Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-29-2012, 05:57 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 21
Genesis GT-3.0. Surround sound

Hi, my first time here. Just picking up our rockwood fifth wheel 8260, and playing with the genesis system. Wondering: if you're watching TV, can you get the surround sound through the genesis or do you get it only if you are on satellite or cable?
It worked great with a DVD CD and Radio. Love the surround sound.
Thanks, Gina:
__________________

__________________
GinaBruce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-2012, 05:40 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
ret2006's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Nashville, TN
Posts: 364
My surround sound works with my television on cable or satellite. If hooked up properly and the GT-3.0 set to AUX 2 should work.
__________________

__________________
2014 Cedar Creek 34 RLSA-7
2015 Chevy Silverado 3500HD LTZ SRW

ret2006 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-2012, 10:06 AM   #3
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 21
Genesis GT-3.0. Surround sound

Ok, Thank You. Then I am assuming then since I don't have satellite and i am currently not hooked to cable, that watching TV through just the antenna does not provide surround sound through the Genesis GT 3.0.
__________________
GinaBruce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-2012, 11:52 AM   #4
Junior Member
 
Derekcan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 28
Five speakers are provided in the living area overhead, but they are not wired for 5.1 in the back of the unit. This can be done with a little work.
__________________
--

2012 Rockwood 8281SS
2012 F-250 6.2 V8
Derekcan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-2012, 12:59 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
trudinator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 1,326
Quote:
Originally Posted by GinaBruce View Post
Ok, Thank You. Then I am assuming then since I don't have satellite and i am currently not hooked to cable, that watching TV through just the antenna does not provide surround sound through the Genesis GT 3.0.
Yes, you can get surround sound through your Genesis 3.0 while using the antenna. Our TT came wired correctly. Make sure you're using the correct "mode" on your Genesis unit. It took us a few tries to get it correct. I'm not at home, or else I'd tell you exactly what mode. I think its AUX 1 or 2.
__________________
2012 Rockwood 8293RKSS
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Cummins Turbodiesel 4x4; 2012 Ford Escape 4x4. 3 very pampered cats.
Days camped: 2011: 61; 2012: 66 Days; 2013: 69;2014: 68 2015: 90 Days camped 2016: 34
trudinator is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-2012, 05:01 PM   #6
Member
 
Indy Steve's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 78
Make sure the Genesis is set to AV1 and not AU1. They look similar on the display. Also, the way they wire it at the factory requires you to have the tv volume up and it is strictly left and right stereo. For true 5.1 surround, you'll need to run a fiber optic cable from the back of the tv to the back of the Genesis.
__________________
Indy Steve is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-2012, 06:22 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
DAISY BOYKIN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: SUNSHINE STATE
Posts: 1,623
Send a message via Skype™ to DAISY BOYKIN
To answer the question----------

To answer the question, "Will the surround sound work with the TV on local channels" Yes it will, as stated you have to select AV1 I believe. There was a little sticker that came with the plastic cover that indicated AV-1, AV-2, AU-1 AU-2 and what they were used for. I taped the sticker to inside the door just below the TV. I also ran a HDMI, a a fiber optic cable from the radio to the TV.
__________________
Sid, Lois & HRH MISSY Terrible 2s SHIH TZU
2011 ROCKWOOD 8285 WS
2014 F-250 KING RANCH PS/SD/6R140/BFT
TST Truck System Technologies TM-507SE
DAYS CAMPED 2017 66 DAYS
DAISY BOYKIN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-2012, 09:25 PM   #8
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 21
Wink Genesis

Thank you everyone. Your help has been amazing. I did not have the stickers that indicated what settings do what. Sure enough I have the Genesis set to AV2 and we have coach speaker surround sound.
These Covered Wagons have come along ways since our pioneer ancestors.
Talk to you all soon.
Cheers and Happy Trails!
__________________
GinaBruce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2012, 05:10 AM   #9
Senior Member
 
ret2006's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Nashville, TN
Posts: 364
Quote:
Originally Posted by DAISY BOYKIN View Post
To answer the question, "Will the surround sound work with the TV on local channels" Yes it will, as stated you have to select AV1 I believe. There was a little sticker that came with the plastic cover that indicated AV-1, AV-2, AU-1 AU-2 and what they were used for. I taped the sticker to inside the door just below the TV. I also ran a HDMI, a a fiber optic cable from the radio to the TV.
Daisy Boykin
Although my Genesis GT 3.0 and television, using DISH Network satellite, and regular old RCA audio cables seems to work fine. By using a HDMI cable and fiber optic cables what benefit would I see? I not up on all the newer audio/video technology.
__________________

__________________
2014 Cedar Creek 34 RLSA-7
2015 Chevy Silverado 3500HD LTZ SRW

ret2006 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

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



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:50 AM.