Your TV-B-Gone® remote has one switch, and it can turn TVs either off or on. Once your TV-B-Gone® is activated, it will start the sequence of codes being emitted. For original models of TV-B-Gone® remotes (without Instant Reactivation Feature), this lasts 69 seconds even if you push the button again. […]
Some models of televisions will respond to more than one code that is emitted. In that case, when your TV turns off, immediately cover the clear plastic emitter with your thumb or turn the TV-B-Gone® quickly away from the TV so that it won’t receive any other codes.
While TV-B-Gone® universal remote controls are built to work with virtually all TVs, there are some codes that we don’t have programmed in because they were unavailable. Also, as we mentioned above, we couldn’t get to every country and there might be some countries that have TVs with unique or […]
The maximum distance that TVs will respond is 20–50 feet (6–15 meters), depending on the make and model of the TV, and depending on the angle at which you face the TV. The more directly you face the TV, the farther away it works.
Because your TV-B-Gone® remote control works by infra-red light (IR), it won’t go through ceilings, walls or some glass. It also has to be aimed within 30 degrees at the remote control receptor on the front of the TV, and so you must be able to face the TV or […]
Actually, the clear plastic emitter on the front of the TV-B-Gone® universal remote control is not supposed to light up – at least not with visible light. The remote control works by emitting infra-red (IR) light, which is invisible to the naked eye. All current models of TV-B-Gone® come with […]