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Playstation 3 i had my ps3 hooked up to hdmi tv and now i don't have that tv and i hooked it back to my hd tv but the game system wont show on the tv. how do i fix this problem?

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  • Clint Long
    Clint Long May 20, 2008

    I have the same problem, i have my PS3 hooked up with an HDMI cable at home but i took it with me on a trip and this tv only has av inputs. But when i hooked it up there is nothin but blank screen. What should i do?

  • bobbyc0322 May 14, 2009

    I have the same problem. I've tried the holding down the power button, etc. and nothing. Tried different TV's and cables. Sony wants to charge me 150 to have it fixed, but I've only had this thing for a year and two months. BS After paying all that money for the system, you would think they would fix something that was a system malfunction. Any ideas?

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When you turn the ps3 on hold down the power buttion on the console until it beeps and the lights flash.

Posted on May 20, 2008

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SOURCE: my ps3 will no longer play ps3 games

If you are able to play Playstation 2 games, but not PS3 games then that means the blu ray laser has went bad. The lasers are a 2 part laser, The PS2 games take a lot less power to read than the blu ray or PS3 games, that is why you can still play PS2 games but not PS3s.
The lasers are a little bit pricy for these units, $60-$80 depending on which model laser is in your unit.
I recommend that you have a professional install the new laser in your unit because of the sensitive nature of the internal electronics.
One thing you don't want to do is damage the original blu ray drive mother board, the blu ray drive has Firmware on it that has to match the motherboard of the Ps3 unit or it will not play anything at all.
If you want me to replace the laser for you I can do that, just contact me and we can talk about it
ninja_freak318@hotmail.com

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