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Sony KP-53HS10 TV Infrared remote sensor problem

The original TV remote and Sony universal remote won't control TV anymore.

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  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2008

    Have original remote that came with projection tv. Approx. 10 yrs old. Have even tried a universal remote with no luck.

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    same prob

  • bionichicken Feb 18, 2009

    Sony 52" XBR rear projection teIevions that just developed a problem and I have two sony remotes and neither will work as of yesterday. Think the remote sensor on tv is out. Sony 52" XBR rear projection tv about 8-10 years old. Anyone having information on cost to fix or part needed please reply to Thanks

  • arzee1 Feb 21, 2009

    I still have the same issue and it is intermittent. Today it is not working and last week it was. Does anyone know where the remote sensor is located for the Sony KP-53HS10?

  • arzee1 Apr 05, 2009

    Unplugging the TV overnight helped for about a week. I think I'll try and replace the sensor. I checked Sony parts but could not find it. Can anyone point me in the direction?


  • arzee1 May 27, 2009


    BigMac posted the below comments in regards to an IR sensor issue I am having. I tried Sony but they will not sell me the part and neither will the authorized service center unless I bring the set in. Do you know where I can purchase this part, i have seached the internet but with no luck.

    "The remote IR Sensor is behind the Sony Logo on the front of the screen... Can be accessed thru the back but it's a real pain ... make surf you get the magic focus sensor back in the same place and angle They are in stock from Sony parts for around 30.00"


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Hey, I called the local Sony Authorized dealer/repair. He said the little microprocessor inside the sensor goes bezark once in awhile......soo.......unplug the TV from the wall when you go to bed and then plug it back in the next morning. It worked for me. The little gizmo resets itself.

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The remote IR Sensor is behind the Sony Logo on the front of the screen... Can be accessed thru the back but it's a real pain ... make surf you get the magic focus sensor back in the same place and angle They are in stock from Sony parts for around 30.00

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