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New owner of a LCD has a question.

Harveytex
03-21-2011, 04:50 PM
I am a new owner of a LED/LCD (LG 55LV5500) TV and am thrilled with it. It replaced an old RP that finally quit on me. The RP was connected to my DTV receiver with an HDMI/DVI cable and was working fine. Of course I had to replace the cable with an HDMI/HDMI cable. However I could not get it to work. I chose the correct input on the menu, etc. I had to resort to using an old video component cable that I had from years ago and it is working fine. Can anyone give me a few things to try, that I may have forgot to do, to get the HDMI cable to work? I know there may not be much quality difference between the two but I need access to more inputs for all my components and all that is left are the HDMI's. Thanks!

ImRizzo
03-21-2011, 05:16 PM
I am a new owner of a LED/LCD (LG 55LV5500) TV and am thrilled with it. It replaced an old RP that finally quit on me. The RP was connected to my DTV receiver with an HDMI/DVI cable and was working fine. Of course I had to replace the cable with an HDMI/HDMI cable. However I could not get it to work. I chose the correct input on the menu, etc. I had to resort to using an old RGB cable that I had from years ago and it is working fine. Can anyone give me a few things to try, that I may have forgot to do, to get the HDMI cable to work? I know there may not be much quality difference between the two but I need access to more inputs for all my components and all that is left are the HDMI's. Thanks!

What is your program source. ?

Harveytex
03-21-2011, 06:15 PM
A Direct TV HD receiver connected via a video component cable.

ImRizzo
03-21-2011, 06:29 PM
A Direct TV HD receiver connected via a video component cable.

I'm sure there is a setting that can be made, however I am not familar with Direct TV's equipment, but I'm sure someone will step in and post a few suggestions and if nec for additional inputs you could use a splitter @ www.monoprice.com