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Blue-ray movies on ps3 are green

I tried to watch a new blue-ray dvd on my PS3 and the picture was green. I checked the connection and the HDMI cables are connected - my PS3 games come out perfectly. Anybody know what might be the proglem?

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Re: blue-ray movies on ps3 are green

The PS3 has an HDMI handshake problem. It's really a lot of technical jargon to explain. I have an Olevia LCD with almost the same problem. I found that if I turn the TV off and on a few times the picture will eventually correct itself. (Changing your TV's input to something else and back could also work.)

A firmware update in the future could correct this problem.

Posted on Nov 22, 2007

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