TVGuardian 101 Set-up and Technical Information

We have several resource to help you in setting up the TVGuardian.

  • The TVGuardian Model 101 Manual (Acrobat Reader Required)
  • For connecting the TVGuardian to multiple input devices see the
    3-port Device Switch.
  • Other connection suggestions (see below)
  • Contact TVGuardian Tech Support (see below)
  • Online documents (see below)

TV Guardian Model 101 Basic Hookup

All necessary cables & instructions are included with the TVGuardian

  1. Plug the colored A/V cables into your VCR’s Audio & Video OUT.
  2. Plug the other end of the A/V cables into TVGuardian’s Audio & Video IN jacks (top jacks).
  3. Plug the  (black) coaxial cable from the TVGuardian into your television’s ANT IN jack.
  4. Connect Power to TVGaurdian and plug into wall.

You are ready to go!

Trouble Shooting Items:

  • Your VCR must be turned on for the TVGuardian to work.
  • You will use your VCR as your tuner (channel changer).
  • Your TV should be tuned to channel 3 or 4.
  • When testing the TVGuardian, make sure you fast forward into the movie part of the video —  the trailer and ads at the beginning are not closed captioned.
  • Clean Videos & VCR heads will perform better with the TVGuardian.
  • Check the TVGuardian Settings to make sure the TVGuardian is turned on.
  • TVGuardian doesn’t work with “S-Video” connectors.

If all else fails, contact us.