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Old 12-31-2018, 11:59 AM   #1
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Adding a Soundbar to an Axxera HDTV

Has anyone tried to add a soundbar to the Bunk TV? I've found universal mounting brackets to mount above the TV, but was wondering if there is a preferred soundbar / best way to run power / best interface (AUX, TOSLink, ARC, ...)
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Old 09-03-2019, 04:29 PM   #2
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Axxera HDTV sound

Did you find a solution to the soundbar? I ask because my Axxera TV is terrible. It is maxed out to 100 and still can barely hear it over the AC unit running. I cant get anyone to help me on that.
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Old 09-03-2019, 06:48 PM   #3
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Did you find a solution to the soundbar? I ask because my Axxera TV is terrible. It is maxed out to 100 and still can barely hear it over the AC unit running. I cant get anyone to help me on that.
I have a Vizio SB2821-D6 28" sound bar and 6" wireless sub. It fits well below the 32" Seiki. The bar comes with a 3 ft TosLink cable to connect the bar to the TV. It has the best sound of the 28" sound bars I heard.
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Old 09-11-2019, 02:58 AM   #4
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I have a good sound bar in the house. love it. Put a cheap 35 dollar one from amazon in the motorhome. It sounds pretty good! I do not recall what brand. I just bought the length I needed and read the reviews. 4 or more stars and at least a couple dozen reviews.
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Old 09-11-2019, 01:20 PM   #5
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I have a mini aux input for my in-dash stereo, and I use a mini audio cable from the TV headphone output into the stereo, so I can get great stereo sound in the coach. It's not the most elegant solution, but the sound quality is great.


My TV has no clearance at the bottom for a soundbar, but a top-mounted soundbar would probably work okay.
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Old 09-11-2019, 03:11 PM   #6
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I just installed one on my ACE 30.3 for the exterior tv, plugged it into the 3.5mm jack and installed the subwoofer on one of the storage compartments beneath. For the salon TV I will install using the HDMI input in order to use the ARC capabilities of the TV. Samsung 450 for 145.00 at Best Buy and the sound difference is incredible


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Old 09-11-2019, 06:50 PM   #7
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I have a mini aux input for my in-dash stereo, and I use a mini audio cable from the TV headphone output into the stereo, so I can get great stereo sound in the coach. It's not the most elegant solution, but the sound quality is great.


My TV has no clearance at the bottom for a soundbar, but a top-mounted soundbar would probably work okay.

Wow, thank you jabrabu,

Hooked mine up the way you did & it worked,But I get a rapid clicking noise

from the speakers, on T.V or DVD not sure why
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Old 09-13-2019, 01:40 PM   #8
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Wow, thank you jabrabu,

Hooked mine up the way you did & it worked,But I get a rapid clicking noise

from the speakers, on T.V or DVD not sure why

I replaced my stock Axxera stereo with a nice Pioneer unit, and I installed a combo usb/mini input jack on the dash. The usb allows Apply CarPlay, and the mini is great for plugging the TV into.


I get no clicking noises, so I'm not sure what's going on with yours.
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Old 09-13-2019, 01:50 PM   #9
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I replaced my stock Axxera stereo with a nice Pioneer unit, and I installed a combo usb/mini input jack on the dash. The usb allows Apply CarPlay, and the mini is great for plugging the TV into.


I get no clicking noises, so I'm not sure what's going on with yours.

Might be my stereo.
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