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# 98685 4-Mar-2012 09:13
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Hi,

My sky intermittently drops connection with the tv over hdmi causing the tv to loose the signal for a short 10 secs or so I have tested with different hdmi cables and a new tv and still have the issue and yesterday the box was replaced and the replacement is doing it to......







  

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  # 590106 4-Mar-2012 09:28
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Hi, how long cables are you using.

Cyril



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  # 590122 4-Mar-2012 10:31
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About 1.5meters.

 
 
 
 


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  # 590125 4-Mar-2012 10:34
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Hi, I have to say the only time I have seen HDMI issues (and not just with MySky but various brands of BD players) is when there have been minor noise spikes in the local power, ie someone plugs a heavy load in or switch mode supply direct online in the house and you get a momentary loss of connection/blackscreen then HDCP reconnect. so might be worth checking things like fridges/freezers that might have bad/noisy thermostats etc.

Cyril



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  # 590127 4-Mar-2012 10:42
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Hi,

I know the other devices I connect through HDMI have no issues, I am assuming that the box has picked up a bad SW update maybe? Or because I have it sitting on top of my home theater system causing heat? Or what about interference from other things I have around? Also One night it kept on loosing connection to the tv over and over so I reset the box with the red button and that fixed it for about 3 weeks.

 

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  # 590593 5-Mar-2012 12:40
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Heat kills equipment very quickly.



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  # 593901 12-Mar-2012 09:37
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Are all HDMI cables shielded?  

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  # 593941 12-Mar-2012 10:19
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Hi, yes its part of the HDMI spec.

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