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How do I connect a coax to a TV without a standard coax input?

I have an Element TV (19LE30Q) that doesn't have a standard coax input. I currently have a directv box where the coax goes to and the the red, white and yellow cables go from the directv box to the TV. I want to eliminate directv, but I don't have the coax connector on the TV. Do I need something like an RF converter or something to get the the signal to the TV? I've been looking online but pictures aren't clear enough. K-Mart had none, nor did Radio Shack. The diagram in the owners manual makes it appear that it would be a standard coax connector, but it's not. Any help would be greatly appreciated, Thanks.

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Dusty, Thank you very much for your help. There was a nut and some kind of washer over the coax input which made it appear like the RCA inputs (I think that's what they're called). A standard coax can't be screwed on because the the connection is mostly recessed and there aren't enough threads for the coax to catch. I used a quick connect that slides over the threads and makes the connection to the coax. It's the strangest connection I've seen. I just happened to have a quick connect in my bag of tricks from my networking days. I can now eliminate my directv bills.
Thanks again for your help,
Tim
by Manage My Life
May 13th, 2011
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Thank you for the pictures. The TV input does look different. I was wondering if you have tried to unscrew the connection? It looks like it might be the end of a cable that got ripped off somehow. The close up picture is a little too blurry to tell for sure.
by Manage My Life
May 11th, 2011
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Here's some pice. The cable input is to the left. 'Hope this helps.
by Manage My Life
May 11th, 2011
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Hi Dusty and thanks for responding. I bought the TV from K-Mart in July or Aug. of '09. It was new out of the box, with others of the same model in the store. I guess I didn't take note that it it didn't have a standard coax because I was just setting it up as the previous TV, and I have always had a box that connected the coax to the TV with the red, white , yellow. Without the directv box I can't go directly to the TV. Sorry I can't send pictures, I had a USB error with the camera. The TV has never been worked on and nothing has had to be replaced. Cable is provided where I live so I would like to get away from the directv box. I've been a computer tech person for many years and understand cable issues between phone and data lines and everything else, but this has me stumped. I'll try to send a pic when I get my USB issue resolved.
Thanks for your help,
Tim
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May 10th, 2011
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I have a couple of questions that will better help fix this issue. How long have you had the TV? Where did you get it? Has the TV been recently moved? Has the TV ever been worked on? What color is the connection labeled A? Would you be able to take a picture of the back of your TV? The TV should have a coax connection. If the TV has been worked on and the main board replaced then the new main board might have a shorter coax connection that does not stick out the back cover of the TV. Is there a whole in the back cover where the coax should be? I know I did not answer the question yet, but I can better answer with some more information.
by Manage My Life
May 10th, 2011
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Thanks for the reply Barbara. Everyone seems to think I'm out of my mind but there is no coax input connection like every other TV. The input (labled "A" in the manual) is a female similar to, but not the same, as the red, white, yellow inputs.
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May 7th, 2011
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I can see the problem. I checked the online manual and it does indicate it should have a coax input but the pictures don't show this. Mine is at the top right of the TV sort of set in and not where the other connections are located. While you wait for the expert, you can check the web site below for additional help.
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May 7th, 2011
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