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Old 11-18-2013, 05:15 PM   #1
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Mid-ship and over the driver tv's

Does anyone have a mid-ship and over the driver TV set? My new coach has this set up and when I turn the mid-ship TV on, the TV in the over head over the driver comes on as well. Is this normal or am I doing something wrong? Is there some way of preventing both TV's from coming on when one is turned on?

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Old 11-18-2013, 07:56 PM   #2
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Mine does the same thing. It is because they are both the same brand and use the same remote. If I turn it on manually with the button on the side of the TV then I can just have one on.

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Old 11-18-2013, 08:45 PM   #3
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I have that same set up with the same "problem". I usually just leave both TVs on, it's my surround sound.
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Old 11-18-2013, 10:37 PM   #4
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Same here. Both TV come on. I just turn off the overhead TV manually.

Had I ordered my coach I would not have included the overhead TV option. Only used it once, on purpose, in 2 years. In my case it's a waste of a good TV and cabinet space.

Maybe if I get motivated enough I'll remove and replace so I can unplug it.
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Old 11-19-2013, 08:37 AM   #5
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Mine do the same. If I get within 3 feet of it and aim at the bottom left I can turn on just that one.

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Old 11-19-2013, 06:26 PM   #6
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Mine do the same. If I get within 3 feet of it and aim at the bottom left I can turn on just that one.


If you REALLY want to solve the problem, you may (since they are probably recent model sets) go with WIFI instead of infra-red (for the remote). Then you assign a different IP address to each TV.

Finally, you need to buy a cheap app for your smartphone and/or tablet and use THAT for your remote.

Involved I know, but will solve the issue assuming your new TV's are WIFI compatible. The other BIG advantage is that you can control EVERYTHING within the coach from a single smartphone or tablet and you don't even have to be in the same room (no line of sight required).

Just a thought...... I'm going with this system in the near future, as soon as my old Pronto Universal Remote craps out.


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