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Discussion in 'DIRECTV Connected Home' started by jappleboy, Aug 24, 2013.

  1. jappleboy

    jappleboy AllStar

    Apr 2, 2010
    Anyone on this great site have any idea if and when the Rc71 will become black lit. Man it is hard to get used to the remote after using a black lit all these years, I guess the learning curve. And i do not like turning up the light all the time.
  2. sigma1914

    sigma1914 Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

    Sep 5, 2006
    Allen, TX
    Use an old backlit remote.
  3. inkahauts

    inkahauts Well-Known Member

    Nov 13, 2006
    I do think that with a little practice you might be able to simply feel out the remote, (thats how i use mine, but always have too) but with that said, unless you need rf, you can use your old backlight remote for now till they get a backlit version of the new remote out,

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  4. peds48

    peds48 Genius.

    Jan 10, 2008
    according to "DirecTV" they are available now. techs are told to advice customers to call DirecTV if they want the backlit version

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