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Hdmi ports going in and out

From time to time the sound will go out when i use the blu ray player and i switch between input channels and i go back the sound is out i unplug the hdmi cord and the sound works fine

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HDMI is very sensitive to and having audio problems---it does not like connections being made when units are on etc--try to disconnect power and connections for a while--put the power back after reconnection of the cables---you may end up having to not use the HDMI.

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