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VISIO M470SL remote does not work. The remote is OK. Is it the IR sensor or the main board that needs to be replaced? VISIO M470SL remote does not work. The

The buttons on the side work(volume,channel,etc) but the remote does not. The remote has been checked. It works.

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If the standby light is ON at the front panel; when you power ON the set, and if the remote control is found OK too; the remote control sensor inside the TV is defective. Before doing anything, try by reset the set once.
There are two types of reset to TVs. The first is simple to do; a Hard Reset. The other is somewhat skilled; is a Factory Reset (System Reset). To make it a hard reset, just unplug the TV from AC mains wall socket, and re-plug it back after 15 minutes or so. If you do this by overnight; will be better. This procedure will make it a hard reset. If you want to make it a system reset [Factory Reset]; you have to enter its service mode option, and select the factory reset option. If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Pull up older posts. Surf the site with patience.
Service mode entry, adjust and exit procedure to many popular brand TVs are given. Never forget to exit the service mode, after all adjustments have been done.

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SOURCE: hi, remote not working and unable to change

if your remote is for cable, then you have to push the cable button, then change channels. volume will work only on tv mode.

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SOURCE: Insignia NS-PDP50 Plasma TV - Remote Sensor failure

Change batteries.Reboot everythings.Tv unplug,replug couple mins later.Ur Directv box,push off/on for new update software.After that sould work.Rate me after u done this.

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SOURCE: Philips 47PFL3603D LCD TV -

There could be many reasons like IR pins not soldered properly, it is not getting +B supply or IR output signal is blocked, buffer transistor on same board is bad etc etc
Replacement IR Board is available for $6 at so I would suggest to replace complete board instead of IR Sensor.
Hope these info will help you.

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SOURCE: I have a Sony Bravia

Welcome to the world of Sony **** Bravia and their **** customer service. You will find this is a HEAVILY reported problem and Sony will gladly ignore it and expect you to cough up $200 to trade out a 2 year old TV. Yes, it is the IR board. Yes, I will never buy another anything Sony.

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SOURCE: visio remote sensor does not respond

You may not have set the remot to TV with its set up code. If you have did it, and still there is no response by the TV to remote control, the remote sensor inside the tV is faulty. This is a three terminal component, can be located behind the remote sensor window at it front panel. you have to open the TV to access this component. Will look brownish black in color, and can be easly replaced. The component can be bought from most of the elctronic spare part selling shops at your town. The images of some types are given here.

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