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Old 09-25-2016, 08:01 PM   #51
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DVDs don't do 720p resolution - that's high definition. They do 480i Standard Definition, stretched to widescreen proportions.
You're right, regular DVD players don't do 720p, but my Oppo Blu-ray player "makes" them 720p with a special processor. If you've never seen a DVD movie played on an Oppo, the difference is dramatic. Of course, it's processed from a 480i source, but man, my DVDs look almost as good as my Blu-rays do.


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Old 09-25-2016, 08:23 PM   #52
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Old 09-25-2016, 08:26 PM   #53
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Old 09-25-2016, 09:26 PM   #54
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This one has great viewing angles, a DVD player, and runs on 12 or 120 volts. We have it in a 21 over the night stand.

22" RCA 12v LED TV DVD Combo, DECK22DR RoadTrucker
Yes, this is actually one that is on my short list. I saw one of your other posts.

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Old 09-25-2016, 10:18 PM   #55
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This is a mount I am considering. Not sure what I am doing yet, but one thought is to have TV ready in two places, one near the bed, and one at the dinette. As this comes with two mounts, the TV could be easily moved. This mount is available in lots of places.

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Old 09-25-2016, 11:46 PM   #56
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curious how wide the wall is in the Escape 19 against the fridge and below the overhead cabinet...also assume it is roughly the same dimension on the bath wall at end of drivers side dinette.
thanks for the dimension if you have one.
saw an interesting tv mount idea in a trailer and was thinking it might fit...
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Old 09-26-2016, 12:03 AM   #57
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curious how wide the wall is in the Escape 19 against the fridge and below the overhead cabinet...also assume it is roughly the same dimension on the bath wall at end of drivers side dinette.
thanks for the dimension if you have one.
saw an interesting tv mount idea in a trailer and was thinking it might fit...
The one Jim posted looks like what Escape uses but cheaper in price and 2 mounts . We have a 22 in tv in our 19 . It is mounted on refrigerator wall . The arm will swing out to see at the dinette if mounted on refrigerator wall at corner . You can see it both sides of trailer .if we are watching a movie we remove it and attach a longer cord and place it on sink counter . The sound for TV 's are hard to hear , and it puts the TV closer . We also for a movie have a wireless Sony sound system . Also use it for I-pod for music . Pat
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Old 09-26-2016, 12:29 AM   #58
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a random thought....saw a trailer with a tv mounted on the folding arm inside what one might describe as a thin cabinet without a door ...so when traveling it is safely hugged with non-rigid foam on all sides and the arm is prevented from opening with a latch..open the latch and the arm extends...no need to remove tv for traveling. Seemed like a good idea if vibration absorption and a secure tv arm latch is provided...granted if the tv is mounted to arm with screws and the arm mount is screwed to plywood wall as in an Escape trailer there still would be some vibration to the tv during travel but perhaps mitigated somewhat by the foam inside the cabinet frame. The cabinet foam frame would also help keep vertical forces of the tv/arm on the wall mount screws to a minimum while traveling when tv is not extended.
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Old 09-26-2016, 12:50 AM   #59
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I like the concept, but to be honest, I'm not that concerned about traveling with the TV mounted. We just bungee cord the arm to hold it in place, and we add a short bungee from the top rear of the TV frame to the overhead cabinet. It's secure but can still absorb shaking. Another thing is that these small LCD TVs are very light -- and our Samsung is even lighter than the ones designed for RV/12 Volt. So, there's very little stress on the mount when traveling. And, since the wall where it's mounted is reinforced in our trailer, stress on the mount is even less of a concern.

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Old 09-26-2016, 12:52 AM   #60
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I have an older laptop that still has a CD/DVD player. If o feel the need to watch a movie and have enough solar power, I'll just watch them on that. The joys of being a solo traveler and not needing a larger screen. ��
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