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Old 15-08-2006, 17:50   #1
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HDMI - daft question

Does HDMI autoswitch in the same way as SCART, e.g. if you switched/played something on a DVD player would your TV switch to that device?
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Old 15-08-2006, 18:04   #2
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Not in my experience no, you have to manually turn your tv/panel to HDMI
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Old 15-08-2006, 18:09   #3
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I've got a HDMI player connected to my pio plasma and that doesn't autoswitch.
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Nope - not to my TV or projector, in fact I have to turn on the DVD player last so the Projector can detect it. Damn HDCP...
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My Sagem and Toshiba HDDVD player does,if im watching SkyHD (HDMI 1) and switch on my HDDVD player it switched to HDMI 2.
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Thanks folks!

hunts1uk - how's your sparkly new Toshiba HD player?
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hunts1uk - how's your sparkly new Toshiba HD player?
Worth every penny.
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Does HDMI autoswitch in the same way as SCART, e.g. if you switched/played something on a DVD player would your TV switch to that device?
My Panasonic plasma does.
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Excellent! Currently negotiating with my wife about home cinema upgrade - probably projector first, but HD DVD is extremely high up the list. Where did you buy your player from?
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Excellent! Currently negotiating with my wife about home cinema upgrade - probably projector first, but HD DVD is extremely high up the list. Where did you buy your player from?


M o v i e t y m e

Keep a look out on there site as Craig was saying on avforums he's looking to do a deal for HDDVD player and 8 free HDDVD's

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It has something to do with what version of HDMI software and connector your hardware has. Autoswitching was added at a latter stage and they seem to be refining it all the time which is a real pain as they should have just added all the useful features at the start and let everyone have the same connection.
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Thanks for the heads up hunts1uk!

zantarous - interesting bit of info there, ta. I'm a bit of a novice on this subject and didn't realise there were different versions (already!).
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Thanks for the heads up hunts1uk!

zantarous - interesting bit of info there, ta. I'm a bit of a novice on this subject and didn't realise there were different versions (already!).
If you pm craig at said company he's done people on avforum hddvd player anf free 7 hddvds.Take a look on avforums it's a great deal.
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