Input Selects

For general tips on finding the input select for your TV or VCR, check here.

Select your TV or VCR manufacturer from the list below. It will show you the common locations of that manufacturer's input select options.

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Admiral


Admiral TV’s

  1. Aux channel located below channel 2 (might have to auto-program channels with Nintendo 64 ON)
  2. Press MENU, choose SOURCE, switch the source to AUX
  3. SOURCE INDEX button on remote
  4. Channel 91
Admiral VCRs
  1. Aux channel below channel 2
  2. INPUT button on remote
Admiral TV/VCR Combos
  • Aux channel below channel 2
Bell and Howell

Bell and Howell TVs
  1. Press SOURCE or MENU, choose INPUT, select either VIDEO or VCR/AUX.
Bell and Howell VCRs
  1. Aux channel below channel 2
  2. INPUT button on remote
  3. TUNER button inside front panel on VCR
Broksonic

Broksonic TVs
  1. TV/VIDEO button on the front of TV
Broksonic VCRs
  1. Input switches to the AV inputs when in VCR mode.
  2. Aux channel below channel 2.
  3. Play a movie to switch to Inputs.
Broksonic TVVCR Combo‘s
  1. Input switches automatically to the AV inputs when in VCR mode.
Citizen

Citizen TVs
  1. TV/VIDEO button on the front of the TV or on the remote
  2. Channel 91 or 00
  3. Press MENU, then choose SOURCE
Citizen VCRs
  1. Input switches automatically to the AV inputs when in VCR mode
  2. Aux or Line channel below channel 2
Citizen TVVCR Combos
  • Automatically switches or Aux channel below channel 2
Craig

Craig TVs
  • Either TV/VIDEO or TV/AV button on the front of the TV
Craig VCRs
  • Switches automatically when in VCR mode or Aux channel below 2
Crosley

Crosley TVs
  • Press MENU or DISPLAY, select INPUT or TV/AUX, switch to appropriate input.
Crosley VCRs
  1. Aux channel below 2
  2. Press MENU, choose VCR SETUP, select TV/AV, switch to AV
Crosley TV/VCR Combos
  • Aux channel below 2
Curtis Mathis

Curtis Mathis TVs
  1. Press DISPLAY until you reach Tuner/Aux, choose AUX
  2. Aux channel below 2 or channel 91
Curtis Mathis VCRs
  1. Press AUX or INPUT on remote
  2. Aux or Line channel below 2
  3. Press MENU, choose SOURCE, switch to LINE
Daewood

Daewood TVs
  • INPUT or TV/AV button on remote.
Daewood VCRs
  1. INPUT button on remote.
  2. INPUT or TV/LINE button on TV or remote.
  3. Press MENU, select SOURCE, choose AUXILIARY.
Daewood TV/VCR Combos
  • TV/LINE on remote.
Electrohome

Electrohome TVs
  • INPUT or EXT button in front panel of TV.
Electrohome VCRs
  1. INPUT or EXT button in front panel or on remote.
  2. TUNER/LINE button in front panel or on remote.
Emerson

Emerson TVs
  • TV/VIDEO button on the TV (AV cables usually have to be unplugged to get cable restored)
Emerson VCRs
  • Emerson VCR Note: Some Emerson VCRs have a switch on the back that needs to be set to STD for the AV inputs to work.
  1. Automatically switches to the AV inputs when it’s in VCR mode
  2. INPUT SELECT or TU/AV button on remote
  3. Band selector switch on VCR labeled either TUNER/LINE or TUNER/CAMERA
  4. Channel 90, 91, or 92
Emerson TV/VCR Combos
  1. Automatically switches to the AV inputs when it’s in VCR mode
  2. INPUT SELECT button on remote
Fisher

Fisher TV
Fisher TVs Note: The majority of Fisher TVs use the Volume + and - keys to select menu options.
  1. TV/VIDEO, Video Mode, or TV/VCR button on the television.
  2. Press MENU, choose FEATURE SETUP, then choose INPUT and switch to AV or VIDEO
  3. Press MENU, choose INPUT, and switch to AV or VIDEO
  4. Input switches automatically when AV cables are plugged in
Fisher VCRs
  1. INPUT button on remote
  2. INPUT, TUNER/EXT or AUDIO/VIDEO (either a button or a switch) in the front panel of the VCR
  3. Input switches automatically when AV cables are plugged in and it’s in VCR mode
  4. Aux channel below 2
  5. VCR must be on channel 3
Funai

