Support: Setting up your Playstation 3 for the HD PVR

Before connecting your PS3 to the HD-PVR on your TV, you must set the proper PS3 video output.


Navigate to the Settings column on the PS3 main screen and scroll down to Display Settings


Select Video Output Settings.


Note:  You should have your component cables attached to your TV. If not, please take a moment to attach the component cables to the TV.

Select Component/D-terminal. You will then be given a confirmation and after proceeding, you need to change your TV to the component video.


Next you will receive a screen were you will select the desired input resolution.

The HD-PVR can accept up to 1080i so select 1080i. You can also select 480p and 720p.

After selecting 1080i, hit X Enter to go to the next step.


Confirm that you have selected 1080i by clicking X Enter.

Next you will be prompted to set up the Audio Output Settings and then click X Enter.


Here you will select either audio input connector or optical digital (cable sold separately). Chose the way audio will be connected to the HD PVR .


You will be shown the audio settings. Click X Enter to continue.


If you select Audio input connector you will be prompted to finalize the setup.


If you have selected optical you must select the compatible formats either PCM 2ch or Dolby 5.1.


After you confirm your audio settings, you may now power down the PS3 and connect it to your HD-PVR.

When you open the Arcsoft capture module, select YPrPb for you video input and either RCA back (if you selected  audio input connector) or S/PDIF (if you chose digital optical) for your input audio.

Then capture some high definition video!