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Connect HDTV, HD Satellite TV box and DVD/VCR Combo unit

This connection involves a HD Satellite TV box, HDTV and DVD/VCR Combo unit.


o HD Satellite TV service
o HD Satellite box
o DVD/VCR Combo unit
o Audio/Video RCA cables (1-yellow, 1-red & 1-white audio).
o RF coaxial cables (RG-6).
o HDMI cables


• built-in stereo speakers

• A/V inputs, including:
• Component video
• composite video
• S-video
• RF input for antenna/cable signals
• Audio Out (stereo)
• HDMI inputs


• Standard VHS VCR Hi-Fi Stereo
• Standard DVD Player/Recorder
• RF input; RF output
• Composite audio/video inputs and outputs
• NTSC and ATSC tuners
• Up-Converting Output
• Video
System NTSC


Audio/Video Composite - x1 (RCA)
RF Antenna - x1 (Coaxial)

Audio/Video Composite - x1 (RCA)
RF (TV Out) - x1 (Coaxial)
Component video - x1
HDMI - x1

Remote Control Yes
Power Requirements 120VAC, 60Hz

Hook up DIAGRAM - HDTV, Satellite Converter box, DVD/VCR Combo

Cables Connections and explanation:

A Satellite TV provider is used to receive TV signals.

1. Connect a HDMI cable from satellite box to HDTV. This is for watching HDTV.

2. Connect RCA video and audio cables from satellite box output to DVD/VCR Line input.

3. Connect HDMI cable from DVD/VCR HDMI Output to HDTV input.

Why would you want this configuration?

o To view TV shows.
o To record TV shows to DVD/VHS recorder.
o Play recordings to TV.
o Play DVD-Video to HDTV.

What can you do with this configuration?

o Watch TV, record TV shows and play back

What settings do you need for this configuration?

The TV, DVD/VHS recorder will need to be set to the proper input depending on your source. Select proper input source on the TV to watch DVD/VHS or satellite TV. Select proper input source on DVD/VCR to record TV. The input sources can be selected usually by using the remote control buttons for the respective devices. Buttons such as LINE or VIDEO or AUX or INPUT SELECT or an actual channel such as 93 or 00 or 99 depending on your brand. Consult owner's manual here.

TV Channels are selected on the satellite converter box using the remote control for the box. The satellite converter box will output on the 3 RCA cables audio/video line output. The DVD/VCR outputs on line output using HDMI cable.

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