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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 2003-07-02, 03:28 PM
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I will be getting the HDTV Cable box from Rogers to go along with
DTV. How do i hook up the incoming cables from both along with
my DVD to my TV (Toshiba 50hdx82). I presently have s-video from
DTV going to TV & component video going to TV.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 2003-07-02, 03:54 PM
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Do you have component inputs on your TV?
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I have 2 component video, 2 svideo & 1 DVI
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 2003-07-02, 04:42 PM
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Connect the S-video and component video from the 3100HD to unused inputs on your HDTV. You might also want to connect a composite cable for the analog channels. You will be able to view all channels on the component outputs but picture quality will improve by switching to S-video for digital SD and composite for analog SD.

If you are not using an A/V system, connect the analog audio from the 3100 HD to your TV. You may need two or more Y connectors to feed all TV inputs.

If you are using an A/V system, connect both the digital audio and analog audio from the 3100HD to your A/V system. Digital audio is required if you want Dolby Digital surround. Analog audio is required for analog TV stations.
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Go to the HT FAQ section - link below: See the post on "Cables & Connections". There's a link at the bottom showing how to connect a 3100HD, as well as more explanations.

http://www.digitalhomecanada.com/for...forum.php?f=57

If you have a VCR, check out the post "How to hook up a VCR & STB".

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