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Remote broken cant get tv to play a dvd

No universal remote will work and I can t get component on the menu selection to play a DVD

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  • reeze Oct 20, 2008

    Do not have original remote, there is no universal remote that will work, can not manually change channel on TV to add a component, like tv/vcr input ot Aux..etc I looked up the Funai Corp and it confirms that this TV needs the original remote. I have tried to hook it up thru the satellite box but still wont play a component.

  • reeze Oct 21, 2008

    No a/v button on the TV. There are (3) jacks, yellow for video, white and red for audio. this is to add the DVD player but thats all, plug (3) to TV and other end (3) to DVD

  • reeze Oct 21, 2008

    The TV used to work with a Philips universal remote but it stopped working also. I will try the RCA remote but I might as well just buy the original from Its a Emerson remote #NE116UD. I have already bought teo other universals.

    Thank you for your help

  • reeze Oct 22, 2008

    Where is the sensor and how do I fix it?? If the TV is hooked to the sattelite box shouldnt the sattelite remote control the TV? (which it doesn't)


  • reeze Oct 22, 2008

    Sorry for the confusion. I can change channels thru the satellite box with the satelitte remote. The sattelite remote will not turn the TV on/off or allow me to add DVD player. I am pretty sure that I need to buy an original remote control so I can have that "input" button which will allow me to toggle between TV and DVD.

    thanks for all your help

  • kittycat2009 Dec 04, 2008

    Comment posted on Oct 20, 2008
    Do not have original remote, there is no universal remote that will work, can not manually change channel on TV to add a component, like tv/vcr input ot Aux..etc I looked up the Funai Corp and it confirms that this TV needs the original remote. I have tried to hook it up thru the satellite box but still wont play a component.

  • kerrycorbett Dec 14, 2008

    I have the same problem. We ordered a new remote through Emerson, and we still can't switch to INPUT. Help!

  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    ive tried the same thing. ive been through 3 remotes so far! they all work fine except for when I try to use the tv/input butons, also i cant do it manually on my tv! plz help!

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    I have a Sylvania TZ combo tv/vcr. The TV doesn't respond to my remote. The remote is new. Is it possible to fix the sensor inside the TV?



  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    I have the same problem with a Phillips TV.

  • jason May 11, 2010


  • jason May 11, 2010

    no A/V botton on the tv?



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Have you tried this code? 030 with an RCA remote?
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  • jason Oct 21, 2008

    if the other remote just quit working then you might have a dirty IR sensor on the tv or the remote sensor needs to be replaced on the tv

  • jason Oct 22, 2008

    the satellite remote will only control the sattelite channels , I thought you were trying to change the tv's video source and channels

    the tv remote sensor will be on the front of the tv , usually it has a circled tinted plastic over it , but it could be dirty from the inside of the tv.

    try the remote close up as well to determine if the IR sensor works or not

    you can also use a flashlight to look thru the plasic that is in front of the tv for the IR sensor to see if it is dirty in there




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