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Is an enclosure necessary for our roofed, outdoor tv?

 
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My husband ordered a TV enclosure from Kinytech and it arrived today. He wants to install it into our LG 43inch TV at our backyard. I don't think it is necessary cause there is a roof on the TV, I just need to buy a waterproof cloth cover.  It is Autumn, Winter is not far away, not a very good season for outside activities. I'm afraid that the TV cannot be hold the cold weather if stays outside long time. Do your guys have any experience like this? Thank you very much for your info.
 
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I would not recommend this. Condensation from cold will form on electrical components and most likely will short them out.
 
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I would only bring the TV outside when you're going to watch it. Humidity is bad for electronics. Everything on the circuit boards will corrode.
 
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thomas rubino wrote:I would not recommend this. Condensation from cold will form on electrical components and most likely will short them out.



https://www.kinytech.com/ Their outdoor projector box has a heating and cooling system.

TV:
"Very hot, high temperature,No, but it’s cool, quiet, the outdoor tv cabinet temperature control system will adjust the fans speed…" may not have the heating system.
 
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I don't want to be a jerk- but you need a more interesting backyard if you are watching TV out there! We can help!!! I have hot rooster on chicken action on channel one, soothing frogs on two, and on three brown bats from 7:30 to 8:30 EST without commercial interruption.
 
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Yes, that's asking for trouble.
 
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Most electronics are designed for worldwide use, they want to sell TVs to all the tropical countries. There will be a spec sheet that indicates the humidity and temp range it can operate within. Freezing the LCD screen fluid is more of a concern. Some handle it better than others.
A box with cooling fans that filters out the bugs is a good idea. I saw some newly installed irritation controls where wasps immediately started building a nest on the filtered air intake. Unfiltered outdoor electronics are always full of bugs.
 
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Thanks very much for your comments.It really does help.
We have installed the enclosure, it works great for 3 days. I'll keep paying attention to it and let it work for hours every day.
 
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What about installing a white screen and buying a high-end projector that can live inside the house when not in use?
 
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