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Old 08-01-2020, 11:15 PM   #1
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Can a 24 inch TV be installed in the 21c? If so, how is it mounted and stowed. Thanks for your help!
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Old 08-01-2020, 11:26 PM   #2
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It certainly can. Though used only once in 3 1/2 years, we carry a 24" just in case. We have two mounts, one on the side of the fridge in the dinette, and one in the loft. I know the 21 does not have a loft, you could still mount at the foot of the bed.

I store it in the rear of the wardrobe, sitting on a block of foam, and held in place with two elastic cords. Nicely out of the way.
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Old 08-01-2020, 11:56 PM   #3
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Yes, the 24" is a nice size and fits well in the space available.

Ours is viewable from both the bed and the dinette. It is mounted on a swiveling arm, inexpensive one from Amazon.

There isn't any need to store it, it stays in place ready to use. Many miles of rough roads and never an issue. A simple strap holds it in place.

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We store our TV as it really is not much of a focus when camping. It is rare to want to watch a movie, unless just the two of us, and lots of continuously bad weather days in a row keeps us inside.
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We purchased a TV mount that clamps to the dinette table. The mount is really robust and provides a solid connection to the table. It can be installed or removed in a minute, without any tools.

The TV and the mount have a bayonet connection. They stow in separate boxes in the bottom of a closet.

Our view from the back corners of the U-dinette is from about 40-inches, so the picture's a decent size. The dinette table slides from front to back, so it's still easy to get in and out without any trouble.

While the TV/DVD combo's picture quality is marginal, I really like the setup. It would work really well with an OLED screen TV or monitor.

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Old 08-03-2020, 10:06 AM   #6
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Very interesting and helpful. How did you route the wiring. Are you connected to the jack antenna? Do you use any portable satellite. Thanks again for sharing. Julie
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In my case the wiring goes through the wall. There is a wall mounted switch plate that has a coax cable terminal and the 12 volt plug as well as two on-off switches. One for the TV and one for the powered antenna.

I use a rear pole mounted powered Antop antenna. I found that it's much better than the lower mounted Jack antenna was. Coverage is spotty depending on proximity to cities. If you're boondocking in remote areas then it'd be useless.

For TVs mounted where mine is there is framing in the wall that allows for bolting the bracket securely. No solid wall is required.

There is a passage way forward and aft that allows for all sorts of wiring to be run after purchase.

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