hdmi

  1. John G

    HDMI Cable Rec please!

    I have an incoming LG CX and Denon S960H and could use a HDMI cable recommendation please! I don't want to break the bank but don't want to go el-cheapo for an inferior product either. From what I understand i would need cables rated for 2.1, 120hz and eARC..?
  2. J

    HDMI 5 to 1 switcher issues

    My Onkyo receiver broke for the second time in eight years so rather than repairing it again I’m moving on. Rather than getting a receiver again I decided to get a Helios HDMI 5 to 1 switcher, because all I used the receiver for was as a switcher. But only my Apple TV 4 will actually pass any...
  3. G

    HDMI Audio Extraction functions ... for hearing aid gizmo

    I know HDMI audio extractors exist. My question is, can they extract audio to send to a hearing aid device AND SIMULTANEOUSLY allow the audio to pass through to the home theater receiver? We want the the hearing aid device and the receiver both getting the audio signal. Can that be done? If so...
  4. Jorge Y.E.

    Can't get sound from optical port on Samsung TV to Sony sound system.

    Hello everyone. I have an old LN32R83BD Samsung TV. It has a plethora of ports in the back, one of them is a Toslink optical OUT, so naturally, I want to connect said TV to an also old MHC-S7AV Sony sound system's optical IN. I thought it was pretty straight forward: OUT --> IN: done—no such...
  5. Gort69

    4K HDMI switch or new AVR?

    Greetings, Earthlings - I come in peace. I just bought a new 4K Blu-ray player. It has 2 HDMI outputs (Audio + Video and Audio Only) right now, I have to use both since my Denon AVR doesn't pass 4K. The audio out goes to the DVD input on the receiver and the A+V output goes directly to the 4K...
  6. sillymarmoset

    HDMI cables & Optoma UHD51

    Hello, This is my first posting so here goes! Since I have a 4K/3D LG TV, & 4K native blu ray (PanasonicDMP-UB900) player I decided to change my HD projector to a 4K one Optoma UHD51. I also decided to purchase another 4K native blu ray (Sony UBP-X700) player just for using with the new...
  7. N

    HDMI to VGA issue

    Hello. Thanks for your help. I am having a display issue with HDMI devices (Blu-Ray and Firestick) running through my ONKYO TX-NR609 to an old Toshiba TDP S25 projector. The projector supports VGA and RCA. The picture comes out distorted and purple. BLU-RAY >hdmi> receiver > hdmi out...
  8. A

    Getting audio out of TV speakers from non-HDMI inputs on Sony STR-DN1000 Receiver

    Hi friends! I've been setting up my partner's theater system for her new house, and am having some trouble with the audio from her DVD player. Setup is as follows: TV: -Phillips 55" 4K TV 55PFL5402 Receiver: -Sony STR-DN1000 Receiver (HDMI out goes to the TV's HDMI 1 ARC) Inputs: -Fire...
  9. TJPC

    Recordable DVD Machine — problem

    My cable company was recently bought by a larger one and we all have to switch to something called “Rogers Ignite”. This system uses the internet and with it we will get new PVRs which can record up to 9 programs at the same time. With my present system, I connect PVRs up to the TV with the...
  10. W

    question about HDMI output

    Can't figure this one out. I provide a list and links of my components at the end, but basically I have a 1st gen Fire TV Cube whose HDMI output is connected to a device that takes the HDMI in and outputs HDMI + SPDIF. The SPDIF output goes into the optical input of this really old Sony Home...
  11. E

    LG blue rar disc player will only work in Aux HDMI port with Onkyo TX-NR656

    I can only get my LG blue ray disc player to display on my Samsung Q70R tv if I plug the HDMI cable into the front Aux HDMI port. It used to work when it was plugged into the BD/DVD HDMI port in the back . I have tried all the rear ports and none work with the LG player. I also tried a...
  12. T

    denon 3500x hdmi monitor 2 out question

    So i have have everything running thru the avr using the arc out channel from avr the arc in channel on the tv. The one problem is the arc in channel of the tv doesn't support uhd deep color. This is primarly only a issue for my 4k samsung bluray. The hdmi 1 port on tv does support uhd, could i...
  13. Walt H

    HDMI 4k TV to A/V Receiver

    When connecting a HDMI 4K cable from a TV cable box to an A/V Receiver, is it best to connect to the TV's HDMI ARC input or just one of the regular HDMI inputs? TV is Samsung Q80R QLED Receiver is Yamaha RX-A3070
  14. C

    HDMI Splitter use

    Has anyone used an HDMI Splitter to run video and audio to 2 different receivers? Success? Tips. I am running 4K HDMI from my cable box to my Denon AVR-X4500H and want to run another HDMI cable to my 2nd Denon amp which runs 4 Aura bass shakers. This will also hopefully keep sound/video sync...
  15. KTS

    Audio from LG TV's ARC HDMI send to VSX-74TXVi

    Hi all, I tried to let my theater system VSX-74TXVi plays the audio of my LG TV. To do this, i connect the ARC HDMI of my LG TV with the HDMI Input of my theater system. I also make sure the TV's speaker output is set to be ARC. However, it does not work. For the similar scheme of connection...
  16. R

    HDMi Connection

    I have recently bought a new TV, the LG OLED65C9 PLA. All sources are routed through my Denon AVR-X2300W and connected using HDMi 2.0a cables. Do you think I should upgrade all my cables to HMDi 2.1 type? Also, I currently store many downloaded films on my Dell XPS 15 laptop and view these by...
  17. J

    Which HDMI Cable for Hisense H9F?

