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Old 10-27-2014, 12:12 AM   #1
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Satellite Connections

In the cabinet above TV, there is a small cabinet with the cable connections, but it's not big enough to put a satellite receiver box and there is no electrical outlet even if the receiver would fit. Any suggestions?

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Old 10-27-2014, 01:17 AM   #2
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Please tell us what kind of trailer you have and maybe a picture. I am assuming that you might have a rear kitchen, since you have two gray tanks. You might have the same set up that I do.
If the cabinet is above the TV, you could drill a hole in the back of the cabinet and a hole behind the TV then fish the HDMI and Power through the holes to the TV. That's what I did. I also bought a RF remote control so I don't have to leave the cabinet door open. The satellite receiver will have to sit on its side, but it turned out nice.

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Old 10-27-2014, 04:44 AM   #3
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Yup, we need more information to help. My Voltage Epic 3800 has a three shelf cabinet below the living area TV and to the left of the electrical panel cabinet.

The top shelf is for the Genie HD DVR,

The middle shelf has the DirecTV dish controls, the DirecTV wireless video bridge, a power strip and an HDMI splitter.

The bottom shelf has the Sony BluRay player.

I removed the glass from that cabinet door and put in speaker cloth.

Thus the RF remote works, there is air flow to dissipate heat, and we don't have to look at all those little blue lights!

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Old 10-27-2014, 06:18 AM   #4
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Pirate I like the speaker cloth idea for reducing the heat....
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Old 10-27-2014, 11:16 AM   #5
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Couldn't find the stuff local, wife found it on Amazon.

Nice stuff!!

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