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Strange Flicker with HDMI components

Just purchased the Yamaha receiver. Connected Playstation 3 and DirectTV HDTV Receiver through the HDMI outlets in the Yamaha receiver. Then by HDMI, connected the receiver to our Sharp Acquos 32" Flat LCD Panel (720p). Everything worked for a day, they we started seeing a "white noise" flickering while using the Playstation 3 component. We double check the connections, and reset the playstation 3 settings to factory default, the issue was still present. When we switched the Yamaha receiver input to our satellite, the image on the tv was bouncing. I need help.

Here is a list of all the products in our Home Theater System:

-Yamaha RX-V661 7.1 (Connect to TV by "Monster HDMI-8 Ult3, 8ft")
-DirectTV HDTV Receiver (Connect to Yamaha by "Factory Supplied HDMI Cable)
-Playstation 3 40GB (Connect to Yamaha by "Rocket Fish HDMI"
-Sharp Acquos 32" Flat LCD Panel (720p)

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  • morrism Jun 10, 2008

    Thanks so much for the advice. I reset the receiver - problem continued. Unplugged all the cables and replugged - problem continued. I took it a step further with testing each component. The PS3 continued to have the white noise flicker and blackouts when connected directly to the tv - It started getting worse. I connected the satellite back through the receiver to the tv - The picture was shacky for a couple seconds then stopped. Tried connecting the PS3 to the TV with component cables - it did not even show up. Everything worked perfectly before the receiver - could it have done something to the components connected to it?

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Reset the yamaha player to factory sttings and check if the issue still exists ,unplug all the cables and replug the cables if the issues still exists its the problem with the Yamaha receiver, please get it changed as its a new player................................

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Try a new HDMI cable.

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