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Ps3 black screen

When i turn on my ps3 the screen stays black and there is no volume. its a standard tv. tryed the master reset and doesnt work. another console works on the same tv. my warranty is out of date so can you please help

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  • floptarts Jul 13, 2008

    I already posted my problem, but Im just saying that I have the exact same problem. My xbox works on every tv but my ps3 only works on my HDMI channel...and only one tv has that

  • Anonymous Jul 30, 2008

    one day i it was fine, and the next day i turned it on only a wave came up. i tried rebooting it and then a black screen came up. now it will not load up onto the tv, i have tried practically everything and it will not work, plzzz help

  • scurrier Jul 31, 2008

    same problem. worked fine until today. Just a black sreen. tried changing HDMI cables but didn't work.

  • Anonymous Oct 21, 2008

    wtf is the issue what to do?

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PS3 works only on HDMI. or you get the composite cables and set the tv up to have the specs liek the ps3

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