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I have a Pioneer SH-DT510 HD set top box, the remote control has decided it will only work from about 2 feet away. I have changed the batteries in the remote with no luck, do you think its the remote or the receiver in the box, is there anyway of testing it, I don't want to get new remote if its the receiver thats stuffed. Thanks Steve

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Not sure if you found the problem for this, but I had the same problem and couldn't find any reference to this except your question so thought I would put up an answer in case it can help you or anyone else.

Aparently, Alba have got hold of the codes that Toshiba use for their remote controls, so if you have a Toshiba telly an Alba product like this won't work. The only solution being to return it and get a different make.

I returned mine twice for a straight exchange thinking it was just a manufacture fault before I found this out. I then exchanged it for a Bush set top box - only a fiver more - and it now works PERFECT!

I hope this helps some.


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