I just got all my gear (speakers and receiver wednesday). I have a Harmon Kardon AVR-520 and 1996 model Sony KV32s35. The television has both S-video and two sets of RCA inputs, it has variable audio out and cable hook ups. Set up all speakers to receiver. Ran S-video out from receiver "monitor out" to tv "s-video in". Hooked DVD (Sony 5 disc) "s-video out" to receiver "DVD s-vvideo in", and DVD "optical out" to reciever "digital optical line 1 in" Hooked VCR (JVC S2901) "S-video out" to reciever "s-video 3 in", hooked composite L&R audio out on VCR to L&R line 3 in on receiver. I ran the tv cable into the back of the VCR. Earlier I programmed the VCR to tune the channels with a direct cable feed from the cable out on vcr to cable in on tv, it worked fine on a variety of channels. Next I get out the trusty HK users manual and go to set up system configuration. They say turn on receiver and punch OSD (on screen display from remote). All I get is a tv screen full of static and no on screen display. The plastic film on the receiver face has been removed and the batteries are in the remote. The remote light button will come on but it will not power up or down the AVR using the remote on or off buttons. I turned the thing off and tried using a composite cable from receiver monitor out and running to tv video in, allso switching all other video feeds and inputs to composite. What have I done wrong? I need help!!!!!