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Old Sharp TV - how to get video input???

by xmattybx / February 26, 2009 11:03 AM PST

I have an old sharp tv, probably from around the early 1990s, and I can't figure out how to switch it to the video input so I can use my PS3 that is plugged into it. I actually get really faint audio from the PS3 on any channel but I can't figure out how to get to the input so I can get audio and visual for the PS3.

There is no input button on the tv or remote, nor is there either on the tv itself

anyone know how to help me?

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Sharp TV
by novel-idea / February 26, 2009 3:36 PM PST

I use the AUX channel on my old TV to play video games with my Xbox. I get to that channel by hitting the 0 button twice. Mine is a Zenith but my RCA TV also has an AUX channel. Also hook up your yellow white and red the AV cables from the game console to the TV correctly without that you won't see or hear anything. Check the A/V cables make sure you didn't misplace them.

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External Input on TV
by leohifi / March 2, 2009 2:46 AM PST
In reply to: Sharp TV

Most TVs that I have put the external input between the highest channel and the lowest channel. Depending on the brand, I go to channel 0,1, or 2 and hit the up arrow channel button once or twice. I've seen it called AUX, INPUT, and EXT.

I've demoted a 13 in analog TV to a monitor for a camera in my astronomical observatory. Boy, that word INPUT, which is on between photos, is bright when you are under the dark sky!

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