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Old 06-17-2015, 12:07 AM   #11
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Interesting to note that most folks using a generator use it primarily to watch TV.
I have two batteries with solar and have a 12V plug for my television--no need for a generator or inverter.
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Old 06-17-2015, 12:33 AM   #12
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Nice Karen, but isn't it true that 12V TV's are somewhat of an anomaly....at least for now?
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Old 06-17-2015, 12:37 AM   #13
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Nice Karen, but isn't it true that 12V TV's are somewhat of an anomaly....at least for now?
I don't think so. I bought my 19" at Best Buy (can't remember the brand now) and just bought a 12V cord from Amazon to power it:

Amazon.com: 12 Volt DC Cord To Power TVs With A Cigarette Lighter Socket - Universal Connector: Electronics

Edited: It's late and I'm tired but in the back of my pea brain, I thought these were 12V to begin with and then the cord that comes with them converts the 12V to AC. Could be (and probably am) way off base here...
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Old 06-17-2015, 12:40 AM   #14
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Nice Karen, but isn't it true that 12V TV's are somewhat of an anomaly....at least for now?
Not at all. Long distance truck drivers have a small living space in the rear of their cab filled with 12V amenities........including 12V microwave ovens.

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Old 06-17-2015, 12:41 AM   #15
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Nice Karen, but isn't it true that 12V TV's are somewhat of an anomaly....at least for now?
Look at the power cord for your TV Rossue. Is there an inline brick-shaped thing? That's a converter, reducing the voltage from 120V to 12V, and you can probably buy a 12 volt cord for it.
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Fine....how many people using generators are listening to you? But really- we've heard this topic before and it seems that 12V TV's are...ok?

Baglo- my Samsung doesnt have a brick-fyi.

Edit: Wondering why our administration isn't mandating inverters in all RV's vis a vis cap & trade, etc.
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My 12V is fine--don't know that there's any difference. I believe it's Best Buy's Insignia brand, one of the two or three 19" they had in stock. I chose that one because it didn't have a built-in DVD player as I already had one in my Pioneer radio/CD/DVD unit that I had installed by ETI.
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Edit: Wondering why our administration isn't mandating inverters in all RV's vis a vis cap & trade, etc.
Personally I'd rather not have more stuff mandated from Asia.
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My TV draws no power at all.
It's in a box, under the bed, last I looked.
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Charlie, can you give me the dimensions of your shelves in the hanging closet and the pull out shelves? This looks to be what we're looking to do. Ordered 21' due to be ready Jan 2016. Thanks!
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