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Old 03-11-2016, 09:56 AM   #11
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Per "Happy Camper" I called Todd Eash at 574-970-8287 at Patrick Industries. He explained that the iRV33 was having issues, the manufacturer suddenly quit making the radio so they have found a new company to produce an improved version iRV34. He is mailing me one out today, free of cost. He was extremely courteous & helpful. I hope this information is helpful to others.
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Old 03-11-2016, 11:36 AM   #12
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Per "Happy Camper" I called Todd Eash at 574-970-8287 at Patrick Industries. He explained that the iRV33 was having issues, the manufacturer suddenly quit making the radio so they have found a new company to produce an improved version iRV34. He is mailing me one out today, free of cost. He was extremely courteous & helpful. I hope this information is helpful to others.
Cool, let us all know how the new model works out.
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Old 03-11-2016, 11:43 AM   #13
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Great! I will be anxiously how yours go. I will post my results as soon as I get the word.
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Old 03-11-2016, 09:47 PM   #14
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Appreciate everyone's responses. I've spoken with my dealer & they said they have also been having issues with iRV33. Told me to send them the serial number & they'll either mail me a new one or have a tech come to my house & install a new one. A little disappointing if FR knows these are junk they haven't found a replacement model....Anyways I hope it turns out to be that easy, I'll keep my fingers crossed.
Just a suggestion- going through Todd Leash will be faster and your dealer doesn't have to get involved. Which may be a good thing or not, but worked out better for us, considering our dealer is 3-4 hours away.
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Old 03-22-2016, 11:15 AM   #15
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Final update; Todd Eash & he send a replacement/upgraded model IRV34 radio as promised. I installed it in approximately 10 minutes & it works as it should. Much better stereo/speaker control than the IRV33 that came new. Very pleased with his customer service & response. Thank you all for the advice!
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Well, not so fast. The new replacement (IRV34) isn't working right either. The outside speakers are so loud, the volume doesn't work. They also only play the radio, inside speakers change with the "mode" button but outside only plays radio. I guess I'll get another replacement..........."hello Todd, you there"?
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Well, not so fast. The new replacement (IRV34) isn't working right either. The outside speakers are so loud, the volume doesn't work. They also only play the radio, inside speakers change with the "mode" button but outside only plays radio. I guess I'll get another replacement..........."hello Todd, you there"?
Hi Tom I'm not sure if you got this straightened out but there's nothing wrong with the radio it's actually a feature of the IRV34.

My new trailer came with that radio and I had the same problem. The outside speakers were full blast and I couldn't turn them down. I found out that the outside speakers zone three Can be controlled separately from the inside speakers.

What you have to do is turn on zone three and then press the zone three button for one second and then the volume knob will control the volume of the outside speakers. Then to control the volume of the inside speakers again just press zone one or two for one second and then the volume knob will control the inside speakers.

It's actually a pretty cool feature. Another nice thing they added to this model is split zone mode. That means that you can listen to one source inside and another source outside. For example, someone can be listening to TV inside while you can have the radio playing on the outside speakers.
If I remember correctly to activate that split mode you press and hold the outside speaker button for more than three seconds and then select the mode you want to listen to outside.

I think after the complaints they had about the outside speakers volume being either too low or too high compared to inside they added that new ability to control the outside speakers separately from the inside. It's a pretty cool feature!

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Oh I forgot to add to my last post that I had an insert that came with my IRV34. It said that there is an app for iOS and android that can control all of the functions from your phone or tablet.

I haven't downloaded and tried it yet, but that would be actually cool to be able to control the radio while sitting by the fire!

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After our IRV33 was replaced with the IRV34, the techs found one of the outside speakers not working. Now we are waiting for the new speaker.
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Hi Tom I'm not sure if you got this straightened out but there's nothing wrong with the radio it's actually a feature of the IRV34.

My new trailer came with that radio and I had the same problem. The outside speakers were full blast and I couldn't turn them down. I found out that the outside speakers zone three Can be controlled separately from the inside speakers.

What you have to do is turn on zone three and then press the zone three button for one second and then the volume knob will control the volume of the outside speakers. Then to control the volume of the inside speakers again just press zone one or two for one second and then the volume knob will control the inside speakers.

It's actually a pretty cool feature. Another nice thing they added to this model is split zone mode. That means that you can listen to one source inside and another source outside. For example, someone can be listening to TV inside while you can have the radio playing on the outside speakers.
If I remember correctly to activate that split mode you press and hold the outside speaker button for more than three seconds and then select the mode you want to listen to outside.

I think after the complaints they had about the outside speakers volume being either too low or too high compared to inside they added that new ability to control the outside speakers separately from the inside. It's a pretty cool feature!

Ray
We took our new 2017 Rockwood Mini Lite 2506S out for the first time this past weekend. When we tried to turn the outside speaker on, it almost blew us out of the park! Thanks for sharing the information. You saved us a call/visit to our dealer!

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