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My ps3 everything works normal but it has no video or audio output it is black when comes up

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Howare you connecting to your TV/Flatscreen? Are you using an HDMI cable or components cables? If all cables are connected properly (as in it worked at first but stopped suddenly) then you ma have a warrantee issue.

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Turn off the PS3 and take the HDMI cable out, then switch it on again holding the power button for about 10-15 seconds until it gets turned off. This should reset the output settings. After that, put the HDMI cable back in and switch the PS3 on , if you did everything right it will ask you to confirm the HDMI output.
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