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Finding Recording/Playing Channel on TV

I have a Panasonic TH42PX80U TV that I connected to the Philips HTS6500/37 using in turn the first four options in Philips Manual. I still cannot get the Recording/Playing Channel picture to come on the TV screen by pressing the channel down button. I did get the sound to come on, but again, not the picture. What am I doing wrong? Other referenced parts of the manual are of no help in resolving this problem. This is one feature I was really looking forward to using with the Philips. Other features have thus far performed well above my expectations. INITIALLY I was able to "stumble" upon the channel and play and record DVDs until I decided to rewire and upgrade the clarity by using a higher option (going from Option 2 to Option 4 for instance). Now, none of the options work. (Should have let well enough alone.) The only other attachment is the Direct TV DVR which thus far has performed flawlessly. Any suggestions and/or solutions would be greatly appreciated.

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Make sure there is a yellow video cable (or one of the other types of video cable) running from the Philips to your Panasonic. Make note of how the TV labels that source - Video 1, Video 2, Component 1, etc. Use the TV/Video button on your Panasonic to change the TV to the appropriate input channel - Video 1 or 2 if you used a yellow video cable, Component 1 or 2 if you used a red/green/blue cable, etc. Now, make sure that the Philips is in Disc mode by pressing the Disc button on the Philips remote. You should now have picture.

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