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Unable to solve Blank screen

I played on Playstation 3 yesterday, everything was fine, had been fine since February this year. I'm using HDMI cable. However, when I switched it on today, Green light came on but nothing was seen on TV; a blank screen; I also tried the AV cable and still nothing I tried to Turn the PS3 off from the back switch and then back on so that the light on the front is red. Then press down on the power button and not let go. Waited for it to turn green then beep and then go back to a red light. Then pressed the power button again.
i'm still getting nothing, the same with sound. Under the playstation, a green light (not power switch) sill on as well the power switch, still nothing on screen.

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  • potty37 Sep 25, 2009

    Wonder if is it possible to replace the HDMI cable?

  • potty37 Sep 25, 2009

    Might as well return it back to store as it has 12 months warrant and get a replacement.

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Hmm confusing but try turning your ps3 off at the wall give it 5mins and try again if nothing happens try it on another tv

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

  • Richard Sep 25, 2009

    i dont think its the HDMI cable if youve tried it with the AV cable as well

  • Richard Sep 26, 2009

    could save you alot of trouble and dont forget to back up all your game saves. nice talking to you if you have any more problems ill happily try and help out

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