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Video problems Hi, I have a onkyo 803 receiver I have the hdmi hooked up with a sat & a dvd player.when I switch video inputs between the 2, the picture becomes jittery or breaks up or goes green.than it goes way just curious on what would make this happen. thanks Don

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  • donald sumner Aug 03, 2007

    Hi tryed the immediate display feature,I turned it off and it has'nt done that again so far thanks for the help

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Hi summerof58....could you please update your post to include the complete Model Number in it's entirety of your Receiver. Electronics is such a huge arena that specificity is the absolute key to obtaining correct and precise answers...thank you

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    V. Chris Suehiro Aug 03, 2007

    Hi summerof58....please disregard my initial post...evidently one eye was looking at one thing while the other was on vacation. I will update my post if I arrive at an intelligible and correct answer to your query....thank you.

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    V. Chris Suehiro Aug 03, 2007

    Hi Don...I've been doing some minimal research when time permits, and rather than accumulate my discoveries and present you with an encyclopedia of possible causes/remedies in one sitting, I will update my posts as I glean possible causes, and will continue to do so until I see a white flag from your general direction.

    The first and most obvious thing that I learned is that I now too would like to own an TX-SR803. As for your issue, because your video screen exhibits symptoms of temporary signal loss upon switching Video In selections, the immediate likely culprits that come to mind is flawed or less than optimum settings in source detection/acquisition, or unneccessary/null tasks that are holding RAM, which would account for the "delay".

    Let's start with your DVD turned off, and your Recv'r Selection on the approriate IN for SAT. While viewing your tv, toggle your IN between DVD/SAT. Does your tv immediately go black, or cleanly display any appropriate default messages from your receiver as soon as DVD is IN? If yes, than we have definately removed your tv from this equation and can confidently focus solely on your receiver settings.

    The first alteration I propose is that you turn off the Immediate Display feature, which is ON by default, and can be found on page 79 of your owners manual. This feature has essentially been rendered null due to your all-HDMI setup. Although petty, it does require resources which, given your setup, is needed by you. Now, with a DVD on play, toggle your IN. Has that produced any change in your display response time?

    Finally....for now anyway, let's try changing your tv Format Setup, which can be found on page 47 of your owners manual. If your current setting is on Auto, let's try NTSC instead. After completion, try the IN toggle test again. Please post your results/observations which will help us determine if we're on the correct train of thought or not.....good luck my friend.

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    V. Chris Suehiro Aug 03, 2007

    Thank you so very much for your courtesy update. If you come across this post, please close this thread by clicking on solved. Thank you and enjoy your awesome setup!

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Not sure what unable to connect means..but I will assume you have the correct cable.

First make sure you have plugged the from the HDMI cable from the DVD play into the IN 1 HDMI port on the back of your Onkyo

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This may be your issue.

Next step would be to verify your television input settings.

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In short yes!

If you have two optical inputs and two equipment (PS3 and HDVD) then you shouldnt have a problem at all. Just make sure you change the mode of the receiver to TV/SAT when you want to use the HDDVD. Your problem may be the video out put.

If i was you i would do the following:

1. Get rid of all your optical cables as you won't need it.
2. If your receiver support HDMI then by default HDMI will send both video and digital sound.
3. Plug the HDMI of the PS3 to the HDMI input of the receiver, plug the HDMI of the HDDVD player into the HDMI 2 of the receiver and plug 1 HDMI cable from the receiver to the tv/monitor you have.

That is the best set up so when you play PS3 you select dvd/ld and when you watch hddvd you select tv/sat.

However having said all that the fact that you have dvd/ld suggests you actually don't have HDMI at all on the receiver(...i just checked the specs of the receiver). Which means you will need to have 2 hdmi inputs for your tv and you will need to have the 2 optical connections.

But in short yes to your question.

hope this is not too confusing.

good luck

smeags.

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