How to Hook Up a Time Warner Cable Box to an HDMI TV

Time Warner's cable television service includes a receiver box for connecting to your high definition television (HDTV). On TV sets equipped with an HDMI (high definition media interface) port, the Time Warner cable box connects with a standard HDMI cable. The HDMI cable delivers an all-digital signal with video and audio through one connection. The plug on each end of the cable contains 19 metal contacts that send the high-definition digital video signal as well as eight distinct channels of audio.

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Press the power "On/Off" button on the Time Warner cable box remote control to switch off the unit.


Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the port labeled "HDMI" on the rear of the Time Warner box, at the bottom near the center. Line up the six sides of the plug with the shape of the port to connect the cable.


Insert the plug on the other cable end into one of the matching ports on the rear of your HDMI TV.

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