Sony forum: LCD TV interference with satellite IR remote

by: BrienCharles September 28, 2009 12:25 PM PDT

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LCD TV interference with satellite IR remote

by BrienCharles - 9/28/09 12:25 PM

Just bought a new 46' Sony LCD TV. Now I can't control the receiver due to IR interference. I have since discovered that this seems to be a common issue with LCD TV with the back lighting generating considerable IR (as verified with my Sony video camera). Turn the TV off, and the remote works fine. Turn TV on, and it takes over an hour for the TV's IR to die down enough for the remote to work. One would think that these two interdependent systems could work and play well together. Solutions anyone?

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