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Old 05-31-2019, 08:17 PM   #1
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Angry Jensen 5015 TV

We just purchased a 2019 Montana 3790RD. We have found that the tv in the living room, Jensen 5015, has speakers on the back side and they point down into the cabinet that stores the tv while traveling.
It is difficult to hear and have turned the sound up to 100 and not very loud.
Why would Keystone put a tv that has speakers on the bottom in a cabinet situation. Would love to connect it to the radio speakers, but don't know how to do it.
Has anyone else had this problem and any resolve?

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Old 05-31-2019, 09:31 PM   #2
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It should already be hooked up to it for the sound round sound.
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That's what I thought, but I must be missing something. The radio is using the surround sound speakers but I don't know how to check the tv for surround sound in the coach. Of course no manual and the online manual only talks about the tv.
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That's what I thought, but I must be missing something. The radio is using the surround sound speakers but I don't know how to check the tv for surround sound in the coach. Of course no manual and the online manual only talks about the tv.
I though the surround mode was on the radio on are's you can switch from inside to outside and surround. have you looked up the radio on line.
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Old 06-01-2019, 08:55 AM   #5
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In my other unit I had a Jenson TV and I think I had to go into the TV menu and switch it to external speakers and then turn my surround to Aux.
Give that a try.
The sound was ok but not great. I ended up buying a small sound bar and using that instead. My RV I got now already came with a sound bar.
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I have the same TV.
You need 1/8 stereo mini to double RCA cable
Plug the mini into headphone out on the back of your TV and the RCA's in the back of your stereo rear Auxiliary.
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Old 06-03-2019, 03:09 PM   #7
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Keith. Thanks for your help. I am not sure how to a get to the back of the stereo, as it is inside a wooden cabinet. I will keep looking for a away in. Will definitely get the cable you suggest. Thanks
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there are plastic caps on the side. you pop those off and then you can access the screws
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I think you can set the Jensen head unit (stereo) to HDMI ARC (it's one of the sources) and the sound will feedback to the stereo. ARC is the "Audio Return Channel" on the HDMI wire that's hooked up. The TV has RCA outputs and the stereo has RCA inputs, but you have to remove it from the cabinet to plug those in to the side of the stereo. You will still be disappointed in the sound with those crappy 2" speakers in the cabinet. 4W per channel is pitiful.



If you're real adventurous and a car stereo enthusiast, you can install an aftermarket amplifier and larger front speakers and a large subwoofer behind the recliners. It completely changed movie watching in my 3790. Great for music too. It only took me one trip to convince the family we needed to upgrade.
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Here's a pic of the back panel of the TV. The two RCA cables on the left are the output to the Jensen headunit.


The 1/8" stereo headphone jack is to the right of the RCAs.
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Jetskier. Thank you for the detailed info. If the speakers aren't worth the effort, I think I want to get a good soundbar and call it a day. My question is which plug on the back of the tv do I plug a soundbar into? SPDIF? It's hard to tell the type of plugs. Thanks.
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If you use the RCA's on the Back of the TV you don't get enough Volume output. And if you use the 1/8 Mini your TV Volume control will still work. But your stereo allways needs to be on for TV sound.
I just never turn the stereo off.
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I want to get a good soundbar and call it a day. My question is which plug on the back of the tv do I plug a soundbar into? SPDIF? It's hard to tell the type of plugs. Thanks.
It depends on the sound bar you select, but you have those output options for analog or the digital audio
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We just purchased a 2019 Montana 3790RD. We have found that the tv in the living room, Jensen 5015, has speakers on the back side and they point down into the cabinet that stores the tv while traveling.
It is difficult to hear and have turned the sound up to 100 and not very loud.
Why would Keystone put a tv that has speakers on the bottom in a cabinet situation. Would love to connect it to the radio speakers, but don't know how to do it.
Has anyone else had this problem and any resolve?

Thanks
This was posted on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/simplywagg/...3893219288557/
it may help
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Jensen Radio

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We just purchased a 2019 Montana 3790RD. We have found that the tv in the living room, Jensen 5015, has speakers on the back side and they point down into the cabinet that stores the tv while traveling.
It is difficult to hear and have turned the sound up to 100 and not very loud.
Why would Keystone put a tv that has speakers on the bottom in a cabinet situation. Would love to connect it to the radio speakers, but don't know how to do it.
Has anyone else had this problem and any resolve?

Thanks
Dear Donmar,
I believe I can help. I've sent you a PM. Yes, your Jensen TV sound should play through your radio. Please respond to the PM and we can get this issue resolved.
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Old 06-10-2019, 09:27 AM   #17
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Jensen Quick Reference Guide

Dear DonMar;

Attached is a quick reference guide for the Jensen stereo. This might help resolved your issue.
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Yes, I received your information. I've asked that you be contacted. I suggest that you try the posted quick start guide to also identify the issue.
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