infiniti forums   infiniti forums

Go Back   Infiniti Forum > Infiniti Forums (Infiniti SUVs) > Infiniti Full-Size SUV Forums > Infiniti QX56 Forum

Advertisements
cars connected social network





Infiniti Forum: Rear DVD monitors - no remote
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-04-2018, 02:45 PM
adellicson adellicson is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2018
Location: Chicago
Posts: 6
Default Rear DVD monitors - no remote

Recently purchased used 2012 QX56. I unfortunately donít have a remote or headphones for the rear entrainment system. I canít get rear monitors to play DVD though I see it on main console screen up front. When I activate rear screens in rear display menu up front I get a brief message on rear monitors with REAR AUX in upper left corner with another message at bottom saying ďto return to original source press rear AUXĒ. I believe that button is on the remote. From what I think may be true, the remote is the only way to get either rear monitor out of the Rear Aux mode and it canít be forced out of this mode through the front interface. Though I do want a remote eventually, they are like $200 which is ridiculous especially considering you can do most functions up front. Iíd be happy at this point to just put a DVD in and hit play.

Does anybody know how this can be done without a remote? Am I missing anything here?

Last edited by adellicson; 11-04-2018 at 02:48 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-04-2018, 07:47 PM
pjdavep pjdavep is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Posts: 27
Default

Not sure if it can be done with a button within the car, but if may be possible for you to use a cellphone. My Android phones have been able to control IR devices with apps for a few devices. Search the Google playstore or iTunes(?) for an IR app to at least allow you a temporary solution.

Later,
pjdavep
Reply With Quote

  #3  
Old 11-04-2018, 10:06 PM
marctronixx marctronixx is offline
Senior Member
SUPER MODERATOR
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 1,159
Default

you can get an off the shelf IR remote at best buy. 20 bux or less. maybe even ebay.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-05-2018, 12:33 PM
adellicson adellicson is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2018
Location: Chicago
Posts: 6
Default

Thank you for the responses. I just confirmed that iPhones(what I have) don't have the IR transmitter in them so that's out unless I can find someone with an Android phone. Regarding the universal IR remote which I thought about before, wouldn't I need to program that remote for the monitor? The monitor needs to get the right signal to perform certain functions, right? I wonder if there is a way to hard reset the system to where it brings everything back to a default state? I'm sure there is a procedure for the front interface, but whether or not that is tied into the rear monitors is unknown. Most everything has chips now so even with power down procedures they remember everything anyway. The memory isn't tied to power.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:44 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
infinitiforum.net recognizes that "Infiniti", "Nissan", it's logos and various model names and numbers are registered trademarks of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.. These terms are used for identification purposes only. infinitiforum.net is not affiliated in any way with Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. or any other company listed herein. All information on this site is the opinion of its members and not the opinion of the site itself. ©2018 Madison Ross Media Group. All rights reserved. Content published on InfinitiForum.net requires permission for reprint.
MADISON ROSS MEDIA GROUP MARKETPLACE
Need products for your Infiniti? Check out your options at the links below: