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How do I hook up a HD satallite dvr to a av reciever dvd player and HDTV using HDMI cables

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  • tral50 Jul 15, 2008

    I have a Direct tv DVR a Sharp HD Tv a denon avr-2307ci reciever and a sony dvd player

  • tral50 Jul 15, 2008

    Shouldn't my cable in go to the satallite box then I have hdmi to denon and Hdmi to HDTV. I also have optcal cable from Satallite to reciever. Please go over wiring again

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Click this sample wiring diagram

http://www.hdtv.ca/plasma_lcd_projector/plasma_tv_wiring1.php

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If you got the cables and you tv has the 3 or more input ports
then Connect the dvd player to input 1
connect the Direct tv to input 2
connect the reciver to input 3

If you are short on ports you can purchase a switch box which will allow you to connect multiple devices to just one input of the tv..

I hope that answerd your question as to what i precived it to be. For further details in actually making the connections check your user manual ,, you can use the manual for your tv or any of the device it will have detailed instructions on actually which jack the cable jacks into.

if this what you meant please explain ecaxtly what you wish to accomplish

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Things You’ll Need:

  • HD television
  • HD satellite or cable receiver
  • DVD player
  • Stereo receiver
  • AV cables
  • Cable connector
  • HDMI cables
Step1Examine the back of your HDTV. You will see a series of input jacks for AV cables, (typically color-coded white and red for audio and yellow for video), as well as an antenna input and one or more HDMI input jacks. There will likely be a number of them, but each one should be distinguished with a label ("video," "cable" or something similar). Step2Attach the cable connector from the cable or satellite receiver to the antenna input on the back of the TV. Step3Connect the AV cables to the DVD player, VCR, stereo receiver or whichever other component you wish to connect to the television. The cables should line up by color: place the white cable in the white input jack, the red cable in the red input jack and the yellow cable in the yellow input jack. All three cables from each component need to go into the same label input jacks. Usually, they will all line up in a vertical row. Step4Find the HDMI output jack on your receiver or DVD player (some receivers will not have them--they are necessary to receive a high definition signal--but can still play on the TV through the cable connector or AV cables). Attach one end of an HDMI cable to the output jack of the receiver and the other end into the input jack on the HDTV. Step5Turn on the TV. Access the menu with your remote, and follow any instructions it gives you. Your HDTV may require a few additional steps to complete the hookup of the receiver (though not all of them will). Step6Access the "input" button on your TV remote. This will allow you to switch the TV signal to one of the cable connections you have just made. For example, if you attached the HDMI cable to the first of two HDMI input jacks, the TV will flash "HDMI 1" on the screen to tell you that is where it is receiving its signal. Hope that helps..........

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