Question about Onkyo HT-S5100 Theater System
I, too, have the same exact issues with my S6100 home theater system and I have the same blu_ray player. I tried the hard reset on the receiver (simultaneously pressing the VCR + Power/Standby buttons on the unit) numerous times, but nothing changed. I called Onkyo tech support and I have taken the receiver in for service twice. I was told that all HDMI inputs were checked and cleaned and that everything worked fine.
I brought the receiver home and still have the same issues, plus a few new ones. The receiver now shows HDMI on its display when in DVD mode, but my blu_ray player displays a U73 error message, which means something is wrong with the HDMI connection. Additionally, now I get sound but no picture from my Wii. The funny thing is that the HDMI cables and the connection work just fine with my older Samsung DVD-HD860 player (there is no delay), so maybe it's an issue with the blu_ray player. I have repeatedly reset the receiver and the blu_ray player to factory defaults, but they still won't communicate with one another. I have also tried disconnecting and reconnecting the components with the power on and off, but that didn't make a difference. Any help would be greatly appreciated because I am frustrated beyond belief. My last resort would be to call Best Buy's Geek Squad, but I'd rather save my money, if possible.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I've posted this other places. Hope it helps.
My HT-S6100 had a similar problem with my DVD player and some times with my Cable/DVR box. The signal wasn't getting received at the TV. So, first I changed the input jacks my DVD and Cable box are plugged into on the receiver (e.g. from HDMI 1 & HDMI 3 to HDMI 2 & HDMI 4). Second, I reprogrammed the Input Assignments to match (e.g. HDMI in 2&4). Third, I deleted any Input Assignments that weren't applicable. For instance, I'm only using HDMI connections, but there were Digital and Component Input Assignments programmed in. When I say I deleted them, I actually set them to "----" (just scroll through the options and you'll find this.) Finally, I turn on my video/audio sources (PS3 in your case) and let them load/warm up before I turn on my Onkyo receiver. It seems to be working. Good luck.
Posted on Mar 10, 2010
There seems to be a lot of this type of lack of signal (video, audio or both) with this system. I have the same system and the same problem. Mine is working now. I'm using all HDMI connections. I think the other important thing to do is "delete" all Input Assignments that are not being used. By "delete" I mean set the Input Assignments to "----". Let me know if this helps.
Posted on Mar 10, 2010
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