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Audio on hdmi tv

When i tuned on i heard sound about 5 second it comes destortion what is a proble please help me

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Re: audio on hdmi tv

The hdmi is only video, keep the red and white audio pluged in, also go to settings audio output and see whats hilighted.

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If you have a "slim" ps3, it does not beep 3 times. Try this.
First, with the system off,plug in your old red, white, yellow cables into the tv. (make sure your tv is on the correct setting). Now, just turn on the ps3 the regular way. Did you hear the sounds it normally makes when booting up (the ps3 boot music?). If so, thats good. If you did not, check again that the tv is on the right channel, and if possible, try another set of red, white, yellow cables.

If you heard sound, but do not get a picture, turn the ps3 back off. After the red light comes on, hold your finger down on the power button for about 5 seconds. If you have a fat ps3, it will beep 3 times after a few seconds to get back to regular tv mode. If you have a slim ps3, it will beep once, then 1 more time a few seconds later. It should reset and turn back on. If your tv is on the right channel and the cables work, then you should now see a picture and you know your audio/video is working. You can now try your HDMI cable and it should prompt you to use the HDMI at this point.

Hope that helps.

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You will need 2 hdmi cables the ps3 a tv with an hdmi port and a audio receiver with hdmi in and out.
1:>First connect the ps3 to the tv with the A/V cables.
2:>Turn the system on and the tv on, get to the ps3 dashboard.
3:>Under the settings tab select (display settings)
4:>Select (video output settings)
5:>Do not disconnect the A/V.
6:>Connect the hdmi cable to the ps3 and tv.
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10:>Then select hdmi for your audio output, but since your ps3 is connected to the tv only select linear PCM 2channel. Check for sound on the tv's speakers. If check is good then proceed.
11:>Power down the tv and ps3, disconnect the hdmi cable.
12:>Connect the hdmi cable from the ps3 to the input of the audio receiver and the hdmi from the tv to the output on the receiver.
13:>Turn the ps3 on, the receiver on and the tv on. Make sure the receiver is on the right channel. If it is you will see the ps3 come on the tv, and have sound on the main speakers of the receiver and tv.
14:>At this step you should be able to see and here the ps3's dashboard. Now to setup surround.
15:>Scroll to the settings tab and select (sound settings).
16:>Select (audio output settings)
17:>Select (hdmi)
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19:>Hit enter and exit.
20:>From here test the surround with a game or movie.
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3:>Then turn back on normally.
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