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Ps3 is built weird

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Hdmi and Component, if you're a person who switches back every so often to set it up on a different tv you have to hold down the reset button each time on the console. It's really annoying, and I constantly forget thats what I have to do because it just seems so weird. Why doesn't it just work when I use a different cord without resetting the video settings in the console?

They seriously had to make the console this way? Does the 360 work the same way? No one would think to reset the console settings unless they googled and found out the problem with their system. Most people probably still won't understand how you're suppose to reset your console manually. It's really weird and annoying that they made the console this way.
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This is what I THINK, so don't quote me on this -

Component is analog if I'm not mistaken, and HDMI is digital, so the PS3 would have to switch between the two video modes, therefore resetting video every time you change the output.
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Im sure they didn't think someone was gona be moving a $400 piece of electronics very often. but i do agree it gets annoying. I move mine from the front room to the bedroom for netflix all the time.
    
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Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
This is what I THINK, so don't quote me on this -

Component is analog if I'm not mistaken, and HDMI is digital, so the PS3 would have to switch between the two video modes, therefore resetting video every time you change the output.
The sony blu-ray players can play both signals at the same time...
    
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Im sure they didn't think someone was gona be moving a $400 piece of electronics very often. but i do agree it gets annoying. I move mine from the front room to the bedroom for netflix all the time.
Mine was 300 bucks bought refurbished plus I think the systems kind of light.
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I do this (component for HD PVR, HDMI for everything else) and find it annoying. But I put up with it...
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