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RCA RCRN03BR Owner's Manual

Rca universal remote user manual.

 
Step 2: Program your remote
To use this universal remote with your home entertainment
system, first you need to program it to control your devices.
There are four ways you can program the universal remote to
operate your devices:
RCRN03BR
The Auto Code Search goes automatically through all the
codes for the device you're trying to control. It's the easiest
method, but it can sometimes take longer than some of the
Universal Remote Control
other programming methods.
Owner's Manual
The Brand Code Search searches through the codes for
select brands of devices. It's not as easy as the auto code
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search, but it can be faster.
The Direct Code Entry lets you enter a code from the
accompanying code list for your brand of device. It's not as
easy as the other methods, but it's potentially the fastest
SAVE THIS MANUAL AND THE CODE LISTS!
method.
Remote controls can sometimes lose their programming
The Manual Code Search lets you manually go through
when you change the batteries. Make sure you keep the
all the codes for the device you're trying to control.
manual and code lists in a safe place so that you can
reprogram the remote if you need to.
Auto Code Search
Tip: This remote is already programmed to operate most
RCA-branded TVs, DVD players, and satellite receivers.
The Auto Code Search goes automatically through all the
Just press the corresponding key—DVD•VCR for a DVD
codes for the device you're trying to control. When you find
player, TV for a television, SAT•CBL•DTC for a satellite
the one that operates your device, you can stop the search and
receiver.
store that code.
TIPS: Each device key is associated with a type of
Step 1: Install your batteries
device—the TV is preset to search for TVs, SAT•CBL•DTC
for satellite receivers, cable boxes or digital TV converters,
and DVD•VCR for DVD players. To program the DVD•VCR
Your universal remote requires two AAA alkaline batteries (not
key to control a PVR or VCR, see the Reassigning the
included).
DVD•VCR Key to Control a VCR section.
To install the batteries:
To exit without saving a new code at any point in the Auto
1.
Code Search, press the EXIT key.
Remove the battery
compartment cover.
2.
1.
Insert the batteries, matching
Manually turn on the device you
the batteries to the (+) and
want to control.
(–) marks inside the battery
compartment.
3.
Push the battery cover back into
2.
Press and hold the device key you want to program. The
place.
POWER key illuminates.
While you're holding down the device key, use your other
Battery Precautions:
hand to press and hold the remote's POWER key at the
• Do not mix old and new batteries.
same time. The POWER key turns off.
• Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc) or
rechargeable (nickel-cadmium) batteries.
• Always remove old, weak or worn-out batteries promptly
and recycle or dispose of them in accordance with Local
and National Regulations.
Battery Saver
Your universal remote control saves battery power by
3.
Wait until the POWER key comes
automatically turning off if any key is pressed for more than
on and stays on. Then release
60 seconds. This saves your battery life should your remote
both keys.
get stuck in a place where the keys remain depressed, such as
between sofa cushions.
4.
Point the remote directly at the
front panel of the device you
want to control. Press PLAY on
the remote and wait 5 seconds.
The remote is testing a batch of
10 codes on your device.
Brand Code Search
Did your device turn off?
The Brand Code Search goes through only the codes for one of
YES: Go to step 5.
the select brands listed in the accompanying code list. If your
NO: Press PLAY again. The remote tests the next batch of
brand of device is listed, this search can be very quick and easy.
10 codes.
Keep pressing PLAY every 5 seconds until your device turns
TIPS: Each device key is associated with a type of
off.
device—the TV is preset to search for TVs, SAT•CBL•DTC for
satellite receivers, cable boxes or digital TV converters, and
5.
When your device turns off, press
DVD•VCR for DVD players. To program the DVD•VCR key
the REVERSE key on the remote
to control a PVR or VCR, see the Reassigning the DVD•VCR
and wait at least 2 seconds.
Key to Control a VCR section.
The remote tries the last of the
previous ten codes.
To exit without saving a new code at any point in the Brand
Code Search, press the EXIT key.
Did your device turn on?
YES: Press the STOP key. You're
done! You've programmed this
1.
Manually turn on the device you
device key.
want to control.
NO: Press REVERSE again. The remote tests the next
code in the batch.
Keep pressing REVERSE every 2 seconds until your device
turns back on. When it does, press STOP.
2.
Find your device's brand in the
Note: If you accidentally press the REVERSE key after your
Brand Code list section of the
device turns on, press the FORWARD key. Then, wait two
accompanying code list. Circle
seconds to see if your device turns off again.
the number for your brand and
keep the list handy.
NOTES
Throughout the programming of each key, be sure to keep
the remote pointed at the IR sensor of the device you are
3.
currently programming the remote to control.
Press and hold the device key you want to program. The
POWER key illuminates.
Test the remote with the device to make sure the
device key is programmed with the correct code for
While you're holding down the device key, use your other
maximum functionality. If some features don't work, try
hand to press and hold the remote's POWER key at the
a different code. See the "Testing the Code for Maximum
same time. The POWER key turns off.
Functionality" section below for more information.
During the Auto Code Search, the remote ignores
keypresses that aren't part of the search.
The search times out after two minutes (the POWER key
blinks four times and turns off, and the last programmed
code under that device key is retained).
4.
The POWER key blinks four times and turns off when the
Wait until the POWER key comes on
remote has gone through all the codes. The remote exits
and stays on. Then release both keys.
the Auto Code Search. If your device hasn't turned off yet,
try a different search method.
5.
Look at the numbers you circled for
your device's brand code number.
Testing the Code for Maximum Functionality
Press those numbers on the remote
