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European PS3 now in the U.S.

I have a 220-240V European PAL 60 GB PS3 which I have brought over to the U.S.

I've got the step-up (Voltage) transformer which is needed so it can operate here now.. power switches on fine and machine seems o.k.

I don't get any picture on my Samsung HD TV and I've tried all the ways possible to connect it with HDMI cables and the yellow, white and red cords. At best, I can get sound (no picture) through the TV when I have the AUX (yellow, white and red) cables going from my PS3 to a cable box- I have then an HDMI cable connecting the cable receiver to the television.

Why on earth is this not working for me and so difficult- I've spent all day trying to work this out and scanning the interent for solutions..

Thanks in advance for your gracious gesture of helping me.

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You need a TV that supports PAL.
Or, if you want to keep your TV, you need a PAL to NTSC converter.
Here's a list of converters.

Good luck with your PS3.

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