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Ps3 no picture

Ok i just bought it and i plugged it in it has sound but no video why is this my buddy said its setup for hdtv but idk how to change it

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    got a ps3 with sound but no picture help

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When you switch the ps3 on if you hold down the power button for more than 4 seconds it runs the display setup. and sets the ps3 to run in the best possible option, hope this helps

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like sound , video problem etc.... Good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog

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Ihave the same problem but turning it off and holding the power button does nothing it did work fine and then i put a ps2 game in and thats when i got the problem please help

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Trying to hook up PS3 to Panasonic viera LCD hdtv with HDMI cable and tv is not reading it and has no picture or sound. What may be the problem? Thanks!


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ur ps3's HDMI out is a full hd video (1080p). if u r tv does not support full hd this problem can occur. do one thing. connect the ps3 to any full hd tv and go to its video setup, then down scale its video resolution to 1080i. after that connect the ps3 to ur tv. u will surely get video.
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Check the video connector on the PS3 for a switch to switch from composit video to HD video.

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No picture or sound with hdmi


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Happened 2 Me Once.
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Plug Into AV Multi.
Go To Settings
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Check the audio settings on PS3 and make sure they are set to what audio source you are using. If not that make sure those inputs work with other devices. If not that then the sound card has gone out and the soon the video car will go out.... :(

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If your TV has an HDMI input, hook up the PS3 w/an HDMI cable to the TV. This will give you a high def picture (set up the PS3 to output the max resolution your TV displays). That will take care of the video side.

Next hook up an optical cable from the PS3 to the receiver. In the PS3 menu, you have to change the audio settings to output the sound via the optical cable.

Finally to get sound out of the receiver to the speakers, you have to setup the receiver source input. For example if you setup the PS3 to play thru "VCR" input, then you have to make sure the VCR input is setup to use either optical 1 or optical 2 for sound (whichever one you have the optical cable plugged in from the PS3).
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try to reset the video refresh output by holding down the power button with the switch in the back on position. hold the front power for 13 secs ..you should hear two beeps one 6 secs after the other. now turn the unit back on and the composite cables (yellow/red/white) should work

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Picture goes to a lime green fuzz and then no piture or sound!


which AV connection are you using? HDMI or the cable supplied with the PS3, If using HDMI, you have to set the PS3 visual settings to HDMI, to do this, use the cable supplied with the PS3, and have the HDMI cable plugged in. Then while using the cables supplied with the PS3, switch the settings over to HDMI, then change the TV's input selector to your HDMI and confirm the settings changes. Hope it helps take care

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Hdmi to dvi


a DVI Connection does not transmit sound, so you will need a seperate audio cable. Have you changed the settings in the ps3 and your tv's input to HD signal or 720 DPI, do not choose 1080i or 1080P as DVI does not support those high settings.

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PS3 hdmi cable


Hold the power button for 5 seconds or more, that will reset to regular viewing ratio. From there you can adjust to whatever you are using. I had the same problem.

Aug 25, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3- hdmi to av


unless there is a switch on the ps3 itself to change to normal tv, you may have to reconnect the ps3 via HDMI and change the screen resolution back to 480p or change the settings in the setup from hdmi to av.

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