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Brand New PS3 20gb. I did not read the instructions and had everything plugged in except the a/v cable. I thought the unit was off as I plugged in the RCA cables the tv surged and the cable tv did not work. I called the local cable company and they needed to replace something on the telephone pole that fried. I think it happened when I touched the a/v cable to the jacks on the tv. The PS3 unit I have has never been played. I don't know how to trouble shoot and don't want to spend more than $50 on a repair. What do I warrenty.

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Whenever you plug any input into the back of a TV while its on, the video side will surge and usually the higher you have the volume the more of a surge it will make. The PS3 console has a very good sound card and doesn't require the sound on the TV to be as high like when you are watching a TV show. Here is what you do: turn the TV off, red, white, and yellow composites to the coordinating inputs, then it doesn't matter if you have your TV on or off when you hook the other end to the back of PS3.

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