I tried to hook my PS3 up to a projector using an hdmi cable converted to vga, but it doesn't seem to want to recognize it as a screen, and it keeps pulsing video but not sustaining it. Does anyone know how to make this work?

  • Best guess is that because your projector doesn't support HDCP - it can't when using a VGA signal, the PS3 decides it can't display a picture. This affected early models as well.
    – MBraedley
    Dec 21 '13 at 20:08
  • @MBraedley hooray for DRM, making products worse for consumers since the dawn of computing.
    – kotekzot
    Dec 21 '13 at 21:12
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    Just so everything is covered, try resetting the video output by holding down the Power Button from off until you hear 2 beeps. Make sure only the video cable you want to use is connected. Dec 22 '13 at 23:11
  • Isn't the problem more likely to be that HDMI is a digital signal and VGA is analogue - meaning that without a converter they are not compatible. I am not 100% so only commenting for now.
    – Colin
    Feb 10 '15 at 22:22
  • @Colin The "HDMI to VGA converted cable" presumably includes a converter.
    – user86571
    Feb 10 '15 at 23:25

The only way I have successfully done this is with a single cable that has a HDMI male as the first connection and ends in either a VGA or SVGA, You will need to reset the Video as Michael Frank suggested.


Just go to display settings nd then set the resolution to 720p in custom settings

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