Funai TVs
  • Aux channel below 2
Funai VCRs
  1. Aux channel below 2
  2. Input switches automatically when the AV cables are plugged in, and it‘s in VCR mode
  3. Either a TUNER/LINE, TUNER/AV, or TUNER/EXT switch behind front panel on VCR
  4. INPUT button on remote
  5. VCR on channel 3
Funai TV/VCR Combos
  1. Aux channel below 2
  2. Press the MONITOR or INPUT SELECT button on the front of the TV. Choose AV.
General Electric (GE)

GE TVs
  1. Channel 91, 92, or 00
  2. INPUT button on remote
  3. Press MENU, choose VIDEO, then choose VHS
  4. TV/VIDEO button on the front of the TV
GE VCRs
  1. INPUT button on remote or front of the VCR
  2. Aux or Video channel below 2
  3. A Switch behind the front panel labeled TUNER/LINE, TUNER/SIMUL/LINE or TV/INPUT. Set to either LINE or INPUT
GE TV/VCR Combos
  1. INPUT button on remote
  2. Aux channel below 2 or channel 00
Goldstar

Goldstar TVs
  1. TV/VIDEO, TV/AV, or TV/CATV/AV button on remote. Set to either VIDEO or AV
  2. TV/VIDEO button inside front panel of TV
  3. Press FUNCTION on TV or remote. Then select VIDEO
Goldstar VCRs
  1. TU/AV or TV/AV on remote
  2. Press MENU, choose either TUNER or TUNING BAND, then choose SOURCE SELECT, then choose AV.
  3. Either a TUNER/LINE or TV/LINE switch in the front panel.
  4. Input switches automatically when the AV cables are plugged in and it’s in VCR mode 5. Line or AV button in front panel or on remote
Goldstar TV/VCR Combos
  1. Press TUNER/LINE on the TV or remote
  2. TV/CATV/AV or just an AV button on remote
Hitachi

Hitachi TVs
  1. AVX or AUX button on TV or remote
  2. FUNCTION, MODE, INPUT, or AUX button on the front of the TV (sometimes behind hidden panel)
  3. Channel 91 or an Aux channel below 2
Hitachi VCRs
  1. Aux or Line channel located below 2
  2. AVX or AUX button on remote (occasionally it’s located behind a hidden panel on the VCR)
  3. Channel 91
  4. Press INPUT in the VCR‘s front panel .
Hitachi TV/VCR Combos
  • INPUT button on remote
JC Penney

All JC Penney TVs and VCRs are manufactured by other companies (RCA, JVC, Emerson, etc.) If the following information doesn't get you going, look for the manufacturer‘s name on the back of the TV or VCR. If you’re unable to find it, JC Penney can let you know who the manufacturer is, as long as you have the model number handy. JC Penney TV's
  • TV/VIDEO button on the front of the TV
JC Penney VCRs
  1. Aux channel below 2
  2. Input switches automatically when the AV cables are plugged in, and it‘s in VCR mode
  3. Press MENU, choose VCR SETUP, then choose INPUT, switch to LINE or VIDEO
  4. Input or TU/AV button on remote
JC Penney TV/VCR Combos
  • INPUT button on remote
JVC

JVC TVs
  1. TV/VIDEO button either on the TV or remote
  2. Press FUNCTION until you reach TV/VIDEO and switch to VIDEO
  3. Press MENU until you reach INPUT and switch to either VIDEO or VHS
  4. INPUT button on remote
JVC VCRs
  • With JVC VCRs, there are frequently two sets of inputs, front and rear. They are not labeled "Input 1 and 2". To determine which set is activated, you need to go through the menu to either FUNCTION or TUNER SETUP, choose AUX, and then you can see or select FRONT or REAR.
  1. Aux channel below 2
  2. Press MENU or FUNCTION, choose TV/VIDEO of TV/AUX, then choose either VIDEO or AUX
  3. TUNER/AUX or INPUT SELECT button in hidden panel on VCR
  4. TU/AV or INPUT SELECT button on remote
JVC TV/VCR Combos
  1. Switches automatically
  2. Press MENU, choose TV/VIDEO and switch to VIDEO
LXI / Sears

