Question about Video Game Consoles & Games

2 Answers

PS3 been working fine over HDMI to my 32" LCD TV since September 07. Turned on PS3 last week no picture, no sound via HDMI. Plugged in Component Cable, turned on PS3 (pressing on button for 5 secs) got picture and sound through component cable worked fine. Set PS3 back to HDMI, no picture or sound through HDMI on my TV. Tried a different cable, no difference. Tried a DVD player with HDMI output to TV, worked fine with both HDMI cables. Went back to PS3 no picture, no sound over HDMI, set back to Component cable (after 30 secs) works fine. It has worked the past 4 to 5 months without problem, so can't be HDMI compatiability issue between TV and PS3. Can't be TV or HDMI cable has worked fine with HDMI output from DVD player. Any suggestions other than broken HDMI port on PS3?

Posted by on

  • 3 more comments 
  • martinjgale Feb 18, 2008

    The PS3 is a 60gb UK PAL Edition
    The 32" LCD TV is a Evesham HD-Ready LCD TV.

    When I first got my PS3 last September / October it connected to the TV via the HDMI without problem and have had both 720p and 1080i working fine.

    Up until last week it has been working fine when I turned it off, but the following day when I powered it up, I had no picture or sound, though from the LED on my ADSL Router the PS3 was running, and when I converted it back to component video (by holding the power on button for 5 secs at start up) it was working fine with them, but when I set it to try HDMI, I get no picture coming up on the TV from the HDMI port.
    If I plug in a DVD player with HDMI output then the TV works fine with HDMI.
    I have tried powering off both TV and PS3 over night but it makes no difference.

    The only slight problem I have had in the past, was that over HDMI I couldn't get a picture from a normal DVD movie disc and would have to repower the PS3 to get it working again (though never lost HDMI connection), but Blu-Ray movies would play without problem and as I never bought the PS3 to play normal DVDs this has never been an issue.

    Any ideas?

  • martinjgale Feb 18, 2008

    To try and make things clear

    PS3 to TV via Component Cable - Works fine



    DVD player to TV via HDMI cable - Works fine



    PS3 to TV via HDMI cable - No picture, no sound (but before last week worked fine)



    I hope that makes it clear

  • martinjgale Feb 18, 2008

    To Micromaster,

    I was going to reply to the other expert, but accidently pressed the 'Accept' button rather than 'reply' button.

  • martinjgale Feb 18, 2008

    That was my conclusion, but I thought I would check encase there was some known PS3 problem with HDMI (i.e. accidently going into 1080p mode - which I know my TV doesn't accept) that was easily fixed rather than returning the PS3 back to Sony for fixing.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    PS3 component cable

×

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 3,614 Answers

TV Connectivity
The issue of connectivity between the PS3 and the display is very complex and depends on the type of TV (Analog, Digital or HD Ready), the maker of TV (until recently, only Toshiba TVs have component AV connections as standard in Europe, most other Euro TV sets use SCART which can not carry an HD signal) and specification of TV (the very latest HD Ready TV sets have wider connectivity options than earlier HD "capable" TVs from the same manufacturer which may have lacked HDMI), and finally the configuration of the PS3 model purchased.

Posted on Feb 18, 2008

  • 4 more comments 
  • micromaster
    micromaster Feb 18, 2008

    Hello Sir,



    May add another on what i have search through sony regarding on your problem about your ps3. it goes on like this:



    DailyTech reported last week that Sony's PlayStation 3 has issues with upscaling to 1080i resolution. The problem stems from the fact that some older HDTV's can only display in high definition resolutions of 480p or 1080i -- 720p is not an option for these TVs. For a PS3 title running in native 720p resolution, a PS3 will not upscale to 1080i, but will instead downgrade to 480p.



    According to GameDaily BIZ, Sony has acknowledged that this is a problem for the PS3. The following statement was provided by Sony Computer Entertainment America:

    A small number of older High Definition television sets found in the United States only have 1080i inputs for HD signals. Those televisions will currently only play some PS3 titles at 480p resolution. PS3 games render images at either 720p or 1080p for High Definition and you need 720p input on the TV to play select games that do not support 1080p. This is an issue on the side of the individual television sets, which do not accept 720p input, so when a game outputs an HD signal only at 720p, these select TVs have to display the game at 480p instead.

    A fix is in the works, but there was no timetable given on availability.

