My new DVD player/recorder arrived on Sunday. I haven't even begun to set it up yet though. Our TV and related equipment are housed on a couple of ledges on a (very old fashioned now!) Yorkstone fireplace (I think the ledge that the DVD equipment will go on was actually constructed by the previous owners for a fish tank!). Anyway, I have been busy disconnecting all the old equipment and am intending to give the whole area a good wash/clean while I have the chance, before installing the new equipment. I am hampered though by the fact that my daughter has this nasty flu virus now and is watching TV much of the day.
What I want to ask about though is the HDMI switcher thing which you recommended me to buy and which only arrived today. I am struggling to make any sense of it, tbh - not helped by the fact that the only instructions provided are in German!
It obviously has the 3 sockets, one of which will be used to connect the new DVD equipment. It also has the little thing resembling a computer mouse which presumably communicates with the little remote control thing so that you can switch between whatever is connected to the 3 sockets remotely.
What I do not have is a lead to connect this thing to the TV, so I presumably need to get one? Àlso, it has a little socket for DC/5V. What is that for, please?
Thanks very much.
Edited by Channeal, 03 January 2017 - 12:31 PM.