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Connect Your Cable TV to Your DVD or VCR Player

Let us set up your cable with your DVD or VCR player, or learn to do it yourself.

Setup Options

We will connect your DVD or VCR player during cable TV installation at no additional charge or for a small fee after installation. Of course, you can hook it up yourself—just choose the option that's right for you and follow the detailed steps here.

Watch & Record

Connect your cable TV and DVD or VCR so you can record the channel being watched.
  1. Make sure your cable TV and DVD or VCR player are both tuned to channel 2, 3, or 4 (depending on your converter).
  2. Connect the wires so the cable signal passes from the main source to the converter box, then to your television.  Connect your DVD/VCR using the inputs. (Follow this diagram.)

Get a DVR (Digital Video Recorder)

When you add DVR (Digital Video Recorder) service to your Digital Cable, you can record any TV program with the touch of a button and watch it whenever you want. Plus, rewind then fast-forward live TV, pause to get a snack, even create your own instant replays or watch in slow motion. And with DVR service no extra TV Box is needed, even if you want HD.


Learn more about DVR and HD DVR Service, including pricing and offers.


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