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Ps3 tuning cant tune my ps3 into my samsung tv via av cable

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  • tomhamilton1 Jan 04, 2008

    Hi Smeags,
    i have the ps3 connected to my tv via HDMI.The problem arises when i try to connect the ps3 to another tv in my sons room.I am connecting through the component cable following the instructions in the ps3 manual but it does not work.Same applies if i try to connect to my other tv via component cable.So i am only able to use the ps3 via HDMI.I have a sony bravia and a samsung CRTV.

  • tomhamilton1 Jan 04, 2008

    already tried work



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Try connecting the PS3 with the different cable ... i mean the problem may lies with cable ... So give atry once ..

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Hi Tom,

I hope I can assume that you have a relatively new TV. I will go through both scenarios.

If your TV supports hdmi cables then you should plug one end of the cable from the PS3 and the other end to your tv in the HDMI input. Make sure on your TV you go to menu - external inputs and navigate to the HDMI mode then you will be fine.

IF you are not using a HDMI cable, then I hope i can assume that you are using component (3 cables of red blue and yellow). Same principles these cables should go from your ps3 to your tv and select the appropriate AV input on your tv for it to work. Note if you are using component cables you will also need to plug the sound cable to your tv or via your receiver.

If you could provide me with more information on your tv model, if you are hooking up your ps3 via a receiver or not then i can help you more promptly.



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    Tristan B Jan 07, 2008

    hi Tom

    PS3 sends out progressive 1080p signals, the best signal you can get with component is 1080i. You may want to setup your ps3 to a lower resolution on the PS3 before you connect it to your son's room. Also when you connect the component cables in you will need to select the correct input(AV type) on your samsung crt.

    I will take my PS3 out and connect it to an old TV to test your situation tonight and post my findings. Can you be a bit clearer on the what happens? ie. are you using one cable for video and two for sound or are you using the 3 color cable just for the picture and sound to another source?





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