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We have just bought the Panasonic TX-42a400b tv, if we have

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We have just bought the Panasonic TX-42a400b tv, if we have a dvd player and a set top box do we need 1 scart lead to connect the set top box and dvd player, then a further scart lead to connect the dvd player to the scart socket on the tv, as we only have one scart socket on the dvd player.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Jack replied 2 years ago.
Jack :

Hello , my name is Jack
Perhaps I can help you with this problem but first i would have a few questions

Jack :

Does that dvd have HDMI beside scart ?

Jack :

In any case the scart will go to the tv , you cannot plug the set top box there

Jack :

So I guess that yes you need 2 scart cables , one for the STB and the other for DVD or use a hdmi if you have it

Jack :

Actually just saw that your tv has only 1 scart input so you need to use a hdmi somewhere or component cables

Customer:

Hi there jack yes the dvd does have a hdmi socket.

Jack :

If either your STB or DVD has a HDMI or component type terminals beside the scart then that could be used

Jack :

O.k then that will be the way to go , the STB with scart and dvd with hdmi

Customer:

Ahh i'll give it a go.

Jack :

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