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Old 02-28-2018, 12:06 PM   #21
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Get the Largest TV that will Mount or Fit in the location that you plan to put it. My Satelite TV is a Huge Priority for going Camping along with my ZTE Mobley for Internet
Agree on largest TV. For me, a 32 will fit perfect in space provided. Have 26Ē in bedroom, which is adequate.
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Old 02-28-2018, 12:16 PM   #22
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The TV in my 3 year old rig is a Jensen as is the DVD/mp3 player/AM FM tuner.
They are nothing special but Jensen is a brand that markets to the RV industry.
I'd rather have something else as these are not any better than off the shelf big box store TVs of any other brand
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my Jensen doesn't have built in weather channels on the radio
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my jensen isn't a smart TV so I can't add any apps
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my jensen won't play MP4 files so I can't put a movie on a USB thumb drive and play it.
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my jensen -even tho it's marketed for an RV does not have a 12 external power supply so it must be plugged into 120v AC either shore power or a battery powered inverter.
All these things make it NOT my pick but it's what came in the rig.
I wish I had the money it cost so I could shop and pick my own instead!
A previous Winnebago we had, had the Jensen TV, DVD installed. About a 19Ē Model. I kind of like the idea this RV didnít come with TVís. That way, I can pick what I want, for the space provided.
Reason for this thread was to get ideas on what others have. Of course there are those that chime in about not having TV, etc., and just teaching younger generation ďbetterĒ things to do. This was DEFINATELY not the reason I was asking!
Just asking what others use in their RV. Some answers have been very informative, and I thank you for those.
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I recommend you always view the tv in person before buying ( especially lower cost tv's). Many of the lower cost tv's have very poor off angle viewing characteristics and most RVs are net set up as home theaters. Check the off angle picture.
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Old 02-28-2018, 03:28 PM   #24
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I recommend you always view the tv in person before buying ( especially lower cost tv's). Many of the lower cost tv's have very poor off angle viewing characteristics and most RVs are not set up as home theaters. Check the off angle picture.
Very good advice! Thanks Flybob.
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I recommend you always view the tv in person before buying ( especially lower cost tv's). Many of the lower cost tv's have very poor off angle viewing characteristics and most RVs are net set up as home theaters. Check the off angle picture.
Very good advice! Thanks Flybob.
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Very good advice! Thanks Flybob.
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We have 3 of them in our unit, Have never used them, Decided the other day to turn them on, one came on and the other 2 when you push the power button the screen will flash and thats it, they never come on. Most like they are toast. Any one had this problem?
They are Jensen units.
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I recommend you always view the tv in person before buying ( especially lower cost tv's). Many of the lower cost tv's have very poor off angle viewing characteristics and most RVs are net set up as home theaters. Check the off angle picture.
X2 on this.

We have a small, cheap, off-brand TV in our bedroom that we got for free as a gift from my wife's employer. She literally got a 3 or 4 page catalog and got to pick one thing from it. So we picked the TV and they sent it to us.

Looking at the TV straight on is OK, but if you move a little off to the side, it's basically impossible to see the screen.

I don't like it but it was free and we don't use it much.
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X2 on this.



We have a small, cheap, off-brand TV in our bedroom that we got for free as a gift from my wife's employer. She literally got a 3 or 4 page catalog and got to pick one thing from it. So we picked the TV and they sent it to us.



Looking at the TV straight on is OK, but if you move a little off to the side, it's basically impossible to see the screen.



I don't like it but it was free and we don't use it much.


Sometimes ďfreeĒ can be a good thing!
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Get the Largest TV that will Mount or Fit in the location that you plan to put it. My Satelite TV is a Huge Priority for going Camping along with my ZTE Mobley for Internet
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Anything on sale at Walmart will do. TV brands are not RV specific.

As long as the kids get what they want....it doesnít have to be high tech.
X2. You can get a 32" VIZIO LED SMART TV at Walmart for $198. I have one and it works perfect.
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Old 03-04-2018, 07:51 PM   #32
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We are getting ready for our first shakedown trip and we did put TV’s in ours.We installed a 39” in the Living area and a 32” in the BR. Both Insignia Roku TV’s.
I happen to like TV if it’s raining and I can’t ride or fish, and I need it to fall asleep. They fit fine.
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PS: that 2nd pic shows the Insignia sound bar we installed also!
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Old 03-05-2018, 07:19 AM   #33
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We are getting ready for our first shakedown trip and we did put TVís in ours.We installed a 39Ē in the Living area and a 32Ē in the BR. Both Insignia Roku TVís.
I happen to like TV if itís raining and I canít ride or fish, and I need it to fall asleep. They fit fine.
Mags

