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PV500 Remote not responsive?

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs Forum' started by CopperCircle, Jul 31, 2005.

  1. CopperCircle

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    Hi, I have just got my TH-37PV500B and im very happy with it, apart from the remote which only seems to work when I point it directly at the sensor on the front of the set. I have tried different batteries but it's the same.
    Does anyone else have this problem?

    Thanks.
     
  2. GalacticaActual

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    Not had this problem with my Viera pe30, but make sure that the batteries are in nice and tight. Also I belive the remote has a switch which will make it control a dvd player or VCR. make sure the remote is switched to the TV position. Other than that most remotes do have to be pointing in the direction that the TV/DVD player is to work although they will normally work if pointed at an angle to the device that you are trying to work.

    Dave.
     
  3. TonyA

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    Hi - I noticed this too. You only have to point it slightly away from the set for the remote not to work.

    Its down to the remote Infra-Red transmitter imho, as I've tried it with the Harmony 885 (programmable Remote), and it makes the tv work even when pointing at the ceiling (don't ask!).
     
  4. Kaminsky

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    Yep, me too..no big deal.
     

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