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Audio but no video using hdmi on ps3

First i hooked up the ps3 using the component cables that came with the system and it worked fine. later, i purchased a hdmi cable and hooked it up to my toshiba hdtv but only get audio and no video through it.

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  • howards206 Dec 21, 2008

    hooked up hd cord no video but audio



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The cables might be faulty so borrow some one elses cables and try them if you have that option or just go back to the cables that came with it for now.

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