Video Output Settings
Adjust the system's video output settings. Select the best output settings for the TV in use.
Check the resolution supported by your TV.
Resolution (video mode) varies depending on the TV type. For details, refer to the instructions supplied with the TV.
Select [Video Output Settings].
Select the connector type on your TV.
Resolution (video mode) varies depending on the type of connector used.
Input connector on the TV
Supported video modes (NTSC region) *1
Supported video modes (PAL region) *1
1080p / 1080i / 720p / 480p
1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p
Component / D-Terminal *2
1080p / 1080i / 720p / 480p / 480i
1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p / 576i
Composite / S Video *3
AV MULTI / SCART *4
480p / 480i
576p / 576i
The video mode options vary depending on the region where the PS3™
system was purchased. In North America, Asia and other NTSC regions,
480i video mode is displayed as [Standard (NTSC)]. In Europe and other
PAL regions, 576i video mode is displayed as [Standard (PAL)]. For
details, refer to the instructions supplied with the product.
D-terminal is a connector type used mainly in Japan. The resolutions supported by D1-D5 are as follows:
D5: 1080p / 720p / 1080i / 480p / 480i
D4: 1080i / 720p / 480p / 480i
D3: 1080i / 480p / 480i
D2: 480p / 480i
Composite is the connector used to connect the AV cable that is
supplied with the PS3™ system. S VIDEO is a format mainly used in Japan.
AV MULTI is a format mainly used in Japan. SCART is a format mainly
used in Europe. If [AV MULTI / SCART] is selected, the screen allowing
you to select the type of output signal will be displayed.
Change video output settings.
Change the resolution for the video output. Depending on the connector
type selected in step 4, this screen may not be displayed.
Set the resolution.
Select all resolutions supported by the TV in use. Video will
automatically be output at the highest resolution possible for the
content you are playing from among the selected resolutions.*
The video resolution is selected in order
of priority as follows: 1080p > 1080i > 720p > 480p/576p >
If [Composite / S Video] is selected in step 4, the screen for selecting resolutions will not be displayed.
If [HDMI] is selected, you can also select to automatically adjust the
resolution (the HDMI device must be turned on). In this case, the screen
for selecting resolutions will not be displayed.
Set the TV type.
Select the type of TV in use. Set when only SD resolution (NTSC:480p /
480i, PAL: 576p / 576i) is to be output such as when [Composite / S
Video] or [AV MULTI / SCART] is selected in step 4.
Check your settings.
Confirm that the image displayed is at the correct resolution for the
TV. You can go back to a previous screen and revise the settings by
Save your settings.
The video output settings are saved on the PS3™ system. You can continue
on to set audio output settings. For details on audio output, see
(Sound Settings) > [Audio Output Settings
] in this guide.