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5.
Step 2: Program your remote
Point the remote directly at the
front panel of the device you
want to control. Press PLAY on
the remote and wait 5 seconds.
To use this universal remote with your home entertainment
The remote is testing a batch of
system, first you need to program it to control your devices.
10 codes on your device.
There are four ways you can program the universal remote to
Universal Remote Control
operate your devices:
Did your device turn off?
The Auto Code Search goes automatically through all the
Owner's Manual
YES: Go to step 6.
codes for the device you're trying to control. It's the easiest
method, but it can sometimes take longer than some of the
NO: Press PLAY again. The remote tests the next batch of
other programming methods.
CRCR323
10 codes.
The Brand Code Search searches through the codes for
Keep pressing PLAY every 5 seconds until your device turns
select brands of devices. It's not as easy as the auto code
off.
search, but it can be faster.
6.
The Direct Code Entry lets you enter a code from the
When your device turns off, press
accompanying code list for your brand of device. It's not as
the REVERSE key on the remote
easy as the other methods, but it's potentially the fastest
and wait at least 2 seconds.
method.
The remote tries the last of the
SAVE THIS MANUAL AND THE CODE LISTS!
previous ten codes.
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.
Did your device turn on?
manual and code lists in a safe place so that you can
YES: Press the STOP key. You're
reprogram the remote if you need to.
Auto Code Search
done! You've programmed this
Tip: This remote is already programmed to operate
device key.
The Auto Code Search goes automatically through all the
most RCA-branded TVs, VCRs, DVD players and satellite
NO: Press REVERSE again. The remote tests the next
codes for the device you're trying to control. When you find
receivers. Just press the corresponding key—VCR•DVD
code in the batch.
the one that operates your device, you can stop the search and
for a DVD player, TV for a television, SAT•CBL•DTC for a
store that code.
Keep pressing REVERSE every 2 seconds until your device
satellite receiver.
turns back on. When it does, press STOP .
TIPS: To exit without saving a new code at any point in the
Note: If you accidentally press the REVERSE key after your
Auto Code Search, press the
GO BACK
key.
device turns on, press the FORWARD key. Then, wait two
Step 1: Install your batteries
seconds to see if your device turns off again.
1.
Manually turn on the device you
NOTES
Your universal remote requires two
AA
alkaline batteries
want to control.
Throughout the programming of each key, be sure to keep
(batteries may or may not be included, depending on model).
the remote pointed at the IR sensor of the device you are
To install the batteries:
currently programming the remote to control.
1.
2.
Remove the battery
If you're programming the TV or SAT•CBL•DTC key,
Test the remote with the device to make sure the
compartment cover.
go to step 3.
device key is programmed with the correct code for
maximum functionality. If some features don't work, try
2.
If you're programming the VCR•DVD key, you need to
Insert the batteries, matching
a different code. See the "Testing the Code for Maximum
tell the remote which kind of device you want this key to
the batteries to the (+) and
Functionality" section below for more information.
control, VCR or DVD.
(–) marks inside the battery
compartment.
During the Auto Code Search, the remote ignores
Press and hold the VCR•DVD key. While you're holding
keypresses that aren't part of the search.
down the VCR•DVD key, use your other hand to press the
3.
Push the battery cover back into
number key for the type of device you want to control with
The search times out after two minutes (the ON•OFF key
place.
this key: 2 for VCR, 3 for DVD. Then release both keys.
blinks four times and turns off, and the last programmed
code under that device key is retained).
Battery Precautions:
The ON•OFF key blinks four times and turns off when the
remote has gone through all the codes. The remote exits
• Do not mix old and new batteries.
the Auto Code Search. If your device hasn't turned off yet,
• Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc) or
try a different search method.
rechargeable (nickel-cadmium) batteries.
• Always remove old, weak or worn-out batteries promptly
and recycle or dispose of them in accordance with Local
Testing the Code for Maximum Functionality
and National Regulations.
1.
Try a variety of the device's functions with the remote. If
some device features don't work, go to next step to try a
different code.
Battery Saver
2. Repeat the Auto Code Search Method from the beginning.
3.
Your universal remote control saves battery power by
Press and hold the device key you want to program. While
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When your device turns off, do not stop searching.
automatically turning off if any key is pressed for more than
you're holding down the device key, use your other hand
Instead, with the unit now off, continue to press the PLAY
60 seconds. This saves your battery life should your remote
to press and hold the remote's
ON•OFF
key at the same
key every 5 seconds until the unit turns back on.
get stuck in a place where the keys remain depressed, such as
time.
3. Once the unit turns back on, press the REVERSE key on the
between sofa cushions.
remote every 2 seconds until your device turns off again.
When your device turns off again, press the STOP key.
4. Test the key's functionality again by attempting to control
a variety of the device's functions. If the code that has
been stored controls the majority of the device's functions,
programming is complete. If the code stored does not give
maximum functionality, try another code.
4.
Wait until the
ON•OFF key
comes on and stays on. Then
DTC is a Digital TV Converter Box
release both keys.
Brand Code Search
7.
3.
