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PS3 is NOT displaying on my TV with RGB cables. Tried all fixes, please help!

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I recently returned home from being elsewhere, my PS3 will no longer display on the TV that I had previously used it on, but I am getting sound.

 

I have looked all over the net for fixes and none have worked. Particularly the fix where you hold down the power button. I have tried this a million times and it will not work. I have restarted, moved cables around change TV settings and nothing will work.

 

Please some help!

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Re: PS3 is NOT displaying on my TV with RGB cables. Tried all fixes, please help

Nov 12, 2009
if you have an older ps3....it can be challenging to activate the video reset...if i were u just find a tv that you can display the last display setting on...then change it
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Thanks for the reply but does anyone have any other possible ideas. Using another TV isn't a possibility right now.
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buddy unless you are willing to accept that its broken, or keep trying the video reset function you have no choice but to do the tv thing...there is no other way...just take your ps3 to a best buy and hook it up to one of their tvs on display...... they will let u...problem solved

 

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Nov 12, 2009

Hve you tried the I/O switch on the back of the PS3, I'm thinking you have an older FAT system.  If you have then you may have either bad cables or a bad connector on the back. 

 

What cables have you tried?  HDMI, composite, component etc etc...

 

You can get HDMI cable inexpensively at www.monoprice.com to test the cable issue if your cable went bad...


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RGB cable, do you mean component cables? Have you tried used the composite cable that came with the system after the video reset trick?
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I have tried all cables apart from the HDMI as I do not have HD
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Wait a minute....you don't have an HDTV? Then you are not using RGB (component) cables.
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Well whatever the composite AV cables are. I'm a bit technologically retarded but I know I have tried everything.
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Nov 12, 2009

You may just want to try a full reset from the recovery menu.

 

1. Turn off Playstation®3.
2. Hold the power button down; the system will turn on and turn off once again.

3. Once the System has been shutdown, release the power button. Then, hold it again until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button
6. The Recovery menu will pop up.

The recovery menu has the follow options:

• Restart System: Restarts the PLAYSTATION®3 System.
• Restore Default Settings: Reset all system settings back to default.
• Restore File System: Checks for corrupt/missing system files.
• Rebuild Database: Rebuilds the OS for the PLAYSTATION®3.

• Restore PS3 System: Fresh restore; Deletes everything and starts from Scratch.

• System Update: Update the PLAYSTATION®3 System

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