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I have a HDTV hooked to a Scientific Atlantic HD cable box. I would like to know how to hook up this previous setup with a DVD player and a Play Station 2, to where they both will work at anytime and seperate of each other. Thanks

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    George Vernon Apr 17, 2009

    How would you add a playstation2 into that mix also?



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    George Vernon Apr 19, 2009

    I beleive this will be an acceptable solution to my problem. My many thanks to the expert that helped us out.

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Procedure may be slightly different depending on the model you have. Also there is more than one way to connect devices.

The best choice for the playstaion would be connecting it straight to the TV. If TV has no free connector connect PS to DVD aux input if DVD has two in.
Connect Video and audio out from cable box to DVD input using RCA cables on red , white and yellow connectors.
Connect DVD to TV using RCA cables on DVD output, or HDMI, SCART etc.



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They will have to be on seperate inputs on your TV.

You have not given a model # of your TV - so I can only give you a generalized answer.

Since its an HDTV - im assuming you have the Cable box connected via HDMI cable.

Use the component video cables on your ps2 to the component input on your TV.

Then on the TV remote - simply press the corresponding button you have the desired input hooked up to.

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Using the "continue with this expert" function - please post the make&model # of your TV for more specific help.

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