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After i used my hdmi cables for games and movies my rca jacks would not work

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Hi there, what you need to do is reset the video display. Do this by following steps :-

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

Step 2. Press and hold the power button. It will beep once when you first press it, then again 5 seconds later. When you hear this second beep let go of the power button.

Step 3. Wait for your PS3 to start up

Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa

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