How to check your remote signal
How to Test your Remote Control Video
What you need:
Steps to TEST your remote control:
2. Point the eye of the remote towards the lens of the camera (shown to the right)
3. Press each button you want to test on the remote while viewing the eye of the remote on the screen of the digital camera
While looking at the camera screen you will see the remote (similar to picture below).If working then you will see a flickering light coming from remote (right image) when a button is pressed (not all buttons will work, see
Buttons that will not work on any remote control:
If the remote control WORKS you will see a flickering or steady light coming from the eye of the remote through the camera screen.
If some of the buttons do not work, than your remote may also work for a DVD/VCR/Cable/Aux/etc, if so than you will have to click the DVD/VCR/Cable/AUX/etc button (This tells the remote that you are switching to this device and the remote will then allow a signal for the features of that device to transmit) and then some of the buttons that didn't work, may now work.
If the remote PARTIALLY WORKS than you will see a light with only some of the buttons being pressed. Or you will not see a light until you press a button hard enough; this is do to the wearing of the remote keys. This problem is easily fixed either by sending the remote to us for repair (Click here for more Information), or Repair the remote yourself by ordering our Key-Pad-R
epair Kit with simple, step-by-step instructions. (Click Here for more information about the Key-pad-Repair Kit)
Most common buttons to not work do to the wearing of them:
If the remote DOES NOT WORK you will not see a light for any of the buttons pressed. We can help you with this, there are a few options that we offer: