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AV output color is "off"

The colors for my PS3 are not displayed correctly. Everything looks sort of orange and slightly distorted. I switched cables and TVs and got the same effect. Any ideas? If I switched to a HDMI cable would it be better, or is it something more internal?

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  • Jst1 Aug 16, 2008

    So, Tech Jenkins, are you saying it must be something that only Sony can fix? Any idea what could actually be causing this color problem?

  • Anonymous Aug 16, 2008

    when i switch on my console.. the red and green mixes up and turn into orangish.. and when i try switchin off... it wont.. i have to turn off the main switch.. and it wont even

  • fcu7_eD_up Aug 16, 2008

    when i turn on my console.. it wouldnt appear on the screen.. and then the lights in the console turn sumthin like orange and ot wouldnt even try to read any discs... and when i try to switch it off . it wont... i have to turn the main switch off... so what should i do>???

  • lilyeym Oct 27, 2008

    the colors on the ps3 are distorted most of the the time is when playing dvd or blueray...and sometimes on the games i play i tried the 5 secon reset...i restored the game to factory settings and still does the same thing

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Call Sony @ 1-877-253-SONY(7669) and request a RMA (return merchandise authorization)

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