The PlayStation 3 in PAL territories has a very difficult time playing any DVDs without giving the owners a big, fat green screen.
ive been using HDMI lead and have been watching DVD on PS3. No problem so far
trying to watch bootlegs. = }
haha seriously, maybe it could be region coding? I was reading some of the comments on the link, looks like its for really old standard TVs, something about not being able to switch from 50Hz to 60Hz, but it begs the question, why even buy a ps3 if you are using a 10 year old SDTV. I would just keep playing the PS2 until I got a new TV.
that the ps3 didn't have region coding?
hmmm... well maybe so people dont know how to connect their ps3s to their televisions. so far not a pop up of green has appeared on my ps3
Its normal everyone starts seeing green(xbox 360) after figuring out that the overpriced POS PS3 was not worth what they paid for it. Which it will probably be the only green they will see for a while after purchasing a overpriced piece of junk.
so sad, i only used my ps3 on a sdtv once and it broke my heart. my lcd went out and it took bestbuy a week to fix it. i decided to hook it up in my room on a rca crt and i wanted to cry. after playing games in hd i can never go back to SD. its like going from broadband to dial-up. so......give that old tv to your younger brother and go get a hdtv. no green screen and its boosts the visuals 100%
As if it was news.
Playing DVD's on a console connected via a scart RGB cable does this. And no, it's not a big green screen, it's just that the image has an overall green look.
That's not news at all, it's an issue related to scart RGB cables and existed for the PS2 too. And that's why cables with a "DVD" switch are available.
This only occurs with really old SDTV's i think. And if you can afford a PS3 you can should have either a HDTV or a SDTV manufactured/brought within the last 5 years
but my friends 360 got brick 2 times and the 2 other time it didnt play dvds and games the way they should, he changed the freakin console 4 times, what a mess.. and by the way Im postin from my PS3 just takin a little brake from R:FOM, listning to music, downloadin (spiderman-3 game trailer) and checkin this site, can u 360 fans say the same?? Nopp.. thats what I thought...
Checking this site is where I use my laptop for.
A gameconsole is for playing games. It has to do that on it's best. Not doing a little something of all. Like the PS3 does. Certainly not the best choice for gaming and online service.
It's like this. The proposition of the PS3 is: it's a computer. It does 'everything'. Right.
The proposition of the 360 is: the best -online- game experience. Where it is king.
Compare it to a all around handyman around the house. He'll fix anything for you. From the garten to the top of your roof. But the quality... Once normal rain makes place for a storm, your house will blow away.
Having a specialist for example for your roof, will get you a storm proof house. Which does the job.
And that's how it is. Sony takes the gameconsole proposition too wide. It makes a PC from it. Because tell me: I am very pleased I have a seperate PC and gameconsole. I don't want to do the desktop stuff on my gameconsole. That's where I have my PC for.
It also shows in the MB's used by the OS for the PS3. Close to 100 MB sucked up by the OS of the total 512 MB available. The 360 has a far more efficient OS, with only max 30 MB used of it's 512 MB. Because it doesn't have to run a 'computer' kind of OS, it needs to run games.
The PS3 isn't putting the game central. It's putting BluRay and the 'computer'view of Ken central. Which is not the direction of gaming. You rather better can buy a custom build PC then
haha so the handyman made the 360 brick twice and needed to be exchanged 4 times... Darn that handyman blowing down my house and bricking the 360s. Geez Mart you get too defensive sometimes, just be comfortable in the fact that your amazing online experience console needs to be replaced twice a year
To stick with your analogy: If your roof gets blown away by the first storm your handyman wasn't an allrounder!
Sony is an allrounder. They're making TV's, DVD/BD-players, Digital-Cameras, audio-devices and game-consoles for a long, long time now.
And some of that is now in one console. I don't see, why the different parts shouldn't be top quality. This stuff has its price. If you don't want it: don't buy it - easy as that.
BTW... I'm really worried about you. Where does all that hate and anger come from? Did some big bad Sony-guy steal your lollypop when you where a kid (presuming you're not a kid anymore ... hard to tell sometimes!)?
have mine-works great copies and ordinals. Bro has old SDTV-works fine there...i guess it may be a batch (SDTV in 2000)
Green screen = not region coded 2
Black and white screen = bootleg
No problems on mine with any DVD be it orig or not .
I use SDTV, but I never see that green~
Basically this is all caused by a cable Sony didn't include with the PS3.
So besides paying out the nose for a PS3 in the UK, folks will end up paying another fee just for a cable Sony didn't include...
So thats what around $850 USD for a UK 60GB and then probably $20-30 for a cable.
By an extra controller or game and your already doing grand or more....
Sony should just fix the issue and give folks the cable.
tell me man how much does bill pay you? common please tell me, I wont tell the others you're a fanboy
A big, fat, green screen *LOL*
I run my PS3 on a HDTV, and I havent had any Green problems, anyway.
Run mu PS2 had no problems! :D
when will you stop.
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