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Sound no video

I have ps3 it was working all the time now one mourning when i'm going to play i turn it on i here it playing the musik when it loads up but i dont see anything. what should i do?

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Hello. There are a few causes for this. I will list a couple solutions for you.

1. Reset the Video Output Settings. While the PLAYSTATION 3 system is in standby mode (red light on the front of the system), hold down the touch-sensitive On/Off button on the front of the system until the system goes into standby mode again . (So the light cycle would go from: red light to --> green light --> then back to red light) This will ensure that you have held down the On/Off button long enough to reset the Video Output Settings. Once you turn it back on, it should work fine.

2. If option 1 does not work call Sony because the video out chip has blown or come unsoldered.

I hope this helps. Good luck to you.

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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