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Monday, December 4th, 2023 12:30 AM

Connecting TCL TV to DirecTV

I can't figure out how to connect my TCL TV to a DirecTV cable box.  It's not the large cable box - it's the smaller ones used in the bedrooms, etc.  Thank you.

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ACE - Expert

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19.4K Messages

3 months ago

Again no, the box decodes the signal.

ACE - Expert

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3 months ago

In most cases you plug an HDMI cable into both.

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3 months ago

I' not using an HDMI cable - can I connect the DirecTV cable to the DirecTV box, by-passing the cable box?

ACE - Expert

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3 months ago

No,  What is the model number of the mini client?

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3 months ago

What is the "mini client"?

ACE - Expert

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3 months ago

The small box, the model number is on a sticker on the bottom or side.

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3 months ago

C51-700

ACE - Expert

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3 months ago

That has an A/V output port that you can plug in a composite or component 10 pin din cable that DTV may send you or you can buy them online provided your TV has those inputs to connect to.

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3 months ago

Can I bypass the DTV box and plug directly into the TCL TV?

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3 months ago

Thank you


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