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# 205868 30-Nov-2016 12:27
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Last night we were both sound asleep and the TV turned itself on.  No idea what time.

 

This is the second time it's happened.

 

It's brand new 32" Panasonic (D400).  The manual doesn't mention any sort of wake timer.

 

The TV is only connected to power and antenna.

 

I'm a bit mystified

 

Can anyone suggest why this is happening?





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  # 1680031 30-Nov-2016 12:32
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Got a cat? Stepping on the remote?

 

Have you had any power anomalies - a power cut, then the TV comes on when power is restored? Or, sometimes those CFL lightbulbs can play silly buggers with remote controlled things - you haven't replaced any bulbs near the TV recently?

 

Or, ghosts.


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  # 1680032 30-Nov-2016 12:33
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Do you have any other devices connected that are CEC capable? 

 

 

 

Also are you using any kind of remote extender?


 
 
 
 




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  # 1680038 30-Nov-2016 12:40
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No cat. 

 

No CEC compatible devices connected. No device connected at all.

 

No remote extender.

 

Light bulbs are halogen or LED, and they were all off.

 

Still mystified

 

 





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  # 1680058 30-Nov-2016 13:08
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I heard our old Panasonic Plasma make switching on sounds in the middle of the night once - Cant recall how I was even near it at the time. Turned out it was some sort of power management thing.

 

 

 

The Samsung TV in our bedroom switches itself on in the wee small hours - but keeps the picture and sound off - you can just see the bright power light come on. It does this for a minute or two - Apparently its checking for software/firmware updates.

 

If yours is switching on with sound/picture  etc randomly it sounds faulty - maybe worth calling the Panasonic support number?





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  # 1680062 30-Nov-2016 13:23
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These have a power button on the back. Could be cables jammed against it and pushing the buttons.

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  # 1680081 30-Nov-2016 13:41
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neighbors with same TV playing tricks

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  # 1680088 30-Nov-2016 13:55
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Go into settings and turn off Viera link.





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  # 1680105 30-Nov-2016 14:11
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The Machines are waking?








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  # 1680127 30-Nov-2016 15:02
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Linux: neighbors with same TV playing tricks

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There is actually a good chance the neighbours have a similar TV.  There are quiet a few furnished apartments on our floor.  But surely it wouldn't work through walls.





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  # 1680128 30-Nov-2016 15:03
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MikeB4:

 

Go into settings and turn off Viera link.

 

 

Thanks I'll try this.

 

Do you think it could be an issue even though there is nothing connected to it?





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  # 1680135 30-Nov-2016 15:36
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MikeAqua:

 

MikeB4:

 

Go into settings and turn off Viera link.

 

 

Thanks I'll try this.

 

Do you think it could be an issue even though there is nothing connected to it?

 

 

Vierra link is HDMI-CEC. There's no devices connected via HDMI so shouldn't be this.


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My Panasonic did this every night around the same time for a couple months (3am-ish), never solved it and it stopped doing it.

Happened in two different houses and not near neighbours in one of them so don't think that's the cause.

I thought it might be the Chromecast maybe waking it up via cec, but I never turned that functionoff and it stopped doing being a problem eventually.

Good luck

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  # 1680186 30-Nov-2016 16:56
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Check the menus anything about checking for updates or updating channel lists, could be trying to auto retune or similar?


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  # 1680190 30-Nov-2016 17:09
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put a CCTV





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  # 1681729 3-Dec-2016 14:24
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Had a samsung plasma that did this... drove me nuts. Lucky the only input we had into it was foxtel and that stayed off so there was no sound, just a blank screen. But yeah, getting up and turning the TV off at 3am was a pain.


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