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Old 12-31-2016, 12:21 PM   #1
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Replacing Jensen TV

We are in the process of getting Apple TV with DirectTV Now service for cable TV on the road through AT&T - free data for streaming TV.

Our Jensen in the living room has no extra connections for the Apple TV. We've never been crazy about this TV anyway because the sound stinks unless we are using the DVD.

We are thinking of buying a new, slightly bigger TV. Has anyone replaced their Jensen? Can we use the same bracket on the back of the TV?

The Jensen when we turn it on says "designed to move you". Does that mean it's specially built for the RV movement? Any reason a LG or Samsung wouldn't hold up well in a RV?
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Old 12-31-2016, 08:08 PM   #2
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I can't see any reason why different tv will not work, after all how did the tv get to the store or to your house. It rode a truck and took a cruise.


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I doubt very much that the Jensen tv is anything special, cheap maybe, but not special.

Replace it with whatever you like. The mounting plate utilizes a standard mounting hole pattern.
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Old 12-31-2016, 09:21 PM   #4
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TV mounts are configured so that most any TV brand will work. Think of how many there would need to be otherwise. Just keep the screws to possibly reuse them.

The "designed to move you" is a slogan.

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Old 12-31-2016, 09:38 PM   #5
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"designed to move you"
I moved my Jenson to the bedroom, and bought a new Samsung 32" Smart 1080p HDTV for the living area. I did notice that the Jenson is a lot lighter than the Samsung and can be run off 12volt power.
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Old 12-31-2016, 09:52 PM   #6
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Yep, the Jensen isn't some special kind of tv.
You might get help from others that own your model of RV, if you posted that info.
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Replacing Jensen TV

I replaced the Jensen in my 2017 CC 38Ck within the first hour of owning the trailer. Installed a 50" Samsung without any issues. Took all of about 15min and everything lined up perfect.
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My 2015 Coachmen Freedom Express came with a Haier branded 32" TV. I had never heard of this brand name before. The TV had a very nice picture but the sound was terrible. With the sound turned up all the way it could not be heard in the back bunk room by anyone. Luckily I found a VIZIO 32" TV on sale at the local Wally World and replaced the Haier which was a good move. The picture quality is even better and the sound can be heard by all. As stated, the mounting holes on TV's are pretty universal based on the size of the TV. I didn't have to make any alterations to exchange the TV's. The boss lady and grands are happy so I am happy.
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I replaced the Jensen in my 2017 CC 38Ck within the first hour of owning the trailer. Installed a 50" Samsung without any issues. Took all of about 15min and everything lined up perfect.


How large is the opening? We have a 2015 38CK. My husband doesn't think we can fit a 50".
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How large is the opening? We have a 2015 38CK. My husband doesn't think we can fit a 50".

What size tv to you have now? Is your tv attached to the wall or does the tv rise from behind the fireplace? A 50 inch tv is not 50 inches wide. I have a 48 inch tv that rises from behind the fireplace and I could install a 49 inch without a problem.


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