Problems connecting Yamaha & BluRay player on Portable Computer.
When hooking up a BluRay player on a HP portable computer via a new HDMI cable to the DVD port on the Yamaha I get great video but no sound. Connecting the computer's BluRay player directly to the TV - bypassing the Yamaha, video & sound work fine - so I know the HDMI cable is ok and the computer is putting out video and sound. I then tried switching the BluRay input and the Cable box input on the back of the Yamaha box (because I know the port works there) and I still only get video. Thanks in advance for any help.
Re: Problems connecting Yamaha & BluRay player on...
Hi i had similar problem, you need to change the settings in the bluray player output to hdmi or auto in other to get sound after the settings turn everything off even from the socket and then turn it back on for that setting to take effect. try this
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I suspect that the TV you have does not support the ARC function that the sound bar has. What you may have to do is use the Optical In from the sound bar to the TV and you should be good to go. You may have to change the TV's settings to use the Optical In though. So you should end up with the BluRay Player connected to the TV via an HDMI cable, the sound bar connected to the TV via the Optical In using a fiber optic cable. Hope this helps.
It sounds like the Bluray player may be outputting the signal at a higher resolution than the TV supports.
If the Bluray player has a scart or composite connection, connect with those first, and adjust its settings to output a lower resolution.
Then reconnect the HDMI.
Hope this works for you.
Do not use HDMI thru your receiver. Go directly from the Cable box to the TV. Connect coaxial digital or optical to your receiver. Your receiver uses HDMI version 1.1 or 1.2, which is riddled with issues. If you want to read about them, Google HDMI Problems and you can read for hours. Long of the short of it is; Don't pass HDMI thru your receiver, use the receiver for audio only. Hope this answers the question. Sorry for the bad news! I'm in the industry and have been dealing with these issues for a couple years now.
digital input must be enabled, via the onkyo remote or thru the front panel . without the manual or remote your screwed, i have the same problem ,but if you have the remote you just have to play around with the sound settings on this input only sorry i coudnt help more firstname.lastname@example.org
Try hooking the Panasonic up straight to the tv without going through the receiver. If it displays a picture its obviously not the blu-ray player. May also be a problem with the HDMI cable itself. Hope this helps.
I found that since the Panasonic TH50PZ80U TV has only 2 HDMI ports on the back of the TV, the best solution for me was to use component (red, blue, green) cables to connect the Home Theatre to the TV. I suppose I/you could connect the home theatre to the HDMI port on the front panel, but I don't want cables hanging out the front of the TV (personal preference). Unfortunately, I am no longer able to use the VIERA Link functionality available by connecting all Panasonic components to each other using HDMI cables, but I feel it's a small price to pay for the incredible picture quality acheived by using the HDMI cable to connect the HD Cable Box to the TV. I may yet be able to control everything using the HD Cable Box remote, but I haven't gotten that far yet but I've got Comcast coming on Saturday and hopefully they can let me know if this is possible: let me know if you have a solution.
So here are the components and the cable types used to connect:
HD Cable Box to TV: HDMI cable & Optical Audio cable
Home Theatre to TV: Red, Blue & Green component cables