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Old 11-23-2012, 04:10 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by Sg6923 View Post
I don't know if this thread is outdated but thought I'd try. I'm trying to hookup a satellite to my Cardinal 36RT 5th wheel. In the bedroom there's to connections. Neither are labeled. ....
Prime Time used Orange coax (RG-6/U 3 MHZ) for the Satelitte connections, Black coax (RG6) for the Cable, and White coax for the Antenna, and Gray for the coax to the bedroom and the exterior outlet on my Lacrosse.

You could pull the wall-plates and check the coax behind them, and do the same at the outside connectors if accessible.


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Old 11-23-2012, 06:23 PM   #42
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Thanks for the suggestions. I'll look into it, literally.

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Old 07-23-2013, 11:32 AM   #43
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Update: I took the bird out last weekend to see if i could find the sats after getting my cables wired properly. I was able to get all Directv satellites, including HD, in about a minute and had perfect picture in both LR and BR. SWM allows different channels on different TVs. The trick is a level tripod, a decent lensatic compass and fairly accurate up/down setting and dish tilt. Also it helps to understand that the direction is a starting point. The degrees that was stated on my box and the direction stated on Sat Finder was about 7 degrees.

Again, thanks all for your help. I no longer dread the setup
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Old 09-24-2013, 11:09 AM   #44
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Sorry for digging up an old thread. I understand the mod on the first page and plan to perform it. My question is in regards to the swim box that powers the dish. Should that be outside the camper between the dish and the cable in or should the swim be inside the camper between the receiver and wall plate. Maybe it doesn't even matter?
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Old 09-24-2013, 11:17 AM   #45
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It shouldn't make any difference where you put the power inserter. With that mod however, I guess if you put it inside next to the receiver then you wouldn't have to worry about disconnecting it when you want to use "Park Cable".
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Old 09-24-2013, 12:24 PM   #46
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My power inserter is marked for indoor use only, so you may want to carefully check yours.
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Old 08-31-2014, 02:30 AM   #47
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I'm sorry for digging up an old post.....We recently purchased a 2005 FR Forester. It only has the cable plug on the back left side. My DH is getting ready to perform the "RCSU". There is already a solid state TV in the living room and a connection for a TV in the bedroom. My question is, does it matter which connection he converts per the "RCSU" instructions (living room versus bedroom) and if he does this conversion will both TVs then work? Thank you for your help for someone who is electronic illiterate this is really difficult!

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