Learn how to connect your digital box to a TV. From using the right cables to using a power adapter instead of a power cable, this article provides insight into:
Did You Know
Before proceeding with connecting your Digital Box, please write down the serial number found on the rear of your Digital Box for future reference. If this is the first time you are connecting this particular Digital Box, you will need this serial number to activate the Digital Box, which can be done online by visiting http://activations.shaw.ca.
To connect a Digital Box to your TV, you will need three cables:
Please note: your Digital Box may have come with a power adapter instead of the power cable depicted above.
The video cable you use is dependent on the model of your Digital Box and the inputs available on the rear of your television. Look to the rear or side panel of your TV to see what inputs are available (e.g. HDMI, component, RCA). Please refer the Video section in the Glossary of Cables and Connections for more information about each cable.
Follow these instructions to connect your digital box to your TV.
Follow these steps to determine the correct input port on your TV.
Please refer to the table below for common TV Input labels for the video cables listed.
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