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Topic # 30208 1-Feb-2009 18:47
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Looking thru the manual that I just down loaded it is not clear.

If I got  the HDi I will have to for the sake of the plebs in house have to leave Sky running thru the scart to the existing Svideo feed tha I currently use  plus connect up the HDMI as well for me.  I use a Harmony remote for everything but my Sony TV does not switch directly to the HDMI inputs so I have to use a macro for that which takes about 15 seconds to run (no good for the plebs)  where as switching to the svideo is instant so I will need two  setups.  The existing one and one for HDMI to watch HD and turn on the HT amp. So do all the outputs HDMI, Svideo and composite video all output at the same time??

 





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  Reply # 193333 2-Feb-2009 08:37
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You choose, its in the setup under System settings, Picture settings, Video output settings

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  Reply # 193808 3-Feb-2009 21:13
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old3eyes:

Looking thru the manual that I just down loaded it is not clear.

If I got  the HDi I will have to for the sake of the plebs in house have to leave Sky running thru the scart to the existing Svideo feed tha I currently use  plus connect up the HDMI as well for me.  I use a Harmony remote for everything but my Sony TV does not switch directly to the HDMI inputs so I have to use a macro for that which takes about 15 seconds to run (no good for the plebs)  where as switching to the svideo is instant so I will need two  setups.  The existing one and one for HDMI to watch HD and turn on the HT amp. So do all the outputs HDMI, Svideo and composite video all output at the same time??

 



Are you sure you need a macro to get to your HDMI input? Don't be fooled by the original remote control, there could well be an instruction it can handle to go directly to HDMI. Reason I say this is that I have a Sony 50" rear pro LCD TV -- it has 2x component inputs and 3x s-video inputs. The original remote had one button to cycle between the 2 component inputs and another to cycle between the 3 s-video inputs. However, when I purchased a Harmony 525 and put in my TV model number I found there were far more commands available than the original remote had, including commands to go directly to each of the inputs without having to cycle. Take a really good look at all the commands available and make sure your remote is setup properly!

Steve

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 193818 3-Feb-2009 21:36
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steve98:
old3eyes:

Looking thru the manual that I just down loaded it is not clear.

If I got  the HDi I will have to for the sake of the plebs in house have to leave Sky running thru the scart to the existing Svideo feed tha I currently use  plus connect up the HDMI as well for me.  I use a Harmony remote for everything but my Sony TV does not switch directly to the HDMI inputs so I have to use a macro for that which takes about 15 seconds to run (no good for the plebs)  where as switching to the svideo is instant so I will need two  setups.  The existing one and one for HDMI to watch HD and turn on the HT amp. So do all the outputs HDMI, Svideo and composite video all output at the same time??

 



Are you sure you need a macro to get to your HDMI input? Don't be fooled by the original remote control, there could well be an instruction it can handle to go directly to HDMI. Reason I say this is that I have a Sony 50" rear pro LCD TV -- it has 2x component inputs and 3x s-video inputs. The original remote had one button to cycle between the 2 component inputs and another to cycle between the 3 s-video inputs. However, when I purchased a Harmony 525 and put in my TV model number I found there were far more commands available than the original remote had, including commands to go directly to each of the inputs without having to cycle. Take a really good look at all the commands available and make sure your remote is setup properly!

Steve


Yea Steve is right.
They call them discrete codes, having a seperate iR code for each command.
Some TVs also have these for Power On and Power Off so that when programed into a universal remote you don't get the problem where you think you are turning the TV on but it was already on so it turns off!






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  Reply # 193890 4-Feb-2009 08:40
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steve98:
Are you sure you need a macro to get to your HDMI input? Don't be fooled by the original remote control, there could well be an instruction it can handle to go directly to HDMI. Reason I say this is that I have a Sony 50" rear pro LCD TV -- it has 2x component inputs and 3x s-video inputs. The original remote had one button to cycle between the 2 component inputs and another to cycle between the 3 s-video inputs. However, when I purchased a Harmony 525 and put in my TV model number I found there were far more commands available than the original remote had, including commands to go directly to each of the inputs without having to cycle. Take a really good look at all the commands available and make sure your remote is setup properly!

Steve

Oh yes.  I took my remote down to Sony Style in Auckland and they allowed be to test  the inputs on there V, W and X series with this remote using the direct input  method.  Only the X series switched to the HDMI inputs.  If you look on the Logitech support website there are lots of discussion on this problem..





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