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Old 12-08-2023, 06:46 PM   #21
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Rick444: What aren't they? Not smart? Not there? Not 50"? Not 32"?

If they aren't there, then the dealer has them and you should start with them.
 
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Old 12-08-2023, 07:03 PM   #22
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Of coarse they are there I’m wondering why they are not smart tvs as advertised
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Old 12-09-2023, 03:06 PM   #23
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they are not as smart as you may be led to believe. i have both firestick and roku platforms. i prefer the firestick over the roku but either will work.
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Old 12-09-2023, 04:23 PM   #24
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Apple TV a and BlueRay players with Wi-Fi also work.
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Old 12-13-2023, 02:53 AM   #25
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We replaced ours as the remote was only working 1ft in front of the TV.
Our choice was this nice LG which happens to be also one of the lightest we could find. At $299 also not a big hit.
The connex TV is no mounted in my garage at home. Also cool to have finally a TV in garage. A must have

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Old 01-01-2024, 08:07 AM   #26
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We replaced ours with a 55" Amazon Fire TV. Then mounted a mount on the outside and inside for storage for the Connex to be our "outside" TV.
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Old 01-01-2024, 05:27 PM   #27
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Just to add another wrinkle - whether you get a smart TV or use a streaming stick/box they all have limitations. For instance, you can cast with a Firestick with a third party app. Roku has it built in. Kodi, an app for watching football out of network wonít work on Roku but will work on Firestick. Dish Anywhere app is available for Firestick but not Roku. I am sure the same limitations apply on TVís. So, I have an HDMI splitter with Roku, Firestick and a Sony DVD player connected. Our Jensen TV had a good picture, the two sticks were about $50, so I saved money not buying a new TV. I also had universal remotes that would work. Get what fits your budget and makes you happy.
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Old 06-22-2024, 01:51 PM   #28
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they are not as smart as you may be led to believe. i have both firestick and roku platforms. i prefer the firestick over the roku but either will work.
I'm getting ready to pick up a new 3123 RL and the stickers on the TV's say they are smart TV's and get Netflix and Prime TV. If this is a 2024, so maybe they updated the TV OS. I'll know next weekend when I get it home
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Old 06-22-2024, 02:00 PM   #29
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they are not as smart as you may be led to believe. i have both firestick and roku platforms. i prefer the firestick over the roku but either will work.
I'm getting ready to pick up a new 3123 RL and the stickers on the TV's say they are smart TV's and get Netflix and Prime TV. If this is a 2024, so maybe they updated the TV OS. I'll know next weekend when I get it home
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Old 06-26-2024, 08:57 AM   #30
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We replaced ours as the remote was only working 1ft in front of the TV.
Having this same issue and was wondering if there was a way to adjust the telvator to go higher. It seems the IR from the remote is being blocked
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Old 06-26-2024, 12:34 PM   #31
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Having this same issue and was wondering if there was a way to adjust the telvator to go higher. It seems the IR from the remote is being blocked
Amazon sells a repeater that is USB powered. Look up IR repeater for TV. I have not purchased one yet but I've been tempted. Also, make sure you have run the TV all the way up. I also find I have to hold the TV remote up in the air to about shoulder height while sitting in the recliner to get it to work. As far as I can tell, there isn't an adjustment to get the televator to go any higher.
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Old 06-29-2024, 04:34 PM   #32
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I have replaced the original Connex TV with the Amazon 50 inch fire TV. What do you do about a sound bar? We have a new 295RL. and thereís no room for it
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Old 06-30-2024, 08:30 AM   #33
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I have replaced the original Connex TV with the Amazon 50 inch fire TV. What do you do about a sound bar? We have a new 295RL. and thereís no room for it
I have a sound bar in my 295. It's behind the TV. I use the HDMI ARC input and ran the sub output from the head unit to the soundbar. It's not surround sound but sounds great using the radio speakers and soundbar.
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We put a sonos soundbar under each TV, and Apple TVs for streaming. We just bypass the ďsmart TVsĒ and the picture quality is much better when hooked up to an Apple TV, the sound is much better with the soundbars and we can stream music in both rooms when we arenít using the TVs.

Works very nicely for us. We even programmed the Apple TV remotes to control the TVs and soundbars so that we donít need the TV remotes at all.

Not the cheapest solution, but it works well for us!
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Old 06-30-2024, 10:05 AM   #35
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Is the 295RL TV cabinet similar to my 305RL? Our TV was inset in the opening mounted to a board set in the middle of the space...lots of wasted space.

I completely rebuilt our TV cabinet to allow for a larger TV plus a sound bar. The TV is now mounted to a hinged door. 1st pic below is how it looked originally. The others are the mod, which gave us increased storage space as well.

In the pics the bass bin is located in this space. Since I took these I have upgraded the sound bar. I pulled out the fire place and secured the bass bin behind it to free up more space. It works great and we have very good sound.
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We put a sonos soundbar under each TV, and Apple TVs for streaming. We just bypass the ďsmart TVsĒ and the picture quality is much better when hooked up to an Apple TV, the sound is much better with the soundbars and we can stream music in both rooms when we arenít using the TVs.

Works very nicely for us. We even programmed the Apple TV remotes to control the TVs and soundbars so that we donít need the TV remotes at all.

Not the cheapest solution, but it works well for us!
Not a Sonos fan in my RV. Unless I had Starlink internet. I had Sonos for a year and it was a pain. I do have Sonos all over my home which I love.
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Is the 295RL TV cabinet similar to my 305RL? Our TV was inset in the opening mounted to a board set in the middle of the space...lots of wasted space.

I completely rebuilt our TV cabinet to allow for a larger TV plus a sound bar. The TV is now mounted to a hinged door. 1st pic below is how it looked originally. The others are the mod, which gave us increased storage space as well.

In the pics the bass bin is located in this space. Since I took these I have upgraded the sound bar. I pulled out the fire place and secured the bass bin behind it to free up more space. It works great and we have very good sound.
Well done! You should hire yourself out.
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I have 2023 3123 for 1.5 year. Connexx is at recycle in Branson, MO and replaced with a Walmart Vizio 50", as someone previously posted moved the mount down to utilize existing setup. This morning playing with remote and now have sound out of JBL speakers. Much better! Will be here until July 17 may play with the Sat connection in wet bay.
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Someday I will replace the TV, but the quick and easy fix was to add AppleTV and a couple of AirPods Mini's (works pretty good). Now, I have all the apps I have at home, plus Siri. Sure would be nice if InCommand was compatible with Apple HomeKit, so I could use voice commands to control everything.
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