At this point, it simply does not make a whole lot of sense to buy a Kinect. olfenite 6 years ago #1. My xbox one IR blaster stopped working; I have tried a hard reset and I have tested my IR extenders with other products. I know it has been a long time since the post was created but just right now I found the solution for the IR not to work on HTC One M9. Archived. Idk if my IR blaster is broke or I just haven't set it up correctly or if my remote isn't compatible..... any help would be appreciated. Archived. There is no evident IR blaster on the front, although perhaps it is just hidden. Close. Reposition the emitters if necessary. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. You can control volume and power with the XB1X. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Cookies help us deliver our Services. tl;dr: If you've purchased an Xbox One X, import your gamer profile and settings and then try to use an IR Blaster cable to control your stereo and TV, you may need to remove and readd the components to get that working. TwiX San Sensei. I added my TV, BT Youview + box & my LG surround sound & it worked great. This video shows my satellite remote working along with my Xbox One. IR Emitter Extender Extension Cable (10 Feet) - Baolongking Quad 4 Head 3.5mm Jack Infrared Red Transmitter Blaster Blink Eye Wire Cord Compatible with IR Repeater Extender System Kit, XBox One 4.1 out of 5 stars 12 IR blaster is in the kinect. I went from an of xb1 with a kinect, to an xb1x. I really don't want to do a factor reset and not sure if that would help. For Xbox One on the Xbox One, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "Question about IR Blaster to control my cable box". I have not been able to adjust the volume, ever from the XBOX remote, either in games, or playing media on the XBOX ONE. I'm trying to use my direct tv remote to control my tv and receiver though the kinect's IR blaster so I can get better IR coverage. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. It's come time for me to replace the broken Power Button on my Xbox One S. Accidentally broke it off when putting it back together after a clean. Anybody have an XBOX with IR Blaster setup and working? It appears that in order to use the TV feature, I must buy an IR blaster? Online shopping from a great selection at Video Games Store. Online shopping from a great selection at Electronics Store. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. It's weird. I just wanted to post this is out there on the internet so some innocent soul doesn't exchange their XB1X because the IR Out port is not working. Xbox on, pause play, volume up & down was all fine with the Kinect working as a IR Infrared Blaster. Connect your IR extension cable to the IR port on the back of the Xbox One. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Xbox One; IR Blaster to control cable box? Fast forward to the Xbox One X. Am I wrong? Didn't know that the S and X don't use the Kinect as a IR transmitter. I am planning on upgrading to the Xbox One S and the tv is on top of a table and the IR receiver is on the bottom right of the screen, the Xbox one will be under the table. Posted by u/[deleted] 6 years ago. This will work with the app EXTERNAL IR UNIVERSAL TV REMOTE. I'm not sure how the Talon interacts with the Xbox One, but it's leaps and bounds better. IR Infrared Emitter Extender Cable Extension (10 Feet 3M) Dual Head2 Eye 3.5mm Jack Infrared Red Transmitter Blaster Blink Eye Wire Cord Compatible with IR Repeater Extender System Kit, Xbox One 4.0 out of 5 stars 199 I just assumed it's because I don't have any external speakers attached? New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Fix - IR Port on Xbox One X Not Working tl;dr: If you've purchased an Xbox One X, import your gamer profile and settings and then try to use an IR Blaster cable to control your stereo and TV, you may need to remove and readd the components to get that working. Don't you have to face the Xbox one directly in front of the tv for it to work? The XBOX is a gaming console so that's why I posted this here. For Xbox One on the Xbox One, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "IR Blaster Is that all I need to control the tv. ". Position the emitters near the devices you want to control. report. Insert the plastic opening tool into the gap between the bottom of the case and the grated top side. Online shopping from a great selection at Electronics Store. 10 comments. I bought an IR Transmitter that I plugged in to the back of the XB1X, it has three little transmitters that I put near my components. I assumed I couldn't turn my TV on and off or change the volume with my Xbox remote (or powering my Xbox on and off). this is a quick and cheap way to make your very own #IrBlaster for your phone, tablet , etc. Close. 19. Then find the clips in between that hold the case in place. The best method is to pry the black case away from the bottom. I wonder if it's because I used a Kinect on the last XB1 and not IR transmitters. Also, occasionally, it seems that the Kinect loses its hearing or something and won't actually turn on anything (xbox, tv, receiver, nada) or it will turn on the console but the IR blaster won't fire and turn all the other stuff on. 2. save. Posted by u/[deleted] 7 years ago. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. What are you trying to do? Might be worth to check if other Ir-Remote apps provide a similar option. Is kinect plugged in? IR blaster not working. I'll have to test that, I just went right to the little wired transmitters. Xbox One IR Blaster. share. Did you do the same? For me my TV, stereo, and XB all face the same way. I haven't been able to figure out what might be causing it. I get how you can say Xbox On and the IR blasts out the correct codes to your system to turn it on but does that mean I can then say Xbox watch ABC and it turns the TV over to A/V goes to the right channel and adjust the stereo if needed. raty Not really Neil, the aerial lead that goes downstairs is faulty..so only the one in the bedroom works. Your one source for all things Xbox on Reddit! Test to make sure you can control the device. There was only one IR-BlasterI to choose and it would not send any command initially. IR signals are not passed through USB, so on Xbox One S only the internal IR blaster is used. These may be designed to fit under the device near the IR window, or they may be sticky and adhere directly to the IR window. Now, it works with all of my devices. It does not have the kinect, and even though I plan on purchasing one, I don't plan on having it connected all the time. User Info: olfenite. Mine transferred it all over fine. I had to select "Use alternate IR Commands" in the settings to get the blaster working. Same devices, Kinect in the exact same place, devices added correctly, & … Your one source for all things Xbox on Reddit! I've verified that the IR blaster is not functioning by doing the camera trick. It does have a built in IR blaster, this wasn’t working well for me though. It's pretty annoying but if you can clear something close to line of sight between your console and TV that should sort it, or as above, get an IR extension. (it was working before). Now they turn on and off with the XB. (But IR transmitters and no Kinect on the XB1X.) Xbox One IR Blaster. Before you subscribe to my channel, Here is my gamertag. IR Infrared Emitter Extender Cable Extension Single HeadEye 3.5mm Jack Infrared Red Transmitter Blaster Eye Wire Cord Compatible with IR Repeater Extender System Kit, Xbox One (IR … Get yourself an Echo. Hi, I just purchased my xbox one. That routes directly to the loft antenna. 75% Upvoted. IR blaster not working. Or does the signal travel or something. Damn, lets hope your tech guys get on that then as that's pretty awkward for people that have upgraded and prefer their consoles out of sight. For Xbox One on the Xbox One, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "What does the IR blaster do on the new Xbox one S? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Hey there guys, Just a quick one in case anyone doesn't know, but when setting up a remote on the TV app, on cable box, if you scroll down to Microsoft and use that option, it allows you to use your TV remote to control your Xbox! I show you what you will need to set it up and make it work. Cable box and sound bar". Can you give a little more information? On the Xbox One S and Xbox One X the Kinect is not used as an IR blaster. 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