Your Phone Camera Can Tell About The Current Status Of The Remote Control

Look at the bulb on the remote control through your camera.

Your Phone Camera Can Tell About The Current Status Of The Remote Control
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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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1. Gather all the remotes that you think aren't working.

1. Gather all the remotes that you think aren't working.

Alongwith that, arrange a digital camera or a cell phone with a camera.

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2. Turn on the respective camera.

2. Turn on the respective camera.
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All you have to do is look into the camera while performing the process.

3. Although, there is no need to turn the lights off.

3. Although, there is no need to turn the lights off.
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Rest, it might be easier to detect the infrared rays in dark.

4. Point the remote towards the lens of the camera.

4. Point the remote towards the lens of the camera.
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In the same way in which you point out the remote towards the camera.

5. Press any button on the remote.

5. Press any button on the remote.
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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.

6. If you see a blueish light, that means the infrared signal is working properly.

6. If you see a blueish light, that means the infrared signal is working properly.

And there might be a problem with the direct connection.

This is an easy trick to find out whether your remote is dying or dead.

This is an easy trick to find out whether your remote is dying or dead.
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If there is a dim light, then the battery must be weak, and if there is no emission of light, then your remote control is dead.

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