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IP command for "press and hold"

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#1 OFFLINE   cypherx


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Posted 04 October 2013 - 10:48 PM

Hi, I'd like to know if there is a SHEF command for press and hold buttons on direcTV. If not, I need a command that can be sent by IP that simulates a press and hold exit command to switch between "your cables are not HD" and and SD output. Or even a command that simulates press and hold INFO to get to advanced settings.

Any commands I could bookmark via iPhone Safari browser would be great.

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#2 OFFLINE   djrobx



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Posted 05 October 2013 - 01:11 AM

I'm not sure if there's an easier way, but if you use the serial interface, you can specifically tell it key down and up. 


5.13 SendUserCommand (0xA5)

Command Label


Command Byte


Input Parameter(s)

[Type] [Device] [Key] *******************************************************************


  1. 0x00  Key Toggle

  2. 0x01  Key Up

  3. 0x02  Key Down


  1. 0x00  Front Panel

  2. 0x01  Remote


  1. 0xD4  Exit (key #30)


SHEF supports anything that can be done via serial - /serial/processCommand



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