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PS3 video output on SD tv is wavy with discoloration and black line

It worked fine when we connected through a dvd player to another SD TV. When we connected to RCA input [yellow,white,red] on another TV, the video is wavy, side to side and vertical movement and has bad color. This happens on a Phillips 3 year old set and on a Trinitron 12 year old set.

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