Sony trinitron tv remote messes with ihome?
When I hit either the channel buttons or the power button on my remote control for my Sony Trinitron tv (which is about 6 years old), my IHome alarm clock 'sleep function' actuates. So, everytime I change the channel on my tv, my IHome thinks it needs to turn on the radio for whichever increment of time I "choose" on the remote. To try to have this make more sense.; I hit the power button, Ihome goes to sleep mode '120 minutes. Start surfing the channels and It keeps doinng this in the same increments you would choose if you kept hitting the sleep button. 90, 30, 15 etc. My IHome doesn't even have a remote control option!!
- savagenarceLv 61 decade agoFavorite Answer
Most Ihome devices have a remote control capability, even if your unit did not come with a remote. Evidently your TV and your iHome use the same codes for some functions.
Most TV remotes (including my old Sony Trinitron) use infra-red (IR) pulses to communicate. IR is a "line-of-sight" system, so moving either the TV or the iHome to a different part of the room should solve your problem.
- lapariLv 43 years ago
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