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PS3 only gives a blank blue screen.

Have tried all the fixes. Holding down the power button to reset the video settings. Nothing has worked. Help

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Try thi video .....it is in Youtube and I think it will work for you! Please let me know if it worked.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntClBMNwXlw

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VERTICAL BLUE LINES ON PS3


You could try a video reset on the ps3 or a factory reset. The factory reset will erase all data on the unit, the video reset will now.
The video reset is done by pressing and holding the power button for 3-5 seconds from a power off state, the unit will beep 1 time indicating the video is reset.

Here is how you do a factory reset:

This will wipe all the saved games and data from the machine but I have found it to correct most issues with the ps3.

You will need to push the power button to turn on the unit, but keep the power button held down for about 30 seconds. You will hear a beep (resetting the video settings), then 2 more beeps. After the 3rd beep you can let go of the power button and it should take you to the set up screens like you just got it out of the box.

You will lose everything you have saved doing this but it seems to make the system run just like out of the box again. If this does not fix the problem then it most likely is a hardware issue and may need serviced or replaced.

Feb 13, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I have a black screen when I connect the HDMI cable. When I connected it originally it worked for about 5 minutes but now I get nothing but the black screen. I tried connecting a different HDMI cable to it...


The main reason of HDMI black screen problem due to HDMI cable may damage and not proper connected to the PS3 console. Please follow below step to troubleshoot PS3 HDMI cables problem:1) Restart your PlayStation 3.
2) Look for loose cables.
3) Try to unplug all cables except the power cord, and plug them back in. If you found out that your HDMI cable is damage, do borrow your friend cable and have a try. If your friend cable work fine, and the black screen error disappear. Then you can buy a brand new HDMI cable for replacement.
Tips 2: If tips 1 not working, you need to go another step deeper by reset your console. Most of the PS3 gamers not aware that Sony actually done include in the black screen troubleshooting method and other HDMI problems in the PS3 manual, you can find it under troubleshooting section - topic "console reset".
If you do it correctly, the console reset fix will allow you to reset back your PS3 to its default HDMI settings without impacting your gamer profile, and other storage data in hard drive.
You will need to perform the following steps:

1. Place your PS3 in stand-by mode.
2. Hold down the touch power button until a series of beeps are heard.
3. Listen for one long beep, followed to two shorter beeps.
4. Release the power button.
5. Follow the instructions on screen.

Jan 11, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My playstation3 will turn on looks like it is working but my tv screen is blank nothing comes up


Hi,

Try to reset the video settings on the PS3 and also make sure the cables are all attached and that you have the TV on the correct input source.

Turn the PS3 off so the red light is on. Hold down the power button on the PS3 until you hear a beep. Release the power button and press it again.
That should have reset the video settings so you will be able to set the video settings again on the other TV and access the PS3 menu to set it up.


If there is anything else please post back.



Regards.

Dec 09, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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DO YOU FIX PS3s... I have tryed everything i can think of incloding different cables HD & normal,different TVs HD & normal Also holding down the power button and waiting for the beeps.But nothing...


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

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Have a look at this, it may help.

Jun 30, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Blank screen, triple beeps when trying to shut off


Hello,
I have looked around for you and here's what i found:
Try holding down the power button on the front of the unit till you hear a beep (4-5 seconds). If you don't the unit will power on, but won't reset the video settings. Most people don't hold the button down long enough.
i hope i have helped and i hope it works,let me know how goes !!

Jan 04, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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No video/audio output


problem with the main board then. You tried different cables, reset the ps3 and also tried different tv's to be sure it wasn't a TV issue.

You did everything I would have done. Call sony if you decide to get it repaired by them. I think they charge $150 from the last time I checked.

Sep 04, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 wont load any games


try holding the power button down for 5 sec this will do a manual reset, if that doest work make sure you video cables or hdmi is tight

Mar 01, 2009 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (60 GB) Console

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Playstation 3 Does not display on TV using HDMI or regular video cable. senerio: My son hook it up using HDMI Cable to my bedroom sony flat screen tv to watch a blue ray movie and play some games. which...


I posted to your problem with a similar one. I was able to get my PS3 to work by:

1.) Powering down both the PS3 and ViewSonic LCD
2.) Unplugging the power cables to both PS3 and LCD
3.) Waiting at least 10 or more seconds
4.) Plugging in the power cables to both PS3 and LCD
5.) Turning on the ViewSonic LCD
6.) Turning on the PS3 and holding down the power button until the beep

After this sequence I heard the bootup audio and the menu appeared on the screen- which detected the HDMI connection to my LCD.

Very odd.. I've had my PS3 in the same place for months and just today this happened.

I wanted to post my success. Best of luck!

Seth

Dec 26, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3


try holding the power button for at least 5 seconds until you hear another beep.

This should reset your ps3 to default settings, but will NOT erase your data.

Also, check for any loose video connections and make sure that you are in the right video input.

Aug 23, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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No picture any more


if your tv has a light blub replace it this is only for hdtvs

May 10, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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