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Old 07-09-2019, 10:31 AM   #1
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Cable TV problems

Sorry for the long post, but I am trying to provide as much information as I can hoping to get some help.
I have a XLR Nitro 42DS5 toy hauler. I have the park cable connected to the cable connection on the outside. I have 3 TVs (one in the front bedroom, one in the living room, and one in the garage). There is a coax connection outside on the side deck for an outside TV. The antenna booster is located in the garage above the TV. The TV in the garage has a coax cable connected from the TV to the antenna booster. The garage TV also has a RCA jack cable connect to the output of the TV and ran into the attic. With the booster on and all 4 TVs (3 inside and a TV connected on the side deck) set to Air and an auto scan ran I get good reception on all 4 TVs. With the antenna booster turned off and all 4 TVs set to cable and an auto scan ran I only get channels on the garage and side deck TVs. I get these same results when parked in multiple parks so I am sure it is not park related. I called XLR tech support and talked with a technician. I was shocked to learn that on these units the cable line from the outside connection is only ran to the garage TV and the RCA output from that TV is ran to the outside deck TV. He told me the coax line from the antenna booster had a splitter somewhere with lines ran to the living room and bedroom TVs. I was told unless I modified things myself there was no way to get cable to the living room and bedroom TV. Has anyone had any experience with this issue?

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Old 07-09-2019, 11:05 AM   #2
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Typically the antenna booster switch is not only a way to turn the booster on/off (located in the antenna by the way) but it is also an electronic switch that selects between the antenna and cable.

I'm surprised the cable connection (from outside) does not go directly to the wall plate booster/amplifier so that when you turn it either off or on, it selects between antenna and cable.
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