The PlayStation 3 (or commonly known as the PS3) is the third home computer entertainment system produced by Sony Computer Entertainment, and the successor to the PlayStation 2. It was released November 11, 2006

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How can I fix my PS3 AV multi outlet?

I would always unplug my PS3 40gb and take to my friend's house. But recently the picture will only stay on the television if the cable for the AV multi slot is in a certain position. If i remove it from that position it takes about 20min to find the "sweet spot". Now my PS3 is stuck in a uncomfortable position in my home and if I move I'm worried that I will forever lose the signal. I don't have ab HDMI cable but that slot works perfectly fine, thats the slot I use when I go to my friends house. Help?

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It sounds like the solder connections between the socket and the motherboard have cracked and are making intermittent contact. Unfortunately, the only proper fix for this is to take it completely apart in order to resolder the socket to the motherboard. This requires a fair amount of skill, since the motherboard is pretty well encased in between many components.

Perhaps its time to upgrade to a TV with HDMI. You can get them fairly cheaply these days.

Oh, and in the future, always try to pull plugs straight out without a lot of sideways wiggling.

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thanks you guys worked like a charm

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My average multi out. Is broke it is the part that connects to the PlayStation can you tell me how to fix it cause don't know where the wires to the silver part would connect. Thanks

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The A/V out should just have solder points and will only fit one way. It would be necessary to re-solder it if the points are broken completely if not you may be better off reflowing it instead

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