Cables, Monitors & Other TV Tailgating Must Have’s
Sep 21, 2012
Hut, hut! Its football season – are you ready to trick out the tailgating trunk? Whether you need RCA cables, external power cords, or RCA audio cables for surround sound, TriangleCables.com has you covered. Here’s a few basic set ups we’ve been told are winners.
Looking for power?
Use what you have – a generator – to power your television, dish and surround sound system. If there’s a common power source, use an extra long power extender to get more reach and a strip protector so it doesn’t overload. Mount the monitor on a tripod for all to see.
Keep it Simple!
Go old school with a battery, a television monitor and pair of rabbit ears to pick up the local stations. Nothing beats a classic!
Sling the signal!
Tailgaters have been calling in the defense, Slingbox, to bring the live signal from home to a monitor, TV or tablet on the road so a single call is never missed. You can even keep the HD signal.
Just remember to:
- Test your set up before game day so there’s no fumbling at the tailgate.
- Have a backup plan for power. We all need a little assist!
- A lighter power adapter will most likely not sustain power throughout an entire game.
- Pack up on provisions! It’s a party!