a while back I bought a big screen TV off of a local bulletin board.
The price was right, the picture is good enough, although it's not HD it
is perfectly serviceable for my TV-watching needs. The seller had lost
the remote, however. No big deal, I figured, I'll pick up a
replacement, or find one off eBay.
Little did I know... this apparently was a high end Sony TV when new and
the remote is a monster... still didn't really need it because I was
able to program the remote for my cable box to control basic functions.
I kept an eye out for one though just because I like having all the
original stuff, and also I wanted to be able to access the TV's menus
from my couch, so it didn't take two people to adjust color,
convergence, etc. from a viewing position.
I finally found one on eBay and it arrived today. It works perfectly
EXCEPT for the little rocker switch that lets you scroll/select menus.
This model (RM-Y114A) has apparently been discontinued by Sony and none
of the people who sell replacement remotes have it, they are all
substituting a generic replacement, except for one company who lists it,
cheerfully took my money a month and a half ago, and have yet to ship me
So the question is, does anyone offer a repair service for remote
controls? Or, barring that, does anyone happen to have any clues as to
how to take this thing apart so that I could troubleshoot the rocker
switch? There's only two screws evident and the thing seems to be
pretty monolithic, even with the screws removed.
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