Question about Televison & Video

1 Answer

I can't get my ps3 tto work because the resolution on my tv is not high enough.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 11,800 Answers

Try something else: connect the PS3 (turned off) to the tv using the Yellow, Red and White cable and press the power button for approx. 5 seconds, this way the console will send a standard 480i signal that every tv can use. Then find out what is the maximum resolution on your tv and set the PS3 to it. Do NOT use HDMI or you will end up in the exact same situation as now , the image quality will be pretty much the same if you have decent quality  RCA cables.

Posted on Sep 03, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Sony trinitron kv32v26 remote


Check the resolution of your TV, if its too high, or the PS3 is outputting a resolution too high, it will display a black screen, I had this issue at first, but I can't recall how I reset the res, start off by checking the TV's resolution and that the Video cable from the PS3 is connected properly and that the TV is showing the correct input.

Mar 11, 2014 | Video Game Consoles & Games

1 Answer

Trying to connect my 50 inch 50PC3D plasma tv, to my playstation 3 using HDMI cable. The tv is giving me an invalid format, is there an explanation/solution to this?


The PS3 video resolution setting is too high for the TV to work, please see your PS3 user manual on how to lower the resolution to the native resolution of this TV.

Jun 29, 2011 | LG 50PC3D 50 in. Plasma Television

1 Answer

Trying to use ps3, even after using hdmi cable on input 6 or 7, it says check your device output and i see green lines on my screen?


hi
There maybe some problem with your TVs resolution. ps3 outputs full hd high resolution video(1080p) through its HDMI. May be your TV is not supporting that resolution. Connect ps3's component video out to your TV's component video input and then try. if it ask for any resolution selection. select 720p or 1080i, above that resolution your TV will not support. Your tv is hd ready one, not full hd. ps3 's HDMI out is full hd (1080p).
or try this
Connect your ps3 to any full hd tv and then goto video setup of ps3. change resolution to 1080i (down scaling ). then connect to your TV via HDMI. surly u will get the video.
ok

Jun 09, 2011 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF55E2000 55" Projection...

1 Answer

My ps3 wont show up on my tv screen it is a 42 inch plasma it will not show up it keeps saying invailed format what do i do?


Your 22 monitor is set up (most likely) with a max resolution on 1650x1050 and you ps3 stays set to that even when you use it on your dads 1080p TV (1920x1080) and since your 22 in monitor is a non-standard resolution (in the TV world that is ) ie 720p = 1280x720 and 1080p = 1920x1080 it has to adjust to the closest resolution (your ps3) but sometimes the auto switching of resolutions doesn't work like it should..it just doesn't work sometimes. I suggest that when you take it to your dads you adjust the resolution to 720p ahead of time (a resolution both the 22 monitor and tv should be able to handle ) and when you get to his house it should work at least enough to see everything and then when already there you can adjust up to the higher 1080p (1920x1080). Then adjust back to 720p before you go home again. Sorry for the long winded post.

Here is a link to resolutions explained in case it helps.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vector_Video_Standards2.svg

Mar 05, 2011 | LG 42LC2D 42 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

Ps3 hdmi is saying format not supported on my 32"


hi
there maybe some problem with ur tvs resolution. ps3 outputs full hd high resolution video(1080p) through its hdmi. may be your tv is not supporting that resolution. connect ps3's component video out to ur tv and then try. if it ask for any resolution selection. select 720p or 1080i, above that resolution ur tv will not support. ur tv is hd ready one, not full hd. ps3 's hdmi out is full hd (1080p).
or try this
connect ur ps3 to any full hd tv and then goto video setup of ur ps3. change resolution to 1080i (down scaling ). then connect to ur tv via hdmi. surly u will get the video.
ok

Dec 14, 2010 | Emerson LC320EM9 32 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

When I turn my PS3 on the screen said format not supported.


plug you ps3 into another tv and lower the resolution
then hook it back up to the other tv. you have the resolution set too high and the tv wont take the signal correctly

Jun 12, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

MY PS3 DOES NOT SEEM TO BE WORK WITH THE HIGH DEFINITON CABLE IT CAME ON FORA FEW SECONDS THEN SCREEN COMES UP WITH NO SIGNAL????


This usually happens when you first buy your ps3 and try to use the HDMI connection immediately. The problem is that the ps3's default output resolution is set to 480i out of the box, and when you try to use an HDMI connection first, HDMI can't do that resolution. HDMI only does 480p, 720p 1080i and 1080p.
See :)

This also happens if you move your ps3 a lot. As it is, HDTV's are either 1080p (full HD) or 720p (including 1080i). If, for example, your tv is 1080p, when you set your display settings in the ps3 menu, it will set your XMB, or ps3 main menu to the max resolution of your tv, 1080p in this case. The resolution will automatically adjust when you start a game, and that game has a native resolution output. That's why, most of the time, games will play in 720p, because that's there native, or original, resolution. This is also the reason why sometimes people have no display on there TV, or a black screen, and when they play a game, that will actually display. That's because your tv can ACCEPT that resolution of that game.

  • Have your ps3 in standby mode (red light).
  • Now, press and hold the power button in the front down. Your ps3 will beep twice. Let it go almost exactly after you heard the second beep.
  • Wait 10-15 seconds. A display will show up, and just answer yes to all!

Dec 30, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

Not finding what you are looking for?
Televison & Video Logo

Related Topics:

14 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

74496 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Electro Med Services...
Electro Med Services...

Level 3 Expert

6694 Answers

Are you a Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...