How To Connect A PS3 To Vizio Plasma TV

If you've switched out your old standard-definition TV for a new Vizio Plasma TV to use your PS3 with, then this guide will tell you how to connect a PS3 to Vizio Plasma TV. There are two ways to connect your PS3 to Vizio Plasma TV. The first way, via HDMI, will provide you with a complete HD experience. However, if you do not have an HDMI cable, you can only connect your PS3 to Vizio Plasma TV using a component cable which will only provide a standard-definition experience.

Using an HDMI cable to connect your PS3 to your Vizio Plasma TV. By the way, this connection will provide a complete HD experience.

Equipment:

  • HDMI cable
  • PS3
  • Vizio Plasma Tv
  1. Take one end of the HDMI cable and insert it into the HDMI port located on the rear of the PS3 console.
  2. Insert the other end of the HDMI cable to the HDMI port located on the rear of the Vizio Plasma TV.
  3. Turn on the Vizio Plasma TV and select the HDMI input.
  4. Turn on your PS3. The PS3's dashboard should be displayed on your screen.
  5. Play a game, watch a movie, surf the internet, or chat with your friends using your PS3.

Troubleshooting

  1. If the PS3 dashboard does not appear on your screen, check that the HDMI cable is properly inserted into the HDMI ports on the PS3 and Vizio Plasma TV.
  2. If the above solution does not work, you may have multiple HDMI ports on your Vizio Plasma TV. Select a different HDMI input on your TV until the PS3 dashboard appears.

Using component cables to connect your PS3 to your Vizio Plasma TV.

Equipment:

  • Component cable (Yellow end: video, Red and white ends: stereo audio)
  • PS3
  • Vizio Plasma TV

Using a component cable to connect your PS3 to Vizio Plasma TV. This connection will only provide a standard-definition experience.

  1. Take one end of the component cable and insert the color-coded ends into the appropriately colored component inputs located on the rear of the PS3 console. Typically, yellow is for video output while red and white provide stereo audio output.
  2. Insert the other color-coded ends into the appropriately colored component inputs located on the rear of the Vizio Plasma TV.
  3. Turn on the Vizio Plasma TV and select the component input.
  4. Turn on your PS3. The PS3's dashboard should be displayed on your screen.
  5. Play a game, watch a movie, surf the internet, or chat with your friends using your PS3.

Troubleshooting

  1. If the PS3 dashboard does not appear on your screen, check that the component cable is properly inserted into the component inputs on the PS3 and Vizio Plasma TV.
  2. If the above solution does not work, you may have multiple component inputs on your Vizio Plasma TV. Select a different component input on your TV until the PS3 dashboard appears.

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