All Sears TVs and VCRs are manufactured by other companies (RCA, JVC, Emerson, etc.) If the following information doesn't get you going, look for the manufacturer‘s name on the back of the TV or VCR. If you’re unable to find it, Sears can let you know who the manufacturer is, as long as you have the model number handy. Sears TVs
  1. TV/AV, TV/VIDEO or INPUT in THE front panel onthe TV or on the remote.
  2. Channel 91 or 00 (might have to auto-program TV with the Nintendo 64 turned ON, or use the channel edit feature in the menu)
  3. Press MENU or SETUP, choose SOURCE, select AV
Sears VCRs
  • Many Sears VCRs have a button labelled "channel lock" that needs to be turned off in order to channel up or down on the VCR.
  1. Aux or Line channel below 2 or channel 00.
  2. TU(SC)AV or INPUT button in the front panel Oof the TV or on remote
  3. TUNER/LINE or TUNER/AUX button in front panel or on remote
Magnasonic

Magnasonic VCRs
  1. Aux channel below 2.
  2. TV/AV or TUNER/LINE in front panel or on remote.
Magnavox

Magnavox TVs
  • The majority of Magnavox TVs use the Volume up and down keys to select menu options.
  1. Press MENU or DISPLAY, choose INPUT or ANTENNA, and switch from ANTENNA/CABLE or TUNER to AUX
  2. Press MENU or DISPLAY, then choose AUX
  3. Press MENU or DISPLAY, choose TUNING FEATURES, then choose PICTURE SOURCE or SOURCE SELECT and switch to AUX
  4. Aux channel below 2
  5. Press STATUS, choose INPUT or ANTENNA, switch to AUX
  6. TV/VCR or INPUT button on remote toggles between channels 3, 4, and AUX
Magnavox VCRs
  1. AUX or LINE channel below 2
  2. Press MENU, choose INPUT, switch to either AUX, LINE or AV
  3. Press MENU, choose VCR SETUP, select INPUT, and switch to LINE or AV
  4. INPUT, TUNER/LINE, or TUNER/AUX switch behind hidden panel or on remote
Magnavox TV/VCR Combos
  1. AUX channel below 2 or channel 00.
  2. INPUT on remote
  3. Channel 91 or 92
Memorex

Memorex TVs
  1. Aux channel below lowest numbered channel.
  2. INPUT SELECT switch inside front panel. Switch to AV.
Memorex VCRs
  1. Aux channel below 2
  2. INPUT or TU/AV button on remote.
MGA

MGA TVs
  • TV/EXT button inside front panel or on remote.
MGA VCRs
  • TV/VIDEO or TUNER/EXT button inside front panel or on remote
Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi TVs
  • Some models have a HOME THEATER setting which will lock out the inputs. Turn the HOME THEATER setting OFF to allow the inputs to be used.
  1. INPUT SELECT or TV/EXT button on the front of the TV
  2. INPUT SELECT, TV/EXT, TV/VIDEO, or AUX button on remote
Mitsubishi VCRs
  1. INPUT SELECTor TV/VIDEO on remote or front panel
  2. Aux or Ext channel below 2
  3. TV/EXT, TUNER/EXT, or TUNER/CAMERA button in front panel
Mitsubishi TV/VCR Combos
  • Aux channel below 2
Montgomery Ward

  • All Montgomery Ward TVs and VCRs are manufactured by other companies (RCA, JVC, Emerson, etc.) If the following information doesn't get you going, look for the manufacturer‘s name on the back of the TV or VCR. If you’re unable to find it, Montgomery Ward can let you know who the manufacturer is, as long as you have the model number handy.
Montgomery Ward TVs
  1. TV/VIDEO or VIDEO ON/VIDEO OFF on the TV or remote.
  2. Aux channel below 2 or channel 00.
  3. Press MENU or DISPLAY, then choose AUX from the menu options.
Montgomery Ward VCRs
  1. Input switches automatically when it‘s in VCR mode.
  2. Aux channel below 2.
  3. Input button in front panel or on remote.
Montgomery Ward TV/VCR Combos
  • TUNER/AV button inside front panel.
NEC

