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Old 09-24-2017, 10:29 AM   #1
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Trav'ler DirecTV Satellite Hookup

Does anyone have a factory coax and HDMI routing schematic on this RV that they received from Fleetwood?

I decided it was time to upgrade to HD signal in our 2014 Fleetwood Discovery 40X. Removed the Winegard in motion antenna and installed the Traveler Directv SWM Slimline. Hooked everything up and am now getting great 1080 picture on 3 televisions (Middle TV, Bedroom TV and outside TV. The problem is I lost OTA feed to the televisions and possibly the external campground cable feed (have not checked the outside cable feed).

Here is how I hooked things up:

- Port A coax from satellite antenna to Power Inserter.
- Coax from Power Inserter to 2 way SWM splitter.
- Found a 7 way splitter in the RV. 1 in signal and 7 outs.
- Disconnected the RF 1 and RF 2 coax cables from the above 7 way splitter.
- Connected the RF1 and RF 2 to the out ports on the SWM splitter.
- Connected the HDMI cables to each satellite receiver being used.
- Everything works great on satellite but no OTA.

I am hopeful that it is merely a cable routing issue.
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Sounds to me like you used your OTA coax to route Sat signal to your receivers. Which model DTV receivers do you have?
One solution would be to connect your power inserter to a Genie receiver and use wireless mini-genies (clients) from the main Genie and that frees up your coax to use for OTA.
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Also, I believe you can not combine the OTA signal and SWM in a single cable.
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Thanks for the replies. I utilized a couple other cables from the 7 way splitter and things worked. Used cables identified as MTV and BTV. Although working fine now, I will pursue a coax and HDMI wiring schematic from Fleetwood for future work. Again, thanks for the replies!!
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