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Connecting two devices with only one input on TV

I am trying to connect both a DVD player and a DTV converter box to my television at the same time. I am able to connect them separately with no problem. However, my TV has only one set of audio/video inputs (ie one yellow plug and one white). Both the devices I'm connecting need to be plugged into these inputs. Is there anything I can do to get around this?

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Does your converter box have a coax out to tv jack? If so, connect it to the antenna jack on the tv. You should be able to see the box on channel 3 or 4.

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I have rca STB7766G1 converter box can I connect my dvd player


Trial and error. There is no list of products that will work together and how, so when you have situations that come up such as these you have to connect the electronic devices and see what happens. What's worse is that the combination will not always work with the same brands and even if you do get this to work today it might not work tomorrow.
Ok connect the DVD player to the television. Where it says out on the DVD player you connect the connecting cables either yellow, white, and red or green, blue, red, white, red. You connect the other end of them to the television. Put the television on the correct input. Try playing a movie to make sure the dvd player and television are connected properly.
Ok now where it says IN on the DVD player. Connect a yellow, red, and white cable. The other end of that cable connects to the converter box where it says out.
You can also connect the converter box and the dvd player in this way if applicable. If the dvd player has an RF (coax) IN connect a coaxial cable there and connect it to where it says OUT on the converter box.
Then you connect an antenna to where it says ANTENNA IN on the converter box. Now you will have to be able to put your dvd player in input (aux) or turn it to channel 3. You will always leave your dvd player in input (aux) or on channel 3. You will only change channels on the converter box with its remote control or the buttons directly on it. Good luck!

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How can I connect my Desktop computer to my Hitachi 57F500 TV? I have an emachines desktop, running MS Win 7 connected from Monitor VGA port to DVI port on TV via Dynex DVI-VGA cable, but not getting any...


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VGA and DVI are not compactable. Your TV has no provision to connect it to computer.

DVI-HDTV Input (Input 1)

Use this DVI-HDTV Input for your external devices with DVI-HDTV output such as a Set-Top-Box, high-band DTV decoders, DVD
players and D-VHS with Digital Content Protection

1. Only DTV format such as 1080i, 720p, 480i and 480p are available for DVI-HDTV input.

2. The DVI-HDTV input is NOT compatible when used with a DVD player from a personal computer.

3. When connecting a Set-Top-Box with a copy-protect digital out terminal, a high definition picture can be displayed
on the screen in its digital form
OK.

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Your TV will display all High Definition signals as 1080i True HDTV™ and all standard definition signals will be displayed as 480p.

Component Inputs 1-2
YPbPr(480i/480p/1080i)
These inputs can be used for the connection of A/V equipment with component video outputs, such as a DVD player or external HDTV receiver. Please see Appendix B for signal compatibility.
Input DTV (480i/480p/1080i)
This input is used to connect an external DTV receiver, and can be configured for YPrPb and RGB plus H&V signal types.

As a special feature, you have the ability to adjust the red and blue light beams in reference to the fixed green light beam. This process is called convergence. There are two separate memories for convergence. One, for SD 480i/480p signals; the other for HD 1080i signals. SD convergence should be adjusted while watching an SD source and HD convergence should be adjusted while watching an HD source.

Wide Expand: Enlarges the picture, cropping some of the image on both sides. This Expand format is useful to remove or reduce black side bars on HD broadcasts of 4:3 images with black bars. Available for analog 1080i, digital SD 16:9 and digital HD signals.

InputDTV
This input is compatible with most standard DTV and satellite receivers with component video (YPbPr) outputs. Compatible DTV signals are SDTV 480i/480p, and HDTV 1080i. All other DTV signals, such as 720p, need to be converted by the DTV receiver to one of the compatible signal types. Please check the DTV receiver specifications before connecting.
This input is compatible with some DTV receivers using RGB with "separate H and V sync". Compatible DTV signals are SDTV 480i, 480p, and HDTV 1080i. All other DTV signals, such as 720p, need to be converted by the DTV receiver to one of the compatible signal types. Industry standards for DTV RGB signals (systems, synchronization, timing, and signal strengths) are not currently established. These inputs will not be compatible with all DTV receivers that offer RGB, HV outputs. RGB, HV signals with less than 5 cables are not compatible.
If your DTV receiver offers both DTV component video signals and DTV RGB, HV signals, we suggest you use the DTV component video signals. Check the DTV receiver specifications before connecting.
Ok.

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I'm having trouble connecting the tv to my surround sound system. The surround system says to connect the cables to the "audio out." There doesn't seem to be an "audio out."


I checked Amazon, it says "For connections, you get 1 each composite- and S-video inputs for your DVD player, VCR, or other audio/video device, and a set of component-video inputs for your progressive-scan DVD player or DTV set-top box."

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The jacks from the player go to the same colored jacks on tv. Then after jacks are connected, tv must be on channel AV or Input. that is the channel used by the jacks.
JUST MATCH UP THE COLORS.

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Get a set of video cables to connect the DVD player to the TV.
Then follow the numbered instructions in this post to connect the DVD player, and use your TV remote to switch the video mode when you want to watch a DVD, then switch it back when you want to view TV.

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
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I want to hook a system


you will only be able to get digital surround( dolby digital ) from your dvd player( by the coax or optical digital connections ) , the rest will only be in virtual surround

from the dtv box plug the yellow video jack(RCA) into the vcr video input , then plug the audio jack or jacks into the audio input on the vcr. from the vcr hook the audio out to the audio in on the reciever( tv/vcr/sat... input ) , then also connect RF out from the VCR to RF in on the TV .
for the dvd player hook the "s-video out" to the "s-video in" on the tv , then the audio L and R on same s-video input , then send the audio out connection on tv to L and R input on reciever dvd L and R input , then you will need to connect the optical from the dvd player to the reciever or coax connections for the dolby digital on the reciever to work

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you can hook the cable box into the vcr and then out of the vcr into the spliter which will turn your tv red/white/yellow signel input into two inputs( you can get this at most radio shacks for about $7.00 dollors) this leaves you with one more input for the dvd player
Please rate my response and come back if you need more help!
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