Digital TV converter box and antenna

October 5, 2016
Digital TV Converter Box

Image showing steps 1 and 2.Step 1. Unplug the existing coaxial antenna wire from your VCR “Antenna In (RF)” port.

Step 2. Unplug coaxial wire #2 from your VCR “To TV (RF)” port. Leave the other end of wire #2 plugged in to the TV.

Step 3. Plug the existing coaxial antenna wire into the “In” port on your 2-way splitter. Step 4. Plug the loose end of wire #2 into the “Out to TV (RF)” port on Converter Box “A”.

Step 5. Plug one end of coaxial wire #3 into one of the “Out” ports on the 2-way splitter. Plug the other end into the “Antenna In (RF)” port on Converter Box “A”.

Step 6. Plug one end of coaxial wire #4 into the other “Out” port on the 2-way splitter. Plug the other end into the “Antenna In (RF)” port on Converter Box “B”.

Image showing step 3.Step 7. Plug one end of coaxial wire #5 into the “Out to TV (RF)” port on Converter Box “B”. Plug the other end into the “Antenna In (RF)” port on your VCR.

Step . Using your set of A/V cables, plug one end of the cables into the “A/V Out” ports on your VCR. Match the colors of the plugs to the colors of the ports, so that red plugs into red, white into white, and yellow into yellow. Plug the other end of the cables into the “A/V In” port on your TV set in the same way. If your TV does not have a red (Audio R) port, leave the red cable unplugged on both ends. Step . Plug the power cords on your Converter Boxes, VCR and TV into power outlets, and turn them all on. Tune your TV to channel 3 or 4 (follow the instructions in the converter box manual) to set up Converter Box “A”. Using the remote control that came with Converter Box A, follow the on-screen set-up guide to scan for available DTV channels.

Step 10. Set your TV to “Audio/Video In” and tune your VCR to channel 3 or 4 (follow the instructions in the converter box manual) to set up Converter Box “B”. Using the remote that came with Converter Box “B”, follow the on-screen set-up guide to scan for available DTV channels.

Source: www.fcc.gov
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