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Confused about Connections

I having a problem knowing what wires go where in the back of my 57" Hitachi. I switched all the wires around in the back because I wanted to use another DVD player only to find out it does'nt read the disc. So now I want to reconnect my old one back like I had it. Also bought some HD Color coded cables. Does this hook from the Directv receiver then to the back of my TV or do they do to the DVD player ?? I dont know squat about all this high technology stuff. I'm a very frustrated 45 yr old trying to get this all hooked up back to where it works properly again. (There's hundreds of wires in the back and I do not know where to even start??/?? Can you PLease Help me

Bob (Reedley, CA) 559-313-9965

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Bob, you can do this, grab 3 rca cables, 1 yellow 1 red 1 white.
the holes on the back of the dvd are colored coded, you guessed it yellow ,red, white, plug the cables into the matching colored holes, your done with the dvd player, now take the other end of these 3 cables and guess what the plugs on the back of the tv are the same color code as well, take a flashlight and find the 3 colored holes marked " input 1" stick the yelloe cable in the yellow hole , red in red hole, white in white hole, turn on dvd player & tv, grab your remote for the tv and find the input button and push it until the screen show "vid1" or "video 1", input 1 what ever yours says and you`ll be watching your dvds. Good Luck & Happy Holidays, BMW Rider

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