Connecting your TV to DePauw’s cable programming

Beginning October 20, 2014, a digital television, DVR or any other device will be required to have a QAM tuner to watch DePauw cable programming. You are encouraged to review your owners manual to see if your device has a QAM tuner.

Items needed

  • Device (e.g. television, etc.) with a QAM tuner.
  • Coaxial cable.

Connecting the cable

  • Locate the cable jack in your room.
    Image of cable jack
  • Attach one end of the coaxial cable into the cable jack.
  • Attach the other end of the coaxial cable into the back of the TV.

Scanning for channels

  • Press the Power button on your TV to turn it on.
  • Press the Menu button.
  • Find the section named Channel or Setup, select Cable.
  • Find the section named Auto channel search or Channel scan, and then begin the search/scan. (Note: It will take several minutes to scan. Be sure to allow sufficient time for the scan to complete to ensure all channels are scanned. We suggest you refer to your owners manual for specific details.)
  • When the scan is completed, verify all channels have scanned by scrolling through the channels.

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Updated: 1/17/2017