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I moved my ps3 from my 1080i tv to my smaller 720p tv and now i can't get it to work. No image on the tv.

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Press and hold the power button for at least 5 seconds until you hear a 2nd beep.
this should reset your settings and the video/audio will autoconfigure if you have HDMI. if you have another type of connection, use the setting under video settings and adjust them to 720p.

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