Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
This is sometimes caused by what is known as the "High Definition Handshake". When your PS3 is connected via PS3 it tried to detect the optimal settings for your TV. If it cannot perform the handshake you get the symptoms that you are describing.
When the screen is going on and off, unplug the HDMI cable and plug it back in to perform the handshake again. If this does not work try resetting the display settings by turning the PS3 off into standby mode (red light on). Press and hold the power button. It will beep once when you first press it and then again 5 seconds later. Release the power button when you hear the second beep.
This will reinitialize the display and hopefully sort your problem.
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Posted on Sep 12, 2010
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