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Old 07-14-2011, 03:00 PM   #1
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DVD to TV hookup question

We purchase our Roo 21SS last fall, but only this week did we purchase a small TV for it. I was told that the "entertainment center" would play DVDs on a TV screen once we got one. Well I tried to hook it up this week and I cannot figure out how to connect the TV to the Entertainment Center where the DVD player is. Can someone help me with this? Please?
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Old 07-14-2011, 03:19 PM   #2
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What is the brand/model of the entertainment system in your trailer?
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Gosh, I don't recall off the top of my head. I'll have to check when I get home tonight. Whatever the Rockwood Roo came with in the 2010 model. The only way to plug anything into it is via either a USB port or a small plug.
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I believe you need to pull out the entertainment center and access the ports from behind. Knowing your model would help... Did you look at the manuals?
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It is probably a Concertone. The USB port and the small plug (AUX) you see is what's upfront but there should be connections in the back of the unit as well. Knowing the unit's brand and model will make determining how to connect it to a TV a snap.
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Our 21ss has a RCA video output next the the TV and satellite connections. It looks like a RG connection but its an RCA. We plug that into the TV video input and works fine through the on board DVD player..
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It is probably a Concertone. The USB port and the small plug (AUX) you see is what's upfront but there should be connections in the back of the unit as well. Knowing the unit's brand and model will make determining how to connect it to a TV a snap.
Why would they put the hook-up for the DVD to TV in a place that requires un-installing the Concertone from the wall? That defies logic! I was hoping for a simple plug in the from somewhere that I could just plug a cable into. Am I asking too much?
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Here is our 21SS...the single panel to the left of the double is a RCA video out jack..
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Why would they put the hook-up for the DVD to TV in a place that requires un-installing the Concertone from the wall? That defies logic! I was hoping for a simple plug in the from somewhere that I could just plug a cable into. Am I asking too much?
Cause RV dealers make money off of installing TV's... It's not hard to remove just a few screws if it's even necessary. Consult your concerntone manual...
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Why would they put the hook-up for the DVD to TV in a place that requires un-installing the Concertone from the wall? That defies logic! I was hoping for a simple plug in the from somewhere that I could just plug a cable into. Am I asking too much?
I think because it makes for a cleaner and better looking installation by having all of the cables hidden or at least not in plain sight. All home entertainment systems (TV, game console, DVD player, VCR, sat/cable box, etc.) have their permanent connections out the back and one or two convenience (for occasional use) ports out the front. Yes you are right that it is difficult to access these "back" connections however once set up the system you should never have to touch (or see!!) the cables again.
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