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Remote control problem

Posted by criticalmass (My Page) on
Mon, Dec 31, 07 at 10:23

I don't think there's any easy solution to this problem, but I just thought I'd ask in case someone had this problem before.

I just bought a decent home theater system from my friend, with all the bells and whistles (RCA RT2600) and the problem is this...

When I turn my RCA television on, the stereo turns on... the volume is also controlled by the TV remote. However, I cannot get the amplifier to turn OFF. it will turn ON with the remote, but not OFF.

So essentially, I sit down, pop the TV on, hit POWER. The TV and the stereo go on. I have to get up to turn the amplifier off. This defeats the purpose of using remotes at all!

The way I see it, the only solutions are to get rid of the stereo, get a new TV, or cover up the remote sensor on the amplifier, and just control it manually. Any other ideas? Thanks!

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RE: Remote control problem

Could you relocate the amplifier so that it won't be in the line of sight with the TV when using the remote? Just a thought from one that lives with remote horrors of his own...

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