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PS3 turns on but I don't have a picture. It acts like it is not hooked up but it is.

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A common problem is that the video signal is sometimes sent out in a non standard format. If you try holding down the power button for 5 seconds it will revert back to standard definition and hopefully you will get a picture.

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