I am usually okay with AV equipment but I am hoping someone can help me with this one. I am trying to set up my marantz SR8002 receiver and so far the only thing I am able to do is use the basic marantz receiver menu on the TV when I click the menu button on the receiver its self. So that tells me the HDMI is working from the receiver to the TV. However, I can not get any sound or video through the receiver. I plugged the TV cable box RCA cables (yellow, white and red) into the TV (1) input, switched to TV on the receiver and nothing happens expect I get a no signal on my Philips LCD TV. When I put the RCA jacks directly into the TV I get video and audio. I also plugged in my PS3 and can not get any video or audio. When I plug the PS3 into my TV it works. Also, I bought a optical cable for my mac book pro and I can not get any sound out of it through the receiver. When plug the optical cable into the receiver I do not see a red light at the end of the cable. PLEASE Help.
So, have you told the receiver where to look? you need to get into the RECEIVER menu, select Inputs, and tell the receiver that the TV is on HDMI (and what HDMI port you put it on). On my 7001, select tuner on the receiver remote, then menu - OSD pops up on TV, and you can start looking at the input designations.