How to Hook Up a Panasonic TV to Cable

Home electronic equipment provide hours of entertainment for many families. The introduction of cable television brought with it countless programming choices. To receive a cable signal on your television, the cable box must be connected to transmit the cable signal. Using the cable provided by your cable company or purchased from a retailer, the setup and installation of a cable box only takes minutes.

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Cable television provides a clear picture and signal to homes throughout the United States.

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Locate the "A/V out" port -- which stands for audio/visual -- on the back of the cable box. Typically, the port is approximately 3/4 inch in length and is threaded like a screw. This is the connection point that provides the cable television signal to the television through the coaxial, also known as coax, cable.

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Locate the "A/V in" port on the back of the Panasonic television. This port should look similar -- if not identical -- to the port on the back of the cable box. This is the connection point that receives the cable television signal from the cable box through the coax cable.

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Insert one end of the coax cable into the "A/V out" port on the back of the cable box, keeping it straight. The connector typically looks like a standard hexagonal nut on the outside, with a thin pin-like piece of metal on the inside. The A/V port has a tiny hole to allow the pin to insert securely.

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Insert the other end of the coax cable into the "A/V in" port on the back of the television. The "A/V in" port on the television also has a tiny hole to accommodate the pin-like metal of the connector.