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Why was simultaneous SD-HD output stopped?

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#61 OFFLINE   Laxguy


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Posted 31 December 2013 - 06:17 PM

If the HDMI goes into an AVR, does it work if the TV is off but the AVR is on (muted if course)?


Work? What would you think it could do with the TV off. Perhaps I misunderstand your question, so please re-state. 

Another source? Oh, wait, you mean such as music playing from the receiver, I bet. Still not sure what you'd expect with the AVR muted. 


I have an optical between my AVR and receiver, and with that I can use my receiver for music with the TV off. 

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#62 OFFLINE   coconut13



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Posted 31 December 2013 - 07:41 PM

I solved that problem years ago but I'm not sure you can even purchase some of the hardware anymore.  My setup is my HR21 has only an HDMI connection which runs to a monoprice HDCP compliant HDMI switch.  One HDMI cable to a HDTV and another to an HDfury2.  Component cable out of the HDfury2 to component to composite converter and composite cables to SD TV.  If the HDTV is off, the SD TV still works.

Thanks for the info, and I knew you could buy equipment to correct this situation. It just doesn't create much of a problem for me and equipment upgrades in the future are near, where I wouldn't have the need to correct that problem. Almost anything is fixable if you study your situation and look for a fix, or ask questions on these forums. Some really knowledgeable people on these forums.

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