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Hi,


I am having the weirdest issue with my LED tv and was wondering if I could get some help before asking support through Samsung (in case it's something obvious that I am missing)...


Basically the TV turns itself on some time after being turned off. It doesn't happen after a certain period of time, and I have only seen it happen once (the other times happened overnight).


I have a ps3, appletv 2 and a Samsung HT-C5500 bluray player connected to the TV and I have tried disabling each one to see if it was triggered by any, but it keeps turning on.


The TV is also connected to the internet using a wired connection.


THis really sucks - sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night because I forgot to pull the plug, or go out for the weekend to come back and find it one.



Do you have any idea on why this happens?


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If the TV uses an IR remote you could have a stray IR signal from a failing fluorescent bulb or other IR source. Try covering the IR signal receiver in the bezel of the TV with a piece of card stock or opaque tape to verify that it is a problem within the TV and not from another souce in the room the TV is in.
 

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Originally Posted by walford  /t/1462007/samsung-led-tv-ue46c6530-issue-turns-on-by-itself#post_23050053


If the TV uses an IR remote you could have a stray IR signal from a failing fluorescent bulb or other IR source. Try covering the IR signal receiver in the bezel of the TV with a piece of card stock or opaque tape to verify that it is a problem within the TV and not from another souce in the room the TV is in.

Hi, thanks for the reply.


I took a long time to reply because it's not very easy to verify what's wrong. I took your recommendation and the most likely culprit I found is the tv remote. If I leave it pointing at the TV overnight there's a good probability the TV will turn on.


Is this reasonable? If so, I guess I should RMA the remote right? Also, is there a way to prove that the IR remote is failing (for RMA proof)?


thanks
 
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