This is the setup I use:
LG 42LB5D LCD TV 1080p
Denon AVR-488 Receiver
Denon SYS-57HT Speaker System
I had an XBOX 360 Elite hooked up with the HD-DVD add-on. Whenever I play any type of movies from XBOX Live I get static popping noises coming from the speakers in my TV and through my surround sound speakers when I have it hooked up. It never happens on HD movies or video games just on the movies I have downloaded from XBOX Live. I had it connected through HDMI when connected.
I got rid of the 360 because I thought that was the source of the noise but I was wrong. I hooked up my buddies PS3 today and during the opening intro to Blu-Ray movies I am getting that same popping noise. It is fine once the movie starts but the whole intro stuff and even on the menu it pops.
So far I have tried two different HDMI cables and have tried it plugged in to the tv directly with just the HDMI cables and also through the receiver and speakers. I even disabled the speakers on the TV and then it pops through the surround speakers.
Do you think it could be the TV that is causing the problems? It is not the surround system because it was happening before that. I have had the TV for about 40 days and the popping has started from day one.
Why do you think it would work with HD movies and games but then pop on certain things like DVD intros and downloaded videos from XBOX live?