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RCA RCA RTD317W, DVD Home Theater System with 1080p HDMI Upconvert DVD Player

The RCA DVD Home Theater System with 1080p HDMI Upconvert DVD Player lets you view your favorite movies and programs in beautiful detail and definition. The RCA DVD Home Theater System provides an optical input that connects to your digital TV, satellite or cable box for a full surround sound experience. Plus, the RCA home theater system has a digital AM/FM tuner and 250 watts of total power. Your RCA DVD Home Theater System has 250 watts of total power and features a digital AM/FM tuner, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound processor, line-in connection for iPod and other portable audio players, and AUX connection for connection of additional analog audio sources, such as an audio cassette deck or a VCR. This stylish RCA RTD317W, DVD Home Theater System with 1080p HDMI Upconvert DVD Player is designed to compliment any room decor.
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Questions & Answers for RCA RCA RTD317W, DVD Home Theater System with 1080p HDMI Upconvert DVD Player

Question

Digital

I don't have to have an HD television for this system, do I? I have an older television which I'm happy with and have no intentions of upgrading at this time.
asked 4 years, 7 months ago
By
kjbh11470
on RCA RTD317W, DVD Home Theater System with 1080p HDMI Upconvert DVD Player
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Nope, just can hook up to any tv with audio and video cable plugs in the back. I had an old analog tv hooked up to it for a while.

Depends what plugs are available on the back or side of your particular tv.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
By
Chicagoray
 - Chicago IL
answer 2
No, you can input sound either with L/R RCA audio plugs or a 3.5 mm cable.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
Smidky
 - Golden Valley, AZ
answer 3
This unit will work with an anolog TV.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
ObamaForPrez
 - Florida
answer 4
If you say you don't have an HD TV I guess you don't. Once you do get an HD TV you'll never regret it.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
ObamaForPrez
 - Florida
Question

Do I need anything else to get this hooked up besides what it already provides?

We have a LG flat screen tv and I was just wondering if I needed anything additional to get this started once purchased.
asked 3 years, 11 months ago
By
Tess43085
on RCA RTD317W, DVD Home Theater System with 1080p HDMI Upconvert DVD Player
6 answers
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answer 1
yes you need the white yellow and green or red three cables or one hd cable if you have hd tv, if not use the three cable one you can buy or probably have one laying around house like i did, i bought the hd cable and then found out i didnt have hd tv, lol
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
raina198
 - ny
answer 2
I would recommend you use your own cable to connect from your TV to the receiver -- component video (3 cables), or simply audio cable (2 rca-type connection cables). If your Tv is HD then HDMI will work too. There are inputs for all 3 types I mention on the back of the receiver.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Onliner2465
answer 3
no, it comes with everything you need to go right out of the box.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
rollingflintstone
 - memphis, tn
answer 4
I'd recommend using a HDMI cable for connection of the RTD317W to the TV.
If your TV or Sat-Cable box has an OPTICAL output, I'd recommend using an optical cable for connection of audio signal.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
solas
 - Indianapolis
answer 5
you just need 1 6 foot hdmi cord
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
Shopacholic1
 - Port Lavaca.Tx
answer 6
If it is HD you will need a HDMI cable
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
KTDsMom
 - Mayflower, AR
Question

is this product wireless ?

it should really be specified on these products ....
asked 3 years, 7 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on RCA RTD317W, DVD Home Theater System with 1080p HDMI Upconvert DVD Player
6 answers
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answer 1
No it isn't, in what way I don't know what you mean, if you mean does it pick up Netflix like their box and you wanna use it to replace or instead of it, not it isn't.

