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Old 01-27-2016, 10:42 AM   #11
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Sound bars are much better than the built in speakers of your TV.

But, if you have the room, a 2.1 system will take your AV experience to the next level. The sound can rival many home theater systems.

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Old 01-27-2016, 01:12 PM   #12
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Sound bars are much better than the built in speakers of your TV.

But, if you have the room, a 2.1 system will take your AV experience to the next level. The sound can rival many home theater systems.
Now we're talking! I think 2.1 are ideally suited for RV's given the limited space. A subwoofer is always a bonus IMO.
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Old 01-27-2016, 08:29 PM   #13
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The Vizio sounds great.
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Old 01-28-2016, 08:44 AM   #14
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Mnwelsh, You said -"It connects to the Jensen with a digital coaxial cable which is in the box so you don't have to buy any cables"

I've got so much to learn in this category. I need to get my "techi" son in law involved.
Our 2016 37FS Seneca came with an HDMI switching unit. There is a spare port on this. Could I hook the "sound bar" into the system through that? The TV's are hooked to it through the HDMI cable. So is half the connection already made?

Please excuse the old man ignorance.
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Old 01-28-2016, 08:51 AM   #15
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Mnwelsh, You said -"It connects to the Jensen with a digital coaxial cable which is in the box so you don't have to buy any cables"

I've got so much to learn in this category. I need to get my "techi" son in law involved.
Our 2016 37FS Seneca came with an HDMI switching unit. There is a spare port on this. Could I hook the "sound bar" into the system through that? The TV's are hooked to it through the HDMI cable. So is half the connection already made?

Please excuse the old man ignorance.
Most new HDMI cables\systems pass audio and video through the one cable. But, to take the audio out of the TV and to a aftermarket sound device, you can either use an optical digital audio cable, or and analog two wire cable set up (usually red and white). Just depends on what your aftermarket device supports. Use digital, if it supports it.

Optical digital audio cables have a very small diameter usually and have a small, five sided socket on either end.



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Old 01-28-2016, 09:02 AM   #16
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When you buy the Visio sound bar there are several cables in the box. One is called a digital coax cable. I put one end in the sound bar and the other end in the Jensen output slot , it's labeled SPDIF on the TV. Turn in your tv and the sound bar and press the input button on the sound bar remote. It will find the connection. You don't have to mess with HDMI cables. Hope this helps..
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Old 02-02-2016, 01:25 PM   #17
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The speakers in the Jensen TV leave a lot to be desired. Picked up a Vizio sound bar ar Walmart today for $78. Connected it to the Jensen tv with the supplied digital coaxial cable. Huge improvement in the sound.
Can you play the TV sound through the overhead coach speakers?
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jestew3, you said - "Can you play the TV sound through the overhead coach speakers?"

I think maybe, but haven't figured it out yet. And so I read this forum trying to learn more.
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jestew3, you said - "Can you play the TV sound through the overhead coach speakers?"

I think maybe, but haven't figured it out yet. And so I read this forum trying to learn more.
I wasn't trying to be a smart a$$, I found that on my Seneca you can play the TV audio through the Aux 2 input.
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Every since I put the sound bar in I have not tried to use the installed speakers in the interior of the Seneca. The sound bar is so good and the speakers in the ceiling work through the Jensen radio in the cab, it's a pain to use that so I have not attempted to use them.
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