Join Date: May 2002
Location: Toronto, Rogers, 9865 & 8300-eHDD, Sharp LC75N8000U, Denon AVR4310Ci; Sony KDL40W3000, 9865
Yes, it appears this is the handshake. If you turn the TV on first, then the STB, you may not need to wait for the handshake.
Glad to hear this makes your PQ better.