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Hi:

I have been using the HDMI out on my HR20 for over a year, inputting to my Pixelmagic Crystallio II video processor and then out to various HDMI displays in the house at 1080p.

There have never been any issues with synch until the past few months. Now it is a major pain in the butt to get the processor to see an HDMI signal of any resolution from the HR20. No cables have been changed and no changes have been made to the processor firmware or configuration. The ONLY thing that has changed is the HR20 firmware.

The processor has always HDMI synched just fine with my DVD/Blu-ray and continues to do so.

I have solved the problem by using component input from the HR20 to the processor but this will prevent future 1080p D* content. I really prefer to use the processor in line as it has much more sophisticated scaling and deinterlacing of SD content that the cheapo HR20.

Anybody else see increased synch problems since the recent firmware changes?

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I haven't had any problems on my HR20-700, but my HR21-100 has been having problems over HDMI.

In my case, it only seems to occur during a boot. Each time the box trys to display a different screen the handshaking seems to be lost and I need to switch my A/V receiver to a different input and then back to the one used by the HR21-100 to restore video.

Luckily, after the boot is completed, there don't seem to be any more problems.

I don't recall whether this problem was there with the last NR software, but I have had it with 3 of the last 4 CE's.

You also might want to check your HDMI cable and make sure it is firmly seated. I have had mine come loose occasionaly while installing other equipment.
 

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You also might want to check your HDMI cable and make sure it is firmly seated. I have had mine come loose occasionaly while installing other equipment.
Checked that as well as a different cable. They do tend to come loose. I wish all manufacturers would do what Gefen does, a thumbscrew ala VGA/DVI that hold the HDMI in place.
 
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