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3 prong plug

my tv has a 3 prong plug  cable box is only 2 prong outlet.  are there hd boxes avail with 3 prong outlet so i can program the cable  remote  so i can use only 1 remote???

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Member Since: ‎12-31-2004
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Re: 3 prong plug

There is no reason to plug the TV into the cable box, and where the TV is plugged in has nothing to do with the remote. 

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Re: 3 prong plug

with the tv plugged into the wall outlet  i cant program the cable remote to control the tv also  i have to use the tv remote and the cable box remote

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Posts: 10,676

Re: 3 prong plug

You can program the remote to turn on/off the TV and to control the volume.  What cable box, remote, and TV do you have?