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  1. Well after some serious time playing with it, I did get it to work using my Apple TV as the streaming device. You have to disconnect the HDMI cable at the TV and plug in your HDMI streaming device there. Of course you need good wi-fi for it all to work. Once the Apple menu came up I was able to stream but no sound. Took me a minute but you have to turn the volume on the Furion receiver way up and you will finally hear clear sound from the 4 speakers. The receiver should auto set to AV IN. I don’t know why you have to turn it up so much. ( I am talking 4 or 5 turns) but it works when you do. Next item is getting Elon Musk Star Link. We are in NC and they say it will be available in 2023. I placed my order with my $100 deposit. When you get it, you set it up at your home and it can replace your existing internet provider. I have seen some using it at campgrounds and they love it. Second it has an RV feature where you pay another $15 per month while traveling and you set it up anywhere. Even with the extra $15 it is still cheaper then other providers. When you get back home they stop charging the extra $15. I saw another thread on here where someone ran the proper wiring and outside port connection for it. Anyone else done this?
  2. I have hull number 262 and the Furrion DV3200 receiver radio and Furrion FEHD19S0 A TV. The DV3200 has an output HDMI on the rear that connects to the 1, HDMI input on the TV. This setup processes the DVD digital audio signal through the Furion and speakers and digital video to the TV. Problem is there is no second HDMI input for a streaming device on the receiver. I have read where some have been able to configure to stream but I am wondering if those have different components then mine. For example the Furrion DV1230 has an HDMI input on the front and an HDMI output on the back so as long as this unit allows you to switch from DVD input to front HDMI input, it should work for connecting a device like an Apple TV. But while a call to Furrion was helpful, it was not conclusive. I plan to get StarLink for Internet but i am first trying to solve the streaming problem. Note: there are RCA jacks coming from the TV to the cabinet above but that is analog like for a VCR and not digital. Has anyone had success here? If so please list your model number equipment. Thanks in advance.
  3. Hi and thanks for posting. If you have an HDMI cable in the compartment your unit is different then mine. My hull number is 246 so maybe they have upgraded the technology? I have RCA cables from the Furrion TV in the top compartment. I can’t seem to find a way to stream because not sure you can go from RCA analog to HDMI digital. If I had the HDMI cable, I would try a streaming device like my Apple TV still using the iPhone as a hotspot. Thoughts?
  4. Thanks for posting. My question is what type cable connects the TV from the router? And since you didn’t connect to the Furrion radio, are you able to play over the 4 speakers. Using Starlink are you able to stream from different channels same as a Roku or Apple or do you still need one of those devices? I have tried to connect my Apple TV to the HDMI port on the TV where the Furrion radio connects but the TV doesn’t read it. And there is only one rear HDMI on the Furrion. The newer replacement Furrion has an HDMI port on the front but I am unsure if it would work or not. I am looking into getting Starlink but still researching. Any answers much appreciated.
  5. Hi John. Good point. One thing you said is "22 minutes". No way mine drains in that time. More like 5 hours. I remember shortly after I picked it up, I had to replace the pump and there were a lot of plastic shreds in the filter. I also seem to remember the first time I drained the tank prior it did drain faster. I have a strong suspicion I have some plastic filings caught in the drain valve. I will blow it out from the bottom with air, but likely that will be temporary as they will just float back down there. Probably will have to cut the line behind the valve, then blow out and reconnect with alligator clip. Thanks for mentioning 22 minutes!
  6. Craig, thanks for the diagram. Mine is the 2017 Elite II. I knew the accumulator had been added but wondering what it does? Might add it to mine.
  7. Well reading this thread, I found out the slow drain is normal. Mine is Hull #246, Elite II, 2017. Did not realize the valve opening was only a pea size. Kept thinking well maybe its a 1/4 turn valve and not a 180. No difference. I was going to blow air back up in there thinking it was clogged too. Saved me the trouble. Not sure why Oliver didn't use a larger drain valve. If I knew the answer to that, I might try replacing it with a larger valve.
  8. I have been looking at the Clearsource 3 stage filter as well. I typically carry a 20 gal, polypropolyne container to fill at a water source then pull in to the tank from the rear port in camp sites with no site hook ups. To Overlands point I do want to be able to pull from a stream or pond if necessary. I am thinking a small DC transfer pump should pull the water through the filters and into my 20 gal tank (sitting on the back of my pickup). Then from there use the on board pump to pull it in. Any thoughts on this? Last does anyone know if the 3 stage is enough to eliminate all negatives from a non potable water source to make it potable? I know there other stages you can add such as a UV.
  9. I replaced the one I bought 2 days ago with same kind and configured like pictures. Works better but I think it’s normal to drop pressure 5 lbs from set point. Mine set at 50 and drops to 45. I definitely noticed a nice difference in pressure. Worth it to me.
  10. John thanks for this post. I bought one yesterday and am going to configure it like yours I think. I had it at the hydro first. But I have a question. You said in an earlier response the if the gauge changes pressure readings when you turn on water in the trailer, that means the gauge is bad. That is what mine is doing. I set it 50, but when I turn on the water inside or the outside shower, it drops to 45. I am going to exchange it today, but can you clarify if I understand correctly? Also, Jason at Oliver said keeping pressure at 50 to 55 is fine. That they tested them at the factory to 80 but the problem with any higher then 50 to 55 could cause the hot water heater pop off valve to go. With mine set at 50 now, I am very pleased at the increase pressure inside so don’t see a need to go higher. Just thought I would mention it.
  11. Follow up. I called MaxxFan and their tech support would only talk to dealers not consumers. So I called Oliver and talked to Jason detailing all. He said not that common but when they have had a problem with the fan, it was the board. He mailed me a new one yesterday and I will be returning the old one under warranty. Will follow up one last time once replaced with hopefully fan working again. Thanks for all the responses.
  12. My hull number is 246. I am familiar with the wiring behind the Furrion. I did look there again and don’t see any wires that look like they go to the fan. BUT, I check again today at the fan circuit board and did read 14 volts power. So this negates my earlier post of no power to the fan. Had to make contact on the back side of board. A little difficult so maybe I didn’t have good contact before. Anyway, That leaves the circuit board on the MaxxFan I suppose. I will try to post a picture.
  13. Mike thanks for responding. I will check today. I did look at the wiring in the pantry portal behind the switches at the door because an older post with older trailer apparently had a switch there. I did see a pigtailed yellow wire there. On the fan itself, there is no yellow wire. There are only two; black and white. 2 come in from one side of the fan and are wired directly to the circuit board. I checked there. Two more come in the corner where the circuit board is and use a connector to two black and whites. Those two go to the switches on the front of the fan. I disconnected at the joint and checked for power on the incoming connection and I checked there. I am assuming the black is ground and the white is hot but I checked it both ways as I would only get a negative reading if I were reversed.
  14. Thats a good idea Bill. Hadn’t thought of that. When you say control board, you mean the circuit board in the fan?
  15. I have searched this topic and found others issues but mine seems unique. I have a 2017 Elite II. First my switch in the cabinet over the TV marked Blower is on, I have checked my fuse under the table and it is fine. I used my volt meter to check power at the fuse panel and it is good. I removed the fan fuse and checked it there and it is good. I checked the continuity of the fuse and it is good. I pulled the fan panel down and checked incoming power on the wires- none. The bathroom fan works and they are on the same circuit so from all this I can deduce somewhere from the fuse panel to the attic fan I have a power loss OR there is some circuit or switch I have forgotten about OR perhaps a sensor? I can manually open the cover but neither remote nor on fan buttons will turn it on....because it is not getting power. Any ideas? I have exhausted my trail.
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