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hdmi suddenly not working

by kawidood / October 21, 2009 2:00 AM PDT

I have a pn50b650 for a week and I've been attaching two HD recievers to HDMI 1 and 2 with no issues. Last night I tried to connect a bluray to port 3 and it didn't work. Now none of the ports are working except port 2. All my Devices work fine when connected to HDMI port 2, but there's a NO SIGNAL message if I try to use the other ports. I've tried power cycling the tv and devices and it hasn't fixed anything. Anyone have any ideas?

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hdmi suddenly not working
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / October 21, 2009 3:00 PM PDT

kawidood,

I'm not sure what would have caused the HDMI ports to suddenly stop working. If the devices aren't outputting at a high resolution - and check on the working port - see if you can bump up the output resolution (ie: cable/sat box, etc).

If that doesn't work, you might try calling 800-SAMSUNG to see if they can troubleshoot or set up a service ticket for you.

--HDTech

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SAME ISSUE
by thejohnsonfactor / November 3, 2010 12:47 PM PDT

I am having the exact same issue as the above (realize this is a year later). The only HDMI port that works is port 2, I have to swap between my HD DVR and Blu-ray manually since neither will display an image in port 1, 3, or 4. The port detects that a cable is there but reports NO SIGNAL.

Have reverted to the last firmware update to no avail, reverted back, not fix. Power cycled the TV, no go.

Any help out there???

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SAME ISSUE
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / November 3, 2010 4:43 PM PDT
In reply to: SAME ISSUE

thejohnsonfactor,

Doing this may reset your settings, but try to do a full reset of your television.

With the TV powered ON, and all HDMI cables removed, press and hold the EXIT button on the remote for 15 seconds. You should be prompted to "RESET?", choose YES and [Enter].

Then, try to connect your cables.

Does that help?

--HDTech

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Same problem
by kweh_ / November 29, 2010 10:14 AM PST
In reply to: SAME ISSUE

I am having the same issue with one difference that nobody has noted: once I switch to HDMI2 successfully, when I change back to another HDMI port (eg HDMI 1) it continues to display the source from HDMI2. Otherwise, if I don't have an active source in HDMI2, it displays "No Signal." This is very bizarre behaviour. Right now I am having to alternate the cables to HDMI2 to switch between my TiVo and my PS3.

I tried a reset as described by the HDTech above, but the problem persists. I have tried every cabling configuration I can think of, have switched back to old firmware, etc and the problem will not go away.

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does it work ?
by daviddesi06 / March 1, 2011 8:54 AM PST
In reply to: Same problem

Any luck?

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Nope
by kweh_ / March 8, 2011 6:48 PM PST
In reply to: does it work ?

No luck. Only HDMI 2 works, so I have one device plugged into it (PS3) all others are running through component. To ease my pain I am using my amplifier as a switch, but it is a bit pointless to have three useless HDMI ports on my TV.

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SAME ISSUE
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / December 1, 2010 12:06 PM PST
In reply to: SAME ISSUE

Are these all PN50B650 models?

--HDTech

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Issue
by kweh_ / December 2, 2010 10:36 AM PST
In reply to: SAME ISSUE

No, mine is an LA40B650.

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I am having the exact same issue
by Hman4 / April 24, 2013 1:04 PM PDT
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suddenly HMDI Port 2 stopped working. I'm having to put my cable box & BR player manually to Port 1 depending on the activity. Very ANNOYING!!

Strangely, the port detects a device when the BR player is turned on or is plugged in - then turns to the blue "no signal" screen after about 5 seconds. Ugh!!!!

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Solved
by thejohnsonfactor / December 3, 2010 1:38 PM PST
In reply to: SAME ISSUE

Thanks, this solved the issue, hope it doesn't return.

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