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We bought a used tv and have no book. We do not know how to plug in the dvr box and get it to work. Tv comes on but no picture.

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Does the DVR box have composite cables or an HDMI? If it is HDMI, you have an easy fix just take that one cord and plug it in to the HDMI OUT port on the box and HDMI IN on the TV

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