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360 Remote Batteries

Like you, I’m having to replace the batteries nearly every 2 weeks !  The remote had a back lit display that seems to come on at the slighted movement, so if like me you often have the remote to hand or you are a channel flicker it will drain the batteries really quickly.

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n@Shredder87 wrote:

Like you, I’m having to replace the batteries nearly every 2 weeks !  The remote had a back lit display that seems to come on at the slighted movement, so if like me you often have the remote to hand or you are a channel flicker it will drain the batteries really quickly.


2 weeks?

You may have a faulty remote then - I’ve had my remote for months and I haven’t replaced the batteries even once! 

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Definitely not right as mine have been in the remote 12 months. Use the link below to request a replacement, or if that doesn’t work, try WhatsApp and ask for a replacement - 07305 327112.

https://www.virginmedia.com/help/virgin-tv-lost-or-damaged-tv-remote


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Like you, I’m having to replace the batteries nearly every 2 weeks !  The remote had a back lit display that seems to come on at the slighted movement, so if like me you often have the remote to hand or you are a channel flicker it will drain the batteries really quickly.


 

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The remote actually works with just 2 batteries, it doesn't need all 4, so you can remove 2 and save them for later use.

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Which 2 can you take out?   Because I took 2 out from one side (cant remember which) and it lost being able to control the TV  (Power/Volume)

Can you still control both the TV and the 360 box when you take out 2 batteries?   If so, which ones did you take out?

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Hi Steve,

I took them out from the left side and the volume still works.

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Re: 360 Remote Batteries

The remote requires 3 Volts to operate, each side has 2 x 1.5 Volt batteries in series which equals 3 Volts, both sides are then connected in parallel so that doubles the Amps per hour if all the batteries are the same without any defects, so theoretically the batteries will last twice as long than if you have 2.

Obviously there is no definitive answer as to how long the batteries will last because some people will use the remote more than others, for example TV on all day or just when you get home from work.

You do get 2 levels of warning to replace your batteries, the first one say's something like your batteries are getting low you need to replace them, the second say's your batteries NEED replacing and then it won't do anything. You can usually keep using the remote a week at least after the first warning.