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Playstation 3 I have a westinghouse 42" lcd tv,,my ps3 will not play with my hd cables,,,but will in rca

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When you turn the ps3 on with hd cable connected to tv hold down the power button for 10 seconds and it will run the optimal viewing settings screen. hope this helps

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My playstation 3 will not play in 1080p. It used to work, but when we switched cables, it wont work in HD.

When you switched cables, you mean you changed the cord running from the PS3 to the TV? HD content requires an HDMI connection from the PS3 to the TV. It is possible that when you changed cables, you replaced the PS3's HDMI cable with Component Cables which can only deliver in Standard Definition and not in High Definition (720p, 1080i and 1080p).

Apr 29, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I am trying to commect to my PS3 to an LG LCD tv which supports 1080P (Full HD). but as the game starts and when i check the TV it says 720P although the game and the TV both supports full HD. Do i need...

Hello there. There's a few possibilities. First, the obvious, do you have it set to 1080P in the Display Settings options? Secondly, are you using an HDMI cable? You need to be using HDMI to play games in full 1080P. I use the component cables (The red, green and blue ones) for my PS3 and when I'm on the XMB (that's the PS's desktop so to speak) it's displayed in 1080P but games will not play in 1080P, only 720P. Any old HDMI cable will do the trick, so don't get suckered by the price if you are going to pick up a cable!

Nov 12, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Have a PS3 connected via HDMI to Panasonic Viera 42". Can't get any volume while playing Call of Duty Modern Warfare. Volume is good on start up but not during game play. Can you help?

Sony PS3 has an Audio issue with HDMI, the only way to cure this bbuilt in defect is to use a seperate audio cable and use the HDMI for the video, I suggest the audio hook be a optical digital cable, if you don't have one they are avail on ebay very cheap, if you don't have the optical input on the TV then use standard RCA audio A and B cables

Jan 02, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Can you connect the ps3 to a regular tv

There are RCA outputs on the PS3 that will allow you to connect to an older non HD TV. If you do not have RCA (that is the yellow, red and white cables used for video and audio) inputs on your TV, you will need an adapter (most likely a coaxial to RCA adapter found at radio shack, walmart, target, etc.).

Hope this helps,

Oct 04, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Powers on - no output to TV

Ok, this is general hardware failure. This will need to be repaired by a Sony tech asap. the central board is malfunctioning at this time. Contact Sony asap.

Jun 20, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Will not play without using HDMI cable

  1. Make sure the AV Cable is connected to the [AV MULTI-OUT] port on the back of the PLAYSTATION 3 system.
  2. Connect the other end of the AV Cable into the yellow Composite port for video, and into the white and red audio ports (if your TV does not have the red port, simply ignore it) on the back of your TV.
  3. While the PLAYSTATION 3 system is in standby mode (red light on the front of the system), hold down the touch-sensitive On/Off button on the front of the system until the system goes into standby mode again . (So the light cycle would go from: red light to --> green light --> then back to red light) This will ensure that you have held down the On/Off button long enough to reset the Video Output Settings.
  4. Turn ON the PLAYSTATION 3 and once the system finishes powering up, the Video Output Settings will automatically be reset to the standard resolution (or detect the current display output settings of your TV/monitor).

Jun 16, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 wont go 1080i/720p

I don't think there is a way to set your resolution manually, bro. They do it all by auto. If I may make a suggestion... Turn off both the TV & PS3. Unplug your HDMI, then make sure both your TV & PS3 are turned ON. Now re-connect your HDMI. A TV tech once told me that these units "communicate" through the HDMI. This can only occure whilst they're up & running. This may help get you going on to 1080i.
p.s. PS3 games only output 720p, max! This isn't always the case for Blu Ray movies, but it is for games. Good luck!

May 23, 2009 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (60 GB) Console

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Playstation 3

What tv do you have:
lcd full hd or hd ready
plasma full hd or hd ready
normal tv pal analog 60 hz

Jun 26, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Connecting PS3 to HD TV without HDMI input

Component video input. Red, Green, and Blue. Your system should have come with it, but I don't know, I'm a 360 user.

Jun 06, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 or LCD TV?

when the ps3 is in standby hold down the power button for over 4 seconds, it runs the optimal screen settings page. hope this helps

Feb 26, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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