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HDMI ISSUES for Panasonic TH-58PZ850

by panny1080 / November 3, 2008 12:21 PM PST

Hey guys, i am having issues with the HDMI port 1 on this tv. I purchased this TV and bought 2 new Monster 1000 HDMI cables 6metres (paid $300+ each cable). I have 2 sources for HD, my HDDVD (gonna get a bluray soon) and my HDPVR. I have used both cables with different combinations from both sources with HDMI port 2 and 3, and it works great. However, combinations with both cables with both sources on HDMI 1 produces white specs on the screen. So naturally, i figured it was the HDMI port 1 that had the problem. I contacted Panasonic and they sent over a rep who confirmed that indeed my 2 cables worked fine with HDMI ports 2 and 3, but not 1. He used his own cable (a cheap $60 HDMI cable) and his cable worked on all 3 hdmi ports. He stated it is not an issue with the TV, but is an issue with my cables. How is it that my cables work great on HDMI port 2 and 3, but not on port 1...someone please explain

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return those cables!!!!!!!
by givemeaname / November 3, 2008 2:23 PM PST
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but both cables work on port 2 and 3...just not on 1...
by panny1080 / November 3, 2008 3:34 PM PST

well actually i got them for 120 each on a staff discount...299 is retail. I have 2 monster 1000 cables...i have tried them both on port 2 and 3 and tried both hd sources and in every possible combination and they work great. how is it possible that these cables do not work on port 1? Both these cables are defective, but selectively defective on port 1? seems odd to me...

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by panny1080 / November 7, 2008 10:12 AM PST


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