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Where is the cable port to put in the back of the tv

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The 42DPC85 is erroneously refferred to as a television when it is in fact a monitor; ie. it has no built-in tuner. You will have to connect a VCR to the monitor and use the VCR's tuner for cable or antenna viewing. You may notice that the monitor does not have any 'channel' buttons.
The remote that comes with the monitor has 'channel' buttons but they are for external devices.

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