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Cable/ant. hook-up can't figure how to run cable to t.v. through vcr/dvd combo player. Since only one coax. connection is in t.v. and one coax. in vcr/dvd combo, I can only run the player OR cable. Any suggestions?

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  • tboo101568 Jan 12, 2009

    I have dish and I have a phillips vcr/dvd player. I would like to hook it up to my tv so I can watch without unhooking the tv. Help please

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If you have a yellow/white jack on your DVD/VCR unit you can connect it to the TV using composite cables. If you only have the coax output on the DVD player you can buy an RF modulator that will convert the coax to composite also. But if you have two ports on thhe DVD player as most combos do the top is usually an input source such as cable and the bottom is the output that goes to the back of the tv. You could also buy a "splitter" and attach the cable and dvd coaxs to each of the out ports(they will be side by side) and on the opposite end, which is the in run a coax from that port to the tv coax port.
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I have a satalite receiver and a Philips dvd, vcr combo, but my tv only has a cable jack, how do I hook it up??? I have the splitter switch and the RF modulator and I got lost on hooking it up and after 4 hours , I quit.....but I just bought it and want to watch DVDs and Videos and play my mp3s and check out my mpegs. HELP !!!!!! Thanks

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