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Old 11-25-2012, 12:25 PM   #1
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Entertainment Center Doors

Have a 2012 Berkshire 360-FWS. The entertainment center doors under the TV, which house the Dish receiver, DVD home theatre box, routing box and my Winegard antenna box have a opaque window/insert that does not allow the remote control signal to pass through it. I first thought there was some protective film on them which was not taken off. However I do not see any. When the doors are closed, the remotes cannot communicate with their respective boxes. Open the doors, and all is well. Has anyone else experienced this problem? If so, have you replaced the inserts, and if so, with what? Has Forest River acknowledged any problem?
I would like to replace the inserts with something that also allows air to flow through, since the boxes do generate a fair amount of heat when on. Any thoughts will be helpful. Thanks.
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:21 PM   #2
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Have a 2012 Berkshire 360-FWS. The entertainment center doors under the TV, which house the Dish receiver, DVD home theatre box, routing box and my Winegard antenna box have a opaque window/insert that does not allow the remote control signal to pass through it. I first thought there was some protective film on them which was not taken off. However I do not see any. When the doors are closed, the remotes cannot communicate with their respective boxes. Open the doors, and all is well. Has anyone else experienced this problem? If so, have you replaced the inserts, and if so, with what? Has Forest River acknowledged any problem?
I would like to replace the inserts with something that also allows air to flow through, since the boxes do generate a fair amount of heat when on. Any thoughts will be helpful. Thanks.
I think you named your tune, have a shop (Cabinent maker) change the glass with a nice decorative screen, metal finish to match your interior. I'd just take a temp piece and make sure the infrared will pass before mounting ith the doors, betcha it will. Actually a good idea because of the heat. Probably do it yourself, hardest part is disassembly of the trim holding the glass. Home stores offer sheets of the screen you want many mesh and colors to pick from.
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:20 PM   #3
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I have direct tv and my remote works through the darkness, might want to see if that's possible with you remote. Call fish and ask them.
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:29 PM   #4
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Had the same problem on our 08 Flagstaff 831RLSS that had solid panel doors. I removed the panels and replaced them with a black mesh material used for tool boxes. Worked great.
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