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HR44 and programming RC71 for TV in IR mode
Posted 21 September 2013 - 04:09 PM
My glitchy HR34 was swapped out today for and HR44, and so far so good, but when trying to program the RC71 remote to work my TV, I don't even get the option to program it to other devices. When it's on "program remote" and I hit select on the RC71 remote, it takes me to a screen that only gives me the choice of programming it to IR or RF. However, If I pick up the old remote, and select "program remote", the next screen that comes up lets me select another device. Do I have a defective remote, HR44, or am I missing something really simple? Thanks in advance!
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Posted 21 September 2013 - 07:55 PM
You need to put the RC71 in RF mode first and then you'll be able to program the TV mode.
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Yeah.....I Googled it after I posted and after a little searching, found that out. The tech said he didn't even know how to do it, which seemed odd.
DIRECTV since '97
Posted 22 September 2013 - 08:43 PM
you can press and hold MUTE and ENTER for about 4 seconds to put the RC71 in RF mode.
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