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PS3 I Had the same prob with mine i just want to run it off my standard def TV, what cables do i have to get to make it work?? or will it only work on HD?

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I never tried a Ps3 on a standard def tv before but you may need a HDMI cable to connect from the tv to the console and you need a port on the tv for the av cable that comes with the ps3 to plug into the tv from the ps3. An HD tv has everything for the ps3 to run

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My ps3 normaly runs on hdmi but i have to use a standard def tv. i plugged in the Av cables and the screen is blank


KEEP YOUR FINGER ON THE POWER BUTTON WHEN SWITCHING IT ON AND IT WILL RESET THE OUT PUT SETTINGS TO DETECT NEW INPUTS.

Jan 23, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I turn on my playstation and it works but i got no picture or sound. Recently i took my playstation to a mates place. my tv is standard def. my mates is high def 1080p. when i connected my sony to my mates...


sometimes ps has this problem as i m also havin a ps2 n ps3 n i play them on my standard definition tv ....i also hav to restart again n again till 10 to 12 times then finally it starts this may be a plate problem go show it to ur nearest service center.......hope it works

Jan 17, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation 3 not working with older model Pioneer AV receiver


If you have set the component output on the ps3 for high def,ie 720p or 1080i and do not get a picture it sounds like the component input is not high def enabled on your amp,change the setting on ps3 to standard 576 output,or put picture into tv then sound into amp if you want to run 720p or 1080i.

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Some games won't run on my PS3 40mb


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All games should run regardless of the settings. Are they PS3 games or games from the PS1 or PS2? That could also make a huge difference. The 40GB PS3 is not fully backwards compatible. Also, if they are PS3 games, try the reset default video settings. That might even work. Here is how to do that.


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.

I hope this helps. Good luck!!

Jul 24, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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1080p high def issues


The HDMI cable I had originally wasn't a good enough quality. I purchased an HDMI v1.3 cable and everything works at 1080p. You don't need to pay loads for a cable, got mine from Play for £9.99.

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Samsung HDTV + Sony PS3 = Fried Video Out =(


does your ps3 power up but no video?

Have you tried doing a video check and reset with the standard def cable that came with the PS3?

Dec 29, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation 3 display is in black and white


when u swith the swith console off  plug it in too the standard def tv but hold the O/1 button for 10 seconds then u will see a nice and shiny ps3 working on ur standard def tv

i had the same problem

Oct 16, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Unhooked ps3 from an hd tv and plugged it into an sd tv and it shows no picture.


when in standby mode(redlight) push and hold the power power button until you hear the second beep. This should reset your PS3 to it's standard 480i resolution.

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