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Old 08-30-2015, 10:34 PM   #1
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Angry Using the cable input on the TT

Has anyone else figured out the cable connection setup inside the TT when you connect a cable line to the cable connection on the outside of the TT. There is a connection box with instructions for configuring based on input, but I haven't a clue what it is trying to tell be when using cable vs antenna.

I finally just disconnected the cable input from the back of the tv hooked that to the cable box from the resort and then ran a line from the cable box to the TV.


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Old 08-31-2015, 07:59 AM   #2
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It's no different on cable, just make sure the button for the video amp is off on cable.
You have to select the signal source on your tv and re-scan each time you set up.

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Old 08-31-2015, 09:40 AM   #3
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We've never gotten a box from any of the places we've stayed. We just connect a piece of COAX to the port on the outside from the post, turn off the antenna booster, switch the input on the TV selection to "Cable" (instead of "Antenna"), search for channels and we're in business.

If a resort gave me a box, I would just plug it in. There should be a "jumper" (a very short piece of COAX) wired onto both ports on an adjacent plate designed exactly for this. You just wire the box in where the jumper was and you should be good to go. Or so that's how I understand it to be ...

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Old 08-31-2015, 11:38 AM   #4
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Question Similar issue, but different

Hooked up the cable on our brand new White Hawk at a campground last week. Did the input selector, ran the scan, found 29 channels (which was correct). However, the signal was really fuzzy. I assume it's because the campground didn't have enough distribution boosters to amplify the signal.

But, curiously, our DVD player didn't work right when using the cable. The next night it worked fine, following switching over to antenna at the next park (no cable). Any ideas why the DVD player wouldn't work when the trailer is connected to cable (via coax, no box), and work fine when it's not? Am I not choosing a proper output on the DVD player?
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Old 08-31-2015, 05:38 PM   #5
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We used our TT for the first time with a campground that had cable hook ups. I noticed after hooking up the cable, running the scan and getting the limited channels the campground offered, there was some scrolling horizontal lines continuously going up the screen.

Some channels were fuzzier than others. But the scrolling lines bugged me. It also did it when we swapped inputs on the TV to play on a movie through the DVD player. I did some research and this was a grounding issue with the campsites cable connection. I unhooked the cable line that I had going to the campground cable output and that fixed the scrolling lines.
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