However the remote control is infra red wireless. Hope that helps ;)
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
By
Chicagoray
 - Chicago IL
answer 2
No.We ran the wires straight down and under the house.Then ran across and up where the tv is. Had to splice the wires. They were not long enough.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
RockinGilbert
 - Gilbert, SC
answer 3
It does not have wireless access to the internet, and the speakers come with very short wires, so you may have to purchase more.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
Meldoy23
 - Kansas City, MO
answer 4
Nope.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
Videoaudioman
answer 5
No it's not wireless, unfortunately. All of the speakers have cords and you have to hook it up to a source via cords.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
AlerickBlade
answer 6
I am assuming that you are referring to the rear speakers being wireless. No, those are not wireless and on any surround system I have purchased it clearly states when they have this option, so the lack of this option should provide you with a clear answer in the future.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
Sooner0724
 - Loveland, CO
Question

How do i hook this up so i can listen to my tv i need to know EXACTLY what cable i need

What cables do i need to hook it up so i can watch tv and listen to it
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on RCA RTD317W, DVD Home Theater System with 1080p HDMI Upconvert DVD Player
6 answers
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answer 1
Your best option is HDMI cable. Second best option would be RCA cables. I bought a 6 foot HDMI cable and it works great but on your TV you will not use the TV setting for HDMI. For some reason HDMI input on TV is AUX1. RCA and Coax will show as TV when listing inputs (at least on my RCA 55")
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
orchard00
 - Iowa
answer 2
Optical cord or RCA.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
MikeGiant
 - LaGrangeville, NY
answer 3
You dont need any cables. It comes with everything you need to hook it up.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
MarineWife89
 - California
answer 4
hdmi cable hook up the hdmi to your stereo and the other end to your tv......if you have a hdmi ready tv.........
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
zootedone
 - new bedford ma
answer 5
You need left and right (Red and White)RCA Audio cables that connect to Audio Output on the TV and Audio Input on the Home Theater system.
The Home Theater System needs to be set to auxilliary to hear the sound.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
Steveb11
 - Baltimore, Md
answer 6
First you need to know what connections are on your TV, you can use HDMI to connect the dvd player, but need either an optical or component cables for the rest. Go with a quality brand cable, you might replace your equipment at some time, but a quality cable you will use for a much longer time. I use Blue Rigger HDMI cables to connect the dvd to my tv, rca for audio from the tv to the sorround sound, and the optical for my xbox 360.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
NRAGE224
 - Needles, Ca
Question

will this unit play mp3 files burned onto a cd?

asked 1 year, 9 months ago
By
ivoryjoe
on RCA RTD317W, DVD Home Theater System with 1080p HDMI Upconvert DVD Player
6 answers
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answer 1
The instructions recomend using the3.5mm audio in jack located on the front of the unit to play mp3 players
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
chopperpuppy
answer 2
yes
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
djps55
answer 3
Yes it will.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
Dneal3
answer 4
no,totally made me mad.also 2 units stopped playing dvds at all.oddly still plays cds.a firmware problem with no update fixed.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
kalnflorida
answer 5
No, I tried and did not worked.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Alanhi
answer 6
yes
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
just4yall
Question

will it play CDs so you can just listen to music?

asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
Audioconsumer
on RCA RTD317W, DVD Home Theater System with 1080p HDMI Upconvert DVD Player
6 answers
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answer 1
Absolutely , I listen all the time . If you have the right cd the dolby digital in the unit will give you surround
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
chopperpuppy
answer 2
yes! if you read the info on the product it is compatable with these media sources CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD, CD, Video CD
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
Baker92
answer 3
Yes it will play music CD's. Read the product description so you can know everything there is to know about this product. Especially the Total Harmonic DISTORTION (THD) of a whopping 10%. Try to turn it up more than half way and it'll sound horrible. I would never consider any product with more than 0.5% THD.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
runninron69
answer 4
Yes it plays CDs. It also has a radio. I often connect it to my tablet when listening to online radio. It's a great product.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
Sjnb
answer 5
Yes, the unit will play CDs.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
JerryPatRCA
answer 6
Yes it will, plays all music CDs(Even RW) but have not tested Music DVDs
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
lololo906
Question

Are the rear speakers wireless?

