First, I know there might have been something written in this forum on this subject previously, but I cannot currently search the word HDMI as there seems to be some sort of update/upgrade going on with this forums server right now...
The short question is: has anyone had success connecting their Replay audio and video output through a home theater sound system using an HDMI output from the sound system to the TV?
I'm hooking up a Sony DAV-X1 Home Theater to a new 1080P DLP HDTV. I have connected the DAV-X1 unit using HDMI to my TV. I have also connected a Replay 5080 DVR to the DAV-X1 Video 1 input using S-Video known good cables. The output should then be handled by the HDMI connection from the home theater to the TV, I presumed. The problem is that although the Replay audio can be heard through the DAV-X1, the video itself is blank. By the way, I've not upgraded to HD cable, still using my Comcast digital cable box. I have tried to change the progressive signal on the DAV-X1, but no video comes through for the Replay regardless of which setting I use. Incidentally, when the DAV-X1 is set to the DVD mode, the picture comes through using HDMI on the Mitsubishi TV, so I know the HDMI connection is working. When I connect the Replay directly to input 1 of the TV the Replay audio and Video work through the TV, so I know my Replay and its cables are working. Any insights as to why the Replay's video signal will not transmit to the TV via the DAV-X1 using the HDMI cable?
I suppose I could just connect the Replay directly to one of the TV's inputs, and then just use the TV's audio output connection to the DAV-X1 to hear it through the home theater. Still, why have multiple inputs into the home theater if the device connected can't relay it's video output through HDMI? Also, wouldn't I be sacrificing visual and audio quality by not going through HDMI?
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