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Old 09-12-2021, 11:44 AM   #1
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What are these wires from TV

Hey, my TVs have 5 added wires coming out of the back of the chassis. Why and what for?

I am looking to replace my TVs but need to know if I have to open them up to do something inside…and what that something is.
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Hey, my TVs have 5 added wires coming out of the back of the chassis. Why and what for?

I am looking to replace my TVs but need to know if I have to open them up to do something inside…and what that something is.
The ones on the left are speaker wires, taking the speaker output to some other device (amp?). Most modern TVs should have speaker outputs so just look for that when shopping.
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The top Red/Yellow/White/Green/Blue are RCA Plugs for audio/video etc
***Identifying label is behind them

The Wires sticking out of the TV Grill....???
Those are NOT OEM and have been added ----need to follow where the wires from those 2 RCA plugs go (black/grey & blck green wires to the Red/White Plugs)
*Not TV OEM...see the shrink tubing used on the wire connections
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My guess would be audio, follow the wires.....
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My original tube type front TV had similar wires poking through the vent grilles in back. Two on each side. Apparently they clipped the stereo speaker wires inside the TV and ran the wires to the two front coach stereo speakers. Which actually worked pretty well for something that looked like such a kludge. I skipped doing anything like that with the new TV. If we find it not load enough at some point I'd probably just add a soundbar. That said, my coach has no integrated media setup to hook into like most newer coaches.
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Newmar owners who replaced TV!

I am looking for info from a Newmar owner on the non-OEM wires coming from the back of the TV grill in the top photo of my original post. What are these for? There appears to be 5 wires. I can not easily trace them so someone who has replaced their older flat screen TVs may be able to identify their purpose. HELP!
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The previous answers weren't clear?

There are four wires. They are kludged "audio L" and "audio R" sound outputs that tie the TV sounds into whatever sound system your coach has.

If it were me, I would unplug them. Throw the TV away. Then plug them into the the RCA audio output jacks on the new TV. If I guessed wrong on which was left and which right I would then switch them. Just what [i]I[/i[ would do though.
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