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My neighbor's UHF remote is changing my channels

Discussion in 'General DISH™ Discussion' started by raananh, Apr 13, 2007.

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  1. raananh

    raananh New Member

    Apr 12, 2007
    My neighbor, next door, got a Dish Network system.

    Now when he uses his UHF remote, it effect my system and, for example, he switch channels on my system or turn it off for me.

    I have the 625 DVR with its matching UHF remote.

    Is there a way to swithc to a different UHF channel for the remote and DVR so that this problem will go away?

  2. scooper

    scooper Hall Of Fame

    Apr 22, 2002
    Youngsville NC
    RTFM - Yes there is a way to change to one of the other 15 addresses.
  3. BNUMM

    BNUMM Hall Of Fame

    Dec 23, 2006
    Go to the system menu and highlight the #2 remote address. On the #2 remote push and hold the SAT button until all lights light up. Select a different number on the number buttons, push the # key, then push the Record button, then select done.
  4. SaltiDawg

    SaltiDawg Active Member

    Aug 30, 2004
    Alternatively, just randomly push buttons on your UHF remote during prime time and your neighbor will forced to research how to change his remote's IR channel. :lol:
  5. olguy

    olguy Hall Of Fame

    Jan 9, 2006
    That's the way a bubblehead deals with things alright :kisscheek
  6. dave4100

    dave4100 Mentor

    Jan 29, 2007
    I've got the same problem with my wifes cell phone changing channels. It only happens when watching an SD channel. If she answers the phone it changes to channel to the HBO HD channel. I have a 211 box and using a Harmony 720 remote. Any ideas?
  7. dartonviper

    dartonviper Legend

    Mar 10, 2004
    Get the #1 remote and hit MENU
    #6 system setup
    #1 installation
    #3 System info
    Now Grab the #2 remote
    Press and hold the sat button on the top left of your remote until all 4 lights light up
    now press any number between 1 and 15 just not what the remote address for #2 says now.
    Now press the # key at the bottom right of your remote
    let the sat light flash 3 times (important)
    Now hit the record button
    make sure that the #2 remote address changed

    Now you can take the #1 remote and cancel out of everything.
    Good Luck
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