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Bad sound through HDMI

I have a ps3, i brought a HDMI cable, connected it, it worked fine for a bout 30 seconds, i have a great picture but the sound is distorted and cracking up, please advise

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  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2007

    I have the same exact problem. Unfortunately, I've already followed the steps suggested a number of times. It doesn't remedy the cracking sound long term. Sometimes while playing The new Simpons Game, the sound has to be reset on most occasions because it doesn't always come on. We go through the motions of turning off the unit and TV before rsetting the sound via the Main PS3 menu.



    what gives?


  • countymane Jan 30, 2009

    my p3 crackles really bad in the hdmi but when i tried it wit the av wires everything is perfect, i switch the hdmi cables and same problem.

    Can this be fix or should I take it back

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I had this problem and managed to solve it by starting the affected games, then switching to my other HDMI channel and then back to the PS3 HDMI channel by which time the game has loaded and has perfect sound

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Is it only in Games or Movies?

Try checking the cables. (obvious I know but it must be said).

On the XMB (Cross Media Bar), go to settings on the left. Scroll down to "Sound Settings"

Choose "Audio Output Settings", then "HDMI", then "Auto"

If that doesn't fix it then choose manual and the most basic outputs first;
-Linear PCM 2ch. 44.1KHz
and
-Linear PCM 2ch. 48KHz

Depending on your surround sound setup your could get away with other options as well. Fist determine if your setup is 5.1 or 7.1, DTS or Dolby Digital. Then start with the lower KHz settings and work your way up.

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