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PS3 turns but DON'T SHOW UP ON A TV. Hey there. 1-2 weeks ago i was to my friend with my ps3 and there we turn the console on with an HDMI cable. it worked well. Then i came home and when i turn my ps3 to the tv with the PS3 AV cable there is no video and no sound on the tv, but the ps3 is working. We tried to connect it with the HDMI cable of my friend, that cable we were use when we were in there place, but there was nothing. No video, no sound. Please help me, im deseperate! Thanks. Sorry for the horrible english, im from Bulgaria :)

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Ok with the power button turned off press and hold the power button you will here one beep and then two beeps and then release and look at your tv and there you go.

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Posted on May 30, 2011

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  • Anonymous May 30, 2011

    no problem glad I could help a fellow gamer!

  • Anonymous May 30, 2011

    thanks men. i will try this tommorow. I hope that will help.

    Thanks again for the fast solution.

  • Anonymous May 30, 2011

    no problem ya sony doesn't have a auto detect and reset for the audio/video cables so it needs to be reset via that way the only other way you could do it is hook it up via hdmi again and then go into the display settings and set it over to A/V cables

  • Fatkidscrew Jun 13, 2011

    Hey like the person above mine turns on you can hear it but can't see it is there any thang I can do

  • Anonymous Jun 13, 2011

    Try the steps they did it should help and get your machine working again properly in just a few mins.




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Pls sir am a tech am working on a ps3 that don't show on tv ,I have try to hold the pawer butten but when I hold it ,it will only beep once and off back pls help me sir am from nigeria

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