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WYCF

join:2005-11-18
Richmond, BC
reply to nss_tech

Re: [BC] Bad TV image

said by nss_tech:

The boxes don't always start in HD mode. Rebooting modem / box won't typically sort this out. When you watch the HD channels, is the blue HD light coming on? Did the installer change the settings on the box to 720p/1080i? I have mine on 1080i and it works fine.

Blue light is on.
The STB sets to 720P. (Change to 1080i make no different.)


nss_tech

join:2007-07-29
Edmonton AB
What kind of cable is connecting it to the TV? Coax, Composite, Component or HDMI?


WYCF

join:2005-11-18
Richmond, BC
said by nss_tech:

What kind of cable is connecting it to the TV? Coax, Composite, Component or HDMI?

HDMI


nss_tech

join:2007-07-29
Edmonton AB
I know it's likely not the cable but these boxes have a history with HDMI issues. Do you have a spare cable to test with?


WYCF

join:2005-11-18
Richmond, BC
said by nss_tech:

I know it's likely not the cable but these boxes have a history with HDMI issues. Do you have a spare cable to test with?

Here is my setup:

1. SONY TV --HDMI Cable -- STB PVR --Cat5E--Actiontec
1. LG TV --HDMI Cable -- STB Player--Cat5E--Actiontec

All HDMI cables are v1.4. Change HDMI cable has no effect.


nss_tech

join:2007-07-29
Edmonton AB
That's a good setup. If both boxes have same issue, call in and have them check the connection / line / errors. Personally I'd recommend leaving the boxes set to 1080i as it's worked fine for me with no issues so far.