I posted this problem initially in the wrong section. I hope this is the correct one. Anyway, here is the problem:I have a Denon avr1508 receiver and I would like to connect to my Sony KDL40v3000. I've read the instructions with the TV
and the rceiver. The Sony set-up manual says to connect a HDMI cable
from the TV's HDMI IN port to the receiver's HDMI OUT port. It also
shows a cable going from DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL)on the TV to the
receiver's DIGITAL AUDIO (OPTICAL. My Denon receiver set-up shows an HDMI cable going from the Video Out on the TV to the HDMI MONITOR OUT on the receiver and thats all, no other cable connection. All this to say, I cannot get sound out of the surround sound speakers. If I just use the receiver I get sound, when I use the TV I get sound out of the TV speakers.
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Re: Connection help with receiver and lcd TV
Depend on what you wants to do. if you wan to get sound from your tv on receiver connect out from tv to in on receiver if U have optical out from tv send this to optical input on your receiver and set up your receiver to impute to digital HDMI carrie sound and video...
(My Denon receiver set-up shows an HDMI cable going from the Video Out on the TV to the HDMI MONITOR OUT on the receiver) OUT TO OUT don't make sense ...could be out to impute you may have HDMI going from receiver to TV and other HDMIimputs on receiver to use receiver as distribution unit say you have satellite HDMI, DVD HDMI, Computers HDMI IMPUTE all of this connected to your Receiver and the HDMI monitor out from your receiver connected to TV so now you may select any of this sources to wach In your TV and lessentrough receiver speakers
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If you are using the ANTENNA input mode of the TV and should be receiving a local station on a properly chosen channel then something is wrong with the RF or IF section inside the TV. If you can connect an external video source to the TV see if that works while selecting the proper input mode.
If you do a factory initialization, nothing wrong could happen, except with its tuning settings. All the setting in the memory will be cleared, and the set will work as if it has been bought new. You should have to re-tune it and do all personalized settings again. That's all. In my view, for this case, doing a factory initialization will be better. If you do not get audio even after factory initialization, you should have to check its mother board's audio processor section circuit for the fault. If you wish to get some details, check the site linked here. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/ Pull up older posts.
Hi,Even though you have done some cabling already,for the sake of correct connection I describe all the possible cabling alternatives to you..You can select whichever you want.. TO WATCH DVD ON THE TV: ** Receiver's "AUDIO and VIDEO OUTPUT as " 2xRCA Audio+1x Video " or "Optic Cable OUTPUT or " HDMI Output " of your Home Theater Receiver (whichever you want ,based on the existing sockets and necessary cables on your hand ) **
AT TV side : you need to connect "Audio+ Video input s " as can either be : 3xRCA jacks or
"Optic cable input " or HDMI IN connector of your TV , ** than just switch to
DVD mode on Receiver and play DVD *You can use "HDMI" connections as well but sometimes HDMI creates problem on Audio.. TO LISTEN YOUR TV ON SURROUND SYS. **
AT TV side : you need to connect "Audio Output " as can either be : 2xRCA jacks or
"Optic cable output" or HDMI connector of your TV , ** to Receiver's "TV input "or "AUX input" or "Optic Cable input" or HDMI of your Home Theater Receiver (whichever you want ,based on the existing sockets and necessary
cables on your hand ) ** than just switch to
respective SOURCE mode on Receiver corresponding the connector you have used on the back of Receiver .. *You can use "HDMI" connections as well but sometimes HDMI creates problem on Audio..
Pls remember.."IN " goes to "OUT" or vice versa..all the times..
There you go..Both Tv and DVD sound are on the Receiver as SURROUNDING SOUND.By this means ,whatever you watch on the TV will come thru your Receiver's SURROUNDING SOUND speakers as well.
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To enter initial setup you can refer setup simbol with gear pict. On top menu of setup (gear) press enter again. Follow the instructions. Or you can read my post here. That the same way but for deferent problem. Good luck.
Press the power button on the TV and not the remote
control. It is possible the remote control's batteries are dead. If the
TV does turn on, you know you need to replace the remote's batteries.
. Disconnect the power cable from the TV, then insert it
into a different electrical outlet. On occasion outlets are damaged, and
do not provide a power current. If this is the case, changing the
electrical outlet connection corrects the problem.
. Switch the television's input to a different connection.
It may be possible you have the wrong input selected, causing the TV to
give off a black screen.
. Connect a different source device (such as a DVD player
or cable receiver) to the television. If the source equipment is
damaged, you will not receive an image from the hardware. If the TV
still does not display an image, there is an electrical shortage in the
interior of the TV. To see if there is any way to fix this issue, you
need to take it into a local TV repair shop.
You may have it on the wrong input channel to receive the television signal. You should check what input you have selected on you remote control.It should be set to television to receive the television. signal.If you are using another source to input the signal to you television check that remote and make sure it has the proper setting to watch the television. For help with your problem you can to the Sony website. www.sony.com and go to the support section and put in the model number of you television and check the frequently asked question and the troubleshooting sections to see this this problem has occured to someone else and has been answered. The service number for Sony televisions is 239-768-7547. I hope this helps you with your problem.
Based on your initial post "smack it a bit on the side it would fix" indicates loose connection or more probably a cold solder. Now that it won't come on, then it maybe that the intermittent loose connection/cold solder has deteriorated to the point that there is no longer any connection.
Again basing on the "smack it a bit on the side it would fix", perhaps initial course of action would be to visually check the inside of the TV with particular attention to the connectors and the solder (underneath the PCB) to check for loose or cold solder. Corrective action would require re-seating and or re-soldering.
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Make sure the cable connection from the dish to the tv is
connected to the antenna/cable input and not the digital
input. Turn on the satellite receiver then auto program the
set with the receiver still on. If this fails to lock in channel
3 your suspicion regarding a faulty tuner could be correct.
A good way to check the tuner operation would be to hook
up another product such as a VCR with the rear switch set
for channel 3 and see if you can receive a picture from this
device. If it works the tuner is OK.
You can bypass the tuner by connecting an S-Video cable
and (or) a set of A/V (yellow,red & white) cables from the
output of the satellite receiver to the video 1 input on the tv.
You'll then have to switch the tv source mode to video 1.
Hope this of some help,
Assuming that you have hooked it correctly using the correct VGA cable,there is power to the LCD TV and the laptop is running and can be seen on its own LCD display, then there could be two possible reasons:
1. you need to press Fn + F? key (once or a couple of times. Fn would be whatever is needed for your laptop to activate its external video output). To be able to determine what the F? key is, you need to post back your laptop brand and model; or
what might be causing no display in the TV is that
the video signal it is receiving is beyond its capability. To correct this, pls: 2.1. lower screen resolution of your laptop's properties. 2.2. it may also be of help if you likewise lower the screen refresh rate. Both of the above may be adjusted through the appropriate settings in your Display Properties.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back as requested, how things turned up or should you need additional information.