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VCR to TV setup needed

I bought an old Sharp VCR . Its a VHS HQ VCA503.

I'm not sure how to hook it up. Its just the TV and the VCR. I have the red, white, yellow thing on the back of the TV but the VCR only has two yellow and two white holes and no matter what combo i use I'm not having any luck.The screen just stays on the TV and gets fuzzy.When I hit the TV/VCR button it clears right up again, and the VCR does Rewind, FF, etc so I think I just have the wires wrong.Thanks in advance. Doreen

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Doreen, it is a simple job. At the back of the VCR you will find two sockets mentioned Video Out and Audio Out. Put the yellow plug in Video Out of VCR and the other end of this cable will have another yellow plug, which you put in the Video IN (PUT) of the TV. Take the White plug of the cable and put it in AUDIO OUT of the VCR and put the other end in RED AUDIO IN(PUT) of the TV, (Older VCRs like yours did not have stereo sound capability, and so there is only ONE Audio OUT from the VCR. )
Now, put a tape in the VCR and hit PLAY. Switch onthe TV and select AV1 or AV2. You should be able to get Picture and sound.

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