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When i hook up my ps3 to an emerson 19 in tv with an hdmi cable it says format not supported

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LCD Emerson only support screen with a 1440 x 900 720p resolution.
And PS3 has support 1080p or full HD.
You must arrange output HDMI resolution to 1440 x 900 or to 720p.

Posted on Mar 21, 2011

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  • Basuki Jrobenk
    Basuki Jrobenk Mar 21, 2011

    You can setup resolution from PS3:
    Try this:

    WITH NO DISC INSERTED* If there is one, eject it and turn the system off so I can show you from a system start with no disc. This IS using a HDMI cable as well

    1)Power on system; do NOT push any buttons on the controller!

    2) Over 4 to the left

    3)9 down

    4) Click 'X' once

    5)Click 'X' again

    6)Click 'X' again

    7)Click 'X' again

    That should bring you to some settings list that makes sure that the settings you clicked were what you want

    Or push power button 5 - 10 minuts, than setup resolution to 720p.

  • trackrat09 Mar 21, 2011

    even with no disk in it says unsupported format. I cant even get it to work with any of the other cables for the componet or the regular video, so in that respect i cant reformat the ps3. thank you but i need more info or advice.

  • Basuki Jrobenk
    Basuki Jrobenk Mar 21, 2011

    have you reset your ps3 by pressing power button 3~5 second or longer ?.
    Because It will reset the PS3 so that you can adjust your res. settings.



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