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#1 OFFLINE   MadMac

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Posted 20 April 2014 - 04:59 PM

I have a remote (RC64, IIRC) that is on its way out. Is there any way to "read" or "interrogate" the codes to make programming its replacement easier?



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#2 OFFLINE   peds48

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Posted 20 April 2014 - 05:06 PM

Sure, I just dont remember how. Sorry. perhaps someone that knows will jump in. at least you know is doable. getting the manual from DirecTV.com/manuals will help as well


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Posted 20 April 2014 - 05:08 PM

Thanks for the response. Like you, I have a recollection that there's a way to do this. Googling hasn't helped thus far....



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Posted 20 April 2014 - 05:10 PM

see page 11 here https://www.directv....VRC65forWeb.pdf


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Posted 20 April 2014 - 05:41 PM

It would be easier to set the remote up from scratch, than trying to read the blinks.
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Posted 20 April 2014 - 07:45 PM

1. tv, av1 or av2
2. press and hold MUTE & SELECT, wait for two blinks, release
3. enter 9 9 0

 

a) press #1 key, count the blinks

b. press #2 key, count the blinks

c) press #3 key, count the blinks

d) press #4 key, count the blinks

e) press #5 key, count the blinks


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Posted 22 April 2014 - 09:02 AM

Jeez Edmund, you make it sound so simple. Wait a minute, it is simple! 



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Posted 22 April 2014 - 03:22 PM

It would be easier to set the remote up from scratch, than trying to read the blinks.

I think it's easier to read the blinks that to remember what you set the TV or AVR to 6 months ago!  Write it down!!



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Posted 22 April 2014 - 04:25 PM

I think it's easier to read the blinks that to remember what you set the TV or AVR to 6 months ago! Write it down!!

Well depends. if there are popular brands, is a lot easier to program from scratch


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Posted 22 April 2014 - 04:26 PM

Well depends. if there are popular brands, is a lot easier to program from scratch


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I'm actually sticking with Write It Down!



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Posted 22 April 2014 - 05:14 PM

I think it's easier to read the blinks that to remember what you set the TV or AVR to 6 months ago!  Write it down!!


LOL! :)

An RC64 is so..2007.

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Why would you read the blinks. Or use something you wrote down. ;)
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Posted 22 April 2014 - 06:10 PM

LOL! :)

An RC64 is so..2007.

XP is approaching end of life.

Why would you read the blinks. Or use something you wrote down. ;)

Because what I wrote down WORKS!



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Posted 22 April 2014 - 06:31 PM

Because what I wrote down WORKS!


I can appreciate that......but, what if...the code you search for in say, an RC66 does the Menu on the TV. Along with some other stuff.

Would that be better, than sliding the slider, to turn the TV off. ;)
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Posted 22 April 2014 - 07:10 PM

I can appreciate that......but, what if...the code you search for in say, an RC66 does the Menu on the TV. Along with some other stuff.

Would that be better, than sliding the slider, to turn the TV off. ;)

They don't understand cuz...


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Posted 29 April 2014 - 05:43 AM

Lots of folks write the codes down on a label stuck inside the battery compartment.






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