Using the Remote
Testing the Remote
To determine whether the universal remote needs to be programmed, turn
a device ON, such as a VCR, point the remote at the VCR, and press the VCR1
button. Then press POWER or CH ^ (channel up) or CH v (channel down) to
see if the VCR responds to the remote commands. If not, the remote needs
to be programmed.
Programming the Remote
Using Automatic Code Search
The following instructions can be used to program the remote to control
each of the devices connected to your monitor. If you want to exit the
automatic code search without programming any of your devices, press and
hold CLEAR until the LED turns off.
Turn on the device you want to control (VCR, digital satellite receiver,
Press and hold the button you want to program, such as VCR1, DIRECTV,
etc. (Note that the AUX button cannot be automatically programmed.
Use the direct entry method instead.) While holding the device button,
press and hold ON•OFF until the red light on the remote turns on, then
release both buttons.
Point the remote at the device, press and release PLAY, then wait 5
seconds or until the LED stops flashing.
At this point the remote is searching for the correct code to program. If,
after 5 seconds or until the LED stops flashing, the device you want to
control does not turn off, press PLAY again to tell the remote to search
the next set of codes.
Continue pressing PLAY until the device turns off or you have searched
through all of the codes. There are 20 total sets of codes. If the device
does not turn off after pressing PLAY 20 times, then the remote cannot
control that particular device.
If the device you want to control does turn off:
Press and release REVERSE, then wait 2 seconds. Repeat this step until
the device turns back ON.
Press and hold STOP until the red light on the remote turns off.
Using Direct Entry
Turn on the component to be programmed.
Look up the brand and code number(s) for the component on the code
list on the last page of this section.
Press and hold the button on the remote you want to program.
Enter the code from the code list.
Release button, and then press ON•OFF to see if the component
responds to the remote commands. If it doesn't, try pressing the
component button and then ON•OFF again.
If you get no response, repeat these steps using the next code listed for
your brand, until the component responds to the remote commands.
ON • OFF
You'll use these buttons when you
program the remote.
The remote may not operate all models
of all brands.