PS: that 2nd pic shows the Insignia sound bar we installed also!
Is your RV a 26RR? You had mentioned a 39Ē TV in living area. Is that is what is pictured? That looks to be same area as mine, and I can only fit a 32Ē TV in that area, unless something I am doing wrong! Did you use a full motion mount for that TV? Did you add any extra support when mounting the TV?
Another question. Why ROKU, verses Smart or anything else? Just courious, as we havenít bought the Entertainment Center TV for our new 2017 26RR, and trying to decide on what would be the best!
If that TV in your Entertainment Center is 39Ē, what, if any, problems did you have mounting it?
Thank you in advance for any info you could provide.

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Ours is a 2018 26RR Grey Wolf. Not sure if the changes the design( I donít think so). But itís a 39Ē Insignia and it fits perfect.. not much room to spare!
I attached the PAW plate to some arms that came with a mount I had and it dropped right on the wall.
Iíll probably add a strap for travel or Iíll take it down while we travel. ROKU cuz thatís what was on sale and it has all the apps built in already. Itís pretty Smart!😀
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Ours is a 2018 26RR Grey Wolf. Not sure if the changes the design( I donít think so). But itís a 39Ē Insignia and it fits perfect.. not much room to spare!
I attached the PAW plate to some arms that came with a mount I had and it dropped right on the wall.
Iíll probably add a strap for travel or Iíll take it down while we travel. ROKU cuz thatís what was on sale and it has all the apps built in already. Itís pretty Smart!😀
Interesting! A 39Ē TV in that area! Cool! I had purchased a morRyde full motion locking TV mount. I believe if I was to put a 39Ē up, I wouldnít be able to pull the locking device, to unlock it! I got the locking mount just so I wouldnít have to take the TV down when traveling.
Good to be dropping by the Dealer to get things fixed, no matter how small, especially while under warranty!
One item for did purchase recently was a BAL Hide A Spare, to get that spare out from under bed, and back behind rear axle, so as to get extra weight off the hitch! Got that idea here! Lot of good information on this site!
Check out Pimp My 26RR if you havenít yet. Good ideas on that thread!
Safe Travels!

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Interesting! A 39Ē TV in that area! Cool! I had purchased a morRyde full motion locking TV mount. I believe if I was to put a 39Ē up, I wouldnít be able to pull the locking device, to unlock it! I got the locking mount just so I wouldnít have to take the TV down when traveling.

Good to be dropping by the Dealer to get things fixed, no matter how small, especially while under warranty!

One item for did purchase recently was a BAL Hide A Spare, to get that spare out from under bed, and back behind rear axle, so as to get extra weight off the hitch! Got that idea here! Lot of good information on this site!

Check out Pimp My 26RR if you havenít yet. Good ideas on that thread!

Safe Travels!



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Yes Iíve already got a bunch of great ideas from Pimp my 26RR.. I hope to be adding some of mine to the threadI like that BAL spare tire rack-I will be ordering once I recover from all the stuff I already bought!
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We changed our living area tv to a 50' Samsung. The bedroom is still one that came with it. Not the best but it works.


As for having TV's while camping, the way I look at it. Until the person who wants to say I don't need one pays my way, then I'll take their advise into consideration. Until then, not so much.


We enjoy TV's, we also hike, kayak, bike, etc... Just part of our trips.
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We changed our living area tv to a 50' Samsung. The bedroom is still one that came with it. Not the best but it works.


As for having TV's while camping, the way I look at it. Until the person who wants to say I don't need one pays my way, then I'll take their advise into consideration. Until then, not so much.


We enjoy TV's, we also hike, kayak, bike, etc... Just part of our trips.


Well said!
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Yes Iíve already got a bunch of great ideas from Pimp my 26RR.. I hope to be adding some of mine to the threadI like that BAL spare tire rack-I will be ordering once I recover from all the stuff I already bought!
The BAL 28217 Hide a Spare is the one for yours (and mine) RV. Amazon has them for $85.27. Save a bit at that price!
You are right. Have to take time and ďrecoverĒ! These trailers can be a tad costly at times!
When I had my 19RR, I got a set of Chock Blocks, that fit in between the wheels. Those sure stopped he ďrocking & rollingĒ when moving around in RV. Held on to them, to use on this trailer. If they work as well as on the 19RR, Iíll be happy.

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