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How to connect blu ray to HD TV?

by KidsRReaders / October 15, 2013 11:24 AM PDT

New Samsung HD TV...new Samsung Blu Ray. TV does not recognize Blu Ray....no idea what to do...have checked all cords......old DVD player works with TV. Not tech smart.

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There is an odd thing with HDMI.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 16, 2013 4:51 AM PDT

If HDMI fails to "handshake" the port may not work until the devices are powered down and get a fresh start. There can be issues with older HDMI cords so only the newer tech would fail to pack a shiny new 1.4 or later spec cord with them. AmazonBasics are under 9 bucks so said tech does not have a reason to not carry it with them.

So, power it all off, disconnect it all, remove the AC power cord, go have some coffee/tea/water and then try again but DO NOT plug in anything but what you want to work.
Bob

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We went back to Best Buy...got another Samsung Blu Ray and
by KidsRReaders / October 18, 2013 11:27 AM PDT

It does not work either. The box from the Cable company for HD TV and DVR works in both ports of TV....should we get the Geek Squad?

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Maybe you have to turn off or turn on the Anynet feature
by volvogirl / October 18, 2013 11:48 AM PDT

on the Samsung TV. AnyNet is a feature on Samsungs so they can connect to other Samsung devices. Look in your TV manual.

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Try volvogirl's suggextion next
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 19, 2013 1:38 AM PDT

Then you've done just about everything you can before you call for repair.
Bob

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(NT) What/where is anynet feature? We looked and cannot find it.
by KidsRReaders / October 19, 2013 10:19 AM PDT
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What model TV?
by volvogirl / October 20, 2013 2:54 AM PDT
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Blue ray to HD TV
by pgc3 / October 16, 2013 1:52 AM PDT

Typically you would hook the unit up via an HDMI cable, set the input up, usually with remote handpiece to the desired HDMI input, HDMI1, as an example, depending on how many HDMI hook ups your TV has. Many of the newer HD TV'S have at least three HDMI ports.

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We did that...TV does not recognize blue ray device...
by KidsRReaders / October 16, 2013 4:38 AM PDT
In reply to: Blue ray to HD TV

Checked both HDMI ports and they work with cable...not with Blu Ray

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Cable
by pgc3 / October 18, 2013 4:02 AM PDT

You lost me at cable. And you DID change the input, when running B/ray to whichever input was used, HDMI1, 2 or whichever the cable was hooked to.

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