I have a Sharp XV-Z2000 projector recieving its signal from a Denon AVR=688 receiver. Things we great at first, but now I only get a black and white picture when showing a DVD movie. Also, when I switch to cable TV I get the sound but no picture.
I'm sure it is a setting, but the user manual is useless.
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Re: Black & White picture
Reset the amp by pulling the plug leave for 1 hour disconect the cable box thats the cause the cable box is putting votage into the amp. if the amp is still the same the cable box has detroyed your amp abit of advice these cable boxes are bad news they destroy lots of peoples gear stear clear . any way you amp probably has burnt components loads to fix sorry i have seen this so many times over the years regards kirk ps it not a setting
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Depending on your TV inputs, you are better off to run video componenets through TV first then, connect TV to reciever via digital optical. Recievers have video pass through but, noyt the best route. You can use TV's menu to choose what you watch and, only have the one output from TV to reciever. Make sure you scan through TV and reciever menus to make sure you are selecting the right channel.
hello i believe your problem is that you are trying to downconvert from hdmi to component connections and Denon receivers will not do that.
I have a 4310 and I know it will UPconvert from an analog signal to HDMI but won't do it the other way around.
you may have to use component inputs for all your equipment. You will also have to go into the receivers menu and designate which signal is being used for each component as it won't auto select between analog and digital signals when it comes to video.
If you connect your tv's audio output to the reciever's audio input in the (TVor video section) using audio cables only---red & black or red & white) then select TV or Video on the front of the reciever depending on which connection on the back that you use it should work fine!!
After days of frustration the real problem was with the cable box. It needed a firmware update. Following forum advice I disconnected the cable box power cord for a few minutes, reconnected it, allowed the cable box to reinitialize. Turned off receiver and TV. Turned TV back on and set it to HDMI connection, turned on receiver and all worked fine. Great picture and sound.( Needed to buy an optical cable to go from the cable box to the receiver to get sound from the speaker system. )--the dirtybird
IT IS ALWAYS BEST TO CONNECT ANALOG AUDIO IN ADDITION TO THE OPTICAL, COAXIAL OR HDMI AUDIO CONNECTION. IF USING OPTICAL OR COAXIAL CONNECTIONS BE SURE TO CONFIGURE IT IN THE RECEIVERS DIGITAL ASSIGNMENT AREA IN SETUP.
ALSO, ON THE FRONT OF THE RECEIVER IS AN INPUT MODE BUTTON, PRESS THIS BUTTON UNTIL AUTO IS DISPLAYED
The Denon 688 does not process sound via HDMI, you have to run a seperate cable to get sound. Choices are analog audio jacks (red and white) or either a toslink (optical) cable or an rca digital audio cable.