Connect one end of the coaxial cable to the “CH 3/4 out” port on the back of the cable box and the other end to the “VHF/UHF” or “Antenna in” port on the back of your TV. Plug the power cord into the back of the cable box and then plug the other end into an electrical outlet. Plug in your TV and turn it on.
To reset your cable box, simply unplug it from the wall outlet. Wait about 30 seconds, then plug it back in and allow the box to go through the reboot process, which should take about three minutes. If you can’t reach your power cord, reset your cable box this way: Turn the cable box power on.
Definition of: set-top box. set-top box. A device that converts video content to analog or digital TV signals. For years, the set-top box (STB) was the cable box that “sat on top” of the TV.