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Brown wavy lines PS3

Hi when I turn on my Playstation 3 I ahve brownish wavy lines? anyone know what causes that?

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Make sure the video out is set up proper for your tv/monitor
Also, your PS3 cable might be bad
Has anyone twisted it or dropped something on it?

Posted on Apr 09, 2008

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