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channel 1 must go!

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#1 OFFLINE   Comar


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Posted 11 April 2010 - 07:46 AM

Is there a way to stop my Receiver from changing to channel 1 when i accidentally hit the 1 button on my remote when i meant to hit mute?

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#2 OFFLINE   xzi



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Posted 11 April 2010 - 08:35 AM

Yes, press EXIT before it changes channels.

#3 OFFLINE   Clemsole



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Posted 11 April 2010 - 09:01 AM

Get a new pair of glasses.

#4 OFFLINE   davring


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Posted 11 April 2010 - 09:12 AM

Cut the button off with a razor knife:)

#5 OFFLINE   Avder


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Posted 11 April 2010 - 09:17 AM

Use a universal remote whos mute button is located far away from the numberpad.

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Posted 11 April 2010 - 04:40 PM

Use a favorites list , and delete channel 1.
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#7 OFFLINE   davring


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Posted 11 April 2010 - 04:43 PM

Use a favorites list , and delete channel 1.

Favorite list, or not, it will tune to the number you enter.

#8 OFFLINE   hilmar2k


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Posted 11 April 2010 - 04:47 PM

Get a new pair of glasses.

Or smaller thumbs.

#9 OFFLINE   Tele-TV



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Posted 20 April 2010 - 12:33 PM

Cut the button off with a razor knife:)

:D When I had to some operation on my HR210-250 - HD Tivo Peanut remote, I used scissors. It would have prob been a cleaner finished look if used a [sharp] razor. And maybe even pliers.

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#10 OFFLINE   Hoosier205


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Posted 20 April 2010 - 02:21 PM

Remove, carefully, your left and right index fingers. :)
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Posted 20 April 2010 - 04:11 PM

Watch less tv.

Everybody took all the good answers already.

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Posted 22 April 2010 - 09:41 AM

He basically wants a button on the remote to stop doing what it is supposed to do (input a 1). There is no good answer to that. Reminds me of tech calls I get all the time from schoolteachers who want my software to be able to stop kids from pulling power cords. Just illogical.
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