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I hooked up my ps3 with an hdmi cable and their's no picture?

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I had the same problem. Make sure that it's just the HDMI and the audio source plugged in. Manually turn off your PS3 by holding your finger over the button for a few seconds. Eventually my PS3 popped up under my HDMI1 input. The settings have to automatically reset. If that doesn't work, use your composite plugs to manually configure settings to HDMI, then if picture is lost, reset it and it should pop up. Key thing is to keep playing with it.

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