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I have an old Sansui au999 amp

1.I would like to hook up my amp to my TV. On my amp I have tape in, tape out, phono and aux. To hear the TV through the amp, how should I hook up rca cables?
2.I have a DVD, how should I hook up the DVD to the amp?(tape in, tape out, phono or aux?)

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    It has a aux cd phono tape etc

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You can go about this many ways.depending on what you have to work with.are you useing a satilite or cable box?if so assuming they have audio/video out just send the audio to the amp and the video cable to the tv.u could use the aux or the tape in.just put the dvd in the other input aux or tape in.dont matter which.if you dont have a cable box your tv must have some kind of audio out to run to the amp.it can be a rca out or simply a headphone jack.you will need a headphone jack too rca plug cable if you have a headphonejack on your tv.hope i could be of help.

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