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Hdmi in but no analog out

I have a yamaha htr-6130
i have my xbox hooked up through hdmi to the reciever but I'm trying to send out the analog picture to the tv (the yellow rca) is that possible with this reciever? the guy at future shop told me i could, but who knows

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The guy was wrong. the analog and digital portions of the receiver are totally separate.

according to Yamaha:

"Be sure to connect your video components in the same way you connect your video monitor to this unit. For example, if you connect your video monitor to this unit using an HDMI or COMPONENT VIDEO connection, connect your video components to this unit using
the HDMI or COMPONENT VIDEO connection."

sorry bud:-(

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

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