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Topic # 83385 15-May-2011 19:13
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Can someone give us some advice - used our PS3 at friends place today,  used there HDMI cable my console and power cord it worked fine untill we took it home plagged it back in using the console power cord and that video audio cable because i do not have a HDMI cable turned it on it turned on but there is no sound or picture Cry i did find a little gold thing that looks like it goes in the video audio cable at the end that you plug into the console but i am not sure if it did come from there i did have a PS2 in that same spot which as far as i no has the same video audio cable so i looked at that video audio cable that i hade for the PS2 and it apeared to be missing a bit the same as the one i found so i tried it and it fit in there well so thats were that might have come from but not sure if there is anything i can do or try please help me as i am lost for what to do.

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  Reply # 469397 15-May-2011 19:21
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last i heard ps3 only send video to 1 output.

while the ps3 is off, plug everything in - then put your finger on the power button and hold it there...after about 5 seconds it will beep and re-detect video output.

if the sound still doesnt go, the output can be changed in settings once you have video back

Hope this helps.

Edit: it will beep when you first put your finger on the button - it will beep again after a few seconds

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  Reply # 469398 15-May-2011 19:22
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Ok I am not sure I totally understand what your post is about. If you don't have an HDMI cable for your PS3 you are going to need the composite cable shown in the picture below. You simply match the colours of the cable to the inputs of the tv.

Make sure that you are using the input of your tv. Then go to that input of your tv and you should see the PS3.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 469480 16-May-2011 08:28
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Kenny M is right, If you use your PS3 on a TV with HDMI cable the PS3 remembers that setting so when you plug in to your TV with composite it can't send the signal.

# Hold down the Power Button for 5-6 seconds - until you hear the second beep.
# That's it, your video settings are reset and you should be able to choose your input and configure it from there.

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