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Old 01-20-2012, 03:45 PM   #1
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Help with Cable Hook ups

I have a new 2012 Starcraft Autumn Ridge. My question is about the cable hook ups inside the camper. I have the usual outside hookup on the driver side. My inside hook ups are as follows

On one wall plate is a cable coax connector with a dc plugin above
I assume this is the out to tv for my roof top antennae

Next to that wall plate is another one with two cable hook up connectors and it came with a jumper cable connected between the two.

Please help me know what each connector does and help with the following situations

If I hook up to campsite cable and just want to watch their cable(no cable box)

If I just want to watch roof top antennae

If I get a direct tv satellite what is the proper hook up?

Thanks in advance


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Old 01-21-2012, 07:19 AM   #2
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I'm not an expert on this but here's how it works on mine. The wall plate with one coax connection is the antenna connection. Run a coax cable from that plate to your TV. I use Direct TV so the following is how I use the second wall plate: the second wall plate has two coax connections so I run a coax cable from the bottom connection to my Direct TV receiver. Now, run a audio video cable (red, white, yellow) from the receiver to the audio video on the back of your TV. Now, use your TV menu to change "input" from TV to AV. As long as your TV is set to "AIR", you can switch back and forth from antenna viewing to satellite viewing. If you have a second TV, put a splitter on that bottom coax and split it to go to your receiver and then up to that top coax on the wall plate that has two connections. I've never used cable but I think it's the same. This might sound a little complicated but if you play with it a little you'll figure it out. Good Luck.
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