Connecting an HDMI or DVI device to the HDMI input

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CONNECTING YOUR TV
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Connecting an HDMI® or DVI 
device to the HDMI input
The HDMI input on your television receives digital 
audio and uncompressed digital video from an 
HDMI source device or uncompressed digital 
video from a DVI (Digital Visual Interface) source 
device.
This input is designed to accept HDCP (High-Bandwidth 
Digital-Content Protection) programme material in digital 
form from EIA/CEA-861-D–compliant 
[1]
 consumer electronic 
devices (such as a set-top box or DVD player with HDMI or DVI 
output). For acceptable video signal formats, see page 74.
NOTE: 
• Some early HDMI equipment may not work properly with 
your latest HDMI TV, due to the adoption of a new standard. 
Please unplug your HDMI cable first and then try setting the 
INSTAPORT™ and Enable Content Type options to “Off”. 
Your early HDMI source should operate properly with your 
television. See page 63. 
• Supported Audio format: Linear PCM, Dolby Digital (AC-3), 
sampling rate 32/44.1/48kHz.
Connect an HDMI cable (type A connector) to the HDMI 
terminal.
For proper operation, it is recommended that you use an 
HDMI cable with the HDMI Logo (
).
• If your HDMI connection is capable of 1080p and/or your 
television is capable of refresh rates greater than 50Hz, you 
will need a Category 2 cable. Conventional HDMI/DVI cable 
may not work properly with this model.
• HDMI cable transfers both video and audio. Separate 
analogue audio cables are not required (see illustration).
• See “HDMI 3 Audio” on page 62.
To view the HDMI device video, press the 
o
 button to select 
HDMI 1, HDMI 2, HDMI 3 or HDMI 4 mode.
Connect an HDMI-to-DVI adaptor cable (HDMI type A 
connector) to the HDMI 3 terminal and audio cables to the PC/
HDMI 3 (AUDIO) socket (see illustration).
• The recommended HDMI-to-DVI adaptor cable length is 
6.6 ft (2m).
• An HDMI-to-DVI adaptor cable transfers video only. 
Separate analogue audio cables are required.
• See “HDMI 3 Audio” on page 62.
NOTE: 
To ensure that the HDMI or DVI device is reset properly, it is 
recommended that you follow these procedures:
• When turning on your electronic components, turn on the 
television first, and then the HDMI or DVI device.
• When turning off your electronic components, turn off the 
HDMI or DVI device first, and then the television.
This feature enables the audio signal of the TV to be sent to 
the AV amplifier via the HDMI cable. It will not be necessary to 
connect a cable from the audio output of the TV to the audio 
input of the AV amplifier to reproduce the audio received 
from the tuner of the TV through the AV amplifier.
To connect an HDMI device
HDMI cable
HDMI device
the back of your television
To connect a DVI device
HDMI’s ARC (Audio Return Channel) 
feature
Audio cable for HDMI to television 
connection (not supplied)
HDMI-to- DVI adaptor Cable
DVI device
the back of your television
AV amplifier that supports ARC
HDMI cable
the back of your television