Hook Up the Satellite Receiver
The first thing you will want to do is hook up the satellite TV receiver to the television. Most of the time, the installation is provided for you by the satellite company. But if you have a new TV or your satellite is not connected for some other reason, you can do it yourself - no tools required.
First, connect the coaxial cable from the wall to the Cable In or Coax In input on the back of the satellite receiver. This allows the receiver to access satellite programming. Next, you will need to connect the receiver to the T V.
Normally, you would plug the red, white and yellow RCA connectors into the corresponding jacks on both the satellite receiver and your television. After this is done, all that is left to do is plug in the satellite receiver's power cord and it is good to go. When you turn on the TV, the satellite receiver may need to boot up, which could take several minutes. (This will not occur every time you turn on the TV.)
However, if you also want to hook up a DVD player, the steps will be slightly different. While you will still connect the coaxial cable from the wall to the satellite receiver, you will need to hook the satellite receiver up to the DVD player next.
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