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PS3 from saudia arabia not working in ireland

Just bought a ps3 in saudi arabia which was working fine on hdmi and av cables there. Now in ireland tried it on sony lcd tv and nromal tv but there is no picture or sound, its just a blank screen as if nothing is plugged in on that particular socket. the system turns on fine with green light and i can turn it off fine also and it recognises the controllers asz well. the cd does feel liek its loading but screen still fully blank. Any help would be highly apprecited......

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Re: PS3 from saudia arabia not working in ireland

Hold your finger on the power button for 10 seconds, you will hear a beep and it will set the display settings to default. And you should now see your ps3.

Hope this helps

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