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Connections I am having problems connecting devices. This is my first receiver for a home theatre and I am struggling. I have a Sony 51 wide screen HD projection televison, model kp-51ws500, a toshiba SD-4980su hdmi dvd player, a Sony slv-n51 hi-fi vcr and a pioneer hd cable box provided by time warner. can you help me with the best way to connect. I would like to use the receiver as a monitor and have all video and audio running throught the receiver, except the video for the dvd and hd video for the tv.

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have you gone through the menu to assign which signals the receiver recognizes?  I had to change the source when i switched to the Dish Network HD receiver. 

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I had the same problem and resolved it last night. You'll also need to connect an audio cable (EVENTHOUGH YOU SHOULDN'T HAVE TO - to bad pioneer didn't fully implement the HDMI standard in this receiver) solution. I suggest using an Optical cable. This really annoyed me...see the manual on P.17 section #3.

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