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Get the Picture
The first part of connecting your TV/DVD is to get the picture, also known as the signal. The
back panel of your TV/DVD allows you to receive analog and/or digital channels by using the
What You Need
Antenna ("rabbit ears") or outdoor antenna with coaxial cable
Coaxial cable with cable service
A. Do you have an indoor or outdoor antenna? If not, go to step B. If so, plug the antenna or
coaxial cable from the wall outlet into the ANTENNA/CABLE INPUT to receive free off-air
local digital and analog channels.
B. Do you have cable? If so, plug the coaxial cable from the wall outlet into the ANTENNA/
CABLE INPUT to receive your cable channels.
C. Do you have a set-top box? If so, you may need to call your cable company or satellite
service provider. They may recommend special cables to allow you to view digital channels.
What You Need To Know
• Visit www.antennaweb.org for help deciding what type of antenna to use to receive the local
digital channels available to you. By entering where you live, this mapping program tells you
what local analog and digital stations are available using a certain antenna.
• When you are ready to watch channels, the channel banner displays the type of channel
you're viewing. Look for a D at the bottom of the screen for digital channels; look for an A for
analog channels. Go to page 32 for more information.
12 Chapter 1 Connections and Setup
COAXIAL CABLE OUTDOOR OR INDOOR ANTENNA