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I have a Sanyo tv and lost the remote. the tv is stuck in video

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I have a Sanyo tv and lost the remote. the tv is stuck in video mode. I have a philips universal remote and seem to have the right code but nothing happens when I press input
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Martin replied 7 years ago.
HelloCustomer welcome to Just Answer.

I have seen that many times with universal remote and Sanyo TV. Often universal remote will just implement a few button on some model. What you can try is when you do a code search, continue even after finding a code that work. You may have found what in math is called a local minimum, a solution that is not the optimal one. Another code might also work and have more supported buttons.

If it still fail, you can still buy another original remote: