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IN Science & Technology ON 05 Oct, 2016
Today almost all the households might be having some or the other electronic systems that work with the remote controls. May it be the television or the air conditioners.
We all use remotes in our daily life and we use them extensively. But sometimes they suddenly stop working. What might be the reason... obviously the basic logic everybody applies is that the battery must have become weak.
Most remote controls use infrared light to transmit the signal, which human eye cannot see but a camera can. So, come on, let's find out how to detect whether your remote is still giving a signal or not.
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Alongwith that, arrange a digital camera or a cell phone with a camera.
All you have to do is look into the camera while performing the process.
Rest, it might be easier to detect the infrared rays in dark.
In the same way in which you point out the remote towards the camera.
Hold the button for a few seconds while you view it in the camera. To be on a safer side, always try it with the power button as some buttons might not transmit the signals.
And there might be a problem with the direct connection.