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Old 03-31-2019, 08:52 AM   #1
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Replacing 32" 12 volt Insignia

Our 32" 12-volt Insignia TV has failed and replacement options seem few for a 12 volt. Any recommendations?
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Old 03-31-2019, 08:57 AM   #2
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Maybe itís just me.....

But if youíre interested in a television that works on 12 volts.....seems to me you're more interested in a more primitive style of camping.

Getting away from it all and television in the same sentence just doesnít seem right to me.
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Old 03-31-2019, 09:24 AM   #3
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Maybe itís just me.....

But if youíre interested in a television that works on 12 volts.....seems to me you're more interested in a more primitive style of camping.

Getting away from it all and television in the same sentence just doesnít seem right to me.
Good point. We have two televisions in our FR 2400R MBS. The one in the living room is 12 volt which is nice to catch up with the news or weather while traveling or boondocking and not connected at a site.
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Our 32" 12-volt Insignia TV has failed and replacement options seem few for a 12 volt. Any recommendations?
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We have two 32" 12 volt Jensen TVs and have had no problems with them for the past 5 years.
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Old 03-31-2019, 03:05 PM   #5
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We have two 32" 12 volt Jensen TVs and have had no problems with them for the past 5 years.
Glad to hear that. That's the kind of reliability I'm looking for. Thank you.
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If you have a decent battery bank, might consider just getting a regular 110v tv and a 1000w inverter ($110) to run it.
https://www.walmart.com/ip/12V-1000-Watt-Pure-Sine-Wave-AC-Power-Inverter-with-USB-Port/317692437?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=1082&a did=22222222227068288252&wmlspartner=wmtlabs&wl0=& wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=174505880807&wl4=aud-482018033502la-280558786033&wl5=9015733&wl6=&wl7=&wl8=&wl9=pla&wl 10=112561763&wl11=online&wl12=317692437&wl13=&veh= sem&gclid=Cj0KCQjwyoHlBRCNARIsAFjKJ6DY-tbwTpJzC5G5YQP3M1o8Z4dE8bMSGvkigysftTBhrGAfLkfOYJg aAjqPEALw_wcB

Depending on the size 12V tv your looking at, you can likely buy both the same size 110v and the inverter for the same price, then have the inverter that can run something else if the need arises.
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If you have a decent battery bank, might consider just getting a regular 110v tv and a 1000w inverter ($110) to run it.
https://www.walmart.com/ip/12V-1000-...gaAjqPEALw_wcB

Depending on the size 12V tv your looking at, you can likely buy both the same size 110v and the inverter for the same price, then have the inverter that can run something else if the need arises.

That's what we did when our 12v TV failed, have not used the inverter yet, but nice to know we can if needed. Also, we can use the inverter for other low current things as well if we are ever boondocking or stuck in the Walmart parking lot.
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300 watt pure sine wave inverters are getting pretty cheap (<$50) and should run a 32 inch modern tv no problem -
https://www.amazon.com/BELTTT-300W-P...ct_top?ie=UTF8

Smaller inverters have (in general) less idle current than larger ones - one comment on the Amazon site says this one draws ~0.4 amps unloaded.
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Some of the smaller TV's use a power adapter, some with 12 volt output then you can just buy or make an adapter.

You will need to check in stores as this type of information is not generally listed.
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Replacing 32&quot; 12 volt Insignia

I bought a used 32Ē 12 volt Insignia off of eBay for $40 to replace the Jensen that failed in my 2015 2300.
Some of the newer TVs use a 120v ac to 19.5 dc adapter. You can then buy a 12volt DC to 18.5 DC adapter. Iíll most likely go this route next time.
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