Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Okay, I am now going through all the unsolved problems for which previously I had the same problems and now posting our solution. First, if you have no pic due to swiching of the cables (ie, cable av, hdmi) WHENEVER you switch your cable output, the ps3 also switches it's output. Make sure when there is no picture due to this problem to turn off the game console, then turn on, hold down the power button for approx. 5 SECs, there will be a BEEP. Let go of power button, the ps3 has then switched back to the output it is currently plugged in and will work. (ALSO sometimes you have to have ONLY the ps3 and tv hooked up) Hope this helped. I know how stressful this can be!
Posted on Nov 23, 2007
Heres one solution that I found. If your ps3 turns on but does not boot up just stays a black screen most likely the hard drive got corrupted. So unfortunately you will lose all your saves. But to save the system when you power on the ps3 hold the button down its should beep once keep holding it and it should turn red in standby mode. Keep holding the power button down though. It should turn green again keep holding it should beep then double beep this time instead of going into standby. Let go now and some options will come onto the screen. You will need to plug in your ps3 controller and 6 options should come up. Reformat PS3 worked for me but I lost all my saves. Good luck!
Posted on Apr 06, 2009
OMG....I am a non technical GIRL and I just fixed my own PS3!! So, dont overcomplicate the fix....just hold the freakin' power button at a slow 15 second count and wallah! it is fixed :) It reset and asked me if i want it to be on HDMI and duh....I said YES!! I think my idiotic brother-in-law f'd it up when he was using it and changed my settings. idiot!
Posted on Jan 22, 2011
If you've had ps3 hooked up with hdmi and are now using a/v, with power off and just red light, hold power button down for 10-15 seconds....this should reset video...
Posted on Sep 17, 2010
Knkujawski i love u man!! workd a treat, u feckin genius
Posted on Feb 20, 2010
Solution #2 is the most effective
Posted on Jul 26, 2008
Im got same problem, it has sound and i can still scroll through menu, but no picture, my plugs r dieeinitly plugged in, and the 5 sec hold don't fix it eather, the PS3 is 3 days old and it worked yesterday. any 1 know whats wrong, what to replace, how to fix it?
Posted on Jan 18, 2010
Hi, By holding the reset button for 5 sec or soo, got me very far, everthing works perfectly now. thnx for the solutions! #4 helped altot.
Posted on Oct 05, 2008
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Posted on Feb 15, 2008
I have registered just to thank *guest* who said about resetting the PS3 we almost brought another, we tried a HDMI cable and then PS3 wouldn't work tried what we thought was everything. looked to get in debt for another for my hubby! life would be awful if he didn't have fifa 09 for him and kids....then decided to have a look, the info worked and I am really very grateful - do you guys think he should give me £400 cash for clothes instead then LOL
THANKS VERY MUCH!!!!!!
Posted on Nov 13, 2008
I have a problem with my ps3 wen i turn it on i get no screen tried the holding button down and waiting for beeps but still doesnt bring up a screen for me to do anything. it still accepts games into the cd tray and eject them but i cant turn it off via the button only the switch at the back can anyone help please??? oh ive taken hard drive out aswell but still nothing
Posted on May 08, 2010
So i have the same problem and i have tried everything else even buying a newhard drive.. please HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted on Feb 01, 2010
Have same problem, just got off phone with Sony, said it is a power supply failure. They are exchanging it for a new one, only 1 month old!
Posted on Mar 10, 2008
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