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No main menu or video shows on tv

Ever since i went to my friends house to try out my ps3 on his new TV nothing shows on my TV. I use regular av cables but when i went to his i used an hdmi and the settings of the ps3 were put to hdmi. now im back home and i cant see anything on my TV when i turn the system on. Can you help me please?

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  • bjacks Aug 04, 2008

    no audio/video black screen everything else works

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U need to set the display output back to standard av cables. search online and there should be steps on how to do this.

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Hello can you help with this error!


When you switch from one cable connection to another (Hdmi to AV etc) you need to reset the PS3 to its default settings. Basically what is happening is, your PS3 is set to HDMI, so when you plug in AV cables it doesn't know it. So you have to reset it. Hook your PS3 up to whatever cables (make sure system is fully off) then hold the front power button down for a few seconds.

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