Can't find my user manual and need help hooking it up
I had it connect directly to my TV via the red, yellow and white cables?? but it doesn't work. Can anyone help. IS therre something else I need to do. We have direct TV. maybe I need to hook it up to the direct tv?
Re: can't find my user manual and need help hooking it up
First check Color code
Yellow is for Video Red is for Audio Right Speaker White is for Left Speak.
Do you see rear pannel of the DVD there is Socket
Connect Yellow Cable to Video Out on the Dvd other end of the Cable to Video In on TV.
Connect Red Cable to Audio Out on the DVD other end of the cable to Audio In on TV.
Connect White Cable to Audio Out on the DVD other end of the Cable to Audio In on TV.
Turn on TV as well as DVD Player.
ON tv remote do you seee buttons as TV/AV. AV, Aux, Video, Input, or Game, Pree any one of these Buttons, You should be able to get Picture.
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Hello! Ok: I will guide yourself through "hook up" process. 1. connect your TV set to your VCR, using 3 wires RCA cable(Yellow, red, white) to "Video1" input, yellow only! The other 2(sound channels) connect to "home theater/DVD unit. Use "aux" input. 2. Connect your DVD video output. yellow or 3 colored( green, blue, red) component cables to your TV's Video 2 or "component 1" input. Now you'll be able to use your TV as a video monitor for your VCR and DVD. The sound will be handled by DVD/Home theater. In case your TV is a very modern, all you can get out is: direct digital sound stream. Your home theater must be equipped with coaxial(orange) input(looks like RCA plug) or optical input. Or both. You must use proper cables to connect TV to Home theater. sorry, but it requires some patience and thorough reading of user manuals. Otherwise, it's "level 1" difficulty. nothing you may damage, due to installation. Good luck, Feel free to ask for more help, if needed. thanks, Alex.
OK simple mind maybe this will help. Cable bos to DVD and DVD to TV. A set of red and white cables are for hearing (audio) ( red is general right and white is left) the holes that you plug them into should also be color coded the only real trick is that they are flowing in the correct direction. They should go out from the cable box in to the DVD and then a set should go out from the DVD and into the TV. The Yellow is for video on some units. Not all units need the yellow. Since it is cable there should be a cable connection from the wall to the cable and the only place that might need the yellow is from the DVD to the TV depending on your model of TV. Mine for example, uses an HDMI cable instead of the yellow plug ins. Hope this helps!!
ok so what you need to do is put the cable from your cable provider/ antenna (or what ever you use)to the combo players CABLE IN connection.. then color match of the red yellow and white cables from the OUT on the combo to the IN on the TV your tv has to be set on AUX sometimes called L1 or L2 depending on your tv and which set of red yellow and white holes on the tv you use... your combo will also probably need to be turned on.. try that should work!
It sounds like your cables are connceted ok, but what you neede to do is to be able the switch from one video mode to the other so lets go through the cable and vrc conncetions again just to make sure.
From your cable set top box connect your component video (RGB) video out to your TV (RGB) video in via the (RGB)cables.
From your VCR connect your composite video (yellow) out to your TV composite video in withe the composite video (yellow) cable.
From your VCR (Left & Right audio out)connect your left and right audio connections (White and Red) to the Audio in of the TV (Left and Right).
Whith this setup you should be able to use the TV to switch between the two A/V inputs using the remote control.
check your connections on the back of the tv and back of the dvd player.
make sure you are using the proper conections on the back of the tv. if you connect the RCA (composite) cables (red yellow white) you should be going from the red yellow white on the tv to the red yellow white on the dvd player. if you have the component(red blue green) connection on the dvd connected to the red yellow white on the tv, you may get a black and white picture. If this does not work, check the manual for the dvd player and see if there is a way to turn "Progressive Scan" features off, some older TV's cannot handle a progressive scan dvd player.