Will the unit respond to the buttons on the front of the unit?
Yes the front buttons work fine. Has anyone ever heard of the remote sensor going bad? If so, is a replacement part available from Roku or someone else? Thanks.
It can happen. You have two units, right? If they are both out of warranty, you might open the one that is not work with the remote and make sure the gray ribbon cable is seated nicely on the motherboard.
When I get home, I'll check to see if the IR deciever is on the MoBo or part of the front pannel and we can go from there. Then perhaps you can swap some parts from the other to see which portion is not working, or get an oscope and see if you see any IR data.
you should be able to get the IR deciever from Digikey or the like. I can help you with that later too.
Roku3 and Roku HD1000 [Rev B] on a Samsung HLP5674W DLP in the living room; a Roku2 and two Roku XS and a few SoundBridges.Win7; Kubuntu and XP via RT-N66U, E2000 and a switch or two. I own stock in Roku, it's just all in the form of hardware.Viva la Roku