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# 136316 22-Nov-2013 20:52
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So I bought a Digital TV from Cash Converters (I am a fool I know).  Unfortunatley I can't get free to air signals from it because the area I live in is really really backward. 
However I have a digital set top box/DVD player combo I can plug it into to. 
I would like some advice on how to set the whole thing up so I can at least watch DVDs
My TV set is a kogan and the set top box is a typically standard one.

Any links,  diagrams and explanations would be most welcome. 

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  # 939310 22-Nov-2013 22:18
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if you can be a little more specific with models when might be able to give you some advice. If both your devices are new, then you may be able to plug directly with a single HDMI lead between the dvd and TV. This gives you full HD video and sound to boot. Next best way is using component video (3 phono leads) plus another 2 leads for l & r audio to your set (or your hifi).

Remember too that you dont need the flash $100 HDMI cable to make it work. If the $10 one is certified for HDMI it will work just as good.

good luck


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  # 939383 23-Nov-2013 07:55
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If you don't have the user guides for the TV and DVD etc then download from the net. They will show you how to interconnect.

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