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  #332863 21-May-2010 11:44
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lyonrouge:
grolschie: Maybe this might help:
http://forums.logitech.com/t5/Harmony-Remotes-Programming/Marantz-sr6004-HDMI-output/td-p/405327?nobounce


Gave it a try, may have been a feature of previous versions of the Harmony software but didn't work for 7.7.0

Which bit went wrong?

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  #332942 21-May-2010 13:58
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that is difficult to determine as I don't know what it should look like when it goes right. There was no indication of using an output for input mode had occured and it remain unchanged.

 
 
 
 


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  #332951 21-May-2010 14:14
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Maybe stick with toggling HDMI output manually for the time being. That will give you time to get familiar with it.

Basically the idea is that in an activity, the Harmony will switch things on then change them to the right inputs. It keeps track of which inputs everything is on, so it can use that for toggling or whatever. You're going to trick it by using the inputs to keep track of your output miode.

This works, because you don't need to remember which input you're on since you can select them directly (with discrete codes). What this means is that you'll need two activities for each activity (one is HDMI OUT 1 and the other HDMI OUT 2).

Remove all your activities (if you want), and start on the receiver. Change its inputs to the two outputs (say Projector and Plasma). Work through the wizard and select inputs toggled (I forget the exact wording) and choose whichever the output toggle button on the remote is.

Then create two activities for, say, DVD playback. It will ask which "input" to use on your receiver, you would choose Plasma for one and Projector for the other. Everything else should be straightforward. You can test this now and it should work to turn your stuff on and switch outputs of the receiver. It might need to get into sync first, it doesn't know which output mode it's in to start with. If you press Plasma activity and it switches to the projector output then I'd just toggle the output with the normal remote to get it in sync (but you could use the help options on the remote).

The only thing not working now is the actual switching of inputs. You accomplish this by adding a custom action to the activity (i.e. pressing the discrete input button for DVD).

I know that I just reiterated the given solution, but maybe it will help and I sort of fleshed it out a bit. It should be pretty easy to get the input for output part workign first and it should be obvious that it is working.

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  #333008 21-May-2010 15:52
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FANTASTIC!!

Thanks Bazzer for you patience and enthusism for the product. I've got some small configuration to get the buttons the way I want, but this has the key outcome I bought the remote for.

Thanks again!

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  #333014 21-May-2010 16:03
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So, it worked? Great!

I know how frustrating it can be because I put off setting mine up fully for ages. The biggest nuisance I have is that my TV doesn't have discrete input codes (as far as I can tell). I spent ages trying slgihtly different models trying to get it right. Once it's going it's awesome though I reckon. I still have three slightly different TV devices on my remote and none of them are perfect. I keep meaning to go through, document all the best bits from each device and get Logitech to bung them into one device - then I'll be sorted!

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I purchased the 785 from DSE last Thus, out of the box, programmed it up and it worked a treat.  Setup all my devices and activities no issue at all.

I decided to do some minor tweeking of the settings, and i also updated the firmware.  Since then everything has turned to crap.  I spend about 30min on the help line, no help there, call got referred to level 2 support, and haven't heard from anyone since.  Also just prior to that call, i submitted a job online and haven't heard from them either.

My first impressions of the device are now not good at all, am will consider returning it to DSE for a refund.

Essentially the remote will not start up the activities on the correct input, hdmi1.

Tv is a Sony KVL-46D300A
FreeVu DSE G7503

I have read the forum, googled and adjusted settings including removing them all and starting again. For something so simple this is most frustrating to say the least....

Richard

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  #333997 24-May-2010 12:46
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Ask questions here. someone will have the same unit can could help you out.
Rather than pull all your hair out, it may be better to re setup the activity to start from scratch again.

There is an online version of the software, so technically if someone wanted to they could PM an agreeable party their logon and password and have them take a look over the setup, then download the settings to the remote again.  Was going to offer to do this for the bloke lyonrouge above, but Bazzer and others set him right.

 
 
 
 


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  #334004 24-May-2010 12:50
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You might want to fine tune your TV set up on the Harmony configuration. Do you use the "Help" on the remote? Also do you have some inputs set to "skipped" on the TV?

During the configuration and tuning stage for your Harmony remote, it can be quite stressful, but once that hurdle is over... it's sweet from then on.


I too got the 785 and Harmony for PS3 over the weekend, work a treat.

And my 785 has buzzing sound when the LCD is on, it doesn't really annoy me but I know someone posted it here before and was real annoyed with it... So be aware.




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  #334007 24-May-2010 12:58
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were did you get the PS3 adapter for it?

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  #334008 24-May-2010 12:58
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is there a wii adapter too?

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  #334010 24-May-2010 12:59
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From Dick Smith Riccarton. There is one left (NZ$99). Have you had a look on DSE's website? It is quite hard to find nowaday other than through PriceSpy.




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  #334052 24-May-2010 14:21
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richrdh18: I purchased the 785 from DSE last Thus, out of the box, programmed it up and it worked a treat.  Setup all my devices and activities no issue at all.

I decided to do some minor tweeking of the settings, and i also updated the firmware.  Since then everything has turned to crap.  I spend about 30min on the help line, no help there, call got referred to level 2 support, and haven't heard from anyone since.  Also just prior to that call, i submitted a job online and haven't heard from them either.

My first impressions of the device are now not good at all, am will consider returning it to DSE for a refund.

Essentially the remote will not start up the activities on the correct input, hdmi1.

Tv is a Sony KVL-46D300A
FreeVu DSE G7503

I have read the forum, googled and adjusted settings including removing them all and starting again. For something so simple this is most frustrating to say the least....

Richard


I set up a 785 with a Sony 46 (sorry don't remember model but it's about 12-18 months old, full HD), and I found that the inputs came up incorrectly, eg if I told the remote I needed HDMI3, it would select HDMI1, on HDMI1 I got Component1, it was always 2 out (ie., if you look at the list of inputs, it would always select the one 2 above the one the remote had been told to ask for). Once I compensated for this, it went perfectly, and the customer is a big fan - bought another one off me for his dining room TV.

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  #334060 24-May-2010 14:31
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Cheers,  Will give that a go as that is what is happening.  Still waiting to hear back from 2nd teir logitech spt.  Will let you know how it goes.

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  #334074 24-May-2010 15:00
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Are you using discrete codes? If so, I can't see what the problem should be other than wrong code for each input. Go into device mode and check the commands for your TV there.

If you are not using discrete codes (i.e. have to cycle through inputs) then you have two issues. The first is the remote doesn't know which input the TV is currently on, so you have to get it in sync first. Then you have to make sure the list of inputs on the remote is correct. It's all in the wizard. Sounds like the remote thinks the TV is two "steps" ahead, so it can never make it right. Once you change the TV to the correct input (using the original remote or device mode) it should work OK.

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  #334090 24-May-2010 15:33
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ALSO... once you've set up using Logitech Harmony, don't go messing up turning on and off with the normal remotes as it messes up your Logitech's remote harmony...

If/should you need an equivalent usage of your normal remotes in discrete form, use "Devices" button...




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