  • micromaster
    micromaster Feb 18, 2008

    I just wanna clear everything what you stated on your post for me to give my opinion and conclusion for that problem.



    this one:



    - first you said before that when you use a or plugged it on your component cable it works, right?



    - second is you tried to use your HDMI cable with your DVD player and works fine, right?



    & third when you switch back and use your HDMI to your PS3 and it not working and you got the same problem,right?




  • micromaster
    micromaster Feb 18, 2008

    Sir, may i ask? i think you got a wrong person you rated?

  • micromaster
    micromaster Feb 18, 2008

    Thanks Sir,



    As i analyze the problem with a your given testing and about your device. I think we've got a problem with the HDMI output of your PS3. But your Ps3 is still good but you can get any signal on your TV when you try to connect it with HDMI cable, Your TV is good but the when connecting by HDMI through your ps3 then we got no signal.



    Therefore PS3 HDMI output connector could be damaged.

  • micromaster
    micromaster Feb 18, 2008

    Sir, here's a link from youtube.com concerning about the problem with their HDMI..



    here's the Link:



    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epQfkgcgw...



    Hope to hear more from your Sir..



    Pls. rate me for this Sir.



    God Bless



    Regards

  • micromaster
    micromaster Feb 18, 2008

    Sir you rate Issy2 not me MICROMASTER



    lot of thanks



    -micro

×

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Master:

    An expert who has achieved Level 3.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Master
  • 460 Answers

Hello sir

Posted on Feb 18, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do I get my PS3 to work over hdmi?


Try swapping out HDMI cable. The version of cable. (1.2, 1.4 etc ) might be too old/faulty for PS3.

If your Tv is HD ready and not Full HD lower the video quality in the PS3 settings

Aug 06, 2015 | Samsung LN-S3251D 32 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

Magnavox 42" plasma no picture or sound when hooking up ps3 to hdmi


try to adjust your resolution to the highest level, ps3 is a very high grapics device..

thanks.

Dec 05, 2012 | SNK Televison & Video

1 Answer

I bought a hdmi cord so my son can play ps3 we


Hi:
Check the video connector on the PS3 for a switch to switch from composit video to HD video.

Dec 26, 2009 | Vizio VW32L 32 in. LCD HDTV

2 Answers

JVC LT-32DS75SJ issue with HDMI


Try this

1. Turn ON TV
2. Connect PS3 to TV HDMI input
3. select TV HDMI input for PS3
4. turn OFF PS3 if it is ON
5. Press and hold the [I/O]Power button until the PS3 until you get the "HDMI Detected" message.

Also, this TV has a circuit that deactivates the HDMI if the rear cover is removed. It is possible the HDMI may have been turned OFF. This is reset in the service menu of the TV.

Dec 17, 2008 | JVC LT-32X575 32 in. HD-Ready LCD...

1 Answer

No sound from hdmi cable


PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like sound but no video problem etc.... Good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog

Nov 24, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

I have just bought a Sony DAV-dz260 home theatre system. I connected it viz HDMI to my 1080p tv and it works fine. I also have a Sony PS3 connected via HDMI to my TV and this works fine too. I have...


i have the same dav dz260 and all my stuff works on mine. this is how i set it up i have conected y dz to the tv via scart and my sky and ps3 via hdmi cable. to get sound from sky and ps3 i conected a optical cable from the dz260 to the tv and when i want sound for sky or ps3 all i did was change the function on the dz260 to tv and the tv setting to the hdmi im using and hey presto sound hope it helps

Nov 11, 2008 | Televison & Video

2 Answers

PS3 no picture and no sound


Try turning the system off completely with the main power switch on the back of the console. If that doesnt work call Sony technical support for further help.

Aug 04, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Samsung lcd ln46a550pf3 no sound from hdtv reciever


ok your tv does not come with the very best sound, you have to get a receiver 7.1 or you can use the optical wire , that's if the system you are using has that option.

Apr 10, 2008 | Samsung LN-T4665F 46 in. LCD Television

4 Answers

PS3 not working thru HDMI cable


Same happened to my ps3 one week from new , took it back the the shop and got a refund.

Oct 06, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

Not finding what you are looking for?
Video Game Consoles & Games Logo

Related Topics:

989 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Video Game Consoles & Games Experts

Josh Whitehead
Josh Whitehead

Level 3 Expert

1146 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

66219 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

14360 Answers

Are you a Video Game Console and Game Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...