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Old 07-16-2012, 06:28 PM   #1
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Wires going to tv ?

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I have a Coachmen Freedom Express, and I have a question about my TV wiring, in the ceiling there are two boxís one has a 12v outlet with a coaxial cable going to the back of the TV. Here is the one that I canít figure out, the other box has three wires, one red, one white and one yellow that plugs in to the back of the TV also. Does anyone know what these three wires go to? Or better yet, where do they come from?

The book that came with the TT does not say anything about them.

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Do you have a DVD and/or other componet (s)? I believe the three wires you are referring to are called AVG connections. If my HDMI cables go on the blink I change input to AVG (may have designation wrong, but that's close). Should be a better picture than regular coax if one of the newer LCD TVs.
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Yep, I think red/white/yellow is usually a "composite" connection with the red/white carrying the right and left stereo audio channels and the yellow carrying the standard deg video signal. Often times these come from a DVD or similar peripheral.

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Do you have a DVD and/or other componet (s)? I believe the three wires you are referring to are called AVG connections. If my HDMI cables go on the blink I change input to AVG (may have designation wrong, but that's close). Should be a better picture than regular coax if one of the newer LCD TVs.
No DVD or anything.
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Have you pulled on the other end to see what they are plugged into?
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The coax is for the roof antenna. There should be a tiny switch there and light when turned on. This supplies voltage to the antenna head amplifier. The other wires are audio right, left, and video. Without a picture I can't guess where they are coming from physically but they would be coming from a dvd player, vhs player etc. You would need to select "video input" on the television to watch what is being fed by those. If you have an adjacent cabinet there might have been or is something of that nature.
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Is it possible they run to the bedroom area so you can watch the same feed on a second TV back there?

My M/H is wired that way, I have the choice of antenna or RCA input from the front DVD, etc., source.
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Hitchpin,
Not sure how old your unit is, but if in the last 20 or so years I bet it was wired for a component, thus the RCA type wires. If your receiver type, satelitte or whatever, has the same three output wires, I would suggest the input in TV will get you viewing pleasure....but just guessing. Of course, you have to find other end....maybe in a acompartment where one might place DVD,VHR, etc.
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Update on TV wires, I called Coachman today, they only used the red and white wires and they go to the AUX input on the stereo. They had the wires hooked up wrong on the TV, the wires are for the sound output, that way you can get the sound to the four stereo speakers.
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Update on TV wires, I called Coachman today, they only used the red and white wires and they go to the AUX input on the stereo. They had the wires hooked up wrong on the TV, the wires are for the sound output, that way you can get the sound to the four stereo speakers.
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