Playing games on my PS3 is fine, but when I put in a Blu-ray, the picture is very blurry, unwatchable. I've tried different HDMI cables, PS3's, using different inputs, but nothing helps. If I use component cables it's fine, but the picture isn't as clear as it only broadcasts 780p. Sony has suggested that I use a silver plated HDMI cable, but I can't locate one.
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Wow it seems as though you've pretty much done all of the applicable troubleshooting for this issue. The only other thing I can advise in this case is to consider purchasing a SD card. Some Blu Ray players require a little extra memory to function properly so they come with an SD card slot. Of course no one tells you this when you buy the player but it may be the solution to your problem.
Is it slow and blurry? if yes then return it to warranty immediately. The video processing circuits are
malfunctioning and the repair cost is prohibitive if you must pay for
it on your own.
I hope it is still under warranty. So, do not delay getting it into
the Sharp Authorized facility or back to the retailer you purchased
The connection cable you use could have something to do with it, but is
should work on all formats. The best for reliability and absence of
blocking is just analog composite - but that is also the lowest picture
resolution. S-video is okey too, but it is analog as well. Component
is the highest grade; going to hdmi is just another way of receiving
the signal - I don't think it will effect the error correction problem
in any way. My opinion.
Please try this procedure to connect the PS3 to TV..
The PS3 has a Blu-ray drive that can be
used not only for playing games but also for watching high-definition
movies. The best way to connect a PS3 to a high-definition viewing
device such as a video projector is through the PS3's high-definition
multimedia interface (HDMI) output. The HDMI connection can transmit up
to 1080p high-definition from the PS3 to the video projector using a
single cable. Attaching and setting up the HDMI cable will only take a
few minutes and will let you watch high-definition video from the PS3 on
the video projector.
Attach one end of the HDMI cable
to the HDMI output connector of the PS3. Turn the HDMI cable around if
it does not slip right into the HDMI output, because the HDMI cable can
only fit into an HDMI connector one way.
Attach the other end of the HDMI cable to the HDMI input connector
that is on the video projector. Make sure both sides of the HDMI cable
is securely pushed into the connectors of the PS3 and of the video
projector. Turn on the video projector. Press the "Menu" button on the
video projector's remote. Navigate to the "Sources" setting on the video
projector's Menu. Select "HDMI" from the "Sources" setting. Press the
"Menu" button on the remote control again to exit the Menu.
Adjusting the PS3
Turn on the PS3. Wait for the
"Home" menu to appear on the video projector, although the quality of
the video seen from the video projector will be muddied and dark.
Navigate from the "Home" menu to the "Systems" icon using the game
controller and select the "Display Settings" tab. Choose "Video Output
Settings" from the list presented in the screen that appears. Press the
right side of the directional pad on the game controller to move to the
Choose "HDMI" from the list presented in the screen that appears.
Press the right side of the directional pad on the game controller to
move to the next screen. Choose "Automatic" from the list presented in
the screen that appears. Press the right side of the directional pad on
the game controller to move to the "Confirmation" screen. Press the "X"
button on the game controller to make the settings active. Return to the
PS3's "Home" menu.
Watching the PS3
Insert a Blu-ray disc into the
slot at the front of the PS3. Wait as the Blu-ray disc begins to play
the video content on the video projector from the PS3 through the HDMI
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Tries tv unplug,replug it back like about an hour later.Than tries go into the tv menu do a resetting to factory setting in every settings on the tv.Than reconnect the Blu Ray player again should work.If not the tv and Blu Ray player softwares main firmware just not compatibles.The only solution is just don't used it on this tv,because if u tries to upgrade the tv firmware or the Blu Ray firmware and u get the wrong upgradable version in the tv or Blu Ray player.That it u in deep ****,than the tv or Blu Ray player well not functions at all or have multiple orperational problems during it playing times.
Tries tv unplug replug it back like an hour later for a tv resetting itself.The HDMI (2) port might be working again.Just used the PS3 game system only conennected it in the different tv ports of for the HDMIS ports provided by the tv.U know this wright?The PS3 game system play all this funsctions.CD-Audio only,DVD movies and old PS1 games,some PS3 system may,may not support and play old PS2 games,All Blu Ray movies and All PS3 Blu Ray games.
I have the same problem! Viewing regular t.v. is fine, as is any VHS tape. But when playing DVD or Blu-Ray, I get dropouts. I've tried three different players and two different HDMI cables. So it must be the HDMI receiver within the actual LG t.v. Would love to know how to fix this without having to replace the television.
I have recently brought the same TV and had the same problem but I've mangaed to find a soultion.
The automatic setting for Blu Ray on PS3 is Full HD (1080p) but the Acoustic Solutions TV is HD ready (720p). For PS3 games it will automattically change settings for you to 720p. This is why this works straight away but Blu Ray doesn't.
You need to plug in your PS3 using the scart contection, then on the ps3 menu go to settings > display settings > HDMI. You will then need to attach the HDMI cable and manually set up HDMI by checking the 720p option and deselect 1080p.
That should then play Blu Rays too. You don't lose too much quality as 720p works nearly as well as 1080p on smaller TVs.
You say this doesn't happen on regular cable or when playing a regular DVD. Hmm. Is this Blu-Ray player connected by simplink? HDMI is a bi-directional format cable, so there are cases in setups where your tv can send commands to your blu-ray player and vice versa. It could be a problem with your blu-ray player that it is sending for some odd reason a mute command to your tv. Or is processing a command that your TV interprets to be a mute command when playing blu-rays. Because if it was the TV itself chances are you'd see this when watching a normal DVD or on cable as well. Since you say you're not, it leads me to believe the issue lies with the blu-ray player itself.
I had the exactr same problem with P#3 and the same model of TV, I turned of the 24 hz setting as you suggested and it si workign great! The only thing I am wondering is what ewxactly the 24 Hz setting is. The actual title is "BD 108P 24 HZ output. I didn't turn off 1080P did I? Don't think so as picture looks great. Even though I didn't ask the original question I REALLY appreciate the answer!