NEC TVs
  1. TV/VIDEO on TV or remote.
  2. INPUT SELECT button on remote.
NEC VCRs
  1. Press INPUT or AUX on the front of the VCR or remote.
  2. TV/SIMUL/LINE switch in front panel. Switch to LINE.
Optimus

Optimus VCRs
  1. AUX or INPUT button on remote.
  2. Press MENU, select SETUP VCR, then INPUT SELECT, then choose LINE.
  3. Aux channel below 2
Optimus TV/VCR Combos
  1. Menu button on remote, choose TV, INPUT SELECT, then switch from TUNER to LINE
Orion

Orion TVs
  1. Press TV/AV button on remote
Orion VCRs
  1. Input switches automatically when it‘s in VCR mode.
  2. INPUT button on remote
Orion TV/VCR Combos
  1. Input switches automatically.
  2. TV/MONITOR button in front panel or on remote.
Panasonic

Panasonic TVs
  • Panasonic has a feature to their newer TVs called GAME GUARD. Game Guard is a function that blocks all incoming signals from channels 3, 4 and the AV inputs. The purpose is to allow parents to prevent their children from playing video games. If you have this feature enabled, you must turn it OFFin order to play your video games.
  1. TV/VIDEO button behind front panel or remote
  2. INPUT or ACTION button on front panel or remote, then choose appropriate input.
Panasonic VCRs
  • On some VCRs you have to setup the VCR before it will allow the INPUT to work. To do this, press channel down on the VCR, then select LANGUAGE, then the VCR will automatically go through a channel setup selecting certain signals. You can then press INPUT for the game to work.
  1. INPUT button on remote or front panel
  2. Press MENU, choose SETUP VCR, then INPUT SELECT, switch to LINE.
  3. Line or Aux channel below 2
  4. TUNER/LINE button in front panel or on remote
Panasonic TV/VCR Combos
  1. INPUT button on remote or front panel
  2. Press MENU or ACTION, select SETUP VCR, choose INPUT or SOURCE SELECT, and switch to LINE.
Philco

Philco TVs
  • Press DISPLAY until you reach INPUT/AUX, switch to AUX.
Philco VCRs
  1. Press INPUT or INPUT/LINE button in front panel or on remote.
  2. Aux channel below 2 or channel 00.
Philips

Philips TVs
  • The majority of Philips TVs use the Volume up and down keys to select menu options.
  • Press DISPLAY or MENU until you reach INPUT or ANTENNA/AUX in; select VCR or AUX IN.
Philips VCRs
  1. Aux or Line channel below 2.
  2. LINE button on remote.
Philips TV/VCR Combos
  1. Below channel 2.
Proscan

Proscan TV
  • Channel 00, 91 or 92 on remote.
Quasar

Quasar TVs
  1. TV/VIDEO, INPUT, or VIDEO MODE button on the front of the TV or remote.
  2. On TV or remote, press ACTION, choose INPUT SELECT, then select VIDEO.
Quasar VCRs
  1. INPUT, AUX, or LINE button in front panel or on remote.
  2. Aux or Line channel below 2.
  3. Press MENU, select SETUP VCR, switch Input Select from TUNER to LINE.
  4. Some Quasar VCRs may display a message on the screen: "Push the input button when AV cables are being used."
Quasar TV/VCR Combos
  1. INPUT button inside front panel or on remote.
  2. Aux channel below 2.
  3. Press MENU, select VCR SETUP, then INPUT SELECT and choose LINE.
Radio Shack

Radio Shack TVs
  1. Press FUNCTION on the TV or remote, choose INPUT SELECT, then select VIDEO.
  2. TV/VIDEO or AV button on the TV or remote.
Radio Shack TV/VCR Combos
  • Aux channel below 2.
RCA

