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LG plasma I can't see a regular cable hook up at the back of the tv. I've never had a plasma before, should i be looking for something different? I just want to hook up my cable cord to my tv. Also we don't have the proper remote. I bought a uni remote and it turns the tv on and off....the volume goes up on the screen but we can't get any sound.

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Yes,there is a cable RF connector on the back of this TV (see diagram). After you connect the cable you need to access the menu to autoprogram the channels.Since you don't have the original remote to do this,you might be able to work thru the menus using the menu button on the TV itself.

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