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ViP612 HDMI signal problem? Try turning TV on first

Discussion in 'ViP612/622/722/722K DVR Support Forum' started by Jimal, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. Jimal

    Jimal Cool Member

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    I'm sure other people already know this, but I think I might have figured out something with the ViP612 HDMI connectivity issue.

    I'm having the well-documented loss of HDMI signal issue with my ViP612, and in fact I'm now on my second box that has the same problem. I'm to the point that every time I turn on the new box (installed 5/29) I have the No Signal issue.

    HOWEVER, since I started turning on my TV before turning the 612, I haven't had a HDMI signal loss issue. Can anyone confirm that this works for them, or am I just the recepient of some dumb luck?

    Thanks,
    Jimal
     
  2. langlin

    langlin Godfather

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    Doesn't work for me.
     
  3. Jimal

    Jimal Cool Member

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    May 31, 2008
    Didn't work for me the last time I powered up either. Guess its back to the drawing board for Dish. Get to it...:D
     
  4. garywiley

    garywiley Mentor

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    Jun 16, 2007
    It works very infrequently for me.

    Gary
     
  5. jkramer5

    jkramer5 Cool Member

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    Jan 12, 2007
    Since my HDMI port literally broke, meaning the solder joints failed
    (verified by the "wiggle test", this wouldn't have worked.
     
  6. shortspark

    shortspark Legend

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    I always follow these steps in order and have never had a problem in a year and a half - turn power to 622 first, turn on my Onkyo receiver, and the last thing I do is turn on my projector. For shut down, I do the reserve. I have hdmi from the 622 to the Onkyo and hdmi from the Onkyo to the projector.
     
  7. Thinslice

    Thinslice Cool Member

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    Humm very interesting, I'll have to try this tonight when I get home.
     

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