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Old 08-01-2012, 09:32 PM   #1
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Television up/down button; 12v or 110?

In our last 5er the TV was 'fixed' mounted, but on our new Rockwood (that we pick up on Friday) it goes up and/or down into the console...wow! I know I will find this out in my walk-through, but why wait when I can ask the question here

When we bought the rig yesterday there was no power to it, I saw the button but didn't think to ask. When we dry camp I hook up the TV to a spare battery so the grand-kids can watch DVD's. But is that button to raise and/or lower the TV 12v (like the DVD player) or 110?

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Old 08-02-2012, 12:42 PM   #2
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In our last 5er the TV was 'fixed' mounted, but on our new Rockwood (that we pick up on Friday) it goes up and/or down into the console...wow! I know I will find this out in my walk-through, but why wait when I can ask the question here

When we bought the rig yesterday there was no power to it, I saw the button but didn't think to ask. When we dry camp I hook up the TV to a spare battery so the grand-kids can watch DVD's. But is that button to raise and/or lower the TV 12v (like the DVD player) or 110?

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Wow, 21 people have viewed my post but no responses? I guess I'll just wait until my walk-through

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Old 08-02-2012, 12:44 PM   #3
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No idea, but it is most likely DC. There also should be a "manual" way of raising the TV should there be a problem with the electrical system.
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Old 08-02-2012, 12:50 PM   #4
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No idea, but it is most likely DC. There also should be a "manual" way of raising the TV should there be a problem with the electrical system.
I guess I'll find out tomorrow

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Old 08-02-2012, 01:22 PM   #5
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In our last 5er the TV was 'fixed' mounted, but on our new Rockwood (that we pick up on Friday) it goes up and/or down into the console...wow! I know I will find this out in my walk-through, but why wait when I can ask the question here

When we bought the rig yesterday there was no power to it, I saw the button but didn't think to ask. When we dry camp I hook up the TV to a spare battery so the grand-kids can watch DVD's. But is that button to raise and/or lower the TV 12v (like the DVD player) or 110?

Thanks

Steve

I thought it was just spring loaded -- not elecrtical. curious as to what you find out
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Old 08-02-2012, 04:01 PM   #6
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The lift mechanism may be 12V, but the TV is most likely 120V.

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Old 08-02-2012, 04:39 PM   #7
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The lift mechanism may be 12V, but the TV is most likely 120V.

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I use a spare battery and inverter now for the TV, but need to know if I need to find the plug for the lift behind the cabinet for use with the inverter or if it works off the 12V system. We pretty much only 'dry' camp.

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Old 08-03-2012, 09:57 PM   #8
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Envelope please!

And the answer is....

Even more high tech than AC or DC...it is manomatic

When closed you push down on the top and it pops up. When open you depress the button (to un-lock it) and push the TV back down into it's resting place

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Old 08-03-2012, 10:39 PM   #9
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Envelope please!

And the answer is....

Even more high tech than AC or DC...it is manomatic

When closed you push down on the top and it pops up. When open you depress the button (to un-lock it) and push the TV back down into it's resting place

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That is definitely in need of modification! Electrical with remote control for sure! This manual stuff has GOT TO STOP! If it doesn't have a remote it's antique!!
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I thought it was just spring loaded -- not elecrtical. curious as to what you find out
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