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HDMI problem I have a composite cable set connected to my Comcast HD tuner and recently installed a HDMI to the same Comcast box. There is a slight improvement in picture and sound using the HDMI. My problem is that when I change channels and go from a NON-HD station to a HD station I don't get picture. This is ONLY when I use the HDMI cable. I changed to the other HD input and get the same results. When using the Composite cable I don't experience this problem. Also, if I cycle the power off/on the TV I get my picture at 1080i like I should. Any suggestions?

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  • mikeyp3 Nov 19, 2007

    I have the same issue with my Sony Bravia. I have a SA 8300 HD Cable box and run the HDMI signal through my YAMAHA receiver. Switching between HD and analog channels generally causes the picture to black out (or snow out). Occasionally, I get flickering of both picture and sound (like the signal is being clipped) and I have to shut everything down and start it back up and then it works fine.

    Huge pain in the butt. Any thoughts?

  • JTer Dec 28, 2007

    I also have the same problem with my Bravia when I use the HDMI, but not with component. The Comcast and Firedog guys thought I was crazy until they saw it for themselves. They were not able to fix it.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    HD channels are fine with component inputs but digital stations are terrible, compared to old Motorola box. What's the problem?



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