You can connect your high-definition (HD) Spectrum Receiver (cable box) to your television using either HDMI or component cables.
To get started:
Now you'll need to determine which connection method you'll use to connect your HD receiver to your TV. For the best results, we recommend using an HDMI cable.
Plug one end of the HDMI cable into your receiver and the other end into an HDMI input on your TV. Use your TV remote to change the input/source setting on the TV to the proper HDMI source.
To change the input on your TV, look for these common keys on your remote:
Some common HDMI sources include:
For exact steps, refer to your TV’s user manual.
If you don’t have an HDMI port on your television, you can use component cables to connect your HD receiver to your TV.
Connect the component cables to your HDTV and your receiver. Be sure to match the colors of the cables to the colors of the inputs.
Now that your HD receiver is connected to your HDTV, you can learn how to activate your HD receiver.
Refer to your TV manual to set up the display of high definition and standard definition programming. Learn more about HD picture formats.
You may need to change an audio setting on you Spectrum Receiver.