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How to hookup dvd.vcr to tv

I need help hooking up a dvd/vcr combo to my tv

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Re: how to hookup dvd.vcr to tv

First of all the the VCR has two connection from the tuner at the back one has out to tv the other has in from antenna you connect the wire from the cable company to the in from connect another from the out to tv to the tuner connnection of your tv.and you are connect the dvd to your tv.the tv has either at the front three female connector basic colors red white and yellow.the red and white is for audio in, left and right, and the yellow is for video in.the dvd has similar connections but they are output just connect them matching them color to color.there are some female connectors on the back of the dvd if you want to use surround sound.or play it through a reciever.good luck.

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