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Connect a new TV . which cables?

Hi, I just got a new 32" LCD open box today from Best Buy. It has no manual and I'm having a problem connecting the satellite cables etc. Anyone with any tech help available asap ???? THANK YOU

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Maureen,
Many TV's like yours have a two coaxial port solution. Some call them antenna A and B other digital and terrestrial. If you have these connect your 3,4 out line off the SAT box to one of them. Go to the menu on the tv and go to setup, then go to autoprgram channels and it may give you an option to scan only for one type or the other if so choose the type of signal or port that you connected sat box to and run a scan if not run it as it is and check results.

If you are connecting sat box using RCA cables ensure that they are on the output port of the sat box. Then connect the other end to one of the input port on the tv remebering what input you are conected to. Using the remote, if so equipped, cycle thru the inputs by pressing input or souce button.
If you do not have these on your remote you will need to go to menu on the tv and access the inputs that way.

If you have a VCR connected and satellite ran through it via coax you will have to go to the input source the VCR is connected to. I hope I have been of assistance to you. Thanks for using Fix Ya. If you need more help let me know.

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