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How do you disassemble an RC64R Remote?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by rbpeirce, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

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    It would be easy task - get learning remote with JP-1 connector and PC ...
     
  2. jimbo1mcm

    jimbo1mcm Cool Member

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    Get a Harmony One and program what you want to turn off and on.
     
  3. ThomasM

    ThomasM RF Engineer

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    Waaayyyy back in the day I used to repair electronic calculators and I don't think keyboards (or remote controls) have changed much since then.

    There was a circuit board with tracks over each "button" which was a rubber piece that pressed on the circuit board to complete the connection. Rarely did the conductive surface on the rubber wear off but it DID often get "insulated" by dust or other contaminants in the air.

    The fix was to rub the circuit board and the conductive rubber pad with denatured alcohol using a clean lint-free cloth (like the kind sold to clean eyeglasses).
     
  4. Mike Bertelson

    Mike Bertelson 6EQUJ5 WOW! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    Heck, any programmable remote will do that. It doesn't have to be a Harmony. It's a nice remote but not the only game in town. ;)

    Mike
     

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