1. Try a variety of the device's functions with the remote. If
keypad.
some device features don't work, go to the next step to try
Note: For single-digit brand codes,
a different code.
press the 0 key first (for example, 0-5
2. Repeat the Auto Code Search Method from the beginning.
for 5).
When your device turns off, do not stop searching.
6.
Point the remote directly at the
Instead, with the unit now off, continue to press the PLAY
key every 5 seconds until the unit turns back on.
front panel of the device you want
to control. Press POWER on the
3. Once the unit turns back on, press the REVERSE key on the
remote and wait 2 seconds. The
remote every 2 seconds until your device turns off again.
remote is testing a single code for
When your device turns off again, press the STOP key.
your device's brand.
4. Test the key's functionality again by attempting to control
Did your device turn off?
a variety of the device's functions. If the code that has
been stored controls the majority of the device's functions,
YES: Press the STOP key to store the code. You're done!
programming is complete. If the code stored does not give
You've programmed this device key.
maximum functionality, try another code.
NO: Press POWER again. The remote tests the next code
for your brand.
Keep pressing POWER every 2 seconds until your device
turns off. When it does, press STOP.
3.
Press and hold the device key you want to program (the
NOTES
POWER key illuminates).
Throughout the programming of each key, be sure to keep
While you're holding down the device key, use your other
the remote pointed at the IR sensor of the device you are
hand enter the first five-digit code for your brand in the
currently programming the remote to control.
code list (the POWER key turns off after the first digit).
Test the remote with the device to make sure the device
key is programmed with the correct code for maximum
functionality. If some features don't work, try a different
code. See the "Testing the Code for Maximum Functionality"
section below for more information.
During the Brand Code Search, the remote ignores
keypresses that aren't part of the search.
The search times out after two minutes (the POWER key
blinks four times and turns off, and the last programmed
code under that device key is retained).
The POWER key blinks four times and turns off when the
remote has gone through all the codes. The remote exits the
Brand Code Search. If your device hasn't turned off yet, try a
different search method.
4.
When you've finished entering
the five-digit code, keep holding
down the device key and look at
Testing the Code for Maximum Functionality
the POWER key.
1. Try a variety of the device's functions with the remote. If
Is the POWER key
some device features don't work, go to the next step to try
illuminated?
a different code.
YES: You're done! You've programmed this device key.
2. Repeat the Brand Code Search from the beginning. When
NO, it blinked four times and turned off: You have
the device turns off for the first time, don't press the STOP
either entered a code number that is not in the code lists
key, which would store the same code. Instead, with the
or missed a step in the code entry procedure. Try step 3
unit now off, continue to press the POWER key repeatedly
again.
until the unit turns back on.
3. Once the unit turns back on, you have found another code
NOTES
that operates the device. Press the STOP key.
Test the remote with the device to make sure the device
4. Test the key's functionality again by attempting to control
key is programmed with the correct code for maximum
a variety of the device's functions. If the code that has
functionality. If some features don't work, try a different code
been stored controls the majority of the device's functions,
in the list.
programming is complete. If the code stored does not give
Remember to enter the code for future reference in the box
maximum functionality, try another code.
provided in the Code Retrieval section of this manual.
If your brand isn't listed in the code list, use one of the Code
Search methods to program the remote control. (Refer to the
Auto and Manual Code Search methods.)
If you release the device key any time during the Direct Code
Direct Code Entry
Entry procedure, the POWER key blinks four times, and the
Direct Code Entry lets you enter a code from the accompanying
process is exited. The last programmed code under the
code list for your brand of device. It's not as easy as the other
device key is retained.
methods, but it's potentially the fastest method.
TIP: Each device key is associated with a type of device—
the TV is preset to search for TVs, SAT•CBL•DTC for
satellite receivers, cable boxes or digital TV converters, and
Manual Code Search
DVD•VCR for DVD players. To program the DVD•VCR key
The Manual Code Search lets you go one-by-one through all the
to control a PVR or VCR, see the Reassigning the DVD•VCR
codes for the device you're trying to control. When you find the
Key to Control a VCR section.
one that operates your device, you can stop the search and store
that code.
1.
Manually turn on the device you
TIPS: The Manual Code Search method may take a long time
want to control.
because the remote searches through all of the codes in
its memory one-by-one. If your brand is listed in the Brand
Codes or the Code Lists, first try the Brand Code Search or
the Direct Code Entry method.
Each device key is associated with a type of device—the TV is
2.
Find the Code List that came with
preset to search for TVs, SAT•CBL•DTC for satellite receivers,
the remote. Locate the section for
cable boxes or digital TV converters, and DVD•VCR for DVD
the type of device you're trying to
players. To program the DVD•VCR key to control a PVR or
program, and find your brand in
VCR, see the Reassigning the DVD•VCR Key to Control a VCR
that section. Circle the codes for
section.
your brand and keep them handy.
To exit without saving a new code at any point in the Manual
Code Search, press the EXIT key.
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Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    Auto Code Search Tip: This remote is already programmed to operate most RCA-branded TVs, DVD players, and satellite receivers. The Auto Code Search goes automatically through all the Just press the corresponding key—DVD•VCR for a DVD codes for the device you’re trying to control.

  • Page 2

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