Why wont video sender work?

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  1. SeanMc172

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    Just bought a video sender,
    Plugged receiver in tv in bedroom via the supplied scart,
    Plugged transmitter in to vcr slot on sky box,

    Switched both on at mains and nothing got this little infra red thing it came with it's plugged in but dont seem to be doing anything.
    Cant get any tv signal in other room.

    Both are set to same channels and tried all different channels but no luck.

    Any help would be great
     
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    May be an idea to tell members which make and model video sender you have :)

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    A process of elimination......

    Take the bedroom TV ino the lounge close to the base unit and see if you get a picture.
     
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    Obviously ensure that both transmitting (TX) and receiving (RX) units are on the same channel, which I know you have already thought of. If the Video sender (TX) unit has multiple SCART sockets ensure that the correct one is selected. There are little switches on my video sender in addition to the channel selector switch. The IR remote extender wire on the TX unit should be plugged in and the little IR receiver placed as close to the sky receiver (near where the lamp is that lights up every time a remote command is received).

    If you are getting absolutely nothing at the other end, it could be that the TX unit is getting no input, so maybe try another source e.g. DVD player, games console and so on. You might find you have to turn your ADSL (broadband) router off when you want to watch the video sender but the interference wouldn't 'blat' out the whole signal.

    How far apart are the units? Obviously the signal is also affected by brick walls. In most modern cardboard houses, there shouldn't be a problem though!
     

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