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Picture cuts out and sound delays

I actually have a HT X70, but couldn't find how to ask a question no that system. Anyway, let me tell you the problem. I have an xbox360 and HDDVD drive with it, they are hooked up to my Panasonic LCD TV by component, picture is awesome. The sound is hooked up to my Samsung via digital optical, the sound is great but sometime delayed. The biggest problem is the upscalling with my HDMI going from the my Samsung to my TV. When watching DVDs in 480p, it sounds and looks great. When upscalling, 720p or 1080i, the sound is delayed after a while and also it will cut out every five minutes or so. The picture goes blank, but the sound is still there. Only, after it starts to cut out, the sound gets delayed. I thought it was the cheap HDMI cord I bought so I went out and bought an eighty dollar Monster cord. Same problem is there. What can I do? My friend is going to play his laptop with HDDVD drive to see if it is the cord or TV, but until then, I was wondering if there is a remedy to the problem. Thanks

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Re: Picture cuts out and sound delays

Wow, I have the same problem. I have even tried using never used DVDS, it just freezes after a while. I will get small glitches every few minutes. I am calling Samsung tommorow and raising hell, this was a Christmas present and I am embarrased. I also use HDMI and have changed the set up to 720P.

Posted on Dec 28, 2007

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