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Old 04-28-2012, 10:07 PM   #41
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Quick question for Bob Fields.

First of all you have my respect for being here answering questions and helping people out.

I only have a question not a complaint or even a problem. I have a Genesis GT-2.0 and a friend of ours has a Concertone ??.
We have noticed that the Concert tone has a Weather Band feature (auto search too).
Do you know if the Genesis GT-2.0 has the Weather Band feature?
I do not see any documentation for it so I can I assume it does not.

I guess this question could be open to all not just Bob.
The GT2 does NOT have weather band. Weather band is available in the GT3.
Thanks for the quick response Bob.
You are doing an excellent job here - keep it up!!
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Old 04-29-2012, 10:12 AM   #42
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My Concertone issue

Hello, I'm also having truble with my Concertone ZX75 unit. The radio and speakers work fine. CD / DVD player do not. I haven't tried the usb or sdmi card reader.
We just bought our camper in January. It is new, though it is a 2011 model. The CD player worked the first time I tried it but then made some strange intermitent squealling type noises. Now the discs do not spin. When I load a dvd into the unit the display reads "loading" After a few seconds the display reads " no disc ".
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Hello, I'm also having truble with my Concertone ZX75 unit. The radio and speakers work fine. CD / DVD player do not. I haven't tried the usb or sdmi card reader.
We just bought our camper in January. It is new, though it is a 2011 model. The CD player worked the first time I tried it but then made some strange intermitent squealling type noises. Now the discs do not spin. When I load a dvd into the unit the display reads "loading" After a few seconds the display reads " no disc ".
Sorry for your inconvenience - have your dealer check it out and replace if necessary while it is under warranty.

Sometimes people tell me they have had problems "since day one" yet they don't utilize their factory warranty during the warranty period. This I will never understand...
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Old 04-30-2012, 02:26 PM   #44
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Bob,
Thanks for your reply. The reason for my posting the issue here was in the hopes that there may be an easy solution, if perhaps someone else experienced the same problem.
Please understand my dealer is approx. 4 hours, driving time ,away, each way, so the fuel cost & expenses to travel that far to fix a defective dvd player doesn't make much economical sense.
I've e-mailed the dealer and will wait for their response.
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Old 05-21-2012, 09:41 PM   #45
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Bob,
Thanks for your reply. The reason for my posting the issue here was in the hopes that there may be an easy solution, if perhaps someone else experienced the same problem.
Please understand my dealer is approx. 4 hours, driving time ,away, each way, so the fuel cost & expenses to travel that far to fix a defective dvd player doesn't make much economical sense.
I've e-mailed the dealer and will wait for their response.

I'm in the same boat. My ZX75 wont play anything on my 2011 21SS. Dealer is to far away. My water pump died and I replaced it myself for less than the gas money for one way trip to the dealer. And that's an upgrade to a quieter pump. I just orderd a $34 Sony DVD player as a solution for the sub-par Concertone.
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Old 05-22-2012, 10:53 PM   #46
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I recently purchased a 2010 25RL with the ZX75. Audio seems fine but there is no video.

The wiring from the unit is bundled together under a piece of rug, but all the outbound wires (both audio and video) are connected. However they run down along the "well" where the TV is stored and then go through the back wall. Where do these wires lead to??? I can't find a control panel nor any reason why they can't go directly to the TV. The TV functions properly and I've hooked up a spare DVD player which works fine.
I've read the complaints about the ZX75 and Concertone in general, but I suspect that this unit was never properly connected to the TV....but I'm afraid to disconnect the wiring for fear that these lead to a simple control panel that I cannot find.
Ultimately, I'd loved to watch a movie and have it play through the ZX75 with the speakers that are already in place.

On a more general note...it seems that there is no integrated operational/instructional literature for the entire 5th wheel, but only individual product instructions that only discuss how each item works, (i.e., Microwave, Water Heater, Stove etc.) but not how they are installed/operate within the respective TT. If I am wrong about this, please direct me to where I can obtain some operation guide to my 5th wheel. If this does exist I would assume it would show where the wires I mentioned earlier lead to.

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Old 05-22-2012, 11:02 PM   #47
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My ZX50 (2 months out of warranty) had the aux input push into the device. Dealer said he has no idea how to fix it and it's out of warranty. Anybody here have any bright ideas? Or any suggestions for an aftermarket replacement? Thanks
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I'm having a different issue with the ZX75 in my '09 Salem. When I use the DVD player, I can't seem to be able to get from the main menu into the secondary menus--like today, I put in a DVD of a TV series, the main menu came up, but nothing I pushed would get me over to the specific episode menus. Do I need a remote to do this? Just wondering. Thanks!
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Old 05-22-2012, 11:10 PM   #49
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Our GT3 works fine with the exception that to hear the outside speakers you have to turn the volume up so much it is unbearable in the living room and bedroom. Would like to figure out how to do some kind of test without having to hook up and take the trailer to the dealer. Anyone else have this problem? Ours is a 2012 Flagstaff.
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:41 AM   #50
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I recently purchased a 2010 25RL with the ZX75. Audio seems fine but there is no video.
You need to connect the yellow video output wire to the video input on your TV. Then select "composite" on your TV using the "input" or "source" select button on the TV or remote.

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On a more general note...it seems that there is no integrated operational/instructional literature for the entire 5th wheel
The current manual for the entire camper is located in the FAQ section.
2010 Forest River Owners Manual

Check out the entire FAQ while you are there.
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File Type: pdf ZX75 Manual 1st gen.pdf (1.10 MB, 75 views)
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