|Connect HDTV, HD
Satellite TV box, DVD/VCR Combo unit and Surround Sound Receiver
This connection involves a HD Satellite TV box, HDTV, DVD/VCR Combo
unit and Audio/Video Receiver.
o HD Satellite TV service
o HD Satellite box
o DVD/VCR Combo unit
o Audio/Video Receiver with 5.1 surround sound
o Audio/Video RCA cables (1-yellow, 1-red & 1-white audio).
o RF coaxial cables (RG-6).
o HDMI cables
o Optical digital audio cables
• built-in stereo speakers
• A/V inputs, including:
• Component video
• composite video
• RF input for antenna/cable signals
• Audio Out (stereo)
• HDMI inputs
• Standard VHS VCR Hi-Fi Stereo
• Standard DVD Player/Recorder
• RF input; RF output
• Composite audio/video inputs and outputs
• NTSC and ATSC tuners
• Up-Converting Output
Audio/Video Composite - x1 (RCA)
RF Antenna - x1 (Coaxial)
Audio/Video Composite - x1 (RCA)
RF (TV Out) - x1 (Coaxial)
Component video - x1
HDMI - x1
Remote Control Yes
Power Requirements 120VAC, 60Hz
Hook up DIAGRAM -
HDTV, HD Satellite Converter box, DVD/VCR Combo, A/V Receiver
A Satellite TV provider is used to receive TV signals.
1. Connect a HDMI cable from satellite box to HDTV. This is for
2. Connect RCA video and audio cables from satellite box composite
output to DVD/VCR composite Line input. This is for recording TV shows.
3. Connect HDMI cable from DVD/VCR HDMI Output to HDTV HDMI input.
Note: if DVD/VCR combo unit does not have HDMI output, then use the
component video output. Connect green, blue, red RCA cables to HDTV
green, blue, red inputs and also connect white and red analog audio
cables from combo unit to HDTV analog audio inputs (white and red).
4. Connect Optical cable from Satellite box digital audio optical
output to Receiver's Optical digital audio input. This allows 5.1
surround sound bitstream to A/V receiver for processing and output to
loudspeakers. Note: Some TV shows do not provide 5.1 surround sound.
5. Connect Optical cable from DVD unit digital audio optical output to
Receiver's alternate optical digital audio input. This allows 5.1
surround sound bitstream from DVD-Video to A/V receiver for processing
and output to loudspeakers.
Why would you want this configuration?
o To view TV shows.
o To record TV shows to DVD/VHS recorder.
o Play recordings to TV.
o Play DVD-Video to HDTV.
o Listen to surround sound.
What can you do with this configuration?
o Watch TV, record TV shows and play back
What settings do
you need for this configuration?
The TV, DVD/VHS recorder will need to be set to the proper input
depending on your source. Select proper input source on the TV to watch
DVD/VHS or satellite TV. Select proper input source on DVD/VCR to
record TV. The input sources can be selected usually by using the
remote control buttons for the respective devices. Buttons such as LINE
or VIDEO or AUX or INPUT SELECT or an actual channel such as 93 or 00
or 99 depending on your brand. Consult owner's manual here.
TV Channels are selected on the satellite converter box using the
remote control for the box. The satellite converter box will output on
the 3 RCA cables audio/video line output. The DVD/VCR outputs on line
output using HDMI cable.
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