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Old 07-29-2015, 06:02 PM   #11
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It actually depends on the TV you have for this.
I have a 2015 8289ws, the TV that came with the unit is still in there.
BUT yes, the IRV will go up and down with the tv volume, it is not static.
What I do is, turn the IRV unit all the way up, with the tv volume down quite a bit, then adjust to hear it.
It sounds like you have the same set up as me, from what I found you WILL have to have some tv volume to hear the tv through your ceiling speakers.

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Old 07-29-2015, 07:53 PM   #12
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Anyone have an answer to this issue. We have a 2015 Rockwood 5th. The only way I can use the TV sound through the surround sound option on the radio is to have the TV volume on, and at a pretty high volume. If the TV volume is not on I get nothing out of the surround sound option. Am I missing something. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.

It is possible that it might be connected incorrectly. I would check proper output from TV to proper input to surround system.

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Old 07-30-2015, 01:32 AM   #13
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We have Rockwood 8281 ultralight 5th wheel. Equipped with a Toshiba TV and the IRV66 stereo unit. After we got the IRV66 issues solved, we found that you had to have the TV's sound on in order to use the sound from the Stereo unit. We ended up swapping out the tv with a couple year old Samsung. Not we can use the stereo and have the TV sound off. The Toshiba our RV came with is a very low eend model.
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Old 07-30-2015, 03:18 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by nikita View Post
On the iRVtechnologies - press the "source" button (src, I think) and pick "TV AUDIO", that works for us when we want to hear it outside (#3 speaker) - It will probably work on the #1 or #2 speakers also. In our old camper stereo unit, you would turn the TV down all the way and use the volumn button on the stereo stystem - this one does not do that.
I was turning the volume way up on our TV (same system) and couldn't hardly hear it with the AC going. I had to turn the volume way up on the receiver unit and then use the TV volume to adjust, and it works fine.
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Old 07-30-2015, 06:51 AM   #15
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Thanks for everyone's impute. You shouldn't have to have the TV volume turned way up with this system to be able to use the surround sound system. The TV (Toshiba) sound does not sound good with the surround sound. The manual does not cover this issue. LOL. I will take a look at how this is wired as suggested by some and see if I can come up with anything. Enjoy your Summer camping and stay safe. Cheers!
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Old 08-03-2015, 12:26 PM   #16
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I haven't actually tried ours yet (first trip coming up this week), but the manual says that one of the selectable inputs is the HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel) which should take audio back from the TV over the HDMI cable, so long as the TV supports the Audio Return Channel, and that the TV is connected to the correct HDMI port on the unit.
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Old 08-03-2015, 12:36 PM   #17
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Hope you have a great trip and don't find to many things that are wrong with the trailer. We have been very lucky with ours. Just got it in March. I know with the radio that it has many different set ups but it will depend on how they hooked it up in the back of the unit. I guess I'm going to have to have a look behind the radio and see what plug they have used. Thanks for your response. Cheers!

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