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I have an Onkyo TX-SR606. With an HDMI connection from any dvd player connected to the HDMI/DVD in on the Onkyo I get perfect pic and sound initially then the picture starts to go bad, usually about 5 - 10 minutes into the movie. Sometimes the signal will go off completely and my Samsung will tell me it's searching for a signal. After a few seconds the pic comes back on but it gets grainy and the color seperates, mainly highlighting blue which drowns out all other colors. After about 10-15 minutes of this everything sort of clears up but the colors are just a touch off, especially the blacks. I can handshake the connections and bypass the HDMI video on the Onkyo, just using the optical sound connection and everyting works fine. Any ideas?

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Hook your HDMI directly ffrom the DVD to the TV, then connect digital coaxial or optical to your receiver for audio. Your receiver will not current HDMI video codecs. That is the only fix. Sorry. Hope this helps.

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I would write them via email here:

http://www.onkyousa.com/feedback_form.cfm

1-800-229-1687
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http://filedepot.onkyousa.com/Files/QuickHookup/TX-SR606_QSS_En_A.pdf?CFID=918117&CFTOKEN=40624545&jsessionid=f0306ea8a0d68bb60a49102e3e5510576756


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