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Old 05-27-2013, 07:36 PM   #11
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hmmmm didn't try that but then cable tv can't be watched

My amp. switch is "center" off, "left" cable and "right" air (or antenna) (or the other way around). Either way, left or right, should amplify the stereo signal. If not, something is not connected properly.
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Old 05-27-2013, 09:28 PM   #12
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My reception is the worst.......I believe that they have changed antennas in newer models....
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:46 PM   #13
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My amp. switch is "center" off, "left" cable and "right" air (or antenna) (or the other way around). Either way, left or right, should amplify the stereo signal. If not, something is not connected properly.
mine is a push button..in=on, out=off
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Old 05-28-2013, 10:05 PM   #14
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I'm having a similar problem with radio reception - the RCA soundbar SUCKS for radio reception, while the radio in the bedroom works great. I too have the on/off amp switch - made no difference. Tried it with the roof antenna up, down, amp on and off - didn't help. Pretty disappointing, depending on where we sit or if we're walking around, we get mediocre reception from all local stations, or no reception at all. RV Guy - is there a separate antenna for the RCA soundbar behind it or something?
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:11 AM   #15
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I'm having a similar problem with radio reception - the RCA soundbar SUCKS for radio reception, while the radio in the bedroom works great. I too have the on/off amp switch - made no difference. Tried it with the roof antenna up, down, amp on and off - didn't help. Pretty disappointing, depending on where we sit or if we're walking around, we get mediocre reception from all local stations, or no reception at all. RV Guy - is there a separate antenna for the RCA soundbar behind it or something?
My RCA sound bar had lots of issues including lousy radio reception. Took it back to the dealer who could not get it to work at all. They said RCA stopped making the sound bar so they wound up replacing it with a Phillips unit which works great..
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:25 AM   #16
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My RCA sound bar had lots of issues including lousy radio reception. Took it back to the dealer who could not get it to work at all. They said RCA stopped making the sound bar so they wound up replacing it with a Phillips unit which works great..
any pics? reception better?

mine has a ghost that keeps turning it on
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any pics? reception better?

mine has a ghost that keeps turning it on
I'll take some pics when it comes home from the dealer. They're taking care of some minor issues. Should have it home early next week... Oh yes: the Legend TV was also inoperative; it was replaced at the same time as the sound bar...

Still in love with the unit. Tows great and fits our needs perfectly. We've had several trailers. They all have 'break-in' issues. Once resolved, life is good...
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My RCA sound is also terrible with radio reception. Whether the booster is on or not. Luckily the bedroom radio which controls the outside speakers works fine.

Apart from radio reception the sound bat seems fine.

Am I correct to assume there is no whip antenna on the roof for radio? If not, why?
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Scratch - got a model number or anything for that new Phillips unit?
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Would someone please pull the unit out and look at the back if it? I think you'll find that there's just a little wire antennae back there. It's not connected to the roof top antennae (and booster) I don't think. I've posted instructions here before on how to fix that. Let me know if anyone is interested this time.
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