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Remote won't work

I read a previous question where it was suggested to use a cell phone camera to test the beam on the TV remote sensor. How is that done? What if the TV sensor is not working? We've tried several replacement remotes as well as changing the batteries in our original; nothing works. Thanks.

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  • grayhulk12 Feb 11, 2008

    I'm having the same problem with my MV19N2 combo. Has there been problems with the remote sensor in this model? I have bought many remotes nothing works used all the codes. Is there a specific code for this model we can put into a universal remote so the TV/VCR will work.I really don't care if the VCR work just so I can access the volume control.My remote Model number is VC-N2S it's light grey in color if that helps

    Thank You

  • Chris Iernea Aug 19, 2008

    Tried new remote original directly from Toshiba and that didn't work either. Opened up the TV to find the sensor, but it's solder on. Seems to be okay, and not loose. Not sure where I can get a replacement part (sensor reader off the TV board)? Or should I open up the remote? The remote doesn't have any flashing red flashes, but neither did the new one I got from Toshiba... Any idea?

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You can build a ir sensore box find parts at radioshack or you could open your remote clean contacs with mild soap and water nothing else and do not use any thing that may scratch then check to see if your (leds) light emiting diodes are broken of the pc board

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