Reply to post: "Some TVs & Radios had remotes in 1950s."

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"Some TVs & Radios had remotes in 1950s."

I had a B/W TV with a remote - it was a long cable with a push button at the end - you could switch between the two available channels... you just needed to ensure old grandma didn't trip over the cable... maybe that's the reason it didn't become common.

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