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10 Hookups (contâd)
Connecting to a TV and a Stereo
Set DOLBY DIGITAL and DTS to OFF on the DVD Player. Details are on pages 38-39. If you play a DVD when the settings are wrong, the sound will be distorted or you may damage the speakers.
Back of TV (example only)
L/MONO AUDIO R in
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT PCM/BITSTREAM
AUDIO (RIGHT) IN AUDIO (LEFT) IN
Back of Stereo (example only)
1 2 3 4 5
Connect the red and white audio cables to the red and white AUDIO OUT jacks on the DVD Player and to the red and white AUDIO IN jacks on the Stereo, matching the cable colors to the jack colors.
Connect the supplied video cable (yellow) to the VIDEO OUT jack on the DVD Player and to the VIDEO IN jack on the TV. (Or, you may connect an optional S-Video cable to the S-VIDEO OUT jack on the DVD Player and to the S-VIDEO IN jack on the TV.)
Plug in the Stereoâs power cord. Turn on the Stereo and select the Stereoâs Auxiliary IN station. During Disc playback, you will adjust the volume at your Stereo. See your Stereo ownerâs manual for details.
Plug in the TVâs power cord. Turn on the TV and set it to the Video In channel (or S-Video In channel), which usually is located near channel 00. During Audio CD playback, you may check the status of Audio CDs on your TV screen. During DVD playback, you will watch the program on the TV. See your TV ownerâs manual for details.
Connect the DVD Playerâs power cord to a power outlet. Press the POWER button to turn on the DVD Player. âHELLOâ will appear briefly on the DVD Playerâs display panel. You should see the DVD logo on the TV screen. If you do not, check your connections and make sure the TV is on the correct channel.