I recently purchased a
TCL 32 Class LED 3Series 1080p Smart HDTV Roku TV
The batteries on the remote drain quite fast. Usually within a week. Not using it very much. No headphone attachment.
Any help would be appreciated.
1 this is not an issue of the remote. And even if it was, it is not a Roku issue, it would be a TCL issue. This is almost certainly not a defective remote.
1 there are different battery technologies, 'heavy duty" is the worst of the worst. They very likely only last a week or two. Alkaline batteries are FAR superior. LiMH are rechargeable, but have a lower voltage, 1.2 v per cell vs alkaline batteries at 1.5v per cell.
2 where you buy batteries matters. You can buy some excellent "house brands" (generics) from places like Kroger or walgreens, but buying even seemingly "major" brand names from the 99 cent type stores is futile. Most are not by that company and most are not accurately labeled. You do not need to buy from "the big two (D&E) R makes excellent batteries that last well under low load, low usage type products like remotes. But again, you are NOT saving moneyby buying "bargain" from a junk retailer.