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Wannabe Geek

# 41072 9-Sep-2009 07:17
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Hi all I am a newbie and need help setting up the above
We have the home theatre going through the tv but not the dvd recorder, we have also lost teletext.

we have;

42inch Konka LCD tv HD
philips dvd recorder
philips home theatre

Can any one show me a diagram of how it should look.

Many thanks

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  # 254267 9-Sep-2009 08:59
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Do you use the DVD recorder for recording or just playback?

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  # 254632 10-Sep-2009 07:05
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For playing dvds mainly as we use mysky fr recording.



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  # 254651 10-Sep-2009 08:26
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HDMI from MySky to TV, HDMI (or component if it doesn't support HDMI) from DVD to TV and then svideo (or composite if this isn't supported) from MySky to the DVD recorder.

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  # 255505 14-Sep-2009 07:52
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Thanks for your reply - what about the home theatre-thats what we are having trouble with-its going from hometheatre to mysky-only way we could get it to work-but on tv only it doesn't come through the dvd recorder.


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  # 255822 15-Sep-2009 10:42
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Does the home theatre have a digital audio input? If so, run a cable from the digital out on the mysky to the digital in on the home theatre. Then to listen to audio from mysky, change the source on the home theatre. Also, does the home theatre have a DVD player? If it does, then using that will give you surround sound when playing DVDs (and you can do away with the DVD recorder)

If Home theatre does not have digital in, then you can run stereo cables from Audio out on the TV to Line In on the Home theatre - will not be true surround sound though.

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  # 256001 16-Sep-2009 08:02
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I have a similar type set up
Sony 32" HD LCD
Phillips DVD recorder
Phillips HTS
Sky (not my sky)
The sky goes via scart-component to the DVD recorder and scart-component video/audio to the TV
The sound goes via HDMI from the TV to the HTS, we also use this for watching DVD's as it has upscaling to 1080i and playes video's form USB where as the DVD-R seems to only put out 576i.

We also have the sky going from coax to another TV in the bedroom, only because I got a good price on 100m of sky approved coax a few years back :)

What models are your HTS and DVD-R?

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