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Old 05-27-2021, 07:01 PM   #1
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Where is Antenna Amplifier in 2018 Phaeton 40QBH

Read the manual on this 2018 Phaeton 40 QBH and searched online with no success. The manual says the switch for the antenna amplifier (so we can turn it OFF to enjoy cable TV without the scratchiness) is in the compartment above the co-pilot's seat. Not there. Not in any compartment. Nowhere. So we cannot enjoy cable anywhere we stop because we cannot find the switch to turn OFF the antenna amplifier. Every coach we've had up until this Phaeton (4 of them) had a button to turn off the antenna amplifier when we wanted to watch cable. The manual on this Phaeton "says" there is one, but it is nowhere to be found. Any help from anyone who KNOWS where the switch IS will be warmly welcomed. Thank you for help from anyone who knows where the switch is or if there is a work-around. Thanks again.
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Old 05-27-2021, 07:18 PM   #2
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It's in the right front overhead cabinet in front of the passenger's seat. Square plastic plate with a push button and light. Turn light off for cable, on for antenna. Unless a previous owner has done some type of rewiring.
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Old 05-27-2021, 08:04 PM   #3
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From what I've seen, I think Tiffin has been pretty consistent in putting the switch/outlet in the front right cabinet to the right of the TV and facing the co-pilot seat (i.e. upper right corner of windshield as you look out of your rig). If it's not there, I'd just unscrew those panels to see if somebody rewired it. Normally the TV antenna input goes into that area and after being amplified gets split into the coax cables that distribute the signal to each of the TVs.

If you still can't find it, call Tiffin tomorrow and they should be able to tell you if your rig has the amplifier/switch in a different location.
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Old 05-27-2021, 09:17 PM   #4
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The right front cabinet is the normal location but you are looking for a two button panel that says Cable and Antenna. Tiffin replaced the old Winegard single button panel a few years ago with the new style.
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Old 06-21-2021, 05:33 PM   #5
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Lt Dan’s pic is right and the panel is above the driver on my 40’ 2018 Phaeton QBH.
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Old 06-21-2021, 09:25 PM   #6
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Picture is exactly the same as mine, only is above the passenger seat on my 2016 Bus.
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