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Old 02-02-2016, 09:44 PM   #11
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Could you tell me what the name and model number of the selection switch is that you installed?
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Old 02-02-2016, 09:59 PM   #12
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I use a dual tuner receiver from Dish which is connected to a tripod mounted satellite. No additional cables needed to be ran. I set the remotes up to operate on UHF and can change the channel from anywhere. There are many sites available to explain the setup.
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Old 02-03-2016, 01:44 AM   #13
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I faced the exact same problem in my 2011 Georgetown 327DS when I discovered that it wasn't wired for HDMI.My first solution was to get a component (or video) to RF converter which was hooked into the coax distribution box that came with the rv. This gave me a TV signal on channel 4 on both of the tvs in the unit.

When we switched to a Genie box, I purchased an HDMI wireless system. The transmitter attaches to the Genie's HDMI cable and there's a receiver for each TV. The only issue we have is that the Genie box won't connect properly when powered up because it takes the TV too long to complete its power on cycle. The solution is to turn off then on the Genie box after the TV is powered up.

The Genie system can also be set up using mini Genie boxes at each TV. These connect (I believe) wirelessly to the master Genie box and would allow watching the same or different shows on both TVs. I don't know if they can be set to synchronize showing the same show on both TVs though.

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Old 02-03-2016, 08:46 AM   #14
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Could you tell me what the name and model number of the selection switch is that you installed?

It's made by Quest. I got thru Camping World. Sorry I don't have the model number handy. Here's a picture of the newer version. 
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I have a Crusader 295 and I use one satellite receiver for 3 tvs. I have the receiver set up for the tv in the living room and the bedroom and outdoor tvs are on whatever channel is on the only receiver. I am sure I could set up a second receiver but this setup works for us


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That's exactly what I was wanting to do. I highly doubt any of the TVs will ever need to be on a different channel. Besides it's my RV so what I say goes! Lol so you did not need anything extra to do this correct? The coach has the wiring already needed to do this? I don't have mine yet. It is in storage at the dealership until April. Just trying to do some pre planning. I'm also trying to figure out how wide of a TV I can mount in the bedroom without it hitting the sliding door for the hallway when it is all the way open. Of course I don't want the TV too hangover into the entrance way into the bathroom from the bedroom either. I may have to run down to the dealership and measure that wall space in the bedroom with the sliding door open so I can tell.
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Old 02-03-2016, 07:28 PM   #16
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Does anybody know where i could get an hdmi to coax cable? I need to go from HDMI out on my DirecTV receiver to coax to feed the TV in the bedroom through the wiring that's already pre wired in the unit.
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Old 02-03-2016, 09:52 PM   #17
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Does anybody know where i could get an hdmi to coax cable? I need to go from HDMI out on my DirecTV receiver to coax to feed the TV in the bedroom through the wiring that's already pre wired in the unit.
From what I have been reading on the subject the device you need to convert a digital HDMI signal to a analog coax signal are professional grade devices and are rather expensive. I have read that you can convert the signal in an affordable two stage hook up. Convert the HDMI signal to a composite signal and then connect that signal to a modulator to get the desired coax output. Amazon has the cable for less than $10.00 and the RF modulator for about $20.
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Swm system

Is anyone using the DirecTV SWM HD system? I just recently upgraded my DirecTV system from standard to HD. DirecTV installed the Single wire SWM system. I have HD on my main TV and STD on the bed room. I will
be taking the HD receiver with me which connects to the TV via HDMI only.
Has any one installed this HD system in your RV. Did you run the coax from Power supply HD receiver through the coax plate installed in the RV to the SL3-LNB antenna?
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Does anybody know where i could get an hdmi to coax cable? I need to go from HDMI out on my DirecTV receiver to coax to feed the TV in the bedroom through the wiring that's already pre wired in the unit.

What is the box model number? Most have RCA jacks(yellow - video, red and white - audio). From there you can go thru the Quest video control or just use RF modulator. The satellite box itself has a built in digital to analog converter. There should be 3 output choices HDMI, Component w/digital audio and RCA.


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Tested satisfactory

Just finished setting up my SWM DirecTV system, works great. Set it up in my driveway with the TV in the garage. You have to change the antenna
selection in the receiver. My portable dish is a SL-3 LNB SWM combo. My regular antenna for the house is a SL-5 SWM Combo. I eliminated the the
SWM 4 way splitter because I am only using one SWM receiver.

I now have TWO regular 3 LMB DirecTV antennas for sell that enables you to run STANDARD definition in your RV. I also have a spare LMB for sell.

These are stationary antennas that you set up on a tripod for your RV so you can use your home DirecTV STD definition receivers.
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