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Old 12-22-2013, 09:00 AM   #1
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Tailgator Install Question

We have a 2011 29' Monaco Montclair. I purchased a Tailgator today and was told I had to connect a coax from the Tailgator DIRECTLY to the receiver. I was thinking I could just plug the coax into the cable connection on the outside of the coach. CW said I would have to run the coax through a cracked window, and connect it to the receiver. that would mean the coax would be "dangling" around the coach and then it would get in the way of being able to close the cabinet door. Also, our TV is mounted in a cabinet which means (I assume), I would need to remove the TV to plug in an HDMI cable.

What do the rest of you do?
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Ours goes out the window also. Will not work when hooked up to the cable tv connection in the electric bay due to the splitters on the line.
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Old 12-22-2013, 09:26 AM   #3
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I run my cable from the tailgator to the coach
connection. Mine works fine as long as I switch over to "aux"
on the box.
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Depends on the connection in the coach. If there is a splitter or amp in the line that blocks the power for the tailgater that is also carried on the cable. Try it, it may work - it may not.
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Mine hooks to the external connector ok.
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Old 12-22-2013, 09:39 AM   #6
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Ours works fine connected to the external coach receptacle . . . not sure how Winnebago wired all of that, though. There are two TV's, but have never checked to see if the one in the bedroom works with the TailGater.
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Your 2011 Monaco should have a separate input for a satellite antenna and have a connection inside for a satellite receiver.

If not, get a plug and go through the wall and make your own dedicated external antenna connection.

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Our CarryOut antenna (basically the same?) works through the external (bay area) coax connector. We added the 8-channel (?) SWM module for dual channel reception also and it is powered from the tv cabinet "back" through the coax. So far, so good.
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