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Samsung 8550 and Blu ray control

by pkgjockey / March 27, 2015 1:02 AM PDT

Hello, I have a new Samsung 8550fxza and a new Samsung BR H6500 connected to a new Sonos sound bar. Dish is connected to TV HDMI1 and the BR to the TV HDMI2. Using Source I can see HDMI2, however when selected I get a message that no device is connected. If I turn the BR player power on with the BR remote and then select HDMI2 everything starts up. The Dish Rec and BR are behind a base cabinet. The TV Standard remote controls both units without any issues. However, again, with the BR, I have to turn it on with the BR remote first. Any suggestions on how to turn the BR on with the TV Standard Remote and/or get HDMI2 to recognize the BR and turn it on? Thanks for any help on this. Signed, Lazy.

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Re: Samsung...
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / March 27, 2015 1:15 AM PDT

Have you tried turning it on using the Anynet option? You can go to the tools and Anynet + and select Blu-ray from there it will change the source and power the Bluray on for you.

Regards,

HD Tech

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THANK YOU!
by pkgjockey / March 27, 2015 1:28 AM PDT
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That worked! I appreciate it very much! Nice job.

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Re: Thank You
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / March 27, 2015 5:56 AM PDT
In reply to: THANK YOU!

It's my pleasure! Let me know if you need any further assistance!

Regards,
HD Tech

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