I’ve got an HDMI annoyance that I’m hoping someone can help me with. I recently changed to an ALL HDMI setup (previously I was running component, and optical s/pdif from the DVD to receiver, and then component on to the TV for DVDs only. Blu-ray was HDMI only)
I am running a Pioneer DVD player into an Onkyo TX-SR805 and then on to a Samsung FP-T5084. All three devices are connected using HDMI.
If I turn on the receiver and the DVD player and try to play an audio cd, the sound plays for about 3 seconds, then cuts out, plays for three seconds and cuts out and so on. If I turn the TV on and off again, normal sound is restored. If I turn everything off, disconnect the HDMI cable between the receiver and the TV, the CD audio works fine.
If I try the same procedure on the blu-ray player, I get no sound at all until I turn the tv on and back off.
The receiver is not set to pass through HDMI audio. Part of going to pure HDMI was to simplify cabling, I really don’t want to go back to adding TOSLINK cables at this point.