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Ps3 80 gig

The system will power on, hear the fan and everything. The green light comes on, the blue light comes on, yet i only have a black screen and no sound. Tried with AV cable and HDMI cable... same thing. tried with a different hard drive.
If I turn on the controller, I still have a black screen with 2 options...
1. Turn off system
2. Turn off controller

also shows that controller 1 is charging.
tried to reset several times, no result.
Any help? The system is not in warranty anymore.

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Try getting a new AV Option, well actually first startup your PS3, startup your controller, and hit the center PS3 button, because those 2 options are only in the Main PS3 Option, which is accesed and closed through hitting the middle button on your controller. Hope this helped.

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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