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U will need a converter box. U can get those at radio shack or1 comment
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you'll need what's called an RF modulator . you can pick 1 up from either Walmart or RadioShack or store like that1 comment
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You will need a rf modulator hook the coax to the modulator and rca out.
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I am a DirecTV technician, VERY knowledgeable on equipment from DirecTV
If you have a vcr or dvd player w/ the a/v (rca) plugs on the back thats currently connected to your old tv you can plug your Genie into that as well, there's a few other steps involved but I'm sure one of us could walk you thru it.