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Help! Frustrated by New 6.4 UHF Remote and VIP622

Discussion in 'ViP612/622/722/722K DVR Support Forum' started by bradesp, Jun 15, 2014.

  1. bradesp

    bradesp Cool Member

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    Guys,

    I know this is old news... but I'm just now trying to configure a 6.4 UHF remote to work with my VIP622. Due to a remodel we have relocated our dish box to an adjacent closet and desperately need the use of UHF. Unfortunately our new remotes have arrived (from SolidSignal) and we're struggling to configure these remotes to control TV1 in UHF mode. I've googled to my fingers are bleeding, but can't seem to "nail" the right directions.

    Can someone here help?

    Thanks in advance!!!
     
  2. harsh

    harsh Beware the Attack Basset

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  3. bradesp

    bradesp Cool Member

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    Hi Harsh,

    We're using the VIP622 in single mode only.

    I'm pretty sure I have the UHF Pro #1 installed - Here's a pic:

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  4. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

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    wrong one - it must have #1 on it ;)
     
  5. thomasjk

    thomasjk Legend

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    The Correct one has 1 and UHF Pro IIRC.
     
  6. bradesp

    bradesp Cool Member

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    Hmm... Anyone know where I can obtain the Green #1 key with the black stripe?
     
  7. RBA

    RBA Well-Known Member

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    Have you tried DISH?
     
  8. bradesp

    bradesp Cool Member

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    No... my experience asking them for anything is worse than a root canal. If I have to I will...
     
  9. harsh

    harsh Beware the Attack Basset

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    In single mode, you can also use a #2 UHF Pro chip. My ViP622 came with one installed in the TV2 remote.
     
  10. Olor1973

    Olor1973 New Member

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    wrong one - it must have #1 on it
     
  11. RBA

    RBA Well-Known Member

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    In single mode the #1 and 2 remote will operate the receiver because it is only outputting 1 tuner.
     
  12. oljim

    oljim Godfather

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    I use the #2 remote on my 622 and 722 both in single mode all the time. In single mode remotes have nothing to do with tuners
     
  13. harsh

    harsh Beware the Attack Basset

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    Hence my recommendation for this typically free alternative.
     

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