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I RECENTLY PURCHASED ONE OF THE NEW METAL GEAR BUNDLE SYSTEMS AND WHEN I HOOKED IT UP TO MY TV, THE PICTURE HAD WHAT APPEARED TO BE A REFRESH LINE LOOPING ON THE SCREEN AND THE VOLUME HAD SOME STATIC IN IT. I TRIED IT ON 4 DIFFERENT TELEVISION SETS IN ALL AND FOUND THAT IT ONLY DOES THIS ON THE TV'S WITH A DIGITAL CABLE BOX (2 WITH AND 2 WITHOUT). I HAVE THE PS3 HOOKED UP THROUGH AN HDMI CABLE FOR VIDEO AND OPTICAL CABLE FOR AUDIO. mY DIGITAL CABLE IS RAN THROUGH JUST A STANDAND RCA (RED, WHITE AND YELOOW) CABLE. ANY SUGGESTIONS AS TO WHY THIS IS HAPPENING AND HOW TO FIX IT????????????

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It sounds like you may have a ground loop. I had a similar problem when I first got my PS3. I noticed faint red and blue lines rising through the screen. I did some asking and someone suggested removing the ground prong from the plug. I was reluctant to try this so I got another power cord and tried it out on that one. When i turned it on, no more scan lines. Hope that works.

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I would try:
making sure your ps3 has the red light on then push and hold it for 5-6 seconds.. try it 3-5 times let m know if it works

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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