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I just bought a ps3 and have never hooked up one before. I can't get it to hook up to the tv. I have hooked it up and it looks like it should be working but I don't get audio or video. I have tried it on three different televisions in my home.

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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. If this does not work then it is probably down to a faulty Graphics Processing Unit on the motherboard which is unfortunately terminal.


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Posted on Sep 06, 2010

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