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Check first if your device has terminals or connectors for RCA. These are for the cables with yellow, red and white colors. The red and the white are for the audio while the yellow is for the video. Older TVs or CRT's should have them. If its even an older model check and if there are no RCA connectors, see if your devices has terminals for coaxial. For cable boxes there may be only one and this goes to the cable company and there is a very slim chance that it would have another for the TV.
Bear in mind that you should also have the correct cables should you find the connectors present like RCA cable for the connectors and coaxial cable for the coaxial terminal.

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