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Old 03-08-2012, 09:05 PM   #1
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Any windjammer owners with genesis 3.0 system. ......I need to pick your brain.

We have a 2012 Rockwood Windjammer 2609W.It has a Genesis 3.0 sound system and a Toshiba 32 " TV. I cannot get cable to work.I can get my Dish to work,play DVD's,over the air antenna reception works ,but no cable.I know this is not a great big deal but I would like to be able to use the cable feature if we are somewhere and cannot get Dish or antenna reception.If any of you have this same setup I would appreciate any help you could give.

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Old 03-08-2012, 10:56 PM   #2
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We have a 2012 Rockwood Windjammer 2609W.It has a Genesis 3.0 sound system and a Toshiba 32 " TV. I cannot get cable to work.I can get my Dish to work,play DVD's,over the air antenna reception works ,but no cable.I know this is not a great big deal but I would like to be able to use the cable feature if we are somewhere and cannot get Dish or antenna reception.If any of you have this same setup I would appreciate any help you could give.

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You need to run a coax from the cable outlet under the tv to the back of the tv. I asked the tech about this when we picked ours up and he said the tv was only wired at the factory to use the over the air antenna. Now if anyone knows how to get that 32" tv off it's bracket to do this, that would be helpful.
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Old 03-08-2012, 11:28 PM   #3
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You need to run a coax from the cable outlet under the tv to the back of the tv. I asked the tech about this when we picked ours up and he said the tv was only wired at the factory to use the over the air antenna. Now if anyone knows how to get that 32" tv off it's bracket to do this, that would be helpful.
Steve ...thanks,now we are making some progress.I know how to get the Tv of the wall,now I need to try and find out where to connect the coax to the Tv.I will pass this info along to the service dept at my dealer.

The Tv [on my unit] comes off by working it side to side while pushing up.

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Steve ...thanks,now we are making some progress.I know how to get the Tv of the wall,now I need to try and find out where to connect the coax to the Tv.I will pass this info along to the service dept at my dealer.

The Tv [on my unit] comes off by working it side to side while pushing up.

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I haven't done it but most tv's only have one coax input so you'll have to unplug the over the air and plug in the cable. Remember to change the tv settings from air to cable.
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I haven't done it but most tv's only have one coax input so you'll have to unplug the over the air and plug in the cable. Remember to change the tv settings from air to cable.

Now heres where the rub comes in,I have had my Tv of the wall,it just has a wire coming from somewhere in the trailer to the Tv,another wire going to the Genesis .So far i have not been able to chose between air and cable on may Tv,perhaps because everything is run through the genesis system.I see no place on the back of the Tv to plug anything in without unplugging something that goes to the genesis.Unless there is someway to rig a splitter,I am not for sure its worth the hassel to get cable.It may very well be that this is just one of those unsolvable problems.
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I do not have genesis but the concept should be the same. Make certain that the coax cable is on the cable inlet on the outside of the TT. Turn the power booster of for the aerial and set the tv for cable and not air. This setup should work.
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I do not have genesis but the concept should be the same. Make certain that the coax cable is on the cable inlet on the outside of the TT. Turn the power booster of for the aerial and set the tv for cable and not air. This setup should work.
That is the biggy. Make sure you turn the antenna booster off. If not you will never get anything through the cable.
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So did you get it to work properly?
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Just today we fooled with it.......finally found where to switch between cable and antenna on the Toshiba Tv.It is unbelievable how deep that feature is buried in the menu.The only way I had to test is a dvd player with a RCA to coax adapter..hooked it up on the outside of the trailer,started the dvd,still no input.This is with the boost button on and off.The saga continues.....I tend to think that cable does not work thru the port on the outside.Any and all recommendations are welcomed.
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Just today we fooled with it.......finally found where to switch between cable and antenna on the Toshiba Tv.It is unbelievable how deep that feature is buried in the menu.The only way I had to test is a dvd player with a RCA to coax adapter..hooked it up on the outside of the trailer,started the dvd,still no input.This is with the boost button on and off.The saga continues.....I tend to think that cable does not work thru the port on the outside.Any and all recommendations are welcomed.
If the DVD player does not have a dedicated RF output on it with a coax connector, it will not be putting out RF. You need to get an old VCR or even a sat receiver that can supply an RF signal. Putting an adapter on the Video out of a DVD player won't work, which from the sound of things is what you are doing.
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