RCA TVs
  1. Channel 91, 00, 90, 92, or 93
  2. INPUT or AUX behind panel or on remote
  3. Press MENU, then CHANNEL, then VIDEO INPUT SOURCE
  4. Press MENU, then choose INPUT
  5. Channel 99, 901, or 902
RCA VCRs
  1. TUNER/LINE or TUNER/CAMERA switch behind front panel or on remote
  2. Aux or Line channel below 2
  3. INPUT button on VCR or remote
  4. Channel 91 or 92
  5. SOURCE or AUX button on remote or front panel
RCA TV/VCR Combos
  1. Aux channel below 2 or 00
  2. INPUT button on remote or behind hidden panel, then select LINE
Realistic

Realistic TVs
  • TV/VIDEO button on the TV or remote
Realistic VCRs
  1. TUNER/AV button or switch inside front panel or on the remote.
  2. INPUT or AUX button inside front panel or on the remote.
  3. Aux channel below 2.
Samsung

Samsung TVs
  1. Channel 91 or 92
  2. TV/VIDEO button on TV or remote
Samsung VCRs
  1. INPUT SELECT or LINE IN button on remote or front panel
  2. Aux or line channel below 2
  3. TUNER/LINE button behind front panel or on remote
Samsung TV/VCR Combos
  • Press LINE IN or INPUT button on remote.
Sansui

Sansui TVs
  • TV/VIDEO button up front
  • TV/AV button
Sansui VCRs
  1. Aux channel below 2.
  2. TV/AUX button behind panel or on remote.
Sansui TV/VCR Combos
  1. Input automatically switches when Stereo AV Cable is plugged in.
  2. INPUT button on remote
Sanyo

Sanyo TVs
  1. Press VIDEO MODE or TV/VIDEO button in front panel or on remote
  2. Press MENU , choose FEATURE SETUP, then choose either VIDEO MODE or TV/AV, select VIDEO or AV
  3. Press TV/AV or INPUT SELECT on remote
  4. Press SETUP, choose TV/AV, switch to AV
Sanyo VCRs
  1. On the remote, press the VCR button (this is a universal Sanyo remote), then press INPUT.
  2. Input switches automatically when it‘s in VCR mode
  3. TU/AV button or switch in front panel or on remote
  4. AV channel below 2
  5. Input, Set
Sanyo TV/VCR Combos
  • Aux channel below 2 or channel 00
Scott

Scott TVs
  • TV/VIDEO button inside hidden panel or on the remote.
Scott VCRs
  • Input switches automatically when it‘s in VCR mode.
All Sears TVs and VCRs are manufactured by other companies (RCA, JVC, Emerson, etc.) If the following information doesn't get you going, look for the manufacturer‘s name on the back of the TV or VCR. If you’re unable to find it, Sears can let you know who the manufacturer is, as long as you have the model number handy. Sharp

Sharp TVs
  1. On the remote control or TV, press SETUP, then you will have a choice of "+" (plus) for TV reception or "-" (minus) for Video Inputs.
  2. Special channel between channel two and channel one. You must use the plus/minus button to find it.
  3. Aux channel below 2 or 1
  4. TV/VIDEO or INPUT SELECT button in front panel or on remote
Sharp VCRs
  1. Input switches automatically when in VCR mode
  2. Aux or AV channel below 2
  3. INPUT button or TV/VIDEO on VCR or remote
  4. Press MENU, choose INPUT or SOURCE, then select AUX
  5. TUNER/AUX or TUNER/LINE switch in front panel
Sharp TV/VCR Combos
  1. Aux channel below 2 or channel 00
  2. INPUT button on remote
Shintom

Shintom VCRs
  1. Aux channel below 2. Using the remote for this will not always work.
  2. Possibly channel 28.
Signature 2000

Signature 2000 TVs
  1. TV/AUX button on TV or remote
  2. Aux channel below 2
Signature 2000 VCRs
  1. Aux channel below 2 (may have to auto-program with the system on)
  2. Press MENU button until you reach LINE IN , then choose AUX
  3. INPUT on remote
Sony

Sony TVs
  1. TV/VIDEO button on TV or remote (if you only get sound, check the back of the TV for an EXT AUDIO/VIDEO switch, and if one is present, switch it to VIDEO).
  2. Press MENU, change Source from TV to AV.
  3. FUNCTION button on TV or an Aux channel below 2
Sony VCRs
  1. INPUT SELECT button or switch on the front panel or remote. Problems with these VCRs may indicate the CABLE BOX CONTROL needs to be ON.
  2. Line channel below 2
  3. Press MENU, select Source ID, then switch to LINE or INPUT
Sony TV/VCR Combos
  • INPUT button on remote
Sylvania

