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Trying to hook up to a new Dish network box that was sent as a replacement. Before I can go through the Dish set-up the TV picture blinks on and off constantly. I have replaced the HDMI cable, confirmed that the input setting is correct and cable are hooked correctly. Is there a resolution compatability issue?

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I would try using a gold plated HDMI cable. Often the problem is that the cable is not capable of sending enough frames per second. I replaced mine with a slightly better quality cable I picked up at Sears for $25.00 and the issue was not only resolved th picture quality was unbelievable. If this doesn't help just reply and I will address this with you further!

Daniel Busa
DISH Network
Customer Service

Posted on May 25, 2011

  • gmauser May 25, 2011

    Dan,

    I tried several cables with the same result. I determined that the HDMI 4 input jack recommened for the TV inout was not making proper contact. I connected to the HDMI 1 jack and the system works fine. This all came about during installation of the TV in a cabinet with an auotmated mount that retracts the TV when not in use. I suspect that raising and lowering of the unit caused stress on the cable connection. I now have the cable securely anchored.

    Thanks,

    George

  • Daniel Busa
    Daniel Busa May 25, 2011

    I'm glad you have fixed it! Feel free to contact me here with any questions you may have!

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