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Cd/video inputs/outputs I have a quasar model#CS11, It has two plugins in the back, one for cd,one for video. What I would like to do is connect the stereo to my cable box. is this possible?

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Re: cd/video inputs/outputs

Your cable box should have a pair of jacks labeled "audio out" and will probably be white for left and red for right. Connect these to the Video in's on the Quasar and press the Video button on the remote.

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