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My Tv has horizontal lines

The TV is actually a PT-51HX42. It is connected to a DVD player and cable box using monster cables. Anything I can check or do I need a professional?

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Replace your cable connectors.

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We bought a house that came with a home theater system. We would like to connect a cable tv dvr box to it to be able to watch football games in hd on the big screen with the surround sound. The components...


1. Connect cable to cable HD DVR box, connect video out of cable box to Sony receiver TV video in, connect audio L and R out of cable box to Sony receiver TV audio in and connect TV out of receiver to video in of Panasonic projector 2. Connect Audio and Video out of DVD player respectively to DVD in of receiver. Good Luck :)

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Picture in picture operation & connection to dvd player


Now--first--connect the DVR cable box HDMI output to the HDTV HDMI input (use the lowest numbered one e.g. HDMI 1) for this connection. Use a standard (not Monster brand) HDMI cable for this connection. Then turn on the TV, turn on the cable box and switch the TV to the HDMI input. A picture should come on. You may even hear the audio on the TV speakers. If so, that is OK.

Then--connect the component video output of the DVD HT to the TV component 1 input. Use a three wire component video cable with red, blue and green connectors on each end. Connect color to color on both ends. Then turn on the DVD, put a DVD in the player and start it running. Switch the TV to the component input and it should show a pix. The audio will come from the DVD player speakers.

If your DVD player does have an HDMI output, you can use it and just connect as above to the second TV HDMI input.

To get audio from the cable box out of the DVD player speakers, you will need to connect an audio cable from the cable box go the HT amplifier. Use a set of RCA patch cables and go from the analog audio output of the cable box to the rear panel audio inputs of the DVD player. The owners manual for this unit will give directions on using this input. Since your HT unit does not have any other inputs, you will not be able to get Dolby Digital audio.

Hope this gives you food for thought. If so, and you have more questions, just come back in with a follow up.

Good luck. Remember, the owners manuals all have hook up connections diagrams. Sometimes they will help.

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Tv built-in dvd player wont play thru surround sound


goto your menue setings and slect sround sound and set up to external sound system.

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Digix Manual/diagrams do not match my TV connectors


Simplest way. ++++++++++
If you have red, white and yellow on each match those and use a cable with 3 strands - red, yellow and white ends with RCA jacks. Use the setup key to get an onscreen display to set options.  Make sure they are the video/audio OUT on the DVD not in.
On your TV it's probably Video 1 or something like that - you can usually test this by putting the cables into the front of the TV. The TV remote might have some key like TV/Video to get to the Video input screen.  Make sure you check the video-in ports on the TV - not the video/audio-out.
Option if red is missing +++++++++++++++++ If the DVD player just has yellow and white then just connect yellow and white (it will be mono) on the TV.
It shouldn't matter if the holes are vertical or horizontal.
S-video +++++++ If both TV and DVD have S-video ports then connect those - they will give you better video than the yellow.
You will still need to connect red and white sound cables.


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Cable box, digital service, channels not appearing


connect the RF lead from the wall to your cable box then out from that to your dvd then out from your dvd to your tv. now connect a scart lead from the cable box to AV 2 on the DVD then connect AV 1 on the DVD to your TV if you have a second scart on your tv connect that to the cable box. NOW on the DVD select AV2 now whatever is on the cable box will be recorded onto DVD/VCR. Put the DVD recorder into VCR mode and set it to auto tune all the Digital Video Broadcasts. You cannot physically tune the cable boxes own channels into the DVD via RF it has to be via a scart.

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VCR, DVD, TV Connection


first let me say that a dvd player and a dvd recorder are different. the dvd player can only play dvd while a dvd recorder can both play and record dvd that is said. what i understand from what you write is currently is - out of your tv box into your dvd player then out of your player into your tv........ ok some dvd has two connections. line one and line two if your tv box is in line one then you should plug the rca cable in line two in. then you select line two on the dvd player then plug the other end to your vcr in line out so that is out of your vcr into line two of your dvd player.(some times one of the connection is at the front of your player hidden) if your dvd player only have one connection then you would have to plug out your tv box and replace it with the vcr cable and when you finish coping your vhs tape you plug in back your tv box to your dvd player. hope i could help.......... Tracy

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Dvd/vcr without cable hook-up


If ** cable TV hookups exists, then the only inputs you can use are the line-in along with audio left/right. You've probably got a slew of output connections. Your unit does **t contain a tuner (which would allow you to use a cable input). You need to have a cable box or other device (vcr/tv) that has outputs compatible with the input of your dvd/vcr. A lot of dvd/vcrs are that way. It actually saves you some $$ since most cable boxes (especially HDTV compatible) already have the required outputs on them.

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Color fading on Sony could be cable ?


have the cable company come out and check there cable box and picture.

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Trying to connect dvd player


You will have to connect your DVD player to the plasma TV, not the cable box. The cable box (or most cable boxes) have video outputs only. The same is true for the DVD player: it outputs the video to the tv.

Look in your DVD manual for scenarios for connecting your player to the tv.

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Sharp 2002


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Have you bought anything new recently, when it happens think what things are turned on... is it the garage door being opened etc.
If you are using a digital signal (and ideally something like a DVD player or a games console rather than a cable TV box) then check the HDMI cable.  If all appears well then it could well be a fault with the television, especially if you get interference from multiple source (i.e. cable TV, DVD player, console etc)

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