What input should my TV be on?

What does input on a TV mean?

Inputs allow you to get video and sound to your TV.

What are TV inputs and how do they work?

Inputs allow you to get video and sound to your TV. You should know the basics when looking for a TV, so here is a quick summary of common inputs and their use: HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is the current go-to for connecting TVs to devices like PVRs, Apple TVs and DVD/Blu-ray players.

How many HDMI inputs do I need for my TV?

Most TVs have 3 to 4 HDMI inputs – usually on the back. If you plan to connect your devices through an AV receiver, then any more that one may be redundant. That said, if you have something like a camcorder that you only connect occasionally, a HDMI input on the side of the TV may be useful.

Do I need a component input on the side of TV?

If you plan to connect your devices through an AV receiver, then any more that one may be redundant. That said, if you have something like a camcorder that you only connect occasionally, a HDMI input on the side of the TV may be useful. Component Video is the previous generation connection for high performance video.

How do I connect my TV to the HDMI port?

Pressing Input again should take you to the input labeled HDMI-3. Depending on your television model, you may need to press the Input button and then use your up/down arrows on your remote along with the Select or Enter button to manually select the next input.

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