Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-26-2019, 10:27 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
njfishing's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Posts: 289
Factory In Vehicle Hot Spots

Go to thinking that with a lot of the newer tow vehicles being equipped with wifi/cellular hot spots, that might be a good alternative to buying a separate device/plan for the RV, just use the trucks...

I guess one downside is you'd have to keep the truck ignition in the accessory mode so there is power going to it.... The other is it does not overcome the limitations of the price/plans so it could be costly if you are using it to stream or you get throttled...

Anyone using their in vehicle wifi/cellular hot spot in their RV and if so what's your experience been?
__________________

__________________
Gerry Z
2014 Roo 21DK
Honda Ridgeline
Equalizer WDH
njfishing is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2019, 10:52 AM   #2
western NC mountains!
 
formerFR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: western NC mountains!
Posts: 1,826
I think these integrated or plug-in vehicle hot spots also time out after 5 minutes of 'non travel movement' of the vehicle, which is why some adapters are available for some of these units that has a built-in protocol that makes the device think that the vehicle is in motion, constantly.
formerFR is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
factory

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Forest River, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:33 AM.