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DVD to TV - can't connect. No inputs on the actual TV

RCA XL100 TV - I know, it's old, but it's fine in my parents basement as the second TV. However, we'd like to run a DVD player through it. It doesn't play when hooked up through the cable box and there is no TV/Video buttons or anywhere on the actual TV to put the 3 cables into the TV to go direct. What's up? Is this TV THAT old, that it doesn't know what a DVD or even a VCR is?? I don't think it's really that old, but can't get around where the inputs are. Help!

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  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    I experienced the same problem today when trying to connect a Phillipps DVD/VCR combo unit to my mother's RCA XL 100

    Where does the RF Modulator connect to the TV. I didn't see any ports other than for the cable connection.

    bill_foster_2000@yahoo.com

  • C Schultz Mar 01, 2009

    RCA XL100 - I bought a DVD player AND an RF Modulator and got everything hooked easy enough but when I try a DVD I get great sound but the picture is just black and white lines. Do I need to return everything or is this actually doable? The TV does not have a video option. Any ideas?

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You could buy a RF Modulator, into which you can Input the 3 cables (Video, Audio Right and audio Left) and the Modulator will make it into a single RF signal, which can be tuned by the TV. RF Modulators are generally set at UHF Channel 36 by Default. One of the easisst available is the Rabbit Ears Modulator, which "transmits' the signal wirelessly to the TV. Not more than 15-20$

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