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I have connected my tv, directv, DVD. player, and 2 speakers to a denon AVR 3311CI receiver, via hdmi cables. When I turn on the system there is no sound.

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I see the Dennon "says" ONE HMDI cable solution...

but in order for that to actually work EVERYTHING
has to BE at the match (1.4? HDMI standard...
(if that were true... why would your DENON have
so many MANY AUDIO jacks on the back)???).

but I'm guessing the reason you only SPECIFIED the
MODEL NUMBER of the DENON 3311CI... is because
you already turned it around and found a half ton of OTHER AUDIO input/output CAPABILITIES...

Personally I recommend the TOSLINK fiber-optic
option... Keep reading you will find all your "lip-sync"
options ... too:

Two page brochure (certainly shows them ALL)
Denon AVR 3311CI Brochure Specs Page 2

AS does your
216 page SERVICE Manual
Denon AVR 3311CI Owner Manual

You are on the right track... but you need to get out all your
DEVICE MANUALS (& study up).

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SOURCE: Denon AVR 588 7.1-- Sound setup questions

This reciever does not decode the audio through HDMI, the HDMI ports are simply a pass-through. To get audio you need to connect an optical audio cable from the PS3 to the reciever also. I figured this out after 2 hours of trying to get audio from the HDMI cable. Here is a link that shows the different audio formats supported through HDMI by the different Denon models. It looks like the AVR-788 is the lowest model that supports audio through HDMI. Hope that helps.

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SOURCE: no HDMI video output from AVR-588 receiver to plasma TV ???

You can also use a digital coax cable (color orange) to go into coax 1 for DVD coax 2 for cable box. Just make sure to set the coax in input settings. The coax cables are a little cheaper than the optical cables and work just as well.

Posted on May 10, 2008

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SOURCE: How to connect BLU-RAY DVD player to Pioneer Plasma TV via HDMI

The best possible solution to your problem is :
Connect your blu ray player directly to the HDMI input of you Plasma and watch HD video....
and connect the 5.1/7.1 sound thru the optical or the coaxial link directly to your AVR 3805.
You will not loose anything on the Blu-Ray.
The sound is best processsed by the AVR3805, while the video, which is the real upgrade (BluRay) in terms of resolution of picture would be processed by your plasma.

Connect and Enjoy

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SOURCE: Denon avr-1909 crackling sound while watching Uverse HD.

It may may the the AT+T box is really not compatible with the AVR or the Pioneer.

Check the specs on those input/outputs for the Ubox and the receiver.
See if they agree. If so, try another hookup method like HDMI ( which carries the audio too)

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SOURCE: Onkyo TX-SR705 - No Audio - Flashing HDMI

The posabilities is power amplifier on your reciever is bad,
replays reciever or repair it.More likely this is IC amplifier located on the main board of the reciever

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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Can you tell me what are the functions of the two hdmi inputs, and the one hdmi output ,as my cable only works via the tv to the dvd player and a coax from dvd to the coax on avr, so hdmi on avr is...


Let's treat this as TWO functions - audio and video.

Your best video would be HDMI output (audio & video) from the cable box and EACH other video source (BD/DVD) directly to your TV and receiver. But, I'd still WATCH the video from the direct TV connection. The fewer intervening cables and electronics, the better.

Your best audio performance will come directly from each multichannel source via a digital (HDMI, coaxial or optical) cable to the receiver. I would LISTEN to audio through the receiver for best quality.

See a trend here? TV's best at video; receiver is the master of audio.
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You mention coax. Do you mean coaxial digital audio????? As coax is also shorthand for the thick black cable bringing video to most cable boxes, connecting antennae to TV's and such.

You don't actually define what the problem is. Only YOU can be the judge of what 'better' is.

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2. Make sure you have AM or FM radio reception. This makes sure your speakers, amps, etc are connected and working correctly.

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dojran,

nice gear. Without further information, i am going to describe the best setup possible with your equipment.

1. make sure the speakers are connected to the receiver and you can hear sound out of it

2. connect cable box to receiver via hdmi to receiver.Choose cable on the receiver or video1 etc. (if you are not using hdmi cables post annd i will walk uthruogh a non hdmi process)

3. connect a hdmi cable from thee receiver monitor output area to the tv hdmi input

4. connect the dvd player hdmi to the input of the receiver

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