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Output from the av multi out is not working.

Hi. hdmi out works fine. But av multi out does not. what is wrong?

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  • davidleelee Jul 30, 2008

    This fix absolutely works! Thanks a lot!

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Hello. There are a few causes for this. I will list acouple solutions for you.

1. Reset the Video Output Settings. While the PLAYSTATION 3 system is in standby mode (red light on the front of the system), hold down the touch-sensitive On/Off button on the front of the system until the system goes into standby mode again . (So the light cycle would go from: red light to --> green light --> then back to red light) This will ensure that you have held down the On/Off button long enough to reset the Video Output Settings. Once you turn it back on, it should work fine.
2. If option 1 does not work call Sony because the video out chip has blown or come unsoldered.

I hope this helps. Good luck to you.

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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    Wes Sydenstricker Jul 30, 2008

    You are very welcome!! Happy gaming!!

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    thefighternb Feb 24, 2013

    how do you tell if its need to be rest or if its blown up

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    thefighternb Feb 24, 2013

    never mind it worked Tanks man YouTube didn't even have this advice.

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This works thanks dude

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

Thanks a lot, it works

Posted on Aug 12, 2008

I had this same problem, your post helped solve my AV Multi Output not working..so great...thanks! :-)

Posted on Aug 06, 2008

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Any link or advice on obtaining video out chip? Also have you actually had to replace them in some units?

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