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Old 09-27-2012, 08:32 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by bluepill View Post
If I read you correctly, you want to watch sat. TV while driving? If so, you need an "in-motion" sat. dish system that constantly tracks as you move. If you don't have one, you will have to watch DVDs or VHS tapes.
Yes I have the track vision satellite in there with dish network. Talked to RV guy today and he's going to set up an inverter if I want as there for sure isn't one in there.

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Old 09-27-2012, 08:35 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by TQ60 View Post
Get rid of the old tv if it is still CRT based

It needs a converter, draws a lot of power and needs an inverter, is heavy and just ugly.

We got rid of one of ours, added 2 panels so now we have 3 total.

Here is the thread for the first one, it details how you can convert the place where the CRT unit was to valuable storage.

Panel TV Project Started

Find a LED panel that has an adaptor, then chect that the adaptor is 12 VDC, that will allow TV without inverter.

THe thread explains a few tricks as well.

You could locate a spare satalite receiver to see if it can be opened up and 12 volt power used, or contact the provider to check.

Otherwise you can get a small inverter just for the sat receiver
Thank you, very helpful.

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