A simple test to know Air Conditioner remote working or not, 99% problems of remote comes through remote sensor and battery errors. A simple test with your smart phone camera will identifies the the Air Conditioner remote working or not. First check the Air Conditioner remote with help of your smart phone. follow the Simple test like below video to check AC remote working or not.
Simple test to check AC remote:
Like above video, phone camera catches the flash appears(infrared light) in remote sensor 90% indicates remote infrared diode working properly. No flash in sensor means need to investigate more on remote battery panel.
Note: 1. Remote display showing digits, but not signal from infrared light means infrared diode problem. Replacement of infrared diode is the solution mostly.
2. No display, but flash appears infrared diode means it is remote display board problem. If both accord buy new one is the best solution.
Dead batteries or rusted battery panel
Irregular function of AC remote is due to many causes like dried button pad low battery and remote board problems. Some times dead batteries or rusted battery panel is also cause to remote not working.
if both conditions you not find solution, you to to contact company service station for more assistance.
Basic function of Air Conditioner remote
From a Air Conditioner remote what you expect?
1. On/off function of unit: by press this button, the AC unit will be turned on, press it another time, the AC unit will be turned off.
2. Mode: Auto, Cool, Dry, Fan, Heat mode can be selected functions.
3. Temperature up and down button
4. fan speed control to select Auto, Low, Middle, High speed of indoor fan.
5. swing blade controls to set up swing angle
6. on/off timer
7. child lock
8. Turbo cool
Now a days new AC remotes have Back-lighting Function and sleep buttons also. Some Ac manufactures providing Clean and Reset button on remote. AC remote Reset button some times placed on battery panel area. Flip covered remote give more protection than others to avoid accidental touche. Radium buttons on AC remote helps us in finding it in dark. AC remote used to operate the AC unit from a distance. Remote control is a convenience feature for the user. Now Remote control has advanced in include Bluetooth connectivity, motion sensor.