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New install, blank blue screen

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Member Since: ‎04-03-2011
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New install, blank blue screen

Installed yesterday, out by last night on one TV. Have blue screen. Restarted DVR, swapped HDMI cables, no luck.
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Re: New install, blank blue screen

Blue screens are typically a HDMI handshaking issue between the TV and the set top box.  if your still getting it, unplug the TV and the set top box for a minute, power up the TV first, then the set top box.

 

Sometimes HDMI issues are troublesome, and a work around might be to switch to component cables, which will still give you 1080I resolution to the TV.