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Connecting coax to my DVD/VCR combo

  1. There are no coax connectors on my new DVD/VCR unit, how do I send the coax feed into my new unit then send it out to my home theater receiver

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  • charlie7777 Sep 05, 2008


    1. I solved the problem myself, thank you for your response.

  • Jim Franks May 11, 2010

    Where does the coax originate? A cable box, outlet or a satellite receiver?

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For the DVD portion, you need to use either composite, component, or possibly S-Video or HDMI. DVD players do not utilize coax, since they do not incorporate tuners. However, since you have indicated it is also a VCR, it should have a coax input/output for that. perhaps it is a player only and doesn't have a tuner? But I have never heard of this in a combination unit. At any rate, if it truly does not have a coax input, then you will have to leave the coax connected directly to your TV and use the above mentioned connections between the home theater, TV, and DVD/VCR unit. Audio between the DVD/VCR and home theatre, and video between the DVD/VCR and TV

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