I don't think the order necessarily matters, as long as they are sequential. Giving each device enough time to "sync" with the next piece...personally I do it the other way: device --> AVR --> TV.I have this tv connected to a new Yamaha receiver with Earc enabled. Am using a Logitech harmony remote. I will try turning on the TV first then the receiver to see if this helps. If this works I can option the remote to delay startup of the receiver. I will try this and see what happens. Thank you.