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Old 09-14-2013, 06:33 PM   #1
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Direct tv wiring issue

Direct tv tv here now. Cannot get get signal inside camper?
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Old 09-14-2013, 06:36 PM   #2
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We cannot get a signal on the living room tv. Satelitte jacks within camper not working? Any advice?
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Old 09-14-2013, 07:38 PM   #3
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Is the booster on the wall plate off? If you run a direct line to the receiver without going through the camper lines, does it work? You may have to trace the lines to find a direct sat feed line in the camper. If the Direct guy has a "toner" he should be able to find it.
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Old 09-14-2013, 08:54 PM   #4
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If you've never used the Cable-In on your RV, my guess is that they swapped the Sat & Cable input wires. It might also help if you told us what brand and floorplan your RV is, either in your Signature or Profile information.
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Old 09-15-2013, 09:03 PM   #5
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Sorry for the lack of info. We have a Columbus 365 rl, we were able to get the the direct tv working in the basement area but not the living room. Direct tv tech said that it was a wiring issue in the camper but we have not had a chance to check it out yet.
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Old 09-16-2013, 11:54 PM   #6
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I took my 325 in for the same issue the signal splitter behind the wall in the basement was bad
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Old 09-17-2013, 06:13 AM   #7
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Satellite has to have a direct cable with no splitters between. If you are getting a connection to the basement outlet, sounds like it is wired wrong. Usually bedroom and basement cable outlets are fed through a splitter behind the booster which would give you cable TV and OTA antenna signal to bedroom and basement. I have found two of the four fifth wheel trailers I have owned in the past six years, all different manufactures, there was a problem with the cable wiring. One I never did get any signal to the bedroom, had to run a cable through the window. I think most all RV manufactures must hire 5 year old's to do the television cable wiring.
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