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Hi, I can't figure out how to hook up my Direct TV box, DVD, VCR, and TV to my KR-V7080 Receiver. Can you help me with a diagram or step by step instructions? K Richardson

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that reciever is not going to carry a hi definition video signal, it doesnt have either hdmi or component video inputs.

you can still use it, but if you run the picture through the reciever, it will have poor quality.

heres how you are supposed to hook it up:

find the single,m yellow video jack on your sattelite box, and hook that up to the "tv" video input, then hook the laft and right audio outputs from the cable box into the "tv" audio left and right inputs on the receiver. hook up the dvd player and vcr in the same manner, using "dvd" and "VCR" (if labeled as such) inputs on the reciever.

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It would help to know some details about tour TV - like its make and model. Or do you mean the CABLE BOX?

And there are TWO signals to consider - audio and video. WHICH is the one you need to hook up without involving the dvd/vcr?

Let's start with basics:

1) TV's are not audio sources. They are end-units for video and its medium-fi audio.

A TV's internal audio capacity is more a convenience for stand-alone listening than a serious approach at hi-end audio. Many of us have monitors with NO audio capability.

TV-related audio and video are best VIEWED via direct video connection to the TV; and HEARD through direct digital audio connection to the receiver.

2) The one NECESSARY connection you need from the receiver to the TV is the basic VIDEO that let's the receiver communicate with you through the TV.

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I'm not saying I have an answer but you need to define the specific TV (and everything else) for anyone to answer your question with certainty.

How do we know what capabilities and connections are being considered?

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TRY PUTTING A SET OF PHONO CABLES INTO THE VCR INPUT THEN TO THE ANALOG OUT PUTS ON TOUR DVD/VCR SWITCH AMP TO VCR PRESS DIGITAL INPUT BUTTON ON FRONT OF AMP UNTILL YOU GET _ _ _ SET SOUND TO PROLOGIC 2.THIS SHOULD WORK.

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