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Audio but no video

I was trying to switch from HDMI back to av but somewhere i lost video. I tried to put it back on HDMI but I only have audio. Please Help.

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  • MOBILTEK Mar 31, 2008

    I WAS MESSING WITH THE SETTINGS AND SWITCHED IT TO 1080P. I STILL HAVE GAME PLAY BUT NO VIDEO WHEN IN THE PS3'S MENU SO I CANT SWITCH IT BACK. HOLDING THE POWER FOR 4 SEC HASNT HELPED. ANYTHING ELSE TO TRY?

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PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like sound, video/picture 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


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When the ps3 is in standby, press and hold the power button for over 4 seconds, it runs the optimal screen settings for the ps3. hope this helps

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When I switched my connection from HDMI to av on my ps3 I couldn't hear sound anymore why


Its completely understandable , lot of people face the same trouble switching between the two..

The first step is to make sure that your PS3 is on standby. In a more understandable term, just make sure that your PS3 is turned off but plugged into the wall to the point that the PS3 power light is showing red and not any other color. To switch PS3 HDMI to AV you will have to hold the power button down until it beeps twice. You will have to make sure that your PS3 is off before you begin holding the button down or it may not work successfully. This will tell the PS3 to switch back to AV video. You will have to do this every time you switch to and from PS3 HDMI to AV. This also means that you will have to select the option that allows HDMI every time you try to go back to the HDMI interface. One you do it once you will problem remember by heart on how to fix the problem of not being able to switch PS3 HDMI to AV interface.

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hello chis, it may the ps3 your having trouble with connect ps3 to hdmi 1 reset the ps3 by doing this. press and hold the standby button on the front of the ps3 you will hear 1 bleep then 2 short bleeps after the short bleeps release the button this will reset the display setting on the ps3 you should get1080p if this dfon't work feel free to get back to me thanks

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We just bought a ps3 yesterday, it worked last night to watch a movie and then we got a new tv today and it gives audio but no video.


It sounds like since you need to try resetting the video settings. When switching between HDMI and AV or changing TVs, you can get a blank screen. Try these steps to reset it:
1. Make sure console is turned off completely(red light in front should not be on)
2. Hold down power button and then turn on back power switch.
3. Listen for first beep
4. Listen for second beep
5. After you hear the second beep let go
The screen should appear. And remember, this will have to be done anytime you change TVs or change between HDMI and AV. Hope this was the problem and that it helps.

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hmm.. it could be ur tv.. or u playstation, its most likely its ur tv because it plays on AV, open the back up and take the memory catrage out then put back in. (this does not break any waranty u have on it because ps3 incourages u to open it up and get a higher gb mem pack)

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Put The HDMI Into your old tv then switch it to AV MULTI then put the av in then it will ask if you want to keep these setings then select yes and then put the AV MULTI into your new TV.

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P
erform the following steps to reset the Video Output Settings.
  1. Make sure the HDMI cable is connected to the [HDMI OUT] port on the back of the PLAYSTATION 3 system. Connect the other end of the HDMI cable into the [HDMI Input] port of the TV or display monitor.
  2. 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.
  3. Turn ON the PLAYSTATION 3 and once the system finishes powering up, the Video Output Settings will automatically reset to the standard resolution (or detect the current display output settings of your TV/monitor). [If resetting does not auto-detect your HDTV, see next step below.]
NOTE: As of system software update version 1.60, the PLAYSTATION 3can automatically detect an HDMI connection to a TV. If the PLAYSTATION 3 is turned on with an HDMI cable connected, the screen for switching video output settings will be displayed automatically. (Does not function unless the TV that is connected by the HDMI cable is turned on.)

As of version 1.80 of the system update for the PLAYSTATION 3, the PLAYSTATION 3 can upscale the video content of PlayStation® format software, PlayStation®2 format software, and DVDs to HD resolution.

If Resetting the Video Output Setting Did NOT Detect Your HDTV Automatically (Certain TV's Only)
With certain televisions, the PLAYSTATION 3 may not automatically detect the HDMI source (TV) which it is plugged into, even after resetting the Video Output Setting (as described above).

If resetting the Video Output Setting did not work, you may need to follow these steps to manually locate the HDMI source:

1. Connect both the AV Cable and the HDMI cable from the PLAYSTATION 3 to the corresponding (AV and HDMI) ports on your TV. 2. Proceed with resetting the Video Output Setting on the PLAYSTATION 3 again. (Follow these steps, then continue to step 3 below.)
3. Turn the TV channel to the corresponding "Input" or "Video" channel for the AV Cable connection.
4. Manually change the Video Output Settings to HDMI. (Follow these steps, then continue to step 5 below.)
5. Now switch the "Input" or "Video" channel on the TV for the HDMI port the PLAYSTATION 3 is currently plugged into.
6. Accept the display settings for HDMI before the timer runs out (30 seconds). Highlight "Yes" and press the X button.
7. You can now disconnect AV Cable from the PLAYSTATION 3 and the TV, as it is no longer needed.

With certain televisions, the PLAYSTATION 3 may not automatically detect the HDMI source (TV) which it is plugged into, even after resetting the Video Output Setting (as described above).

If resetting the Video Output Setting did not work, you may need to follow these steps to manually locate the HDMI source:

1. Connect both the AV Cable and the HDMI cable from the PLAYSTATION 3 to the corresponding (AV and HDMI) ports on your TV. 2. Proceed with resetting the Video Output Setting on the PLAYSTATION 3 again. (Follow these steps, then continue to step 3 below.)
3. Turn the TV channel to the corresponding "Input" or "Video" channel for the AV Cable connection.
4. Manually change the Video Output Settings to HDMI. (Follow these steps, then continue to step 5 below.)
5. Now switch the "Input" or "Video" channel on the TV for the HDMI port the PLAYSTATION 3 is currently plugged into.
6. Accept the display settings for HDMI before the timer runs out (30 seconds). Highlight "Yes" and press the X button.
7. You can now disconnect AV Cable from the PLAYSTATION 3 and the TV, as it is no longer needed.

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