All early components with HDMI are not necessarily compatible with more recent components and content. This, usually, will be a problem with the display. Each HDMI component includes processors that have to handshake and negotiate with all the other components in the signal path. Like the real world of politics, the negotiations are not always successful. Good practice is to connect the source and display or sink with a single HDMI cable to verify you can get a picture. Then add the BVHD-10.When checking this it is important to use content with HDCP