I recently mounted my Optima HD20 projector to the ceiling. I've run some cables, and am having some strange display problems. Here is the setup:
Source (Verizon FIOS / PS3) -> Amazon HDMI cable -> (Wall Connector) -> HDMI Wall Plate -> Mediabridge UltraSeries 25 ft. HDMI -> Optoma Projector
For the Wall Connector, I tested two products:
HDMI Steren Wall Plate:
Leviton QuickPort HDMI Connector:
I have tried a few tests:
1) When the Verizion FIOS is the source, the original description of cabling above works fine. I tested with both connectors listed above
2) When the PS3 is the source, the original description of cabling does not work. The Steren Wall Plate resulted in the projector not detecting any HDMI input. The Leviton resulted in the signal being picked up sometimes. When it would get picked up, it would flash constantly.. If I go direct from the PS3 to the Mediabridge cable, it works fine. In the bad test scenarios, I swapped out multiple Amazon HDMI cables (which I know work with other devices.
This implies that the problem is the connection between the PS3 and the Wall Connector. I would really like to have a nice clean finish with a wall plate. Is it really this typical to have a loss of signal?
I also tested out a 50 foot Monoprice Redmere Hdmi cable:
A friend brought it over, and when I tried it, it worked flawlessly with both devices. This was running the cable direct.
Does anyone have any advice? Like I said, I really would like a nice clean finish with wallplates.