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Old 12-21-2016, 06:54 PM   #1
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Hi Folks, I have a 2005 National Dolphin and need to find out how to wire the entertainment system so we can receive over the air as well as our sat and the cable. Right now I only see the sat cable coming into the back or the sat receiver. there is a port on the back of the sat receiver that says Ant in but I don't know which cable is the Ant cable or where in enters the compartment. Any help would be appreciated.
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Hi Folks, I have a 2005 National Dolphin and need to find out how to wire the entertainment system so we can receive over the air as well as our sat and the cable.
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First; There are multiple answers and the one I'd recommend may not be the wone you want.

How is your RV wired, Pick one
A:On the wall somewhere usually near where the rooftop antenna is, possibly in the compartmetn where the TV is, should be a wall plate, it will have a 12 volt accessory outlet that is next to useless, a switch, a light and an antenna connector.. -or-

B: in a compartment near your main TV is a box with many buttons (BOMB) actually it is called a matrix switch the buttons are grouped TV-1, TV-2, and so on, and labeled ANT/Cable/SAT and so on...

IF A Remove wall plat from wall, if 3 cables are connected to back, return, if the center port is vacant but the two outer ports are connected Return

Run coax from the front port to the Sat Receiver TV ANT IN.

NOTE: IF cable already there, it likely runs to the main TV antenna in this too is good.

If you have the box of many buttons... Is there an "AUX" group that basically does nothing.. if so find the AUX OUT line (or TV 3 if you don't have a TV 3) and run it to teh Sat Receiver, choose ANT for that output.

That is really about all there is to it less someone messed up your connections. then you need experienced help.
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