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Default Hot Batteries in TV Remote

Dave Platt wrote:
Or, possibly, some conductive liquid (salty
broth?) was spilled onto/into the remote, and resulted in a near
short circuit.

There was mention of a leaking battery. Perhaps the liquid shorted over
the base of the LED driver transistor and drove Amps through the thing.

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