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I cannot get full color with my PS3 all the sudden

I've checked connections and everything is good. For some reason screen looks green with no red in it. I know it's not my TV, what's the deal? Any suggestions?

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Try to put a ab convrter on it and see if it help / it is a device that chandges adio / video to cable wire conetion try that

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Why do i have a green screen ps3


Try another connection..HDMI..or rca..if or using component jacks..and green its in wrong colors were pluged in back of TV..and make sure if rca jack connected if your usingthem yyellow is video..red and white is audio..

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When i turn my ps3 on it turns green then it turns a yellowish-red color then blinks red what do i do?


Yes this sounds like the YLOD - caused when the GPU and the CPU overheat - you can send it in to fix but they will charge you for this. Or you can fix it yourself from home with a good repair guide.
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Nov 26, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ok, I've seen all the 8million freakin 'hold button 5 seconds' explanations. All the other explanations, but I see NOTHING, nothing at all on my tv screen. My tv is a Jan'04 model, is this...


I understand your frustration - my PS3 went through about a two week phase where it only read disks about a quarter of the time. It sounds like you have gone through a lot of the standard troubleshooting stuff, so I'm just going to ramble some facts and ideas and hopefully something will be able to help you!
- If your television works, there is no reason it wouldn't be able to host the PS3 system. There is a chance that it will not support full 1080p high definition, but the PS3 is still incredible in standard definition.
- Have you used any AUX input devices on your television before to confirm that the red/white/yellow input jacks work? And have you checked any documentation on your television to see if there is some way to switch to AUX input?
- If you've pressed the button for 5 seconds, the PS3 should be using its default graphics mode, and will be in standard definition using the cables, so that shouldn't be the problem
- If the regular cable TV is playing, there is a good chance the TV needs you to ask it to switch to a new mode of input manually - is there a button on the controller labeled "input", "source", or "AUX"?
If none of these are any help, I would recommend going on eBay or heading to the nearest GameStop and buying a new set of connection cables - there is a chance that is the problem, and is a lot cheaper than tossing the PS3 entirely! Good luck, and I hope I was able to help!

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Red colored back ground


Hi,

This is similar to the red light problem but the reason you get a screen is because the GPU has overheated.

You just need to stop the heat build up getting to the main chips and you will be able to play your games again.

To do this you have 2 choices:

Send it in and they will fix it for you although something to bear in mind that it will take 4 weeks and cost you $150 for the fix.

Or you can use a good PS3 Repair guide and fix it yourself.

A word of warning before attempting any home repair solution:

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT A FULL REVIEW OF ALL THE PS3 REPAIR GUIDES FIRST

I hope this helps.

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if it is a red light.... you have the ps3 equivalent to the rings of death on a xbox 360 meaning it had a serious system crash it has something to do with the gpu and cpu and you must send it back for a replacement as it is unfixable, here what the colors mean, red=dead, green=good, yellow=overheated

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PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like sound problem, video 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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