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Topic # 121087 24-Jun-2013 13:41
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Hi There!

I have had the weirdest thing happen over the weekend. I was playing "the last of us" on Friday night, no issues. Suddenly on Saturday PM, when I switched on to play again, I got a black screen. After much troubleshooting it would appear the problem occurs when I enable 1080p as one of the resolutions the PS3 outputs in. The system is 2 years old, always been connected the same way and never have I ever had an issue. From memory I did an update to 4.41 about 3-4 days ago, I don't think it was the 4.45 that had an issue. 

I don't think it's my Amplifier as all my other 1080p devices such as my blu-ray player, and xbox360 are working perfectly. 

I changed the cable and that made no difference, though I wasn't expecting it to as 1080i and 720p both work fine!

It's not my projector either for the same reasons.

Anyone seen anything like this before?

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  Reply # 842371 24-Jun-2013 13:56
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I've only seen that issue when one HDMI cable was swapped for another, and the errors transmitted weren't enough to allow for a 1080p movie to be shown... a change back to the other cable fixed it. Are you swapping for the same brand / length HDMI?
What amp?
Is video scaling turned on / off?
Have you tried connecting directly to your TV with the PS3?

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  Reply # 842386 24-Jun-2013 14:13
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My PS3 resets its video output setting from time to time, forcing me to reset it back. But that sounds like a slightly different issue to what you're experiencing, especially if you've already diagnosed that setting it to 1080p is where things are going pear shaped.

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