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How to Hookup both satellite and DTV converter box, combo vcr/dvd to Analog TV

This connection involves a Digital TV converter box, satellite receiver, combo vcr/dvd and Analog TV. You can use a standard splitter in reverse for this hookup if you only have one of the sources (DTV box or satellite box) powered on at a time. Otherwise you could use a A/B switch.


Components:

o Digital Satellite TV Service
o Analog TV with VHF/UHF antenna input.
o Satellite TV box
o DTV Converter box
o RF Modulator
o Combo DVD/VCR
o RF signal splitter or A/B switch
o Audio/Video RCA cables.
o RF coaxial cables (RG-6).


TV

• Analog TV older model.
• built-in speaker
• RF input for antenna/cable signals.



Connectors

Inputs
RF Antenna - (Coaxial)

Outputs
Audio/Video Composite - x1 (RCA)
RF (TV Out) - (Coaxial)

Remote Control Yes
Power Requirements 120VAC, 60Hz




Hook up DIAGRAM - Analog TV, Digital TV converter box, satellite receiver, RF Modulator, combo DVD/VCR



Cables Connections and explanation:

Digital Satellite TV service and over-the-air antenna are used to receive TV signals.

1. Connect a coaxial RF cable from the RF output on the satellite box and the DTV box to splitter.

2. Connect a coaxial RF cable from the output of the splitter to VCR RF input.

3. Connect a coaxial RF cable from VCR RF output to RF Modulator.

4. Connect a coaxial cable from RF Modulator to TV VHF input.

5. Connect RCA cables from common output on VCR/DVD to RF Modulator.





Why would you want this configuration?


o To view TV shows including satellite and over-the-air local channels.
o To record TV shows from both sources.


What settings do you need for this configuration?

The satellite box and the DTV box should be setup to output on channel 3 (or 4). The VCR should be set to record channel 3 (or 4). The RF Modulator should be set accordingly to output on channel 3 (or 4) and the TV should be set to channel 3 (or 4). The VCR should be set to output on channel 3 (or 4).


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