Old 01-08-2014, 03:25 PM - Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: La Crescent, MN
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I turned my theater into a bedroom temporarily to accommodate my girlfriend and son moving in. I had all my AV stuff in a corner, ps3, onkyo ht-rc270, Epson 8700 ub hanging etc. I had to move the rack over to the other side of the room to make room for the bed. Now when I try to use my ps3 or surf the web on the projector its all goofy. what happens is on the ps3 I can not set it to 1080p otherwise the projector wont see a signal. 1080i and 720p work fine. When the pc is on, when i surf web pages almost every time I go to a different page the screen goes black and then comes back on. some times is turns on the black and on then black etc till i blindly click something else on the web browser to go to a different page. I am not sure what is going on. settings are the same on the AVR and the FP. The only thing I can maybe think of is that I have a different 25 hdmi cable running across the room now instead of the shorter one from before. Could a bad or to long run of an hdmi cable cause this? any ideas would help.
Old 01-08-2014, 03:27 PM
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Yup. It's the longer cable length as well as the quality of the cable. Add an HDMI repeater/extender or get a better quality HDMI cable (Monoprice or Blue Jeans Cables) and that should resolve your issue.
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