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PS3 I TRY TO TURN ON MY PS3 WITH MY CONTROL AND IT WONT TURN IT ON THE RED LIGHTS START TO BLINK FOR THE CONTROL THEN I 'LL TURN IT ON WITH MU HANDS BUT I CANT SEE NOTHIN ON THE TV

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  • MR BAKES May 29, 2008

    YEAH!!! I CANT HEAR OR SEE NOTHING

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You have to set up for hdmi if you press the power button and hold till it beeps twice that shoud solve the problem

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Ok so the audio output is not their? When you turn your ps3 on it doesnt show anything on your tv? Please clarify!

Posted on May 27, 2008

  • mathew eaton May 29, 2008

    k here is what I have for you
    The Red light is due to the HDD (hard drive).
    There is one of 2 problems:
    1. The connection is loose or
    2. The HDD is just bad.
    This was an issue that has been discussed over in the Playstation forums and it seems that re-seating
    (removing & reinstalling) the HDD has solved the problem for many but some people have just
    received bad hard drives period.
    If you reinstall the HDD & it still beeps 3 times & gives you the red light, then you will have to replace
    your HDD.
    The good news is you can pick up a hd fairly cheap, go to the electronics store and ask.. if you need step by step directions let me know I can help you out there as well!

    Remember I buy broken ps3s as well!

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