Optimizing Your PS3 for Blu-ray

Get the most out of your high-def experience with our comprehensive guide.
US, December 12, 2008 - The PlayStation 3, prior to the advent of sub-$300 Blu-ray players, was regarded as one of the cheapest and value-added ways of getting Blu-ray technology into your home. Despite the competitive price drops in standalone players, the PlayStation 3 remains an incredible value by offering users the ability to view and play high-definition videogames and multimedia content, all in one piece of hardware. Regardless of where your gaming allegiances lie, there is no contesting the fact that the PlayStation 3 is a multimedia powerhouse.

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madmonkey03675d ago (Edited 3675d ago )

nice easy to follow guide to get the most out of your ps3 as a blu-ray player. enjoy!

phalanges3675d ago

I followed what the guy did and it's much improved, surprisingly.

NicCageMYHero3675d ago

I haven't tried it yet but is it noticeably improved over the defaults?

ReBurn3675d ago

I use my PS3 has my primary multimedia machine. Ever since I discovered the magic that is HDMI and the ability to upscale DVD over it I've been extremely happy with the big black box. I enjoy the picture and sound quality of Blu-Ray. It's an awesome.

creeping judas3675d ago

When I first set up my PS3 I set it up with component cables since I didn't have an additional HDMI port. And then when I played my 1st bluray movie I was so disapointed!! But someone told me to get an HDMI switcher and connect thru that with a new HDMI cable. Once I did that, the tru beauty of bluray shone thru!!!

doshey3675d ago

my brother had the same thing happen to him, except he didnt believe blu ray was better than dvd, till one day he bought a player now he wont shut up about blu ray cuz its so much better than dvd

BIGELLOW3675d ago

...with one exception. I would actually recommend turning 24Hz output OFF.

e3kehoe3675d ago

why??? sounds more like a personal preference.. I think that its better ON. ;p

Oner3675d ago

If you have a TV that is 120hz and/or supports 24hz the you actually WANT to have that enabled. It removes the 3:2 pull down flicker and other issues. Please refrain from posting misinformation if you don't know what you are talking about or don't explain why you would even say something like that.

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