Playstation 3 hooked up to my toshiba tv via hdmi: can hear audio but can't see video

Posted on 2007-08-11
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2013-11-06

I've attached my Playstation 3 to my toshiba hdmi tv. I can hear audio, but can only see black on screen. However, the composite works fine. It's a PAL playstation 3, if that's relevant.

What might I have done wrong?
Question by:sternocera
  • 2
LVL 63

Accepted Solution

☠ MASQ ☠ earned 2000 total points
ID: 19675999
The normal things to check:

- The TV input is not correct - check your TV manual

- Make sure that the output signal is compatible with the input of your TV set. If your PS3 is set to output a 1080p
  signal, make sure that your TV set can support 1080p signals. If not set your PS to a compatible signal (720p or

- Cables are not correctly connected: please check again that all the cables are firmly connected at the back of your

- Cables are of very low quality or damaged. Also make sure that your cables are not too long. If your cable is more  
  than 5 meters long, the signal may be altered.

Then try this reset tip:

Author Comment

ID: 19676019
Thats worked, just needed to change the ps3 settings,
LVL 63

Expert Comment

by:☠ MASQ ☠
ID: 24633581
Reset tip link above is dead
See: http:Q_23427652.html
for details.

Featured Post

Concerto's Cloud Advisory Services

Want to avoid the missteps to gaining all the benefits of the cloud? Learn more about the different assessment options from our Cloud Advisory team.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Stuck in voice control mode on your Amazon Firestick?  Here is how to turn it off!!!
If you're a modern-day technology professional, you may be wondering if certifications are really necessary. They are. Here's why.
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an anti-spam), the admin…
Enter Foreign and Special Characters Enter characters you can't find on a keyboard using its ASCII code ... and learn how to make a handy reference for yourself using Excel ~ Use these codes in any Windows application! ... whether it is a Micr…
Suggested Courses

571 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question