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Old 12-06-2022, 07:11 PM   #1
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TV (the kind you watch, not tow with)

I'm adding a 12v TV to my 154BH. What model is recommended? I don't need a DVD player. I see makes such as Jensen, SuperSonic, Free Signal. Are these reputable brands?
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Old 12-06-2022, 07:34 PM   #2
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We don't watch a lot of TV but mostly camp in more remote parks. So I got a cheapo $89 21 inch with a built in DVD. We keep a couple of old movies we bought for a dollor or two as bad weather or mosquito times. Other wise it sleeps in the closet, out of the way. I wouldn't buy a big one as there is just no where to store it.
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I have a 32" Jensen 12V. Pictures pretty decent. Came with the TT. Used it for 3 seasons without issue. Biggest issue with some of the RV TV's is the ports or lack of.
can't beat the 12V part when dry camping though. There's much cheaper and better 120V tv's but you'd need an inverter to run them. If you only dry camp a few nights a year then an inverter and a 120V would be the ticket. Vice versa for the 12V
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I used a small Vizio tv (120vac) in my trailer with a 480 watt square wave inverter I bought at Walmart. It used practically no power, only 6 watts I think. It might not be necessary to go with a 12vdc tv if you get a small inverter and an efficient AC television.

And the inverter comes in handy for recharging phones and such.
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We got a Naxa 12V TV specifically because it could play movies from USB sticks and SD cards. There weren't a lot of TVS that could do that. Other than that feature it was a terrible TV that you could barely hear at full volume and could barely see the picture at an angle.

However, playing movies from digital media takes much less power than a DVD and it's also considerably less efficient to power a TV through an inverter if battery capacity is a concern.
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Old 12-09-2022, 11:28 AM   #6
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We bought this after the Supersonic we had went south after a couple of camping trips.

What I liked about the above is it has low voltage protection which may have been the cause of the Supersonic going bad.

Couple of sites that specialize in 12 volt stuff
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It's a shame LG or Samsung don't have a 12V TV.

I'd probably get a Sylvox if I were getting one.
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