Originally Posted by hoopa
Why would i need hdmi control on-- on the tv(honest question-- not trying to be smart ass here)... All im trying to do is turn off the receiver and still have signal go to the tv via hdmi.. Isnt that called passthrough? So when the amp is on-- it processes the video signal.. When the amp is in standby the signal just goes through to the tv...
Because that feature is only available when HDMI control is on. It is only available with a device (TV) that is compatible with Pioneer's HDMI control. So I would think HDMI control would need to be on in the receiver and the TV.
From pg 58 of the manual:
When the receiver's Control is turned ON, even if the
receiver's power is in the standby mode, it is possible
to output the audio and video signals from a player
via HDMI to the TV without producing sound from the
receiver, but only when a Control with HDMIcompatible
component (Blu-ray disc player, etc.) and
compatible TV are connected. In this case, the
receiver's power turns on and the power and HDMI