The living room TV, on level four, is a Samsung 40 inch LCD television "built into" the corner of the room. It is attached to a DVD player, a stereo, and a satellite TV receiver. Looks like a lot of stuff, but, it's actually pretty easy.
To turn the system on, take the Direct TV remote, and press the POWER button. That turns on the television.
Open the cabinet door, and press the POWER button on the left side of the SONY receiver. That turns on everything else.
Use the large knob on the right of the SONY receiver to adjust the volume.
Use the large knob on the left of the SONY receiver to change from SATELLITE to DVD, if you want to play a DVD. It should say "SATELLITE" for the Direct TV to work.
That's it. It should work. Change the channels using the DirectTV remote and enjoy.
Adjusting anything else, if you don't know what you're doing, can lead to some interesting circumstances. I'm sure you'll eventually figure it out if you start playing with it.
Oh, you might find that once you start the TV and the SONY receiver, the satellite receiver might take a little time to download new information. It's normal, and it might take a minute or two to finish. You can change channels with the Direct TV remote, just like you probably do at home.
Reception tends to be excellent, except for when there are seriously nasty storms.
DO NOT TRY TO REWIRE OUR COMPONENTS. IF YOU HAVE PROBLEMS, CALL FOR HELP. The wiring of our system is complicated to say the least. It works. If you are not seeing a picture, someone may have altered the settings.
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