Hi All, Newbie here
I have a Liteon HDD/DVD Recorder (HD-A740GX), and connected it up following the instructions that came with it. Which is as the following diagram:
NTL - UK Cable Provider
The only inputs i have at the moment is from the NTL box (i don’t have a TV aerial on the house yet, so have to use NTLs cable for all channels) Now watching TV is fine, and it records onto the HDD or DVD’s Fine.
The problem i am having is when i start to play back anything (Orgianl DVD, Back-up DVD, Divx, Recording from HDD) i get no direct sound to the TV, the only way i can get sound is through the Hifi. Well actually i do get sound, but it is the channel thats on the NTL box.
So for example, there is nothing but eastenders on TV, so i flick on the recorder, flick through my recordings and think i’ll watch a bit of OCC, press play on that, the picture flashes up on screen, and looks great, but i can still hear Phil Mitchel yapping on about some dodgy pint. So i have to turn off the cable, and then power up the Hifi and listen to it through that.
I have gone through all the auido options, these are:
Digital Out - PCM or Bit Stream
DTS Out - On or Off
Surround - Stero, DOLBY or DTS
TV Audio - Stereo, Main, SAP(sub) or Mono
MPEG - PCM or Bit Stream
There is also a feature called ‘scart by-pass’ i have tried this and again no improvements.
This is causeing probs with Timeshift as when you get of the phone from the in-laws or what ever you try to start watching the football where you left off. But the sound doesn’t work, you get live sound, and recorded visual, you can’t turn the cable off as it would stop recording, but you can’t watch it, basically makes the feature about as much use as a snooze button on a smoke alarm.
So i’m getting very very pi**ed off with the thing now, anyone got any ideas on what i have done wrong, or what is wrong in my setup.
Cheers in advance