2009

    when i turn on my ps3 the screen i completlu blank and won't shw anything not even the start up screen shows.

  • dmhoodstar Apr 10, 2009

    well basically my playstation3 wont play video but i can hear the audio i tried the whole hold down the button process and i still have no video i even replaced the A/V cables to see if that was a problem but i was told that the cable was not the problem it was the setting i tried to change the settings but how can i with no video help!

  • Darrizel May 10, 2009

    When I plug my av cords in the back of my system and turns it on you hear the sounds but the picture want show up on any of my tvs you think it could be the system.

×

Ad

9 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

  • Expert
  • 1 Answer

Hey i just posted i have the same problem as you do but then I checked the SONY PS3 website and it solved my problem. Try resetting your video output. I'll paste what it says on the PS3 website but if that doesn't solve your problem go to the website. They have a bunch of troubleshooting solutions for this problem...



If while manually changing the Video Output Settings, the screen remains blank for more than 30 seconds, you may need to perform the following steps to reset the Video Output Settings.

  1. Make sure the Component AV Cable is connected to the [AV MULTI-OUT] port on the back of the PLAYSTATION 3 system.
  2. Connect the other end of the Component AV Cable into the video and audio RCA jacks of the TV or display monitor.
  3. While the PLAYSTATION 3 system is in standby mode (red light on the front of the system), hold down the touch-sensitive On/Off button on the front of the system until the system goes into standby mode again . (So the light cycle would go from: red light to --> green light --> then back to red light) This will ensure that you have held down the On/Off button long enough to reset the Video Output Settings.
  4. Turn ON the PLAYSTATION 3 and once the system finishes powering up, the Video Output Settings will automatically be reset to the standard resolution (or detect the current display output settings of your TV/monitor).

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

  • 1 more comment 
  • 80spider Oct 21, 2010

    Thanks for the information. This worked for us. We had upgraded our receiver and could not figure out why we only had sound from the PS3.

  • dazzabij Feb 06, 2011

    this isn't working for me for some reason i followed the procedure and it just doesnt want to work

  • lorenb3b369 Aug 24, 2011

    Thanks it worked perfectly. :)

×

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Switched display from hdmi to analog so my son could take it to a friends house and play and now nothing shows up on analog or on the hdmi?
there is nothing on the screen
help

Posted on Feb 24, 2008

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I have all my cords pluged into all the right palces. And i dont get sound or picture whenever i turn it on. iv had this system for like 8 months and this is the first problem ive had.

Posted on Jul 27, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 26 Answers

The only explanation i can think of is that the ps3 has been reset to analog output. try plugging the ps3 through the red,white,yellow cables and if you get a signal, change the output to hdmi again. hopefully that helps, just a thought

Posted on Dec 28, 2007

Kill yourself jk same thing happening to me

Posted on Aug 31, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

My ps3 was having the same problems(no picture would show or sound) i followed devilmanex pasted intructions and it worked. thanks for the help.

Posted on Jan 19, 2010

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 4 Answers

Gamesos.com

Posted on Nov 10, 2007

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Switch ot the av cords with a hdmi 1080p

Posted on Mar 06, 2011

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Thx this is it u guys

Posted on May 18, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Watching DVD's


Did you move to the Movie/Video section of the Main Menu? When you see it scroll down, your movie should be the item next to last. Thanks!

Nov 30, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Ps3 wont play movies


Sounds Like your blu-ray drive is going bad. if you still have warranty play movies until it breaks and get a new one

Oct 18, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

No longer getting video feed through Home Theatre receiver


HDMI ports 5 and 6 on the back of tv no longer are working. (We had a series of thunder storms so don't know if that is how they got damaged or if it was something else) but moved HDMI input cable to HDMI port 4 on tv and everything is working again. Service call placed for warranty service on tv to repair bad ports.

Sep 14, 2009 | Sharp Televison & Video

1 Answer

My ps3 won't play and disk of any kind


Sounds like the laser just took a dive.

You can try updating the firmware to 2.76 but 95% of the time the laser needs to be swapped.

Jun 15, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Cuts out for a second when watching dvd's and then resumes


wow its weird the ps3 dvd drive is not messed up my the laser that reads data every mili second is actiong up skipping over movies with a lot of dialoge

May 19, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

No picture no sound


If you are using HDMI sometimes an improper shutdown will cause the HDMI "Handshake" to get confused.Try going to the Crossbar (Menu) on the PS3 2nd coluom from the left and down to Display Settings. Choose the appropiate output settings and use AUTOMATIC whenever possible. After that Set your Audio again use AUTO. Never plug in HDMI cables when Power is on it can and will short out that Input!! Good Luck!

Apr 26, 2009 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (80GB) Console

1 Answer

Bluray movies wont play


PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like sound problem, video problem etc.... Good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of DIY Guides, one' such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog.

Jan 26, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

3 Answers

Aquos Turns off by itself


How many times per second does the POWER led blink? (dont worry about the OPC).

1x per second (constant, steady blink) = bad inverter/lamps
2x per second = bad power supply
3x per second = bad main board

There isnt really anything you can do to fix it yourself, you can order the part over EBay, not hard to install just unscrew/unplug --- plug/screw..

Oct 09, 2007 | Sharp Aquos LC-42D62U 42 in. LCD HDTV

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console Logo

12,868 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Video Game Consoles & Games Experts

Zhenya Ogorodnikov

Level 2 Expert

218 Answers

shaun taylor

Level 3 Expert

1527 Answers

juanmireles1

Level 2 Expert

219 Answers

Are you a Sony Video Game Console and Game Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...