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Infrared light is it possible for the infrared light on a television to break or short out? my remote control stopped working so i bought a universal remote (i'm aware of the problems with these, especially the inexpensive ones). i've gone through all of the codes to program the remote control but it is still not working. it works on my dvd player but not my tv. could the problem be the tv unit itself? how would i test that?

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  • louie x Nov 12, 2007

    infrared light ?. purchased a new remote from phillips,new batteries, still wont change channels, or volume.27"flat tube. no warrenty, cant get a repair co. tried best buy &several others in area zip 33908 thanks for any help..!...

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Sure the IR sensor could be bad as this is a common problem for phillips . there is no other way to really have a consumer test the remote circuit with out an expensive scope or muti- meter. your gonna need a servicer to help ya with this problem as tvs now a days have no user serviceable parts inside and theres and awfull lot of HI Voltage around inside these sets even when they are turned off and unplugged. Good Luck

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The ir pick up in the set could be bad or needs re-soldered

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