- First and foremost get the equipment in place. Be sure to have all components at hand when you begin to connect the cables to the flat screen TV.Mount the LCD or plasma TV on the wall. House the AV receiver
- cable box
- DVD player and games console in cabinets or put them up on shelves.Have a power outlet installed for each and every component or use a power strip with built in surge protectors.Start connecting all the cables into their respective sockets and the wires into the power strips or sockets. The logical order of the connection process is as followsConnect the Antenna cable to the cable box: The cable box will have 2 sockets usually labeled as “Cable In” and “TV Out”. Hook the cable jack to the socket marked as “Cable In”.Connect the cable box to the DVD player or VCR: Connect the other cable from the “TV Out” socket to the VCR or DVD playerConnect the DVD player/ VCR to the TV: Then connect the DVD player (the Out socket) with the coaxial or HDMI connection on the TV set.Connect the TV to the AV receiver: Connect the AV cables from the screen to the receiver in their respective sockets.Connect the receiver to the speakers: In case you have additional speakers the receiver can be connected with the speakers using extra cables.Finally make sure all connections are secure before switching on the power.