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My HDTV has no HDMI and I'm not getting a picture on the TV except for the Yamaha Backscreen

Because my TV is an older HDTV it doesn't have and HDMI plug. The way I have it hooked up is- From the Cable box HDMI to RX-V2700. From the RX-V2700 to the TV via Component cables (red, Blue, Green). What is happening is I have Audio but no Cable TV picture. Instead the Backscreen from The Receiver is on with the TV Audio. Is there any other way I can make this thing work? I know I can omit the HDMI plug from the cable box to the receiver and go with component wires and the 2 audio cables but it sounds like crap. The HDMI cable installed sounds so much better but what good is it without a picture? Please Help!

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  • Yodelenfritz Jan 06, 2008

    Thanks djnick989. The TV works fine with the cable box hooked directly to it via component wiring. I have it set for 480 and 1080 and it works just fine. Its when I hook the receiver up that its not working. I emailed Yamaha for some suggestions. I will let you know what they come up with.

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Tell cable box 480 i putput not 720 p even tho big screen has hd inputs its not true hd ok unplug plug back in see if get cable box to defult u or take card in front in and out most likely tv cant handle 720 p or 1080 i if its on 1080 i bring to 720 still no pic tak ethe cable box out settings to 480 i ok try that 1st

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    nick helpap Jan 06, 2008

    maby u might wann uypgrad etv maby to sharp lcd or samsung plmasa my 2 fav

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    nick helpap Jan 06, 2008

    then u have multi hdmi ins and use full 720 p

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    nick helpap Jan 06, 2008

    and u cant relly go in hdmi sterio then out compunt downgrading then from digital to analog then may not work u know

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    nick helpap Jan 07, 2008

    also if u go hdmi in thats digital ok then out compunt anlog may not know how to convert that for u also ok

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