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Picture but no sound

Hello I have had my ps3 for the last year in in which i used it on my sony flat screen w series tv in HDMI mode with no problems. Now i tried to hook my system up in the same way to my samsung using the hdmi cord and now i only get the picture but no sound and the main menu does not come up when i quit the game. The screen just goes blank. The T.V. is a new and the hdmi hookup has worked with other devices. What can i do to make this thing work or to at least get the main menu to show up on the screen so i can take the ps3 out of hdmi mode?

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PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like sound but no picture problem etc.... Good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog

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My sound cut out when i was playing online and everything is fine when i start it up and i get the sound then it says "PLAYSTATION 3" with the tone and then no sound at all any ideas?

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Its in your manual on how to reset the video settings
with the system off - red light (standby mode), i think you hold down the power button on the unit for 5 - 10 seconds until you head 2 beeps from the system.  the green light should be blinking/talking to you and then stop.
the system should turn off on its own after the beeps.  you've just reset your video settings.

then power it on again normally and reset your video output settings.  I did this when I switched from HDMI to the **** cables it came with to play on another tv for the night.

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

Its in your manual on how to reset the video settings
with the system off - red light (standby mode), i think you hold down the power button on the unit for 5 - 10 seconds until you head 2 beeps from the system.  the green light should be blinking/talking to you and then stop.
the system should turn off on its own after the beeps.  you've just reset your video settings.

then power it on again normally and reset your video output settings.  I did this when I switched from HDMI to the **** cables it came with to play on another tv for the night.

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It happens to me alot lately i think its the actual hdmi port of the ps3 just unplug the hdmi cable and plug in and it should work just fine.

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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