Sylvania TVs
  1. Press MENU, select INPUT, choose CHANNEL or PICTURE SOURCE, then choose AUX
  2. Press DISPLAY or STATUS until you reach ANT, then use volume + or - to select AUX IN.
  3. Press either TV/AV, AUX, or VIDEO button up front or on remote
Sylvania VCRs
  1. Ext or Aux channel below 2
  2. Press MENU on remote, go to VCR SETUP, select INPUT, choose appropriate Input.
Sylvania TV/VCR Combos
  • INPUT button on remote
Symphonic

Symphonic TVs
  • Press the TV/VCR button on the remote
Symphonic VCRs
  1. Aux or Line channel below 2
  2. TUNER/AUX or TUNER/SCEXT button or switch. Set to either AUX or EXT.
  3. AUX or INPUT button on remote
Symphonic TV/VCR Combos
  1. TUNER/EXT or TV/EXT button (sometimes switch) in front panel
  2. INPOUT button on remote or front of unit
  3. Aux channel below 2 or channel 00
Teac

Teac TVs
  • TUNER/EXT button inside front panel.
Teac VCRs
  1. Press SOURCE SELECT button inside front panel; switch from TNER to EXT.
  2. Aux channel below 2.
Teknika

Teknika TVs
  • TV/VIDEO to TV/AV button inside front panel or on the remote.
Teknika VCRs
  1. Aux channel below 2
  2. TUNER/LINE switch on the VCR
Toshiba

Toshiba TVs
  1. TV/VIDEO or TV/LINE button up front or on remote
  2. Channel 91
Toshiba VCRs
  1. INPUT SELECT, LINE SELECT, or TV/LINE button usually on remote (sometimes in panel up front) If you are only getting sound, look for a SIMUL button or switch and turn it OFF.
  2. Aux or Line channel below 2
  3. Press SOURCE button on the remote
Toshiba TV/VCR Combos
  • Input Select is in a drop panel on the unit, push button labeled ADV.
Westinghouse

Westinghouse TVs
  • TV/VIDEO on remote or MENU, SET-UP, INPUT, VIDEO
Westinghouse VCRs
  • Aux or Line channel below 2.
Westinghouse TV/VCR Combos
  • TV/LINE button on the unit or remote.
XR1000

XR1000 TVs
  • Aux channel below 2.
XR1000 VCRs
  1. Aux channel below 2.
  2. TUNER/EXT button inside panel or on remote.
Zenith

Zenith TVs
  1. Press MENU until you reach the SOURCE MENU. Select SOURCE, use Adjust keys to switch from ANTENNA to AUX or AV/VCR
  2. Aux channel below 2 or 1
  3. AUX button behind hidden panel or on remote. In addition, it may be necessary to press AUX AUDIO SOURCE TO TV to get the full sound.
  4. SOURCE or SOURCE INDEX button on TV or remote. This may bring up ANT/AV/VCR. If so, use the Adjust keys to select AV/VCR.
  5. SOURCE or VIDEO SOURCE switch inside a front panel. Switch to the appropriate Aux input.
Zenith VCRs
  1. Press MENU, select TUNING FEATURES or SETUP, go to SOURCE, switch to AUX.
  2. SOURCE SELECT or AUX button on remote
  3. Line or Aux channel below 2
  4. TUNER(SC)AUX button in front panel or on remote
Zenith TV/VCR Combos
  1. Aux channel below 2
  2. INPUT, SOURCE, or TV/CATV/AV button on remote
  3. Press MENU, choose INPUT, switch to AV
Other Brands

Other TVs, VCRs, or Combo Units
  1. Aux channel below 2
  2. INPUT, LINE, TUNER/AV, TV/VIDEO, or AUX button inside front panel or on remote.
  3. Through a Menu option.
  4. Input switches automatically when the AV cables are plugged in (for VCRs and Combo Units, make sure they are in VCR mode)