I recently attached blu-ray player to my LCD, and programmed the comcast remote for both by LCD and blu-ray player. Whenever I turn on the system, it always defaults to the blue-ray player, even when it is powered off. How do I get the Comcast remote to change input source from the blu-ray player to the LCD?
You want to turn off the CEC feature on the Blu-Ray, which is a "feature". The CEC talks between HDMI devices and passes commands back and forth including input settings, on/off among others.
The CEC has different names by different Mfr's. As an example Sony calls theirs Bravia Sync. On a typical Sony Blu-Ray you would go into the menu and turn off "control for HDMI" so the TV and Blu-Ray no longer "talk" to each other's control systems.
Once this is off, turning on the TV will no longer turn on the Blu-Ray and select the input on the TV for the Blu-Ray. The TV should stay on it's last input selected.
Samsung LN40C630 LED TV. Will this solution also allow me to program the Comcast remote for both the Samsung TV and LG Blu-Ray? If we play a disk on the blu-ray, will we be able to use the Comcast remote to get back to the TV? I appreciate your evident knowledge and experience . . . it's great to talk with someone who knows what they are talking about.
Any potential problems we might run into when we remove CEC from the Samsung TV? Since the LG blu-ray is new, would it be preferable to exchange it for another manufacturer's blu-ray - e.g., Samsung so it would be the same as the TV?