I intermittently lose sound on my AVR 2803. I have the AVR connected to a satellite dish using RCA cables and fios using hdmi cables. Sometimes the volume comes back if I change channels or input sources. the problem seems to be more prevalent when watching HD channels. The unit is not overheated and again the volume does work when the input source or channel is changed.
This sounds to me as an issue not with your AVR but with your cable unit. I have seen this where there is a sample rate issue with the cable boxes. I would try to get another cable box, and see if the issue persists.
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Personally I would use an RCA cable and hook up the AVR.
((RCA out of TV to AVR audio in))
((cable box HDMI cable output to TV HDMI Input1))
(As far as the AppleTv I would use a separate HDMI Input2)
If your AVR has a dvd or blue ray player Hook up a
HDMI cable out to another Input HDMI3 of the TV
using separate inputs on the tv will allow your surround system to be
used on all modes(CABLE,DVD/BLUERAY,APPLETV)
cant use both hdmi and opti outs try sum setting in blue ray but u nee dto plug all blue ray dish directto samsung hdmi then 1 master digital out form tv to sterio digital i n ok tell samsung your output also
try connecting the hdmi out from cable box to your tv hdmi input, and leave the hdmi out from tv to the reciever where it is, leaving reciever selected to 'TV' and yes, a sub matters (it is not part of your problem but you need the bass a sub provides)
You are correct. I feel your pain. This will not work.
HDMI is a pure digital signal and the providers require the content coming over the Dish DVR to be COPY PROTECTED. So it will not work unless the HDMI cable goes directly from the DVR to the TV. This is to stop people from being able to make their own recordings of Dish shows, or making copies of your DVR recordings. If you really want to run things through your reciver, you're going to have to use the "component" or "composite" video feeds, not the HDMI. Sorry.
The sound you describe is usually a mechanical noise from the transformer/case work. Home theater amps tend to have quite large transformer in what is, due mainly to its size, a rattly cabinet.
Over time, the lamination inside the transformer can loosen which could explain why it has only just started doing.
Alternatively, one assumes you moved the amp when connecting the new kit? This may have let the case work rest in a new way which is proving susceptible to relaying the vibration caused by the transformer as an audible noise on switch on.
check the setting for the HDMI connection at the Denon you may have to assign the HDMI audio setting also on the front of the Denon while in the DVR mode press the input mode button on the front of the Denon to select auto and if that doesn;t give you sound you will have to connect a cable from the DVR optical.coaxial or analog audio output to the Denon and setup for that type of audio connection
ok i have the same reciver do you use hdmi to go to your tv or componet what ever you use there will be an audio out for rca on the cable box if you dont use a cable box keep reading but use hdmi to tcv then the rca audio out to the denon avr 900 obviously out it in the vdp/tv unput. and if you dont use a cable box your tv shoiuld have an audio output in the back of it for rca connect rca to audio output then other end to the denon avr 900s vdp/tv input
This reciever does not decode the audio through HDMI, the HDMI ports are simply a pass-through. To get audio you need to connect an optical audio cable from the PS3 to the reciever also. I figured this out after 2 hours of trying to get audio from the HDMI cable. Here is a link that shows the different audio formats supported through HDMI by the different Denon models. It looks like the AVR-788 is the lowest model that supports audio through HDMI. Hope that helps.