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Hi, I have a problem with my rca television model number RCAS01BA. My dauther has somehow put the child lock on without using the remote control as we had lost that a couple of months ago. (God bless the kids) I have a couple of question 1. is it possible to remove the child lock without the remote 2. do we need a remote if so what and where can i buy a replacment from. if you can help this would be great, cheers. Brett

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  • hanso_79 May 24, 2009

    the tv was turned off for 2 hours as required but now we can't turn tv back on. Power button comes on but nothing on the please

  • hanso_79 May 25, 2009

    I'm pretty sure its not the TV -since we don't have a remote - to turn the TV on we just push the channel button and it switches on. At the moment we push the channel button and nothing happens. There is no sound (the TV is not on) the on button QI is red and usually once we push the channel button or the volume button (or any button the TV) the QI button goes green and the TV turns on. But since we unplugged the TV for 2hrs (as per technican (voodoomox) we were talking to on Friday) - now we can't get the TV on.....please help!! Oh - we live in the country so we can't go and get a remote at the moment - please help!!!

  • hanso_79 May 25, 2009

    model no is RCAS01BA

  • hanso_79 May 25, 2009

    Sure - its a 60cm TV, has a flat screen and is about 4 years old - there are 7 buttons on the front and from left to right they are - Program -, Program +, Volume -, Volume +, Menu, AV and then the On/Off button. thank-you for your help - I am slowly going insane!!

  • hanso_79 May 25, 2009

    Sorry the model no is R29S01BA

  • hanso_79 May 26, 2009

    Thank-you for all your help - much appreciated!!



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Go into menu, select internet options and do a reset. Once you back out, the TV will shut off and the power light will come on then flash and will then come back on with the sound and picture. I have this same problem every time I unplug and plug the tv back on.

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You don't need the remote to unlock the TV. Any RCA universal remote will change channels etc if you want a remote.
Now from the manual: simultaneously hold down the menu/OK button and the Volume down button for 3 seconds. This resets the pasword and unlocks the TV. You can then enter the menus as usualI believe to control/clear parental settings etc.

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    Bruce Volkers May 24, 2009

    I was unable to find any other reference to the model number that you posted, so I can't be too specific. It seems that the "Parental lock" may be nothing more than a suspected coincidence. If the power light comes on as you say, and there's sound (that you haven't indicated) and the screen shows nothing, not even so much as a channel number, then there's a failure in the TV and it will need service.

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    Bruce Volkers May 25, 2009

    Can you re-check that model number for me?

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    Bruce Volkers May 25, 2009

    Thank you for confirming, but a google search for that number does not turn up any RCA TV's except for this thread. So i am still stuck giving nothing more than generalities. Can you tell me the screen size? about how old? How many buttons on the front and how are they identified? Maybe I can match it to something and figure out what this could be?

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    Bruce Volkers May 25, 2009

    Thank you for the correcting the model number. The TV is a CRT type and the problem you are complaining of stems from an internal failure of the power supply or high voltage system. I am afraid that no pressing of the buttons on the front nor a remote control will help. It is an issue that requires repair.

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    Bruce Volkers May 26, 2009

    You did try the On/Off button didn't you?



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