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Where is the remote sensor located on the Toshiba TN55X81 TV? (I need to locate for placement of IR transmitter.) Thanks!

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A neeto hack to do this is to use a electronic video camera (your phone works too) , just set camera to no back light or low light , and using your remote pointed at tv , view the tv thru the cameras view finder , ahhh there it is !!! it twinkles at you !!!

how this works is that electronic video cameras for low light can see wider spectrum of light than human eye they then interpret it and send it to the monitor or screen , and hey infrared remotes are "wide spectrum "

Posted on Dec 13, 2016

Testimonial: "Thanks for the cool hack ... but I tried this with my phone and nothing, (no twinkle). Will have to try something else or another electronic device."

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  • J.D. Browning
    J.D. Browning Dec 13, 2016

    did u press any key on the remote pointed at tv when looking at tv thru monitor ???

  • Mortimer Snerd
    Mortimer Snerd Dec 13, 2016

    Yes ... I tried several buttons. I recall trying this many years ago and I think I used an old VHS camcorder. Would that work?

  • J.D. Browning
    J.D. Browning Dec 13, 2016

    possibly ---me I use a camera that I also use for video conference calls , I use it every time I I have a suspect bad tv remote , tells me what key and whats wrong everytime !! also your not too far away when viewing this as your looking for reflections in tv face ,that's what twinkles !! id say not more then three feet distance!!

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