    I am upgrading to a Hisense H9F. Do I need to upgrade my HDMI cables? If so, to which version (2.0 or 2.1)? My current cables are several years old. The video sources are an Amazon Fire box DV83YW (Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Sling) and the Panasonic DMP-BDT230 DVD player. Thanks!
  18. Osato

    LG OLED surround audio HDMI ARC issue and not passing 5.1 audio with streaming devices??

    I have an LG OLED 65 inch TV. It is the OLED 65B7 a model. I am having an issue with streaming services and audio. The first issue involves the use of HDMI ARC. When Enabled my television eventually times out from the Internet and I am forced to disable HDMIARC before it will allow me to...
  19. D

    Failing HDMI Cables

    I've just had 2 HDMI cables fail within 30 days of one another. They have little in common, so it seems odd. #1: Brand name (Forest), connecting Blu-ray player to TV, 9 year-old cable, never moved, jostled, etc. #2: Cheapo (AmazonBasics), connecting Apple TV 4K to TV, failed after only 4...
  20. GeorgeAB

    FIBBR Pure2 Fiber Optic HDMI Video Cable Review

    FIBBR Pure2 Fiber Optic HDMI Video Cable Review I was given the opportunity to evaluate a recent video interconnect technology product that promises to provide superior signal transfer for the latest 4K UHD HDR programming. My system has yet to be upgraded for 4K but I want to be familiar with...
  21. Radioman970

    s-video to HDMI conversation help

    I need serious help with Christmas coming up since I have a big set of old Russian fantasy movie DVDs I love to watch this time of year. Some are PAL and I have to use my Phillips DVD/VHS to watch. But right now it's connected with composite and everything looks terrible. I have a big...
  22. A

    HDMI 2.0 EARC VS HDMI 2.1 EARC

    I have a STRDH790 It got an update receiving EARC, the specs list it as HDMI 2.0 or is actually 2.1? With the purpose of HDMI 2.1 EARC being that it allows the audio to be uncompressed full quality with a 2.1 EARC TV My question is, if it is HDMI 2.0 with EARC is the same? Or is it only...
  23. V

    TiVo HDMI Port Question -- What Could Possibly Explain This?

    I got a new TiVo Bolt, model # TCD849000VO. My TV, a Samsung PNC50C7000, has 4 HDMI inputs. I plugged the TiVo into HDMI 4 and it worked great. I then unplugged the TiVo and moved it to the shelf where it's going to normally be. I plugged it into HDMI 1 and got a picture that was mostly red...
  24. B

    HDMI out - intercept and duplicate sound

    Afternoon all. Just joined and my first post so apologies if I have posted in the wrong place - wasn't sure from the content of the forums where this should best sit. I'd appreciate some advice please. I am wanting to route sound (only) from my Samsung HT-C5500 Theater box to my Bang &...
  25. Bruce Morrison

    Problem with Panasonic TV not recognising an HDMI input source

    Hello, I'm having a problem with my TV not recognising the availability of an HDMI-connected source input. My setup is as follows: Panasonic 4K player (I have just acquired this) Sony multi-region Blu-ray player Denon receiver Panasonic 4K OLED TV The TV has two HDMI inputs. The receiver...
  26. Eric_L

    HDMI output Switching Receiver?

    It has been 10 years since I upgraded my home theater. I am going to completely disassemble my front cabinet and mount everything flush to the wall. I am going to lose the rear projector and get an ultra-short throw projector in a slide out drawer in the front. I also have a 60" wall mount TV...
  27. thodun

    bypassing hdmi out

    my hdmi out will not hold my cable correctly anymore, is there a way i can hook up with my satellite box (DTV) with out using my hdmi out and still get 1080i?
  28. M

    Calling AV enthusiasts! Custom Cinema £50,000 to spend on hardware, would love help with decisions..

    Hello everyone, I am a novice in this area and would be very grateful for any help with finalising the hardware spec list for our cinema build. Although I am no expert on the 'tech' side of things I do greatly appreciate a beautiful picture and sound (hence this build!) and really want to get...
  29. F

    AVR's HDMI ARC out into TV's non-ARC HDMI?

    Setting up a new Yamaha 7850 with an older TV (Panny 50V10) that doesn't have ARC. On page 30 of the downloaded manual, it says that "If TV doesn't support ARC, a digital optical out cable is needed." Although I did some reading as I am not familiar with ARC, it was my understanding that I...
  30. T

    Marantz SR7011=NO HDMI OUTPUT???

    Just spent the better part of two days trying to troubleshoot my "new" (to me) Marantz SR7011 receiver, The main problem is that I don't have any video out of the HDMI output ports,*(monitor 1,2,or3 (at least none are showing up on my LG smart TV) which does display my DVD movies without a...