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I AM TRYING TO RECONNECT MY PS3 ON MY LCD TV AFTER 2 WEEK BEEING DISCONNECTED AND IT DOESNT SEEM TO WORK THREW HDMI CABLE! IT SAYS THAT HDMI CABLE WAS DETECTED BUT WHEN I AM ON HDMI CHANNEL ON TV THERE IS JUST BLACK SCREEN! I EVEN TRIED THE DISPLAY SETTINGS ON PS3 TO WORK WITH HDMI BUT STILL THE SAME BLACK SCREEN !!!! PLEASE HELP !!!

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I think maybe the following steps might help you out :

Step 1. Turn the PS3 off into standby (red light on)

Step 2. Press and hold the power button. It will beep as soon as you press it and then about 5 seconds later it will beep again. Let go of the power button when you hear this second beep.

Step 3. Wait for your PS3 to start.

This solution basically resets the video output back to standard definition.

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