Question about Samsung HP-R5072 50 in. Plasma HDTV
Since any remote system uses two ends, a transmitter and the receiver inside the set itself, the failure could be in either part.
If you have a digital camera or camcorder, turn it on so you can watch the LCD display and aim your remote at the lens of it and press and hold a button that should be working.
The infrared can be seen as visible light on the display since the camera's element can 'see' the IR.
If no button causes the remote to send code, then the remote is bad and will need replacement.
A good source (not cheap) is:
Even if costly, it will be less than replacing the internal receiver in your set.
Posted on Dec 30, 2010
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