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How to hook it to my tv

How do i hook it to my tv and switch the recevier to my tv

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If you dont already have it, you can get the owners manual from here.

http://www2.yamaha.co.jp/manual/pdf/av/english/re/RX-V659e.pdf

I will post some more information here shortly for you to help sort out what you are trying to do. page 47 has good instructions on how to get the On Screen Display working. Good luck, get back to me here is you need anymore assistance. A "FixYa" rating would help boost my profile :)

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