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Sony Bravia and HDMI connection questions

Posted by mattw2us (My Page) on
Mon, Mar 15, 10 at 14:14

I just bought a Sony Bravia 46" LCD TV 1080, 120hz. I connected the hd cable box to the TV with an HDMI cable and I will soon get another to connect my DVD to the TV. My question is do I need to continue using the old cables (3 video and 2 audio) or does the HDMI cable replace those? Also are there any recomendations to get the best picture possible on an expensive TV like this one? Thanks all!


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RE: Sony Bravia and HDMI connection questions

HDMI replaces the component (R, B, G) and audio (R, W) cables -- it carries audio and video and provides the best quality connection between the components and the tv.


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RE: Sony Bravia and HDMI connection questions

Will the picture improve if I unplug the (RBG) (RW) cables?


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RE: Sony Bravia and HDMI connection questions

You don't need them both and it's possible that having them both connected will "confuse" the TV--it won't know which feed to use for a given input.


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RE: Sony Bravia and HDMI connection questions

I have a Sony Bravia 32". I originally had the component connections, then went to a HDMI/DVI connection. While the picture is slightly better, I have intermittent taping problems (HDMI copy protection comes up on screen). I also get volume problems. I'm going back to the components and see if the problem corrects itself.


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RE: Sony Bravia and HDMI connection questions

If at all possible, use the component connections. HDMI has many problems with intermittent loss of video and audio.


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