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Ps3 i set my ps3 up with the hdmi cable and when i tryed to switch back to the red white and yellow cable it would not work

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When the ps3 is on hold the power button until you hear it beep twice and it will reset to factory. you should have a picture when it boots back up. hope that helps.

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Im not getting anything (soud or picture) with the red, yellow, and, white cords. thats because it is set for the HDMI cable. how do i get the picture to come in without a HDMI compatable TV?


Sounds to me like you will need to plug the PS3 into a HDMI capable display and change the output settings on the PS3 to composite / AV.
Then reconnect to the non HDMI TV. The red, yellow and white cables should now work.

Mar 20, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 used to work on TV in bedroom and on TV in lounge, now it won't work on TV in bedroom


I believe your Lounge TV is an HDTV and your Bedroom TV isn't, This is what you have to do:
1. Connect it to
your Lounge TV with an HDMI cable and a red/white/yellow cable.
2. Turn it on and go to the display settings and switch it to the composite cable setting.
3. Change your TV channel where you would see the red/white/yellow cable and accept it that way.
4. You should be all set. Take it to the regular TV and connect it with the red/white/yellow cable.
cheers :)

Jan 14, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Good evening, My son has been using his Playstation 3 on a TV with a resolution of 1080p. Now he is trying to use the console on a lower resolution TV. Can you tell me how he can reset his console so he...


OK if hes connecting it to a TV with a red/white/yellow cable then you need to connect it to the 1080p TV again with the hdmi cable but with the red/white/yellow cable on the same tv at the same time. Then in display settings switch it to the red/white/yellow cable setting and thats it. It should be good for the red/white/yellow cable TVs.

If its a TV with hdmi but more like 720p then just use the 1080p tv and go to settings then switch to 720p and there.

Sorry if this is confusing.

Jan 11, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I borrowed my brother-in-law's ps3 while he was away for a few weeks. it worked fine on my tv but when he got back, it didn't work on his. i have an HDTV but he has a regular one. i've looked for answers...


Alright so this is what you have to do.
1. Connect it to your HDTV with the HDMI cable and the red/white/yellow cable.
2. Turn it on and go to the display settings and switch it to the composite cable setting.
3. Change your TV channel where you would see the red/white/yellow cable and accept it that way.
4. You should be all set. Take it to the regular TV and connect it with the red/white/yellow cable.
:)

Jan 10, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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When i plug my hdmi cable into the back of my PS3, it says no input on my TV ?


you need to connect both the yellow red white cable and the hdmi cable into your ps3 and go the yellow red white av channel

go to the ps3 settings and change the video settings (ithink) to hdmi and also change the sound to hdmi

the screen will go blank and then the tv should change to the hdmi av channel if not change to it and accept the changes

Dec 13, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 No signal to the TV


To solve this, when the ps3 is in standby (solid red light), just hold the power button. It should beep on, then beep again in about 5 seconds. This will automatically search for the optimal audio video output. if if beeps on then turns off, just try again, it takes 1 or 2 tries sometimes. the reason this is happening is because your ps3 is set to one AV output, ex. composite(red yellow white), HDMI, and then you changed the cable to a different one. another way to fix it is plug both cables, HDMI and composite, into the tv and ps3, then go to settings and change the output to the desired one.

Jun 02, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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MX 3950D Philips - PS3 no sound


Aside from the xbox360 working via the coaxial digital cable. I got the PS3 to work this way.

I had to use the supplied SCART > (Y-video) (Red-Audio) (White-Audio) cable. Basically plugged this in from the PS3 directly to the MX 3950D Aux (Auxiliary) audio input.

On the PS3 audio settings menu, switched from HDMI to the 3rd option SCART.

Turn on the MX 3950D and set to Aux. Bang, got sound again.

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I missed this cause I "assumed" the video/audio cable that came with the PS3 was a HDMI to Audio/Video cable, and didn't even see the SCART port in the back of the PS3. So I thought I didn't want to lose 1080p ..etc etc. Anyways. MX 3950D still good =)

May 18, 2009 | Philips MX3950 System

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Blank Screen using HDMI-DVI cable for PS3


Sounds like your LCD monitor isnt HD compatible.

Mar 17, 2009 | Hanns.G Corporation HW191D 19" LCD Monitor

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No surround sound from my PS3 through the Onkyo 5100. Video OK


Unfortunately only the higher end Onkyo Reciever pass audio over HDMI for sound. 605,705,805,905 exc. Your reciever will carry Video over HDMI but you will need a digital optical cable for sound.



thanks.

Jan 24, 2009 | Onkyo Audio Players & Recorders

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Ps3?


Check the couplings at either end of the cable. Sometimes these will loosen and can cause a lack of signal strength.

but its probably not the cable, its probably the ps3. HDMI cables don't really break because they are just wires, they don't have moving parts. Try connecting your PS3 to your TV with the regular cable red, white, and yellow connectors that you got when you bough the PS3. If the PS3 doesn't work with the original red, white, and yellow connectors then you know its the PS3. If the PS3 does work fine, you know its either the HDMI cable (still unlikely) or the HDMI connection on your TV or PS3 (more likely

Oct 12, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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