Just noticed that my television is not responding to the universal remote although the remote has a set of fresh batteries. This remote worked well with the tv before. I tried the original remote for the tv which is new and no response is received. Kindly advise.
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Check the remote control for its infrared emission. Check it with fresh batteries. If you wish to get more details about how to check a remote control, please visit this site. One among the posts has details about it. Surf the site with patience. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
I ASSUME IT'S JUST THE REMOTE YOU'RE SPEAKING OF- FIRST, IF YOU HAVE A DIGITAL CAMERA, OR CAMERA PHONE, AIM IT AT THE INFRA-RED LED'S ON THE FRONT OF THE REMOTE, AND PRESS BUTTONS [LIKE POWER OR CHANNEL] - THE CCD'S USED IN DIGITAL CAMERAS ARE VERY SENSITIVE TO IR, AND YOU SHOULD SEE A WHITE LIGHT [IMAGE] OF THE LED'S, EITHER STEADY, MOMENTARALLY, OR PULSING. IF THE REMOTE HAS BEEN DROPPED, THERE IS A CCHANCE THE CRYSTAL CONTROLLING THE FREQUENCY HAS BEEN DAMAGED. TRY A UNIVERSAL REMOTE, ALTHOUGH OFTEN YOU MAY LOOSE SOME FUNCTIONS, OR THE BUTTONS REACT DIFFERENTLY THAN LABELED. SELDOMLY, BUT IT DOES HAPPEN, THE IR RECEIVER SECTION OF THE SET ITSELF CAN FAIL. THE IR RECEIVER [LOOKS LIKE A DARK LED] CAN FAIL, AND THEY'RE COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE AT RADIO SHACK
Try to locate the line of sight sensor on your TV that does not respond to the remote. The lack of response indicates that the sensor on the TV needs to be cleaned. It does not take much (dust, wax, cleaner residue) to block the signal.
#1. Original remote may have something spilled in it or may have dirty battery contacts.
First check battery contacts and make sure it's not corroded. Clean with small brush and baking soda. Let dry thouroughly and replace with fresh batteries.
If this isn't the problem or you tried this, then move on.
Next, Get these materials. A cloth, 50% amonia and 50% water sulution two small blad pocket knife and a philips head screwdriver.
Some remotes will have screws holding remote covers and internal board and others do not. If your remote have screws, remove them all. If not, then start prying your remote apart with your pocket knives. Do so very carefully as not to damage anything inside.
Next, lay down remote button facing down, and remove circuit board. Now, take note of rubber button pad(s) position(s) and remove them. Place these pads in your water - amonia solution.
Clean all cntacts and rubber pads, and remote housing. Now before reassembling remote, look at the IR lamp at end of board. Look underside and notice solder joints. Wriggle lamp and see if solder joints move. If so, have this resoldered. Now reassemble remote and give this a try.
#2) Codes may have not been entered right with your new universal remote. Go through all codes again just to be sure.
#3) IR receiver in set maybe damaged or not receiving power to it or the microproccessor has quit responding to the remote commands. Have a good technician check into it if problem is evident that your set has simply stopped responding to remotes.
Brand codes for universal remotes are determined by the remote control manufacturer, so there's not really "a code for JVC" that anyone could tell you. You could try looking on the remote manufacturer's website to see if they have the information available. Or you could simply purchase another remote, and you'd have a fresh set of instructions.
Remote problem could arise from either tv or remote. First check your universal remote on some other tv and if it is okay your tv's infrared sensor has stopped working. You can get it from the local component shops, take the existing sensor with you. This problem could be from the micro processor in rare cases. Best of luck.