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Hey guys I got a ps3 and I bought a HD cable, ao it runs in 1080i downstairs. I brought it upstairs because I wanted to paly in my room with just standard cables. But I get no video because its set in 1080i. Is there a way to reset the ps3 to default video settings or something so I don't gotta switch it before I go upstairs or what ever?

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like a way 2 auto detect weather it should run HD or SD...is that what ur asking?
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yah, like when it was downstairs it runs in 1080i. on my big screen. Then I brought it upstairs to play on a smaller no HD TV, it needs to run in 380i or w/e.

But if I don't go into my settings downstairs when its in 1080i and switch it to 480i, when I come up stairs its stuck in 1080i and I get no video because its setup for the component cables.

Is there a way PS3 will detect your not using component cables anymore and switch itself?
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Just go in settings and configure it down on your 1080i TV for the smaller TV, and switch it back when you bring it back down.
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post #5 of 13
He is specifically asking for an alternative to what you just suggested kagaos.

There's no switch on the PS3 cable like there is on the XBOX360 cable. The 360 has a little switch you can slide from TV to HD.

The PS3 has HDMI but still has an option for composite, I believe. Using the composite cables, yellow, red and white, should make the PS3 automatically switch to 480i seeing as how those cables can only support 480i.

If none of that works, I guess you'll have to change the settings everytime. You would think Sony would have thought of this.
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post #6 of 13
Looks like your stuck with the manual way.
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post #7 of 13
Hold down the power button for 5 seconds or so.
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post #8 of 13
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thats pablo thats what I did just trying random stuff and it worked ;D. Does that reset all settings or just that or what?

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Quote:
He is specifically asking for an alternative to what you just suggested kagaos.
Oh lol sorry. I am sutipd
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post #10 of 13
It resets everything.
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