How Do I Get My PS3 to Work With My Sharp Aquos TV?

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How Do I Get My PS3 to Work With My Sharp Aquos TV?
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The PlayStation 3 is part of the high definition generation of consoles. Owners of a Sharp Aquos HDTV can enjoy PS3 games as soon as they get the system out of the box, but an HDMI or component cable is a nice addition. Connecting the system to the television is easy, but there are a few settings to configure.

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Things you need

  • PS3 component cable or HDMI cable (optional)

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    Plug your PlayStation 3's power cable into an outlet and the console.

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    Plug the included AV cable into the back of the PlayStation and the AV ports on the back of the TV. These are the red, white and yellow ports.

  3. 3

    Turn on the TV and PlayStation. Press the "TV/Video" button on the TV or remote control until you see the PlayStation logo or background.

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    Plug the HDMI or component cable into the back of the TV and your PlayStation. Component cables have red and white audio leads and three coloured video leads; match the leads with the ports on the TV. HDMI cables will only fit in one direction.

  2. 2

    Turn on the PlayStation 3 and navigate to the "Display Settings" section of the "Settings" menu with your controller.

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    Select "Video Output Settings" and press "X."

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    Select the type of cable you are using (HDMI or component) and press "X."

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    Select the resolution and aspect ratio supported by your TV. You will have about 30 seconds to confirm before the PS3 reverts to the previous settings. Press "X" to confirm.

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