Got my TV installed on the wall, terminated the dual Cat6 on both ends, installed the HDMI extender and short HDMI patch cords at each end, and. It Works! I can get audio and video to the TV in the other room.
However, I need to a) go in to the 3312's menu and switch HDMI audio from AMP to TV, and b) leave the receiver turned on.
Originally Posted by ifor
I am pretty sure that the 32" tv will accept a 1080p signal as well. So your different resolution ideas are moot.
Turns out you were right. I don't know if my set (advertised as a 720p set) is actually displaying 1080p, or just merely accepting the signal. But when I did the TV setup routine it stated on the screen 1080p and asked for confirmation that I can see it (wording something to that effect). So no problems there.
Originally Posted by jautor
Will your controller reach from the other room?
you'll need some solution for your remote control, no matter what you do...
Turns out I'm in luck. Both the PS3 bluetooth blu-ray remote and my Sat Box (Bell ExpressVu 9241, by Motorola) remote both seem to operate fine in the other room despite being separated by a wall. So for the time being it seems I don't have to worry about any funky remote solutions.
I haven't tried the following, in these two replies yet:
Originally Posted by space2001
The way I had to do it.
On the Receiver turn HDMI Control on.
Before you turn of the receiver set it to monitor 2.
Now the Receiver will act a a pass-through. The Receiver does not need to be on.
Only issue is if you want to switch outputs you need to turn on the receiver then switch to a different input, then turn it off.
The reason for doing this is because I could not find the IR command that switched the sound from receiver to TV.
hope this helps.
Originally Posted by crabra
You should be able to do this.
1. Make sure the HDMI control is ON (page 71)
2. Now you have set the STANBY SOURCE. If you want the LAST HDMI used when you go into stanby or a certain HDMI input terminal 1,2,3,4,5,6 or 7 (page 112) I don't think you will be able to switch between 2 devices in Stanby mode.
3. Now I think you have to set the CONTROL MONITOR to monitor 2 if that's what you TV is connected to. (page 112 as well)
If I'm not mistaken HDMI Control is still OFF on my receiver right now, so that might be the reason why my receiver has to be turned on in order to get picture (to either the projector [monitor 1] or the TV [monitor 2]. I will investigate this further, but may not be a big deal other than conserving power, because it seems like I'm going to have to at least turn the receiver on and off to either toggle the source, or switch between the two HDMI outs.
What does seem clear though is the HDMI Audio Out selection is in a separate independent sub-menu from where you select monitor 1 or 2, so unfortunately I can't set one for AMP' and one for TV' like I would have liked. (Unless I missed something?)
Anyway, I'm just relieved so far that a) the HDMI extender (monoprice PID 6532) actually works as advertised, and b) I can use my existing components with the TV in the other room, as I intended.
The only loose end would be whether I can streamline the setup/switch-up between using the HT room and using the other TV.
Thanks for everyone's help thus far.