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Old 02-12-2016, 04:45 PM   #11
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I have a tiny 7" DVD player and connect it to the TV.
Have to admit, I've only ever used it once.
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Old 02-12-2016, 05:10 PM   #12
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I have a tiny 7" DVD player and connect it to the TV.
Have to admit, I've only ever used it once.
This, we carry an old Mac book with a dozen or so DVDís. Two years of camping and we have not even pulled it out of the cabinet. It seems I donít even have time to read the books that I bring along. Scott

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Old 02-12-2016, 05:27 PM   #13
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Our 2015 5.0 TA came with the Boss 6654B. Reception seems weak compared to the stock radios in our cars and truck so I am going to first try upgrading the antenna.

I installed a Master Mounts 403L TV swing arm in our truck camper and have installed the same in our trailer. Since I could not get a backing block in our trailer between the reinforced wall and the frig I follow ETI's advice and dismount the TV when we travel.

I installed a 110V Samsung 24 (23.6") TV. The fit on the driver side works for us. We spend less than half our time off the grid, but we do have solar, the 1500W inverter, dual 6 volts, and a small inverter when we want to use it boondocking.

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Old 02-12-2016, 05:36 PM   #14
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Slightly off topic, I just suspended my Sirius satellite radio until May. I only use it while camping or driving in the boonies.
Instead of paying $191 for a year, I'm paying $80 for six months, and then it will shut down for the winter.
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Old 02-12-2016, 07:10 PM   #15
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Being a firm believer in smaller is better when it comes to outfitting our small campers, I found my 14" monitor fine for tv the one time I tried it. I' d get the 19" you mentioned unless your eye sight requires bigger.
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Old 02-12-2016, 07:23 PM   #16
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We Have a 22 inch insignia with a DVD player from Best Buy. We bought a 12v cord on amazon so we can use it either 120 or 12v.
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We use the tele earphone jack output over to the stereo aux input for sound. Only a foot away and simple to dress the wires up the back of the tele mounting.
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Cliff, I am thinking of getting a better antenna as well. We rely on FM broadcasts on the mountains as we dry camp and fish. The little rubber antenna is far too short to have any decent range.
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Mountains and dry camp means poor FM reception which is normally far less than AM reception, particularly in mountains, even satellite reception fades in the mountains.
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Satellite doesn't fade in the mountains, but it will often drop entirely for brief moments.
Mountains and where I camp is why I subscribe to Sirius satellite radio.
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