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My remote control does not work

The original remote control that comes with the television stopped working. Originally I thought new batteries would be a solution, but that didnt work. I figure the remote was broken, so I purchased a brand new remote (not universal) and new remote still does not work. Is there something wrong with the TV, is it not recieving the signals from the remote? please help...thanks for your time.

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  • dave670 Apr 26, 2008

    replaced the batteries and tried a universal remote , still no signal

  • dlewis114 Jan 29, 2009

    Hi I am having the same problem. Before I found this website I thought it might be the IR sensor. Do you know what the operating voltage and frequency is of the sensor? If I'm reading it correctly it is 37kHz.
    I would apreceate any info you could offer on the subject.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    my remote for my Hikona tvd5001 has been broken beyond repair. I need a new remote to be able to control my programs etc



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You could have a defective IR sensor in the tv set that sends the infared signal to the MIcroprocessor IC. These are something you cant just replace, as it needs to be trouble shot with a scope to see if theres a data signal comming out of the sensor and if there is it could be a bad solder connection somewhere between the sensor plug to the Main IC. Also could be the B+ that supplys voltage to the sensor. Unless you have had electronic repoair experience, You should have a pro assist you with this repair. Sorry I couldnt assist you more with this . Good Luck

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