|Connect your HDTV with Digital
o Cable TV
signal source IN.
o HDTV set with HDMI input such as a plasma or
o One set of Audio RCA cables (1-red & 1-white
o One HDMI cable.
o Digital Cable converter box with
With digital cable and High-Def cable TV
you can get High-Definition programs
on your HDTV.
By using the digital HDMI cable connection,
you avoid any conversion to analog
and back to digital,
with the resulting loss of video quality.
Keeping it all
digital means you get the best video possible from your
Why would you want this
To view High-Definition TV shows. Digital
Transmission Of Audio And Video Signals:
digital video and audio signals at speeds up to 5 Gbps without
It supports high definition images up to
1080p and high-quality, multi-channel audio formats such as
Whenever a digital signal (for example from a DVD
player) is converted to analog
and sent to a TV, then
converted back to digital and displayed,
there is some loss
of picture quality. But with HDMI, the signal is
transmitted in its original digital form.
is no quality loss from conversion errors.
This means that
pure digital pictures and sound are sent direct from the
and remain digital from the output device to the
digital display equipment.
What can you do with this configuration?
Watch HDTV, including High Definition TV shows.
What settings do you need for this
The TV will need to be set to the proper HDMI
Cable configuration explanation
coax cable signal from the cable TV company is available to the
Since digital cable channels are
scrambled, you need the converter box (or Cablecard and QAM
The HDMI cable can carry high-definition video and
up to 8 channel audio. Not all TV shows are high definition.
all TV shows are Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound.
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