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Ive got my direct tv hdmid to my sony av receiver which connects…

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I've got my direct tv...
I've got my direct tv hdmi'd to my sony av receiver which connects via hdmi to the samsung hdmi 1. When I hit my input selection toggle, the hdmi connection isnt listed.

Lastnight we had a big storm so I unplugged all components. This made the directv receiver reset itself which could be a problem. which could possibly affect it.

Any ideas?
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: TV
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TV Technician: Chuck Williams, Technician replied 8 years ago
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Hi!

 

Restting the Direc TV receiver is actually a good idea whenever you have any odd HDMI issues.

 

If you plug the HDMI from the box directly intop the TV, does it work?

 

Chuck

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
I disconnected the hdmi from both sides, turned it off & back on twice it then it worked... no idea why..
TV Technician: Chuck Williams, Technician replied 8 years ago

That's not surpirsing. Sounds like a typical HDMI handshake issue.

 

The next time this happens (and there will be a next time), unplugging the power cord from the HDMI source and the TV for 30 seconds and plugging them back in will usually fix it.

 

Is there anything else I can do for you?

 

If you found my advice helpful, would you mind clicking the Accept icon so that I may be paid for my time? I'd greatly appreciate it!

 

Chuck

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