Connecting a VCR and Cable Box
Use this hookup if:
Your cable TV company scrambles some channels, but not all of them
(pay channels vs. regular cable channels) and you need to use a cable
You want to enjoy the Twin View feature.
With this setup you can:
Use the projection TV remote control to change channels on your cable
box when the signal is scrambled. To program your Sony Remote
control to operate your cable box, see "Programming the Remote
Control" on page 57.
Use the projection TV remote control to change channels using your
projection TV when the signal is not scrambled. Your projection TV's
tuner provides a better signal than the cable box.
Use the Twin View feature. (When all channels are routed through your
cable box, only one signal is sent to the projection TV, so you cannot
use the Twin View feature.)
Disconnect all power sources before making any connections.
Connect the Cable TV cable to the projection TV's VHF/UHF jack.
Using a coaxial cable, connect the TV's TO CONVERTER jack to the
cable box's IN jack. The projection TV's internal converter allows you
to switch between unscrambled signals coming straight into the
projection TV and scrambled signals coming in through the cable box,
eliminating the need for an external splitter.
Using a coaxial cable, connect the cable box's OUT jack to the VCR's
Using AUDIO and S VIDEO cables, connect the VCR's AUDIO and S
VIDEO OUT jacks to the projection TV's AUDIO and S VIDEO IN
Using a coaxial cable, connect the VCR's OUT jack to the projection
TV's AUX jack.
To view scrambled channels, set your projection TV to AUX 3 or 4
(depending on your cable box output). Change channels using your
Installing and Connecting the Projection TV