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Old 08-14-2018, 10:57 AM   #1
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Where to put tv jacks in new 5.0 TA

We are picking up a new 5.0TA on November 1st. We are having a straight dinette to make more room for our dogs. We do not watch TV in bed. We plan to have 2 cable ready places. But where. We will have a 22 or 24 in. tv. My husband is thinking one mount can go in the door above the microwave. The other not decided. Suggestions, especially from fifth wheel owners would be much appreciated.
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Old 08-14-2018, 02:46 PM   #2
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i have mine up by the bed passenger side i turn it to watch from the dinette.
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Old 08-14-2018, 02:58 PM   #3
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btw, connecting two coax (tv cable) jacks will require a signal splitter in the middle, which will cut the signal strength from an over-the-air antenna by about 60% (eg, only 40% of the signal makes it to either side of the splitter).
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Old 08-14-2018, 03:11 PM   #5
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Can you really see a 22 in.tv from the dinette if it's up by the bed in a fiver.
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Old 08-14-2018, 03:20 PM   #6
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i can but its not ideal i watch more in bed then at the table some put the TV by the table i think mine is 24"?
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I have my TV under the bed..
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Don't use it much but we have a 19" TV but no wall mount, I leave it in it's box stored next to the bed. I've set it up on the top step a few times and can see if okay from the dinette. If I REALLY want to see it, it gets moved to either the stove top or a small folding table in front of the sink/stove. I deal for me would be where I setup the table.

The view from the fridge side of the dinette is pretty obstructed, the stove top is best for that but the aisle works okay too. Again I have no wall mount/arm.
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