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Topic # 29563 11-Jan-2009 23:51
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hi,
my stupid boyfriend brought his home theatre system before he meet me and it never came with the remote (brand new) which it think was quite strange
anyway the model number is

RM-SP320
i have searched on the web but hve only found US site's that are highly expensive. any ideas would help heaps.

cheers


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  Reply # 188879 12-Jan-2009 00:43
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would help if you tell us the brand of it

it is very weird if it's new and it doesn't come with remote

you could go back to whoever sold it and ask for it as it should be supplied with one or ask them if they could organise a replacement remote for you

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  Reply # 188911 12-Jan-2009 09:41
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a universal remote like Harmony, that is avail from all major shops could be an option, the added bonus is this remote will also control
everything else. These are $80-$300 depending on how flash you want it.....worth considering if other options don't pan out. Here's an example at DSE http://www.dse.co.nz/dse.shop/en/product/G1328?id=pricespy

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 188913 12-Jan-2009 09:52
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Or have you tried contacting Sony?



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  Reply # 188926 12-Jan-2009 10:54
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hi their,
yes he has allredy tried contacting the store and they just kinda brush us off as it was over to years go now.

the brand is sony

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  Reply # 188934 12-Jan-2009 11:27
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TradeTech sell Sony spares, I got a replacement remote from them last year

www.tradetech.co.nz or (09) 478-2323

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  Reply # 189107 12-Jan-2009 23:40
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+1 for the harmony remote ($100 or less for the Harmony 525)

Its not like the old universal remotes from 10 years ago this one you plug into a computer, tell it the model devices you have in the house and it lets you setup activities to say watch a dvd, turn tv on, turn channel to av input, turn dvd player on and press play.

It will probably cost you about as much as a proper replacement remote anyway but will be far better.

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  Reply # 189132 13-Jan-2009 08:36
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DSE have the 525 on special for $79 at the moment.

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  Reply # 189155 13-Jan-2009 10:58
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think my remote only cost me about $15 or so.

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  Reply # 189165 13-Jan-2009 11:42
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bazzer: DSE have the 525 on special for $79 at the moment.
Cheers Bazzer, hadn't noticed this sale price, thanks!
Jackson.

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  Reply # 189167 13-Jan-2009 11:46
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allstarnz: think my remote only cost me about $15 or so.


So does it suit this hardware? Are you being helpful or just trying to be smart?

I could buy a car for $15 dollars too.. would I? No.







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  Reply # 189656 14-Jan-2009 23:33
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Nety:
allstarnz: think my remote only cost me about $15 or so.


So does it suit this hardware? Are you being helpful or just trying to be smart?

I could buy a car for $15 dollars too.. would I? No.


He is being helpful. He bought a replacement remote for his Sony from the outfit he posted and it was only $15. Can't hurt to give them a call and see what they can do.

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  Reply # 189698 15-Jan-2009 09:18
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Sony have/had a replacement parts phone number in Auckland you could ring, give them your credit card and get things like new remotes couriered to your door.




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  Reply # 189722 15-Jan-2009 10:12
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Nety:
allstarnz: think my remote only cost me about $15 or so.


So does it suit this hardware? Are you being helpful or just trying to be smart?

I could buy a car for $15 dollars too.. would I? No.


hey, calm down, I was just trying to be helpful, not being a smartass as all  Yell

the replacement remote I got from Tradetech was the original remote that went with the stereo, not some generic model.  My point was that it cost much less than I expected.

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  Reply # 189750 15-Jan-2009 11:45
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woops... sorry! Took that completely the wrong way.. and I should have picked up on it too as I had a similar experiance.

I lost a silicon earbud for my sony headphones. Did not even think to go to sony at first. Found some on ebay but they were $7 US plus postage.

Went to Tradetech and they charged me $1 per bud. I got 4. Could not believe it.

So once again very sorry!! Embarassed







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