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HDMI Input Failed

Everything has been working fine on this Toshiba 30hfx84 HDTV set. I've been using a Sony upconvert N70S DVD player input into the HDMI jack to watch DVDs. All of the sudden, it doesn't work anymore. The HDMI input seems to be the problem as every other input is fine. I've tried two different HDMI upconverting DVD players (Samsung and Toshiba models) and I tried swapping out the HDMI cable for a new one. Nothing works. Is there any other recommendations? Thanks, Tim

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  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    Have tried everything! Any suggestions

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    Do not have the manual, and wandered if anyone has any suggestions

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I've been seeing alot of this out in the field. The cable is thick and heavy, after awhile the HDMI connectiion inside the set comes apart and breaks from the main board. In my opinion the only difference between Component jacks and HDMI inputs is the thought of reducing the amount of wire mass in the back of the unit. It's more pleasing to the eye. If it's under any kind of warranty, call a servicer. The main PCB will need to be replaced. If it's not under warranty, use component input cables, you'll get the same performance from your set and save a few bucks.

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