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Feb 17, 2023

The Best RV TVs for the Road | The Furrion Difference Explained


Find out why Furrion makes the best RV TVs for the road with proprietary Vibrationsmart and Climatesmart technologies, bright screens for daytime RV viewing, built-in Dolby Digital audio and more.

Buying a television for your recreational vehicle might feel similar to buying one for a traditional home, but there are some important differences from a regular TV. You may need an inverter, depending on your situation and what television you pick. Plus, when you're mounting delicate technology like a modern television in a home that moves, you have to consider factors that would never be an issue otherwise.

7 Factors to Consider When Buying a TV for Your RV

Here are seven factors to consider to help you buy the right TV for your RV , camper, or trailer entertainment system.

1. Technology that holds up to vibration


It's not always smooth-sailing in your RV, especially if you're one of those RV campers that wants to explore the adventurous path (or simply find a camping spot that's not covered by other tourists). The bumps and vibrations of the road do make it into your recreational vehicle, and they can literally destroy a standard television. In fact, everything in your RV can be exposed to up to 4G of vibration as you travel — that's the type of vibration experienced by jet fighters or people on extreme roller coasters!

Furrion TVs are built with Vibrationsmart™ technology, specially designed for recreational, marine and specialty vehicles.

TVs made for the home are sensitive, where the vibrations in your RV can cause them to fall apart. Furrion's proprietary Vibrationsmart™ technology allows our RV TV options to survive any adventure, because they're equipped with extra support and structure to hold up to the G force associated with traveling down the road.

Once you're done pushing into uncharted territory, you can settle down for the evening with a favorite movie or television show, confident that your television is ready to perform, whether you're hooked into the internet at a campground, your RV has satellite TV, or any number of other options.

2. Temperature-resistant televisions

Road vibration isn't the only thing that can challenge electronics within an RV. Traditional televisions are made to withstand the average climate within a home or office; even at extreme ranges, internal home temps can range from 60 to 90 degrees F.

RV TV on the wall of an RV

But internal RV temperatures — especially when your home away from home is sitting between adventures — can move well outside of those ranges. During transit or storage, internal RV temps can drop below 0 degrees F or rise above 120 degrees F. Traditional TV components don't hold up to these climate changes. In contrast, Furrion TVs feature Climatesmart™ technology that equips them to hold up to extreme climate variations. They make the TVs ready for winterization, which means you can install the unit permanently. Traditional TVs must be removed from RVs during the winter.

In short, whether you're traveling the winter roads or seeking the lake come summertime, your Furrion TV will work.

3. Brightness that outshines the sun

Anyone who has watched television in the past decade knows that you battle light and glare on an LED flat screen TV almost as much as you surf the channels. Imagine that fight inside an RV, where it can be more difficult to block out external sunshine or other light sources. After all, your RV TV might be placed a few feet or less from large windows.

Furrion RV TV on a wall above a Furrion soundbar and fireplace

Luckily, high-quality RV TVs are designed to shine brighter than other televisions. That higher brightness display competes more effectively with sunlight to let you watch TV with a much better viewing experience in your recreational vehicle.

4. 12V DC power source considerations


A 12V DC RV television might be your best bet if you're living off grid. Other models might require an invertor when you're not able to plug into the grid. Living off grid, you don't want to have to worry about using an inverter all the time. Choose a 12V TV that takes the inverter process out of the equation, which can reduce wasted power and the expense of your RV TV.

5. Mounting options to protect your TV investments

Unless you want to pack up your RV TV before you start driving and unpack it every time you arrive at a destination, mounting options are important. And what's the point of equipping your vehicle for a luxury lifestyle if you have to do that much work every time you set up camp?

Furrion RV TV mounts are metal, not plastic, and they're designed with Vibrationsmart™ technology components to help protect your TV from rattles and G force as you drive.

6. Front-facing connections for additional components

With your TV mounted to the wall, it would be difficult or impossible to access rear HDMI ports and other input/output connections. Even side HDMI inputs could be awkward to access, depending on the space. Furrion RV TVs feature connectors on the front, so you can easily attach DVD players, streaming devices, or a games console for interactive entertainment wherever you find yourself.

RV TV with front-facing HDMI ports and input-output connections

Front facing connections allow for easy and convenient movie watching and gaming.

7. Isolation from interference

RV TVs sit in close proximity to many other components and appliances. Residential TVs aren't equipped for this type of close quarters, which can lead to interference that causes lines, pops, and crackles in television video and audio. Furrion  RV TVs include built-in signal smart technology that isolates the television from outside interference for perfect picture and audio.

Furrion RV TV showing brightness and clarity


A Furrion 4K LED TV Might Be the Best TV for Your Camper

Furrions 4K UHD LED RV TVs meet all the important elements for providing enjoyable entertainment on the go. These 4K Ultra High-Definition TVs have a powerful CPU and physical design elements that hold up to road travel, including Furrion's proprietary Vibrationsmart and Climatesmart technologies. They are bright enough for daytime RV viewing, providing intense color detail, and they come with built-in Dolby Digital audio and more to ensure you're buying the best RV TVs on the market.

It's as easy as choosing a screen size and mounting option that let you watch your favorite TV shows while resting from your camping adventures. You can even add an entertainment system with a built-in DVD playersoundbar, or additional external speakers, if you want. 





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