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How to connect my dvd & vcr with the converter box

I got the converter box to work, now I can't get a signal through the coverter box to the tv for my dvd or vcr. How do I get this connection to pass through as my tv only had one connector for incoming signals. prior to this I had the antenna and dvd/vcr cable on a split adapter attached to this one connector on the tv. I moved this connector to the converter box, and I have tv signals but can't get signals from the dvd or vcr players.

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Here is my setup.
1) Separate DVD player 2) Separate VCR 3) Digital to Analog Converter box 4) Analog TV 5) Rabbit ears (UHF/VHF) antenna
The antenna goes into the converter box.   The RF-output of the converter goes into the RF-Input of the VCR The DVD output goes into the front input jacks of the VCR The VCR RF-output goes into the TV RF-Input The VCR Line output goes into the front of the TV
To watch DVDs, we turn on the DVD player, turn on the VCR, and set the VCR channel to L2, and tune the TV to channel 3.  The converter is off.
To auto record on the VCR, the converter must be tuned to the station being recorded.  The converted must be turned on, the TV can be off. 
To watch VCR tapes, turn the TV and VCR on.  The TV is set to channel 3.  Just press play on the VCR.
To Watch TV.   Turn the TV and converter on.  The TV is set to channel 3.   Change the stations using the converter.  

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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I have a great solution. Maybe for once someone can post a response thats not full of confusing abbreviations and typos. you can't even read that!

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

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How do I hook up a digital converter box to a TV, a VCR, a DVD Player/Recorder?

Posted on Aug 13, 2009

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I am now able to record tv shows with my dvd recorder/vcr recorder/player. I also have my old vcr hooked up to it. I did it all by myself! Woohoo! Here's what I did: Back of dvr/output (r,w,y cable) to tv input Front of dvr (r,w,y cable) to converter box. Antenna to converter box Antenna in Converter box coaxial cable "to tv" to Vcr rf in Vcr coaxial cable rf out to tv Turn on Converter box. Turn tv on and change input to Video 1. Turn on Dvr. make sure source is set to "front"

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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I have a converter box and i vant see my dvds

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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I have a dvd/video recorder (Samsung) with no tuner. I can't figure out how to record a tv Show. Can someone help

Posted on Oct 29, 2009

I bought a magnavox vcr/dvd i called for help and they helped me to set it up the problem us the vcr runs ib 2 the canle box runc on 3 its a dv225mg9/vcr on 2 cable box 3 in order to run this i have to take my tv clicker and minus to get the vcr and plus to get the tv i cannot record un less i set up something which i didn't get a good answer from the co,who seemed not to know very much about this uni t i'm readt to give up and return iy they are going to charge me 9.00 for open box resale and i din;t know what to do i am replacing a magnavox which hooked up fine i don;t undewrstand why

Posted on May 06, 2008

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I have an RCA converter box and lost my instructions. Where can I get another set? I am having trouble getting my DVD player and VCR to work.

Posted on Dec 19, 2009

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