Sorry in advance for this long-winded description but I'm trying to cover the complete setup and the symptoms:
After 8+ hours in standby with my cable box, tv, and ht receiver in standby, the ARC and HDMI-CEC control don't work.
Here's my setup - a newly purchased factory reconditioned Yamaha TSR-5830 and my LG 65UH8500. Connections are:very simple basic setup- cable box to HDMI 1 of TV. TV HDMI 2 (designated ARC interface) to TV HDMI out (ARC) on receiver. Can't get any simpler. Previously I had a Sony receiver with all setup the exact same way and never had a problem with ARC and HDMI-CEC. TV still has all the same settings for ARC and CEC turned on as previously used with the Sony.
Before you ask, the reason I'm setup this way instead of just letting the receiver switch is for WAF
. I don't want a new or universal remote, just want to use the cable remote as my wife has always used it. One button to turn on cable box and TV and bam- Receiver turns on and you get sound. Plus, I use screen cast and YouTube from my phone to the TV all the time and also use the TV's smart apps like Netflix which is very convenient.
The pairing of my tv to the ht receiver works fine all day. I hit the cable remote "all systems" power button to turn all. (This is programmed for cable box and the TV functions).
The cable box lights up, the TV lights up, the receiver clicks out of standby and is on AV1 source (correct!) and I get receiver sound and volume controlled by the TV to receiver over CEC.
Hit the "all" power button again, Cable goes off, TV goes off, receiver goes into standby. All this is working exactly as it should and can do this all day long with hours in between turning off(standby) and back on. Then at night I do the same power-down and the next morning is when the issue happens.
8 or so hours later, in the morning, when I hit power button, the cable comes on, the TV comes on. The darn receiver stays in standby.
Even if I separately hit the power button on the receiver while in this state, it comes on with source AV1 (designated as TV source in the hdmi arc setup) as it should, but the TV won't recognize it for ARC or CEC volume- EXCEPT that if I power down using the cable remote again, the tv and cable box go to standby AND the receiver does turn off. BUT it still won't power on with the all on press.
I found one way to to get it all working again -- I have to put all 3 devices in standby, and then turn off the power strip for the TV and the receiver (Cable box stays powered cause it takes 15 minutes to boot). All works correctly again all day long after this power cycle.
This is the exact same setup I've done for past 3 years with my Sony STR-DH770 receiver and never had a problem with it. And before you ask, just to rule out needing newer HDMI cables, I did buy all new HDMI certified cables: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...=UTF8&psc=1%22
(My previous cables were HDMI ARC/4k / CEC certified but I thought it worth ruling out an issue with newer HDMI spec)
For the settings on both sides, I do have ARC and CEC ON in both the TV and the Receiver and working properly as evidenced by it working all day long until overnight standby.
The receiver is set to "Standby through=ON "(previously tried Auto and it failed too). Audio Output =ON HDMI control=ON TV Audio=AV1 (and AV1 is set as TV source)
The fact that his works all the time except when standby overnight is just plain weird.
Ok, after all this if I haven't lost you, here's my actual question:
Do you guys think I have a defective receiver and I should return it? Is there anything else I should try in settings/etc? Or anything further I can debug this issue with to figure it out?