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Samsung remote turning different tv off

I have a tv in the bedroom and when I turn it off via the remote it turns on a tv in another room.

While I can change channels, go from usb to dvd and back to tv it only turns on the tv in the other room when I turn the tv off in the bedroom

Any suggestions?

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Clarification Request
Re: Remote

I apologize for the inconvenience. I just have a few questions:

What Television models do you have?

Also what type of remote do you have?

How close are the rooms?

-- HD Tech

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In answer to your questions Samsung tech

Bedroom tv is Model UA32EH45700M
Lounge tv is UA60ES8000M

The rooms back onto each other (by pointing the bedroom remote I am pointing the remote directly onto the other tv in the other room through the wall)

As I said it has been fine for 2 years and this has been happening in the past 3 weeks

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Answer
Sadly that's typical of how remotes work today.

Many, some 99% use an IR signal that bounces around and given the "code" is the same across many models, this happens.

There are ways to mitigate it such as product location and trying a smart phone control but sadly it's deeply entrenched into today's hardware.

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Confused

It's only just started happening in the last 3 weeks though. It's been fine for 2 years.

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All it takes is

For the IR signal to bounce around and find a way to the next TV. And new batteries could be in play too. New batteries = better signal.

There's not much new I can add to this old issue. It's been kicking around for about as long as remote TV controls have been around. Workarounds have been to think about how it all works then see if we can move things around to help it work.

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