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Forum: Remote Control Area   04-11-2013, 05:38 PM
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Posted By LukeHo
bizwiz41, yes, I have tried disabling the ARC...

bizwiz41, yes, I have tried disabling the ARC feature of the Onkyo. Get no sound at all from the AVR. Onkyo customer support told me that it was an "all or nothing" deal. ARC must be on for it to...
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-09-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By LukeHo
thanks mdavej, I am just going to add an optical...

thanks mdavej, I am just going to add an optical cable for audio when I get the opportunity, turn off the CEC/ARC feature and reprogram the Harmony.

In my current setup, when I use the Harmony...
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-08-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By LukeHo
bizwiz41, The HDMI 1 port on my Vizio TV is...

bizwiz41, The HDMI 1 port on my Vizio TV is connected to the HDMI Out on the Onkyo AVR. The DVD player is connected to HDMI 1 IN port on the Onkyo AVR and my Apple TV is connected to the HDMI 2 IN...
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-07-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By LukeHo
bizwiz41, the Vizio is always on HDMI 1. It...

bizwiz41, the Vizio is always on HDMI 1. It never changes. I switch through the Onkyo AVR. So, in your experiment above, once I turn on the Vizio, the CEC/ARC features force change the ONKYO AVR...
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-05-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By LukeHo
We have the Vizio E601i-A3 LED model. The Onkyo...

We have the Vizio E601i-A3 LED model. The Onkyo AVR is the TX NR-414 model. The t.v. signal is an OTA antenna connected directly to the t.v. I talked to customer service at Onkyo and they confirmed...
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-02-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By LukeHo
Thanks for your responses. The ARC feature of...

Thanks for your responses. The ARC feature of the Onkyo will only work if the CEC feature of the Vizio is "on". Since I only have a single HDMI cable running from the Onkyo to the Vizio, the only...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-31-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By LukeHo
I hope someone out there can solve this problem....

I hope someone out there can solve this problem. I spent hours today trying to correctly program my Harmony 650 to no avail. I have an extremely simple set up: Vizio 60' LED flat panel connected...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-17-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,965
Posted By LukeHo
Great discussion! I have an optical cable. I...

Great discussion! I have an optical cable. I think I will hook it up and see how I like it vs the ARC/CEC setup. Might not be a bad idea to have 2 different ways to run my audio anyway.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-15-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,965
Posted By LukeHo
nismo, what problems are you having? I just...

nismo, what problems are you having? I just bought a harmony 650. So far, I don't have any problems, but all of this is new to me. I can add an optical cable if it will make things run smoother....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-14-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,965
Posted By LukeHo
I tried the different settings you all...

I tried the different settings you all suggested. I do not have an optical cable. My set up is simple. OTA antenna for HDTV. A single HDMI from AVR to Vizio (ARC input). The only way I can get the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-13-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,965
Posted By LukeHo
I am curious. Do you like the ARC/CEC feature of...

I am curious. Do you like the ARC/CEC feature of the new t.v.s and AVRs or not like it? What are the advantages and disadvantages?

I just upgraded to a new Onkyo NR-414 and a new Vizio Smart TV....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-09-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 419,654
Posted By LukeHo
I have read all 76 pages of this forum. Count me...

I have read all 76 pages of this forum. Count me in as one of those who are extremely pleased with the Vizio E601!. I bought a WAP04 with updated the Firmware. from Costco. Haven't experienced any...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By LukeHo
BIslander, can you take another question from...

BIslander, can you take another question from this noob?

I am extremely pleased with our new system, but the icing on the cake would be to make it wife friendly. I bought a Harmony 650 remote...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By LukeHo
BIslander, you win the prize! You are correct. I...

BIslander, you win the prize! You are correct. I fumbled through the Visio settings and saw that I had it set up to output PCM 2.0. I changed it to Dolby and all is now good with the world! Thank...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By LukeHo
Thanks for the response Ross. I downloaded Argo...

Thanks for the response Ross. I downloaded Argo from Amazon directly to the Visio t.v. via Cat5 cable. The t.v. is connected to the Onkyo receiver via a single HDMI cable using the ARC feature. I am...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By LukeHo
I'll bet this is an easy answer for someone out...

I'll bet this is an easy answer for someone out there. I just got a new Onkyo TX NR414 receiver and pared it with my new Visia E601i-A1 LED T.V. I am learning the ropes. We downloaded "Argo" in HD...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-25-2004, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7,882
Views: 670,727
Posted By LukeHo
He called Knology today and confirmed they do...

He called Knology today and confirmed they do not have HD and don't have a good estimate when they will get HD. Comcast doesn't service his area. His only options at this time are: wait, switch to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-25-2004, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7,882
Views: 670,727
Posted By LukeHo
My friend just bought a brand new Hitachi 57F500...

My friend just bought a brand new Hitachi 57F500 rear projection CRT HDTV. He has digital cable thru Knology. The PQ with DVD thru component cables is stunning. The cable picture either direct from...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-25-2004, 06:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By LukeHo
My friend just bought a brand new Hitachi 57F500...

My friend just bought a brand new Hitachi 57F500 rear projection CRT HDTV. He has digital cable thru Knology. The PQ with DVD thru component cables is stunning. The cable picture either direct from...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-25-2004, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By LukeHo
My friend just bought a brand new Hitachi 57F500...

My friend just bought a brand new Hitachi 57F500 rear projection CRT. The picture with a DVD using component cables is stunning. The cable picture is awful. Why? His cable company is a month away...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   12-29-2003, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By LukeHo
Thanks guys! I took your advice and ordered the...

Thanks guys! I took your advice and ordered the Kenwood Excelon 579 with mp3 capability. I got the free tuner and will sign up for the service online as soon as I get everything installed. Looking...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   12-26-2003, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By LukeHo
I am quickly becoming sat radio smart! Went out...

I am quickly becoming sat radio smart! Went out today to Best Buy and Tweeters to look around and get even smarter. I've decided to take advantage of the Kenwood deal going on right now. If you buy...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   12-25-2003, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By LukeHo
David, when you say it just plugs in, do you...

David, when you say it just plugs in, do you mean via RCA connectors? What would stop me from buying an Alpine CD player that is XM ready, then hooking it up with a Kenwood plug and play Sirius...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   12-25-2003, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By LukeHo
My wonderful wife got me the following for...

My wonderful wife got me the following for Christmas today :
Kenwood KTC-H2A1 tuner, KPA-H2C car docking kit and the KPA-H2H home docking kit. I have been dying to try satellite radio. However, I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-18-2003, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7,882
Views: 670,727
Posted By LukeHo
Bruce, Thanks for the great advice. By...

Bruce,

Thanks for the great advice. By coincidence only, I had Comcast out yesterday checking my signal. They gave me a new 1Ghz splitter, checked connections and signal strengths. The signal is...
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