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Jvc hdmi???? i have a receiver with hdmi output ,ounce connected to t.v. it doesn't reconize the signal. my menu on the t.v. doesn't want to higlight the : digital in input .If i can use my hdmi input, will the component give the same quality picture. my model is JVC HD-61z886 61 inches

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Re: jvc hdmi????

Changing the output to digital only affectts the audio output stream such as Dolby Digital or DTS audio. Try turning on the DVD player first then the television and see if then it sees the DVD player. Otherwise using the component outputs most will never see the difference n picture quality. Good luck.

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What component are you trying to use if it is a dvd player you will have to hook it up the basic way first (composite) then change the setting on the dvd menu for digital out put then your tv should reconize it and you will get a better picture good luck!

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Do an EEPROM reset and will be ok.

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