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Is there a sensitivity control on the remote sensor that I can check in a hidden menu anywhere, or if anyone has any other suggestions on what could be the issue Below, we've marked where the IR windows are on these devices for easy installation. As it's a Thomson box, look for bulging capacitors in the power supply. All SKY receivers use the same type of IR codes, Phillips RC6A and should work with no problems but some SKY boxes seem to have very sensitive IR receivers that find http://vidivit.com/sky-remote/sky-remote-not-working-with-sky-hd-box.html

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Even the grey front facia strip leaks ir signal which enters the box and can intermittently hit the receiver. Electronics Specialist. Evvy View Public Profile Find More Posts by Evvy 16-03-2008, 11:07 #5 Sam Radford.

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Forum Member Join Date: Jan 2003 Location: N Yorks Posts: 13,712 As it's a Thomson box, look for bulging capacitors in the power supply. Sky Remote Not Working Have already cleared hard drive, turned on/off, forced download etc but at wits end now as I'm missing footie!! So the IR emitter from one IR passback system is pointed at the IR receiver of another and the IR code is repeated a second time to the IR emitter on If that fails to see if you sky remote is working right if you take one battery out of the back of the sky remote and face the red light on

Question Where is the remote sensor for the 250gb Sky+ HD box? How To Connect Sky Remote To Sky Box Our Sky+ HD box is one of the newer models made by Amstrad, and here's where the IR sensor is located on our box. Continue reading → Posted in Discontinued products, General articles, Help with IR (infra-red) control, Matrixes, Multiroom+ | Tagged IR Help, Multiroom+, SingleWire, Troubleshooting | Post navigation Search support… Search Categories App We have replacement receivers available that don’t suffer from this issue.

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Are you able to control box functions using the buttons on the box itself? weblink Circuit designer < Last | Next > http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/RA/ratonxi/2012-1-3_151146_1.64x64.png Eng. Hopefully someone will be able to help you out shortly. Evvy View Public Profile Find More Posts by Evvy 18-03-2008, 09:00 #11 sodafountain Forum Member Join Date: Mar 2005 Location: Wrexham Posts: 11,998 Quote: Originally Posted by Evvy Yep Sky Remote Control

Create one now!OR Login with Digital Spy account Sky+ Remote Sensor Problem Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... cir1 = 0x00ff9867 cir2 = 0x00ffd827 cir3 = 0x00ff8877 cir4 = 0x00ffa857 cir1 = 0x00ff807f cir2 = 0x00ff00ff cir3 = 0x00ff30cf cir4 = 0x00ff906f Posted in Help with IR (infra-red) Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website About Us We're in the UK, and we aim to provide jargon-free answers to common digital TV questions we're asked. http://vidivit.com/sky-remote/sky-hd-remote-not-working-sky-plus.html Thanks Keith it seems to be working now, my fault as I stupidly thought that the red LED on the SKY+ box was the actually receiver (should have known!).

Password Register FAQ Community Calendar Community Links Members List Reported PostsTop Posters Go to Page... Sky Remote Argos We do update our database regularly, so please check again at a later date.The volume buttons won't workTo control the volume on your TV with your Sky remote you’ll need to Sky+HD Box with me pointing to the IR sensor location How did we find it?

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Mine is actually just to the right of your blue X, you can see a slight darker spot just to the right of the buttons. By joining our Virgin Media community you will have full access to all discussions, be able to view and post threads, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload my sky remote will not turn sound up or down... Sky Remote Volume Not Working Either way, I think I will try and get a Pace box as I have had trouble with both Amstrad and Thomson now!

Phone Sky or just buy one off ebay, or would I be better getting one from a 'respectable retailer' other than Sky? If you have a different model of Sky box, and know where to find your sensor, please add the information as a comment below, to help the wider Sky community, and GP I couldn't be more satisfied! his comment is here With the signal weakened, and our strip of tin foil, we held down the "i" information button on the Sky remote and covered up parts of the front panel.