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Bose 38 with a Scientific Atlanta 8300 HD DVR and Epson Projector

I have the bose hooked up to the projector with an hdmi cable and can view dvds perfectly with great sound.  I have the cable DVR going to the Bose VS2 as the cab/sat input and just using the  hdmi input, it does not work (no audio)  I add the digital audio to the back of the bose and i get sound but component does not work at all.  I cannot get 1080i picutres but i can get 720p and down through bose.  when i plug hdmi from cable direcly to projector, it works perfectly but obviously no sound?  i changed cables, played with programing, changed cable boxes.  Any suggestions would be great.

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Re: bose 38 with a Scientific Atlanta 8300 HD DVR and...

The Bose VS2 does not pass the HDMI audio. Must connect analog or digital audio direct to the corresponding audio input on the media center. Also, verify you have loaded laster Console Software revision provided by Bose.

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