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Sony Component AV Cable (PS3)

by Sony
PlayStation 3
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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  • Component cable compatible with PlayStation 3 console


Game Information

  • Platform:   PlayStation 3
  • Media: Video Game
  • Item Quantity: 1

Product details

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  • ASIN: B000L35Z8I
  • Item Weight: 73 g
  • Release Date: 23 Mar 2007
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 9,681 in PC & Video Games (See Top 100 in PC & Video Games)

Product Description

Manufacturer's Description

Compatible with virtually all top of the range televisions with compontent input connectors, the official Component Cable provides superior picture quality and sharper, more vivid colours. Features separate left and right audio plugs for connection to an amplifier or hi-fi system.

Product Description

The official Component AV Cable provides audio and video connection between your PlayStation 2 or PLAYSTATION 3 and your TV set. It supports Standard Definition (SD) playback (576p) for PlayStation 2 and PLAYSTATION 3, and High Definition (HD) playback (up to 1080p) for PLAYSTATION 3. The Component AV Cable is compatible with most televisions with Component AV input connectors* (Y, CB/PB, CR/PR). Component AV Cable also features left and right audio plugs for direct connection to an amplifier of hi-fi system. For connecting PLAYSTATION 3 to compatible High Definition televisions, the Component AV Cable is second only to the HDMI Cable. Compatible with PlayStation 2 and PLAYSTATION 3 only. * Refer to your television instruction manual to check if your TV supports a standard AV connection.


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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars HD FTW!!! 7 Mar 2011
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Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I bought these cables to record with my HD PVR. The description claims on amazon that these cables also support 1080p (full hd) which I am glad to say does. My ps3 is displaying full 1080p. I always thought that component cables could not display 1080p but for some reason these one's do. The cable length is 2m which is huge. They are heavy for cables which is only a good thing. When the cables plug into your ps3 the fitting is tight which is good it is not loose like the cables you got with your ps3. On a side note if you want to render 1080p footage you have to record in 1080i (Due to the HD PVR) then render in 1080p. Beware though as this takes a lot of time. I have a phenom X6 with 8gb ram ant a 9 minute video still took around 3 hours. All in all well worth the extra money if you want to record gameplay.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good quality 17 Dec 2011
By Nick
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Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I was using a Joytech £5 component cable with my PS2 connected to a Samsung 32" LCD TV which worked fine. I wanted a better quality component cable, but the Ixos cable is no longer available and the Monster cable is too pricey at £60. So I took a risk with the Sony official cable. It's a bit over priced at £27, it cost more than my PS2 did! - hence the 4 stars. So was it worth the risk and is the quality better than the cheap Joytech cable?.... Yes it is. There is more clarity in the picture and the colours are better, especially the whites seem brighter. Some games it is more noticeable than others. Overall I'm glad I bought it. Hope this helps anyone trying to decide whether to invest in an expensive component cable over the cheap "eBay" ones. As always amazon were excellent, delivery was quick even using super saver.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Product 3 July 2012
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The cables arrived very quickly and in very good packaging and do exactly what they are supposed to do,i needed to free up an HDMI port on my TV,and to be honest have not noticed any reduction in picture quality,the only thing i had to do was restore my PS3 to its original settings as for some reason it wouldn't recognize the fact it was no longer connected to the TV via an HDMI port and was now connected to the TV via component cable,but once i did this everything was fine and working like it should,thought i would mention this,as at no time did the PS3 prompt me to do it.had to figure it out myself.If you are looking to hook your PS3 up to a tv with limited HDMI ports and want near HD picture quality then these official Sony cables will do the job very nicely.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
By wilyn
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Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I ordered this because I had moved my PS3 and the component cable which I originally purchased from Amazon was no longer long enough. This is not the cheapest but it was the only one which I could find that was 3 Metres long. Also works great with my HD tv giving full 1080 picture quality as did my other component cable. Excellent quality as usual from a genuine Sony product. There are cheaper versions on here though if you do not need the extra length.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars finally HD from my PS3 17 Jan 2009
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
My PS3 is connected to a projector via AV receiver that doesn't support HDMI. Therefore, this cable was my only option to get HD res.
Works great, but make sure you also get a proper component cable from AV receiver to TV/Projector, otherwise signal will deteriorate and quality will be lost.
Also, this reseller shipped it directly to Bosnia, which is much appreciated!
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cant Go Wrong! 4 Mar 2012
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Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
My review is based on PS2 usage:

Don't waste your money on the cheap PS2/PS3 component cables if you want perfect output from your PS2, they may be fine when just gaming at the standard resolutions, but when you come to play anything that supports Progressive Scan (480i) you'll more than likely find that the cheap cables just aren't up to the job, producing ghosting and colour distortions.

These official Sony cables give a vibrant and crystal clear picture on my PS2, and are very well constructed.

So, if you want to get the most out of probably the best console of all time, you need these cables. If you're switching from the standard SCART combo, then the difference is night and day.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Does not work correctly 24 Oct 2013
By Dominic
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There is a buzzing sound nearly all of the time whiles playing games and viewing home screens (this is on a PS3 with a TV which has 1080p capability) lines also flicker on then screen nearly 100% of the time.
For a top end (if not at the top) product this product is rather disappointing.............Maybe get a cheaper option so you dont waster your money on this?
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5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect lead for ps3 14 Oct 2013
By D. John
The lead came from USA remarkably promptly, was undamaged and pristine.
It's perfect for connecting ps3 to flatscreen and according to my son the graphics are greatly enhanced and practically no lag.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars If you play a PS2, buy these.
I mainly use these on my PS2 as I have an HDMI cable for the PS3, but they work like a charm.
The picture and sound quality is much better than the scart cable, and I would... Read more
Published 1 day ago by Danni Moore
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
DOING TO JOB NICELY
Published 10 months ago by SAXONLAND
5.0 out of 5 stars The Official is ALWAYS the best
The official is the best. Great price! The silver color looks good and it works with the PS2 and PS3.
Published 13 months ago by Miguel Távora
5.0 out of 5 stars Length of Official Sony AV Component Cable
After a lot of searching on the internet I found the size of this product to be 3 meters.
I was not sure about this until i received it however, but I can confirm it is 3m in... Read more
Published 13 months ago by Skyline5128
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Product
Good Quality and look good. Delivery was longer than I expected, but arrived earlier than estimated. Read more
Published 14 months ago by W. Li
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic!!
Same as the review as below, I brought this for my Hauppauge HD PVR, and its the best cables out there, the HD is amazing!, it came much quicker then it said!, love it! Read more
Published 17 months ago by TheRustyRebel
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Quality for games only.
Plays games in 1080p and lower if required, does not play blu ray movies in 1010p though! So be warned if that is what your buying it for.
Published 17 months ago by Yoshoku
1.0 out of 5 stars Pure garbage
An absolutely awful piece of equipment. It promised HD gaming and this is exactly what I didn't get. I've followed multiple online guide and it did not lead me to this. Read more
Published 18 months ago by D Lap
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfection
i am starting my YouTube channel and I felt my videos needed to be in HD, these cables are superb.

originally i could only get my content in 480p, but now i can upload a... Read more
Published 18 months ago by James White
5.0 out of 5 stars Go official or go home.
I had tried some other cheaper component cables before this, hoping that I wouldn't have to spend nearly as much to get acceptable quality, however all those cables had issues with... Read more
Published 19 months ago by Akeraz
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