I think you may have misinterpreted any "position" I may have stated. There can easily be a problem with a unit. Maybe the point was that this isn't systemic to any one model. When I have a problem, it is important to me to get it resolved. Swapped remotes, changing IR & RF modes, and then receivers would be the steps I would try to get it resolved. [side note] finding post of others that have a similar problem, may not "prove" anything, other than you have company, as nobody [or few] are going to post that they don't have a problem, which will skew "a newbie's idea" of the magnitude of a problem.