The first remote control was not wireless, and was connected to the television by a wire. Often times, both brand name and universal remotes need a code to connect and be programmed to the device. The “Flashmatic” remote produced in 1955 was a quick-fix for the dislike of the cable associated with previous remotes, but could be offset by sunlight or lamps causing the device to receive false signals. Many modern televisions do not have buttons on the television that navigate the controls anymore, and cannot even be turned on without the remote control. To determine what kind of remote you need to replace a lost or broken remote, you must find the model number on the back of the corresponding device. In most cases, a serial number will not suffice. This infographic has been brought to you by 1800Remotes. Original Replacement Remote Controls. All Brands…All Models…All The Time.
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