Connecting Two RF
Cable Box Only
Notes on Using This Connection
To Do This ...
Use the cable box
Set up the TV remote control
to operate the cable box
Activate the remote control to
operate the cable box
If you want to watch RF signals for both antenna (over-the-air) and
cable broadcast signals, you'll need to use an optional A-B switch for
RF inputs (not supplied), as shown below.
Use the A-B selector to switch between the over-the-air signals and
the cable signals. Then set the
, as described on page 40.
For best results, be sure to use an RF switch, as shown above, instead of a
For best results, use this connection if:
Your cable company scrambles all channels, which requires you
to use a cable box.
You do not have a VCR. (If you have a VCR, see pages 8 and 9.)
With this connection you can:
Use the TV remote control to change channels coming through
the cable box to the TV's VHF/UHF jack. (You must first
program the remote control for your specific cable box.)
To connect the cable box
Connect the CATV cable to the cable box's input jack.
Use a coaxial cable to connect the cable box's output jack to the
TV's VHF/UHF jack.
Run Auto Program, as described in "Setting Up the Channel List"
on page 20.
Do This ...
Tune the TV to the channel the cable box is set to (usually channel 3 or 4)
and then use the cable box to switch channels.
Program the remote control. See "Programming the Remote Control" on
(Rear of TV)
setting in the Channel Settings to