Before you start ensure that you read the
TV instruction manual to know which resolution supports it. Do not
switch on the TV and your console
You can connect your Playstation 3 to your TV in three different
- Connecting with an AV cable
- Connecting with an HDMI cable
- Connecting with an Optical Cable
Connecting with an AV Cable:
Connecting with an HDMI
- You are supplied with a Composite
AV cable which would typically look like the below image
- Connect the AV Multi Out Connector
to the socket on the back of your PS3 Console.
- Match the colors of the Jacks with
the connectors on the TV which says "Video in".
HDMI cable is not supplied with the PS3. You need to purchase it
seperately. This cable would enhance the audio-video quality of your
Connecting with an
- Just connect one end of the
connector to the HDMI OUT connector socket on the back of the console
- Connect the other end to the
socket on the back of your TV which says HDMI IN.
You need to purchase an Optical cable if you wish to connect your PS3
console through a digital audio device (Home theater, AV receiver
etc.,). You need to connect Video ouput seperately with a help of Video
output cable (HDMI, AV Cable etc.,)
- Connect one end of the optical
cable to "Audio Out" socket on the console
- Connect the other end to the audio
: You can also connect your console to the
Internet to use the Playstation 3 internet capabilities. Here's how
you do it:
The Playstation 3 only supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX and 1000BASE-T type
networks. It needs a High speed internet connection. Do not connect it
to a standard telephone connection or cables that are not supported.
It might cause a malfunction or damage to the system.