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I just bought a used PS3 - I'm guessing I got burned, but thought I would just check with you knowledgeable people. The 5 prong plug that came with it won't work on my TV. So I went out and bought a ps3 - 3 prong cord, I Just get a black screen , no sound or picture. Tried a couple diffrent TV's and cords, and nothing ??

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When you start your PS3, press the power button and hold it for 5 seconds. It will beep and reset the machine to the default settings. What is happening is it is thinking you are still using the other cable. Reset to default and it will recognize the new cable. Hope that helps.

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Fix the 80010514 error on your PS3


If your Play Station 3 (PS3) gets the 80010514 error somewhere, you can try this to resolve the problem:

1. Make sure that the power indicator on the Play Station 3 system is solid red. To do this, press and hold the power button until the PS3 beeps and the light blinks. Once the light has turned solid red, turn the power switch in the back off.

2. Turn the switch back on, then press and hold the power button.

3. Keep holding the power button even after you hear a short beep after 5 seconds.

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5. Press and hold the power button again.

6. Continue holding the power button even after you hear a short beep after 5 seconds.

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9. Select restore Play Station 3 system.

This should not affect any of your save games, demos, etc. but just to be safe you might want to back up to an external USB hard drive.

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2. Make sure your Play Station 3 is connected to your regular TV (not HDTV) with the standard video cables.

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