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Problems getting my ps3 to work with the reciever.

I got a new ps3 and i got the HDMI cable for it, and i plugged the HDMI cable into the HDMI 2 port and set the reciever to HDMI 2 but there is no video or audio. the TV has the HDMI output/input all hooked up, i can watch HDTV through my cable, and i can watch HDDVDs. but for some reason i cant use my ps3 unless i use an auxiliary cable. i need a step by step on how to set it up. please and thank you.

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Re: problems getting my ps3 to work with the reciever.

Cheak setting in ps3 and use 720 p not all sterios handle 1080 p tranfer best u put ps3 directto tv then optical cable from tv back to sterio on a ch ok

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If you have two optical inputs and two equipment (PS3 and HDVD) then you shouldnt have a problem at all. Just make sure you change the mode of the receiver to TV/SAT when you want to use the HDDVD. Your problem may be the video out put.

If i was you i would do the following:

1. Get rid of all your optical cables as you won't need it.
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3. Plug the HDMI of the PS3 to the HDMI input of the receiver, plug the HDMI of the HDDVD player into the HDMI 2 of the receiver and plug 1 HDMI cable from the receiver to the tv/monitor you have.

That is the best set up so when you play PS3 you select dvd/ld and when you watch hddvd you select tv/sat.

However having said all that the fact that you have dvd/ld suggests you actually don't have HDMI at all on the receiver(...i just checked the specs of the receiver). Which means you will need to have 2 hdmi inputs for your tv and you will need to have the 2 optical connections.

But in short yes to your question.

hope this is not too confusing.

good luck


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