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No Digital Signal to TV

Hello! I bought a Sony Bravia 40 inch 1080i and originally installed it with the coaxial cable to the digital dvr cable box and it worked fine (horrible picture though). I then bought the HDMI cable, connected it to the back of the TV and to the cable box and I get a 'no digital channel found' meesage. Any ideas?

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Re: No Digital Signal to TV

Make sure you have Tv on that particular HDMI input .I believe video 6 or 7 .if you do check menu make sure that input is not blocked. or you might want to try the component outputs of cable box and connect that to a component input on tv to see if that is working,,i have seen these tv HDMI input board bad..lets hoe this is not the case..

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