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Setting Up Your Cable Box
Last Updated: Fri, 15 Aug 2014 > Related Articles
Learn to set up a basic cable box connection to a standard TV, HDTV, or HDTV with HDMI.
|1||Connect the RF (coax) cable from the wall to the CABLE IN port on the cable box.|
RF (coax) cable
Select the video cable connection option and connect the video cable from the OUT port on your cable box to the IN port on your TV.
If you select HDMI or RF (coax) cable, proceed to step 4.
RF (coax) cable (Standard TV)
S-Video (Standard TV)
Composite (Standard TV)
|3||Select the audio cable connection option and connect the audio cable from the cable box to the TV.|
Digital Audio Coax
Digital Audio Optical
Plug in the power cords of the cable box and TV to the wall outlet.
Optional: Install other devices, such as a DVD player or audio amplifier according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Turn on the power to the TV and the cable box and select the proper channel or input on your TV from the list below:
|6||Install the batteries in the remote control.|
|7||Program the remote.|