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Auto Switch does not work for HDMI inputs

I have Panasonic TH-42PZ85E Plasma TV. When connecting with SCART, it automatically selects the input when the connected device (VCR, Sat Receiver, etc.) turned on; but when connecting with HDMI, auto selection does not work.

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  • bulentya Nov 20, 2008

    I just heard from Panasonic that they don't have this option for HDMI inputs. It is so strange that newer technology does not have options old ones have.

  • foxsat Mar 08, 2009

    Humax FoxsatHD, HDMI switching result

    Hi everybody,

    In my last threads, I more or less accused Humax of manufactoring a stb which couldn't auto switch.

    Since then, I have tried 3 different Panasonic TV's : my French SECAM model N° TH42PZ800E,my UK PAL TV : Panasonic TH37PX70B, another Panasonic UK TV (courtesy of John Lewis) TH42PZ800B.

    The Humax HD foxsat auto switched perfectly on the two UK models but refused to auto switch with my TV set in France.
    Can anyone draw any conclusions apart from staying in Surrey all the time?

    Do you think it's worth buying this auto switch for my French TV?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    Hi, I have a Panasonic Plasma TV model number TH-42PX70A and the HDMI connections have stopped working, possibly after a lightning storm hit Sydney two weeks ago. Can someone suggest a way to get the connections working again please?



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