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When switching from any input to HDMI I get a split screen

When ever I switch from colorstream or ant. to HDMI I get a split screen. The top 2 thirds is split in the middle with the main figure on both sides of the TV. The bottom third, all of the colors are drawn down and it kind of looks like a bar code. The Tech came out and changed the component board and the HDMI board and that didn't solve the problem. Now they are telling me that it is a normal function with that TV. I find that hard to believe because it did not do it before. Is this a normal function on a 4000.00 dollar TV? Thank you for your help Dan

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Re: When switching from any input to HDMI I get a split...

Are you tring the same sorce for the component (colorstream) as with the HDMI? What is the resolution you are using? The possibility is that the sorce could be the issue or the TV might need a software upgrade to fix any HDMI issues.

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Sounds like a loose connection. Make sure your cables are secure. Try switching your INPUT selection on the remote to something else, for example, if you're watching cable, switch to HDMI, or A/V or something.

You can also try, if the input w/ the issues is HDMI, either swapping your cable for a new one, or swapping which HDMI input it's plugged into.

Good luck.

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Page 18 of the manual, you shouldn't need to do steps 2 or 3.

1.Connect the HDMI or DVI to HDMI connection cable from the output of the HDTV set top box or DVD player to the HDMI input as shown on the AVC Center below.
2.With DVI output, connect the cable from the AUDIO OUT R of the HDTV set top box or DVD player to the INPUT (AUDIO/R) jack.
3.With DVI output, connect the cable from the AUDIO OUT L of the HDTV set top box or DVD player to the INPUT (AUDIO/L) jack.
4.Press the INPUTS button, then select INPUTS 1 or 2 to view the program from the HDTV set top box or DVD player. The VIDEO OSD label disappears automatically after approximately four seconds.
5.Select ANT A or B from the INPUTS menu to return to the previous channel.
NOTES:1. Completely insert the connection cord plugs when connecting to rear panel jacks. The picture and sound that is played back will be abnormal if the connection is loose.
2. The HDMI input on INPUT 1 or 2 contains the copy protection system called High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). HDCP is a cryptographic system that encrypts video signals when using HDMI connections to prevent ******* copying of video contents.
3.HDMI is not a "NETWORK" technology. It establishes a one-way point-to-point connection for delivery of uncompressed video to a display.
4.The connected digital output device controls the HDMI interface so proper set-up of device user settings determines final video appearance.

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Why does my emerson tv stay on standbye mode

Do you mean the power switch does not shut it off, or do you mean it does not show the signal you want it to show?

I can't help you over it not turning off, but if you are not seeing the signal, it may be because the TV has various alternate inputs, and has to be switched between which one you want to show, such as:

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When i go to hook up a hdmi cable to my philips flat screen it wont recognize that i have a hdmi plugged into it. so what could that be the tv? the hdmi works with my other tv though

This model has 4 HDMI inputs, do you get same problem in each HDMI input?
Did you checked HDMI input with any other video source like dvd player or PS3 etc instead of cable box?
Below are few helpful tips to connect HDMI input..
1. Ensure that your HDMI cable is certified.
2. Press SOURCE on the remote control to switch to another source and then switch back to the HDMI source.
3. Reset the accessory device and the TV.
• Turn on the TV
• Select the HDMI channel
• Turn on the accessory device
4. While the TV and the accessory device are powered on, unplug either end of the HDMI cable and then reinsert the cable.
Try above options and if tv still does not show picture of any video source through HDMI then it seems problem of HDMI processor located on main board, visual check is needed by qualified tech or call Philips if tv is under warranty.
Hope these info will help you.

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try using an alternate input source like a dvd or game console and see if you can duplicate the problem. then call vizio support and describe your problem. a lot of vizio parts have lifetime warranties on certain parts and a free service call to change out parts.

could have an issue with main board that has hdmi input. if you have 2 hdmi inputs on the TV, try the alternate input, too. vizio has had some issues with main boards. have worked on them for 3 years. hope this helps.

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