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Picture sound blackout (blink) when cable box/receiver HDMI used

Moto HD3416 cable box via HDMI to Onkyo SR606 via HDMI to Samsung 4669F LCD TV. Intermittant black screen and no sound lasting for a blink to 2 seconds. When Onkyo is bypassed the problem goes away. Cable co.has verified signal, firmware (18.43) and software. DVD player works fine thru Onkyo.

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Onkyo service told me, the second timethat I called them, that there is a known HDMI handshake issue with Motorola and Atlanta Scientific cable boxes. The only solution, and it was a solution, is to connect the box through the HDMI 1 port ONLY. All the other (2,3,4) result in blinking/dropping of signal. I did this, changed the cable/satelilte setting to HDMI 1 and all is well.

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I would write them via email here:

http://www.onkyousa.com/feedback_form.cfm

1-800-229-1687
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http://filedepot.onkyousa.com/Files/QuickHookup/TX-SR606_QSS_En_A.pdf?CFID=918117&CFTOKEN=40624545&jsessionid=f0306ea8a0d68bb60a49102e3e5510576756


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