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Old 04-01-2014, 08:30 PM   #1
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Another Stereo Option

Hey ,

Stumbled over this one a little different the one I am thinking of using but it has the same features weather band and all.
http://www.amazon.com/Jensen-AWM975-.../dp/B005XRUV7W


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Old 04-01-2014, 08:46 PM   #2
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That is the stereo we have in the Lark. I am pleased with it except for the RFI from the LED lights. The current antenna is a piece of wire that lays in the overhead cabinets above the reading lamps and the light over the kitchen sink. When we turn those lights on, the reception goes to heck in a hand basket. We were going go install an external antenna, but will be putting our 17b up for sale after we return home next month.

We have an HDMI cable that goes from the radio to the TV. Works great for playing DVDs. We are getting another 975 in our 21.
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Old 04-01-2014, 08:56 PM   #3
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Hey,

Thanks for the review and the warning about the RF susceptibility.

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Old 04-01-2014, 10:10 PM   #4
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Any thoughts about where to put this in a 21'

Looked at this pretty hard for our 21'. Only thing, it seems to be a non standard size. Not a double DIN. What to do when it dies and needs replaced with the next big thing? Where would you put this in 21'? Still thinking about it....
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I am going to have Reace put it in the back if the cabinet used for the microwave, but facing the bed. That is assuming there is room there and I don't change my mind between now and July when the build sheet has to be final....
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? I'm curious about putting in music equipment into trailers. I love music but am wondering about how quickly technology seems to change. Things seem to be getting smaller all the time and changing - I'm leery of putting something into a wall only to have it outdated.

So am thinking of simply using my mega big iPod and a small speaker (and the laptop for the occasional movie). So am I missing something. Or is it just a case of different strokes for different folks?

We have till July to finish our Buildsheet also.
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As an example of where I am coming from: I've heard that DVD's are going the way of 8-tracks
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I've got an 80 gig iPod Classic and an Altec-Lansing iPod dock.
They are already redundant, because my daughter gave me her "old" iPhone 4 and for Xmas, a JBL Bluetooth speaker. All my iTunes easily fit on the iPhone and the speaker doesn't require wires.
We could, if we had a decent data plan and the desire, watch Netflix on my wife's iPad, using the iPhone as a WiFi hotspot at our favorite campsite, which has cell coverage, but no radio or TV reception.
I'm depressed that I have an 80 gig iPod and no reasonable use for it. At least I don't have a hole.
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? So am thinking of simply using my mega big iPod and a small speaker (and the laptop for the occasional movie).
That is exactly what we do. I've also got an adapter that lets us use the MacBook Pro as a TV the few times we are at a commercial RV place with cable TV hook ups. I think we have used it once...
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We use our iPhone and bluetooth speaker for music and we haven't found the need for TV and movies yet. We spend a lot of time reading. Our needs may change though but by then technology will too.
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