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No video signal

I cant get a video signal on my TV, I tried my regular video and audio cable, and my HDMI cable and still cant get a signal, but all the lights is on and the system runs

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Try turning the console off, then holding down the on button until you hear a series of beeps, each beep representing the system switching video modes. (try testing another output source to make sure your tv is working correctly) if your tv accepts other video signals then you should find the correct one from your ps3 with this method. you may have to get it to work on AV or S-Video to make the appropriate changes to the HDMI and set the proper resolution for your television first.

Hope this helps.

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