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Blank screen ie; no video or audio

Thanks i'm glad there is a solution to my problem, so what do i need to fix it and do you know what it is exactly thats the problem

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  • josh1459 May 27, 2008

    my playstation is having a similar problem. nothing. i turn it on, i hear the fan spin up, and then not very much. it will take a disc and eject a disc fine, but i have absolutely no audio or video. tried the reset, nothing. tried connections with hdmi using multiple cables as well as the composite and component. nothing. any ideas?

  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2008

    I bought a PS3 today and I plugged eveyrthing in correctly I put a brand new game in and there is no picture and sound but the PS3 was on



  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2009

    ps3 turns on fine but no video or audio all of a sudden

  • Anonymous Jan 14, 2009

    yeah i have the same problem........an now i wish i never bought the dame thing.....if anyone now's how to fix it pls say fast!

  • Anonymous Jan 14, 2009

    I tried pushing the power button, the correct way, for 2 hours... any better ideas. This POS is about to go out the window.... any ideas!>?

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Ya its a general video problem tons of ppl have, I am actually due to an appt right now but as soon as I get back ill email you the how to fix it.

Posted on May 27, 2008

  • mathew eaton May 27, 2008


    1. First off check your connections. Make sure that whichever display/video cable you might be

    currently using, is connected all the way & properly hooked up to your TV & PS3. This will fix

    most display/video problems.

    2. Check your display/video cables to make sure that there is nothing wrong with your cables. If

    you suspect there is a problem with your cables but are not sure, try them on another PS3 (one

    that you know for sure is working & does not have display/video problems)
    .

    3. Hold the power button on the ps3 for 5 seconds until you hear a beep. If this doesn't work, try a

    few times. It should work. This will also fix most display/video problems (i.e. no display/

    video)
    . (When turning on your PS3, be sure to hold the power button down.DO NOT LET GO ! If you turn it on, then repress the power button again for 5 sec. until you hear a

    beep, IT WILL NOT WORK)

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