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Remote control problem (Model VR615 5.1)

After running my reciever for some period of time the remote will suddenly refuse to work. This is not only the receiver remote but also the TV remote which is set up to work with the receiver. None of the functions will operate. This could continue for some period of time and then for no specific reason it will start to work again. During these periods all the functions available on the unit it'self are fine. The unit is situated in a well ventilated area and does not feel to be overly hot. The sound volumes being generated are not exceptionally high.

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Your problem could be as simple as a cold solder connection on or between the remote "eye" sensor and the microprocessor. it also could be an intermittant Eye sensor assy. The real only way to trouble shoot this problem would be with an osilliscope. You would monitor the waveform comming out of the sensor while its working and see whats it looks like when its not working. if its good all the time comming out of the sensor , then its a rare thing but could be an intermittant microprocessor as well/ if your not a tech theres wreally no other way i can assist you in this repair as its a waveform kinda thing. call the manufacturer in your owners manual, Or try this # 1-800-KENWOOD Good Luck

Posted on Jun 08, 2006


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