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I am trying to set up a SA-TX50 A/V receiver, SH-300 processor, DVD player to my Philips LCD. I also have a digital cable box, seeking assistance. Mike

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  • clarkmr22002 Dec 01, 2008

    Thanks-a-million, your instructions were very helpful.

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1. cable box video out to video 1 in on the lcd , audio out to reciever input 1 ( tv, vcr , or what you want it on )
2. dvd s-video output to lcd video 2 s-video input , dvd audio out to reciever dvd/cd audio input , and add the optical or coax cable digital audio for dolby digital surround sound

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  • jason Dec 01, 2008

    then why did you give me a thanks for trying?

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