Originally Posted by NBCain2
I just purchased a new rockwood 8280WS and was wondering if anyone could tell me how to hook up the direct tv box? The dealer said to plug the satellite into the outside jack and to run a coax from the jack labeled TV to the satellite receiver. I then ran RCA cables from the receiver box to the three jacks marked cable, but can not get the tv to pick up a signal from the box. I would hook it up directly from the tv, but I can not figure out for the life of me how to get the tv down so I can plug anything into it! I would appreciate any advice given. If someone could just tell me how to get the tv off the wall I would greatly appreciate it.
Does your camper have an outside plate like the one displayed? and an inside plate like this?
If so, the only connections that will work for you is the SAT on the outside to the SAT on the inside to your SAT receiver. Then run cables to your TV's AUX input.
If you do not have a dedicated SAT line (prewired like above) a Simple mod will allow you to use the single exterior cable connection for your satellite receiver. (attached) Remember if you use the CBL connection on the exterior of the camper the Roof Antenna amp must be OFF.