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Post 1 made on Thursday September 28, 2017 at 00:32
Junior Member
September 2017
2004 Panasonic viera tv remote can't use it for anything other than turning it on and off ..everything else is locked...when I turn tv on its just black screen.. menu volume channel can't get anything else to work on the remote...
Post 2 made on Thursday September 28, 2017 at 04:39
RC Moderator
August 2001
A few questions...

You mention 2004 Panasonic Viera TV remote, so one presumes the TV to be a Panasonic. Is this correct?

If so, what is the model number of the TV?

Is the remote the one originally supplied with the set?

And finally, are you able to upload an image of the remote?
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Post 3 made on Monday October 2, 2017 at 14:05
Select Member
May 2003
Is this a recent development? Have you rebooted the TV (remove power for about 30 seconds)? Do buttons on the TV work? Are you sure that the input device is connected and sending a signal?
Post 4 made on Saturday October 21, 2017 at 14:25
Junior Member
October 2017
Did you visit the Panasonic sales center? I think you have to contact them first.
Post 5 made on Tuesday December 5, 2017 at 18:41
Ernie Gilman
Yes, That Ernie!
December 2001
On October 21, 2017 at 14:25, ANRUSSL007 said...
Did you visit the Panasonic sales center? I think you have to contact them first.

People here will probably have answers faster than the time you'd be on hold with Panasonic.

In addition to the questions asked above, was anybody fooling around with the remote when the TV stopped working? See, at this point it doesn't look like a bad remote, it looks like a TV in a service mode.
A good answer is easier with a clear question giving the make and model of everything.
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