I already hooked up the cables as you stated,but can't get the dvd to be projected on the tv. On my other tv's I scroll to a certain channel that turns the dvd picture/sound on the tv. There are no such instructions in the olivia.manual!!
On the time change, I have accessed the setup menu, but it will not go to the sub-menu for date, and curent time. There is a note at the bottom of page 54"Once marking the Auto Calibration setting, all settings shown on th Date and time screen will be invalid. How do I get aroung that?
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Re: DVD hook and chaning time on TV
If you are unable to get video when connecting the DVD player using the Yellow, Red and white cables then is more likely that your LCD might be defective. I would suggest to call the manufacturers for additional technical support and if your LCD is less then a year old ask them to fix it under warranty.
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Chances are you've got your DVD player hooked to OUPUT jacks on the cable box, not inputs. I haven't yet seen a box that takes any kind of an input other than the cable line, but they will have RCA jacks for audio and video outputs on the back. So your cable channels are fine, but the DVD signal is hitting a dead end.
The only solution if your TV doesn't have RCA inputs for video and audio is to get an RF converter (around $10-$20). This takes the A/V signals from your DVD and turns them into a channel 3 or 4 signal that connects to your TV's antenna input.
The converter also has a connector on the back for the cable coming from the cable box, since you'll have to disconnect that from the TV. When the DVD player is off, the cable box signal gets passed to the TV as normal. Turn on the DVD player and the RF converter switches on; put your set on channel 3 or 4 and you'll see your video.
One final thing: The converter will need an AC outlet for its power adapter or power cord, so make sure you have a spare. If you don't already have your TV and DVD player connected to one, this would be a good time to pick up a surge-protector outlet strip. Then not only will you have enough outlets, you'll be protecting your equipment as well.
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You can by an RFmodulator and a set of composite cables to get the cable signal into the tv provided you have audio and video inputs. You will then need to tune tv to the proper input to view.
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ok you hook up dvd to what input... you hooked up sat on what =input.. do you have old vcr around.. try hooking cable to vcr and in a sense use its tuner to tune with . this will tell you if your tv has a bad tuner... just hook the vcr to the same input the sat or dvd player is on
Do you have the red, white and yellow hookups on the back of your TV????? If you don't then you need to get an RF Modulator. You can buy one at Walmart. Older TVs don't have the red, white and yellow hookups. You hook up the RF modulator with a short cable to the cable outlet on your TV. Then you plug in your DVD player to the RF modulator. You also plug your cable for the TV into the RF modulator. It really is very simple. Directions are included with the RF modulator. You will need a short piece of cable also.
I'm assuming you mean a DVD player, not a CD player?
1. You can get an input splitter (basically an A/B switch for the cable), and connect to that, manually switching between the two sources.
2. You can replace the VCR and the DVD player with a combination DVD/VHS unit.
Although it would seem logical, it is unlikely that you can hook the DVD player to the VCR, since the VCR will refuse to let the signal pass though it, as part of its MacroVision copy protection. (This is the same sytem that prevents you from recording DVDs onto VHS tapes.)