misI finally decided to try "it". Oh, and I am confused about the backwards emitter. I don't know how long a 3.5mm cable the IR repeater will work with or the Hub. Also tried unplugging TV and plugging it back. So all my connections are working fine. My IR Camera, and Windows Hello, also some time stopped working over the past few days. The sumptom was the TV would respond intermittently to IR commands from my Cable and harmony remotes but would work ok using the TV remote which was paired to the TV using Bluetooth (not IR). I tried Dell's suggestion above, downloaded the driver and installed, but the installation failed. Tried removing batteries, replacing batteries etc. IR signals will bounce off of cabinet doors and walls, but will not pass through them. 0 - Collapse - forgot to mention by FloridaLiving Feb 5, 2011 4:37AM PST. Remote (Basic IR) suddenly stopped working. I can see the IR light coming from the remote. Place an IR mini blaster next to other devices, that use IR so that they can be controlled as well. You can't be sure your entire IR system is working until you find the IR receiver, so you can't start by finding the IR receiver with the system. BTW, do not use the setup disc that came with your glasses. Most digital cameras and nowadays smartphones are able to see and show IR light If emitter is dim / not working, go on to IR parts replacement. Even though the repeater system is flashing i think it needs to be replaced. Both the TV & cable box are running now. Then I take the one I intend for the @TV which isn't running it, and put it on the DVD player, and it works. Since driver version 275, the emitter and stereo drivers are included with each new driver version and must match. So you can not use any of the old emitter drivers with any of the newer drivers. Hello again, TSOP4838 doesn't work with the IR led (emitter) that I initially planned, good thing my buddy has a photodiode receiver, the code works I can now detect if the object is near or not. Make sure that your motherboard drivers are updated also, especially the USB drivers. I connected my MonoPrice IR Repeater using a 3.5mm Female to 2.5mm male to the Harmony Hub & from the Hub to my TV & cable box with a 3.5mm 2 lead stereo emitter. I find the sensor with the factory remote, not an IR emitter, to be sure that none of your IR system and its possible problems can confuse things. New TCL Roku TV ( 2-3 weeks old). That tells me an external IR emitter would work too if one had one. How to Fix Any NOT WORKING Infrared Remote Control: Have you ever encounter you grab your remote control and turn your appliances on and it doesn't work you think it's just a Low Battery situation that it could be FIX, But when you change it it doesn't work at all and you give up you just toss your r… Thank you for the help guys , perhaps I'll work on the TSOP4838 during the holidays. Windows device manager showed only a generic webcam under imaging systems. To test the emitter, connect power and look at the emitter with a digital camera or a smartphone to see if the emitter is working / dim. You have to use the factory remote. There is nothing blocking the path to the TV. We know that the IR repeater system still does not work when the TV is off so that rules out the LCD. Well what is odd is that I've tried the emitter that runs the DVD with not problems on the @TV, and it won't work. I believe the IR Receiver is at the bottom of the TCL logo. 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