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How to Wire a Flat Panel Television with no wires showing


  1. Place all the components, TV, speakers, etc. where you want them. Don't worry yet about how to wire them.
  2. You may want to turn all equipment sideways on the shelves so you can get to the connections in the back.
  3. Plug in all the power cords into a power strip, but don't turn on the strip until you are all done.
  4. Learn to differentiate audio and video. Video connections are often yellow, audio connections are often Red and White, but newer systems can have more varieties. You'll need to make sure the color you are plugging in is the same for both ends of the cable.
  5. Start wiring all the cables. You can see that all the cables and connections are clearly labeled and color-coded.
  6. Use the concept of 'signal path' to connect the necessary OUT's to IN's. Cables are needed to give the signal a path to travel from one piece of equipment to another. OUT of the antenna, IN to the VCR. OUTof the DVD player, IN to the TV. OUT of the receiver, IN to the speakers etc.
  7. Follow this guideline when hooking up equipment:
    1. The wall (cable/antennae/satelite)
    2. Things that send out signals (TiVo/cable box/set-top box)
    3. Things that record (VCR/DVD Recorder/Computer)
    4. Things that play only (VCR/DVD/Receiver)
    5. Things that display (TV/Monitor)
  8. Turn everything on. If necessary, switch channels and settings to match the labels on the connections you've just made. Enjoy!

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