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Was on hd and wont go back to analog

Had the ps3 on a hd tv with hdmi cable and want to take it to ordinary none hd tv but the picture just goes blank. what do i do

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Go to display settings and you must change the video output manually to 480 or less.

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One of the most annoying aspects of the PS3 are its video settings. Take it up to the bedroom portable or round to a friend's house and there's a good chance that you won't be able to see anything on screen because your 'new' TV is running at a different resolution or using a different cable connection. And - because you can't see anything - you can't change it.
Until now. Shut down your PS3 then restart by pressing and holding the power button.This will reset your PS3 to its most basic 480p graphics mode so you'll be able to see enough to choose RGB SCART, component, HDMI or whatever from here.

Posted on Nov 16, 2009

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