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Old 08-16-2018, 11:21 AM   #1
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DVD Player Replacement?

I am looking for a single Din AM/FM DVD player to replace the original Jensen my 21' came with. It is starting to jump on DVD's and I have always had problems with hum since the get go. I don't want to remount the TV so it can't be a double Din. It must have inputs for sound from the TV and video output for the Samsung TV. I am thinking about a Pioneer unit like this:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...6046TFJG&psc=1

The selection of name brand single Din is pretty small these days.
I am wondering about the unit ETI is installing now. I think they are Boss. I am a bit skeptical of the quality of the Boss, but the price is right. Wondering what the experience has been with the Boss units folks have in their newer trailers? Any recommendations would be appreciated.
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Old 08-16-2018, 11:29 AM   #2
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Hi Carl - Just found out this morning that ETI is using the Magnadyne LS675 unit.
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Boss seems ok once i figured out how to wire it to the TV you have to do it yourself. It attaches to the back and the only way to attach it is to remove the unit and then plug it in then reinstall it (cant reach it with out taking it down too tight a space on the back). but once i figured that out it worked well.
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Hi Carl - Just found out this morning that ETI is using the Magnadyne LS675 unit.
Can't seem to find that. Magnadyne LS675C is a speaker. They do have some interesting DVD units.
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DVD's are still a thing? huh.
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I'm sorry Carl ... you're correct. I mistakenly gave you the speaker model. Sorry.
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Boss seems ok once i figured out how to wire it to the TV you have to do it yourself. It attaches to the back and the only way to attach it is to remove the unit and then plug it in then reinstall it (cant reach it with out taking it down too tight a space on the back). but once i figured that out it worked well.
I had always thought you could feed the tv through the speakers but never figured out how to do it. Loren
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I had always thought you could feed the tv through the speakers but never figured out how to do it. Loren
for that to work, the TV needs an aux audio out, or a headphone jack, and you need a wire from the aux out or headphone jack to the stereo aux input.
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The only video output on the Boss unit is a composite video on the back. It seems borderline idiotic to convert a digital video signal from a DVD into the second-worst analog video signal format in existence, to then feed it to a fundamentally digital high-definition monitor. On the other hand, it may be that all of these DVD players intended for use in cars are similar.

I've tried looking for a single-DIN DVD (or preferentially Blu-ray) player with HDMI output, but not found one... although I didn't spend much time at it.
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The only video output on the Boss unit is a composite video on the back. It seems borderline idiotic to convert a digital video signal from a DVD into the second-worst analog video signal format in existence, to then feed it to a fundamentally digital high-definition monitor. On the other hand, it may be that all of these DVD players intended for use in cars are similar.

I've tried looking for a single-DIN DVD (or preferentially Blu-ray) player with HDMI output, but not found one... although I didn't spend much time at it.
DVD is inherently an SD format, 480p is the best it can do. Its SD is as good as SD can get, better than full bandwidth OTA analog broadcast, but its still analog SD output. Most DVD setups used S-Video to feed the TV, or Y/Y-R/Y-B component analog (Y = lambda = luminance).... HDMI didn't come along until HDTV and Bluray.



anyways, I just looked at a bunch of single-din decks, seems like the DVD decks all just have the yellow RCA composite output, otherwise they are basically car stereos.

there's a bunch of small home BD players that are like 10x8x2", give or take. here's a Sony thats 9.1x7.6x1.5" but I think they are all 120VAC.

here's a RV 12V bluray player with HDMI output...
https://camec.com/rv-media-12v-blu-ray-dvd-player.html

hmmm. there's this... JENSEN DVD/USB/AUX/HDMI/APP Ready Bluetooth Wall Mount Stereo
It has a 17" face, but the cutout behind it is only 11x2.9", and 6.5" deep...
12V stereo/dvd/bluetooth, with HDMI input and output,...
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