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Re: DVD Player Hookup

frumious bandersnatch
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On Fri, 16 Jan 2004 19:45:15 -0500, "frumious bandersnatch"
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>"Justin" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>> Ummm, go to Radioshack, or some other electroncs store, and buy a couple
>> of Y cable/splitter cables.

>That was my first thought but the sales guy at Best Buy stated that the use
>of those Y-cables would not work - something about not being able to
>separate the signals, blah, blah, blah ... hence the query in this
>newsgroup. Thanks for your input.

>Nonsense. It will work although there's a tiny possibility that the
>TV's low input impedance might be a problem. OTOH, it is likely that
>the extra pair of RCA jacks you are used to are simply connected to
>the other pair as would a Y-connector.


I thought I would pass on the recommendations from Sony Sales Support but
the purchase of a new receiver to allow for the use of the DVD unit as a CD
player seems somewhat drastic:

>If your stereo system has audio output along with speaker out then you will
>be able to connect the audio out of the DVD player to the audio in of the
>stereo and then connect the audio out of the stereo to the audio in of your
>You will be able to use the stereo and DVD player connected as a CD player
>unit by connecting the DVD player's audio out connections to the audio in
>port of stereo and connecting speakers to the stereo unit.
>You can visit the following URL to have a look at our current line of DVD

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>If your stereo system does not have this feature than you will have to opt
>for our receiver. You can visit the following URL to have a look at our

owseCatalog-Start;sid=xGZfNUVfgzlfNQVVeSZVPgpT8BGtBfbFXwI=?Dep t=hav&Category
>You can opt for any of these receivers to accomplish your goal.

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