asked 10 months ago
By
scenn
on RCA RTD317W, DVD Home Theater System with 1080p HDMI Upconvert DVD Player
6 answers
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answer 1
No but with an optional kit they can be made wireless. That kit will cost you around $100 so you would be better off using that $100 toward a better system that IS wireless.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
runninron69
answer 2
No, everything is wired.
answered 9 months ago
By
M1097A2
answer 3
NO
answered 9 months ago
By
DURTYGURL
answer 4
I don't believe so the entire system is wired
answered 9 months ago
By
CincyD
answer 5
no.
answered 9 months ago
By
hedacke
answer 6
No they are not wireless
answered 9 months ago
By
texrocmom
Question

speakers

can these be mounted on wall and if so do i need to buy seperate wall mounts
asked 6 months ago
By
kerry
on RCA RTD317W, DVD Home Theater System with 1080p HDMI Upconvert DVD Player
6 answers
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answer 1
yes need wall mounts depending on where you live-earthquake proof or just hang a nail-flush to the wall speakers
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
By
KGolfer70
answer 2
They can be mounted I used push pins and it worked fine.
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
By
SimplyRed14
answer 3
Yes and yes
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
By
runninron69
answer 4
No. These are intended to be placed on shelves or specific spots for surround sound in your setting. Small shelves are available and install easily.
answered 6 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 5
yes and yes, also longer wires.
answered 6 months ago
By
biggmykee
answer 6
Yes. There are holes in the back. I used a rawlplug and screw.
answered 6 months ago
By
TIFWIW
Question

what type of hdmi cable is needed.

asked 3 years, 5 months ago
By
momof3sb
 - Bristol,CT
on RCA RTD317W, DVD Home Theater System with 1080p HDMI Upconvert DVD Player
6 answers
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answer 1
Any type of HDMI cable will do.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
MikeGiant
 - LaGrangeville, NY
answer 2
There is no HDMI input
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
MikeGiant
 - LaGrangeville, NY
answer 3
HDMI 1.1V.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
JerryPatRCA
answer 4
The standard male both ends for my RCA dvd and Vizio / Toshiba and Samsung tv's .....as the unit's is a female and depending on your tv is what'll determine the other end.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
By
Chicagoray
 - Chicago IL
answer 5
All HDMI cables are the same. Buy one off the website cause they are like 5 bucks and they work great!
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
80n3y4rd
answer 6
any standard hdmi cable can be used, but make sure your television set is hdmi capatible, so you get the most quality picture, and sound as possible
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
buhyaknow
 - Northwest, Indiana
Question

does it come with a remote

asked 3 years, 5 months ago
By
momof3sb
 - Bristol,CT
on RCA RTD317W, DVD Home Theater System with 1080p HDMI Upconvert DVD Player
6 answers
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answer 1
A remote is an included accessory.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
JerryPatRCA
answer 2
yes it does. Make sure you don't lose it because then you won't be able to access all the features of the dvd player or the radio.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
By
msreed
 - Michigan
answer 3
Mine did, a grey one not too updated looking, it's pretty basic looking, the 5 dvd unit and one dvd unit have the same one. I'm not at home so I don't know the model numbers but I know they make one with only 1 and one that plays 5. Actually my experience was the one dvd out lasted the five one by 5 times. Like 3 years difference.

The five dvd is higher wattage volume wise but overheats if it's inside a cabinet, mine did and I ended up chucking it. The one dvd unit I have in my bedroom, is perfect for that, doesn't need major wattage, although if the dvd's are dirty it makes a whining noise, but you clean em it goes away..

It starts getting pixelated and then you hear the noise, just clean the dvd's before using em from Netflix particularly ;)
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
By
Chicagoray
 - Chicago IL
answer 4
yes, it's not the best but it does the job.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
80n3y4rd
answer 5
Yes, it does come with a remote - very easy to use. The only downside is that there is no button on the remote to open/close the disc drive door. You have to manually open/close it. Other than that, the remote works just fine.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
MsAndi1
 - New Orleans, LA
answer 6
yes it comes with a remote...and batteries!!
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
buhyaknow
 - Northwest, Indiana
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