Is Samsung remote IR or RF?

Since the Samsung One Remote doesn't output infrared (IR) signals by default, you'll need to change some settings on your Samsung TV before you can use the remote with your Sonos home theater product.
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Is Samsung remote RF?

During the CES 2022, Samsung announced the use of radio frequency (RF) harvesting technology to keep your TV Eco Remote perpetually at full charge. Using radio wave harvesting tech, the Samsung TV Remote can pull a small amount of power from the surrounding RF waves in the environment.
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How do I know if my remote is RF or IR?

If you are able to see a light coming from the front of the remote, you have an IR remote. If you do not see a light, you have an RF remote.
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Do Samsung TVs use IR?

NOTE: In Samsung Smart TV's of F series 6/7/8/9 models Universal Remote Setup can be established by using an IR extender cable and Smart Touch control.
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Is Samsung remote infrared?

Since the Samsung One Remote doesn't output infrared (IR) signals by default, you'll need to change some settings on your Samsung TV before you can use the remote with your Sonos Playbar or Playbase.
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Where is the IR sensor on my Samsung TV?

On most Samsung TVs the infrared sensor is on the lower right-hand side of the screen or the lower middle. Make sure that there are no objects in front of these areas of your TV.
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What is IR out on Samsung TV?

Samsung's Infrared Extender cable is a little device that lets the Smart Touch Remote communicate with your cable box or other AV devices. In other words, you will be able to turn the cable box on and change channels with the Smart Touch Remote without using your cable remote. (IR Extender Cable)
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How do I pair my Samsung remote to my TV?

On most Samsung TVs, the remote control sensor is located on the lower right hand side of the TV. If not, it is directly in the bottom center. Next, press and hold the Return and Play/Pause buttons simultaneously for at least 3 seconds. Your TV will begin syncing with the Smart Remote.
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Do smart TVs use infrared?

How it works with a cable box. To communicate with a cable box, an IR blaster must align to the same infrared frequency. Luckily, this is done automatically during the setup process of capable smart TVs.
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How do I know if my remote is IR?

Look at the viewfinder or screen of your camera/camcorder or smartphone. If you see a light in the viewfinder or screen of your camera/camcorder or smartphone when pressing a button on your remote control, the remote is sending an IR signal as it should.
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Are most remotes IR or RF?

An infrared (IR) remote control is the most commonly used type used by many consumer electronics.
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Are TV remotes RF?

Radio-frequency (RF) remote controls are very common. Garage-door openers, car-alarm fobs and radio-controlled toys have always used radio remotes, and the technology is starting to show up in other applications, too.
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What is a Samsung Smart remote?

The idea behind Smart Control is simple: to be the only remote anyone would need to watch content in the home. “The Samsung Smart Control remote serves as a single control unit for nearly all devices connected to a Samsung Smart TV, eliminating the need for multiple remote controls,” Samsung said in a statement Monday.
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Can I use my Samsung remote to control my cable box?

The Samsung smart TV's remote can work as an all-purpose remote and control the smart TV and your cable box.
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How do I know if my cable box is set to receive IR signals?

Check if the remote is sending an IR signal.

Point the remote at the camera, and then press and hold the Power button on the remote. As you hold the button down, look at the camera's screen. If the remote is sending an IR signal, you will see a colored light coming from the remote control.
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Do all Samsung TVs use the same remote?

Are All Samsung TV Remotes Compatible and Interchangeable? Your included remote is not interchangeable with other Samsung remotes and it is not compatible with any other Samsung TV models. The remote that comes with your Samsung TV is specifically designed to work with your exclusive model number.
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What are the remote codes for a Samsung TV?

One-For-All remote codes
  • 0587.
  • 0060.
  • 0019.
  • 0056.
  • 0093.
  • 0030.
  • 0178.
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What are IR devices?

Some Android devices have a built-in IR transceiver. This means that they can send and receive IR signals (the same thing used by your typical TV remote control). This makes it possible to control TVs, steros, and other equipment with Unified Remote. Only certain Android devices are supported for IR.
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How do I switch from RF to RC spectrum?

To pair your remote and receiver using radio frequency:
  1. Press MENU on the remote.
  2. Select SETTINGS & SUPPORT from the left menu shown on your TV.
  3. Select SUPPORT from the left menu.
  4. Select REMOTE CONTROL from the center tiles.
  5. Select RF PAIR NEW REMOTE from the center tiles and follow the on-screen instructions.
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What is an IR port?

Infrared Remote - A device used to operate audio and video equipment within a room using wireless transmission in the infrared (IR) range. Such devices require line of sight from the remote to the receiving device over a maximum distance of about 25 feet.
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Where is the IR sensor on a TV?

On many televisions, the Infrared (IR) remote control sensor is located on the bottom of the of the TV underneath the screen. Although the sensor is normally on the bottom center, consult the instruction manual of the television for specific information.
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How do I test my IR sensor on my TV?

Press and hold one of the buttons on the remote control. Look at the viewfinder or LCD screen. If the remote control sends a signal, you should see a light in the viewfinder or cellphone screen when you press buttons on the remote control.
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Why is my TV not responding to my remote?

A remote control that will not respond or control your TV usually means low batteries. Make sure you are pointing the remote at the TV. There also may be something interfering with the signal such as other electronics, certain types of lighting, or something blocking the TV remote sensor.
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