Panasonic TV remote control

  Peter J 12:01 18 Apr 2009

We have two Panasonic TV's, in separate rooms divided by a glass door.
However the remote control IR signal from one RC sometimes strays, and changes channel etc. on the other TV.
Is there a way to change the remote control frequency on one set, so that it does not interfere with the other one.
Thanks so much for any advice.

  eedcam 12:25 18 Apr 2009

Dont think so but you should be able to shield the receptor on either or both sets bit fiddly I'm afraid

  Diemmess 12:45 18 Apr 2009

The remotes are interchangable so since they work by infra red and the sets may be physically fairly close, you need to stop IR signals bouncing off light walls and other reflecting surfaces.

One crude way would be to find out where the recepter is on the front of each set.
Partialy mask it with a taped-on card tube like a shortish piece of bog roll or something smaller and more elegant!
This would shield it from all but a directly pointed signal

  Technotiger 12:50 18 Apr 2009

Not a member of the Blue Peter team by any chance :-))

  Diemmess 14:15 18 Apr 2009

I'm flattered!

  eedcam 15:27 18 Apr 2009

I expect he got expelled for copying other peoples suggestions Ha!

  laurie53 19:45 18 Apr 2009

Have the same problem, except that the stray signals operate my wife's stairlift!

Luckily there is a built in movement delay on it and the remote is rarely pressed for long enough to actually move it.

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