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03-19-06, 07:12 PM
I broke the remote to the TV in my bedroom now I can't change to video mode to wtach DVDs

it's a cheap Emerson TV
any ideas how to do this withotu gettign the remote repalced, thewre's not a button on the TV to change the mode

03-19-06, 08:08 PM
You know, there was one odd instance to which I was plugging A/V Cables in the back of my old JVC Television, one time I insterted them a bit too hard and the Input of the television changed from Video 1 to Video 2... Maybe you could try that? Seems like a ghetto way. But hey...

03-19-06, 08:18 PM
try channel 00. that used to put my old rca into video mode

Josh Z
03-19-06, 10:15 PM
You could pick up a universal remote that has Emerson codes programmed in it.

03-19-06, 11:37 PM
You don't have a VCR, DVD player, receiver, DVR, etc remote anywhere in the house that can also be used to control a TV? Even my 10 year old mono VCR has a remote that can control my TV.

DVD Josh
03-20-06, 05:58 AM
Try hitting both volume up and volume down at the same time.

Oh, and target has universals starting at $7. Just pick one up.

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