Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > RV SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGIES FORUMS > Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc.
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 11-18-2011, 04:53 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Summerville, SC
Posts: 77
Can't change TV volume on overhead speakers

I have a 2001 Winnebago Journey 34DL. Love the MH, but the TV volume, when run through the overhead factory installed speakers, cannot be changed with the TV remote. Turning the sound down/up on the TV does not affect the volume of sound coming from the speakers. I have read many of the threads here and searched on "speaker volume" and found some possible solutions, but, still not sure.

Any ideas of how to do this.
dlboarman is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 11-18-2011, 05:25 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
OneRVer's Avatar
 
Triple E Owners Club
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Pacific Northwest
Posts: 732
Did you buy this MH brand new? If not is it possible that you have an amplifier/receiver installed between the TV and the speaker and this amplifier/receiver has its own remote? Kind of like a surround sound system.
__________________
1997 Triple E Empress, Freightliner Chassis, CAT 3126 w/ 275 horse's.
MD 3600 Tranny, 2011 Ford Escape Hybrid w/Blue Ox tow bar and Roadmaster Base Plate.
Amsoil Synthetic Oil only for my baby.
OneRVer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2011, 05:33 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
FreshAir's Avatar
 
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Entegra Owners Club
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: UT/AZ
Posts: 1,383
Youre external speakers are most likely controlled by your DVD player or another source located next to your TV. Your TV will have two audio wires feeding the DVD player. Try turning on the DVD player and selecting a source, maybe aux or some other input untill you hear the TV. That's the normal setup unless it's been modified. Hope that helps.
Pat
__________________
Pat & Denise
2016 Entegra Aspire RBQ
18 Silverado
FMCA 212171
FreshAir is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2011, 05:54 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
ernieh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 1,549
DLB,

You don't say if you have the original installation or TV has been changed. Also, do you have any sound from the external speakers?

In it's original configuration, my 03 has to have the radio source switch on the instrument panel to "AUX" and the TV/Radio switch on the right overhead cabinet selected to TV to get sound from the surround system. I assume that your unit is similar.

If the TV has been changed, you may have other issues.
__________________
ernieh
2019 Phaeton 37BH
ernieh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2011, 06:07 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
kalynzoo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Northridge, Ca
Posts: 751
The front flourescent lights in my Winnebago interfere with the Sony remote for the TV It is even noted in the TV customer guide.
kalynzoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2011, 01:49 PM   #6
Junior Member
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Marysville, WA
Posts: 28
DL,
Are you still having problems? I just did a ton of troubleshooting and repairs to my 2001 Itasca Suncruiser entertainment system, sounds like a similar setup to yours. First step is determining if your system is all original. If it is, the output from the TV to the amplifier (Amp input) is adjusted by the TV volume. However; there are settings in the TV (mine is an RCA) that can change the output to three seperate modes of operation. One is using the TV speakers only, another is unregulated (constant) output, which would explain your problem, the third (the one you want) is regulated output with no TV speakers used. I don't remember off the top of my head the exact names of the modes as they appear on the TV menu, but I could find out for you. To access the menu, use the menu button on the TV or remote, then move to "setup", "sound", again, this is going completely from memory, so I could be off. My TV is an RCA, the AMP is DHS (hidden above the passenger foot area). Let me know if you need more info/details, I could go through mine and get more speciffic if you need it.
Good luck,
Kev
kevgofly is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Missing harness for bedroom speakers danes-on-tour Monaco Owner's Forum 5 09-28-2011 11:23 PM
Speakers wiring - 2006 MA 4309 HHIDan Newmar Owner's Forum 3 09-11-2011 10:07 AM
Bounder: Surround Sound Speakers Muddypaws Fleetwood Owner's Forum 3 07-11-2011 05:15 PM
Adding Radio Speakers BCook57 Newmar Owner's Forum 11 07-01-2011 05:44 PM
Allison Transmission Filter Change Interval (New Policy) Always-RVing Allison Transmission Forum 5 09-07-2010 08:42 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:07 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.