Point the remote directly at the
If you're programming the TV or SAT•CBL•DTC key, go
The Brand Code Search goes through only the codes for one of
front panel of the device you want
to step 4.
the select brands listed in the accompanying code list. If your
to control. Press ON•OFF on the
If you're programming the VCR•DVD key, you need to
brand of device is listed, this search can be very quick and easy.
remote and wait 2 seconds. The
tell the remote which kind of device you want this key to
remote is testing a single code for
control, VCR or DVD.
your device's brand.
TIPS:
Press and hold the VCR•DVD key. While you're holding
Did your device turn off?
down the VCR•DVD key, use your other hand to press the
The ON•OFF key serves as an indicator light during
number key for the type of device you want to control with
programming, giving you feedback at each stage of the
YES: Press the STOP key to store the code. You're done!
this key: 2 for VCR, 3 for DVD. Then release both keys.
process.
You've programmed this device key.
NO: Press ON•OFF again. The remote tests the next code
To exit without saving a new code at any point in the Brand
for your brand.
Code Search, press the
GO BACK
key.
Keep pressing ON•OFF every 2 seconds until your device
1.
turns back on. When it does, press STOP .
Manually turn on the device you
want to control.
NOTES
Throughout the programming of each key, be sure to keep
the remote pointed at the IR sensor of the device you are
currently programming the remote to control.
2.
If you're programming the TV or SAT•CBL•DTC key,
go to step 3.
Test the remote with the device to make sure the device
key is programmed with the correct code for maximum
If you're programming the VCR•DVD key, you need to
4.
functionality. If some features don't work, try a different
Press and hold the device key you want to program (the
tell the remote which kind of device you want this key to
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code. See the "Testing the Code for Maximum Functionality"
ON•OFF key comes on).
control, VCR or DVD.
section below for more information.
While you're holding down the device key, use your other
Press and hold the VCR•DVD key. While you're holding
During the Brand Code Search, the remote ignores
hand enter the first five-digit code for your brand in the
down the VCR•DVD key, use your other hand to press the
keypresses that aren't part of the search.
code list (the ON•OFF key goes off after the first digit).
number key for the type of device you want to control with
The search times out after two minutes (the ON•OFF key
this key: 2 for VCR, 3 for DVD. Then release both keys.
blinks four times and turns off, and the last programmed
code under that device key is retained).
The ON•OFF 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.
Testing the Code for Maximum Functionality
1.
Try a variety of the device's functions with the remote. If
some device features don't work, go to the next step to try
a different code.
2. Repeat the Brand Code Search from the beginning. When
5.
When you've finished entering the five-digit code, keep
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the device turns off for the first time, don't press the STOP
holding down the device key and look at the ON•OFF key.
3.
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Find your device's brand in the Brand
key, which would store the same code. Instead, with the
Is the ON•OFF key on?
Code list section of the accompanying
unit now off, continue to press the
ON•OFF
key repeatedly
code list. Circle the number for your
YES: You're done! You've
until the unit turns back on.
brand and keep the list handy.
3. Once the unit turns back on, you have found another code
NO, it blinked four times and turned off: You have
that operates the device. Press the STOP key.
either entered a code number that is not in the code lists or
missed a step in the code entry procedure. Try step 4 again.
4. Test the key's functionality again by attempting to control
a variety of the device's functions. If the code that has
4.
Press and hold the device key you want to program. While
been stored controls the majority of the device's functions,
NOTES
you're holding down the device key, use your other hand
programming is complete. If the code stored does not give
Remember to enter the code for future reference in the box
to press and hold the remote's ON•OFF key at the same
maximum functionality, try another code.
provided in the Code Retrieval section of this manual.
time.
If your brand isn't listed in the code list, use one of the Code
Direct Code Entry
Search methods to program the remote control. (Refer to the
Direct Code Entry lets you enter a code from the accompanying
Auto and Manual Code Search methods.)
code list for your brand of device. It's not as easy as the other
If you release the device key any time during the Direct Code
methods, but it's potentially the fastest method.
Entry procedure, the ON•OFF key blinks four times, and
TIP: The ON•OFF key serves as an indicator light during
the process is exited. The last programmed code under the
programming, giving you feedback at each stage of the
device key is retained.
process.
5.
Wait until the ON•OFF key comes on and stays on. Then
Test the remote with the device to make sure the device
release both keys.
key is programmed with the correct code for maximum
1.
Manually turn on the device you
functionality. If some features don't work, try a different code
want to control.
in the list.
6.
Look at the number you circled for
your device's brand code number.
Press that number on the remote
2.
Manual Code Search
Find the Code List that came with the
keypad.
remote. Locate the section for the type of
The Manual Code Search lets you go one-by-one through all the
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device you're trying to program, and find
codes for the device you're trying to control. When you find the
your brand in that section. Circle the codes
one that operates your device, you can stop the search and store
for your brand and keep them handy.
that code.
TIPS: The ON•OFF key serves as an indicator light during
NOTES
programming, giving you feedback at each stage of the
Throughout the programming of each key, keep the remote
process.
pointed at the IR sensor of the device you are programming
the remote to control.
The Manual Code Search method may take a long time
because the remote searches through all of the codes in
Test the remote with the device to make sure the device
its memory one-by-one. If your brand is listed in the Brand
key is programmed with the correct code for maximum
Codes or the Code Lists, first try the Brand Code Search or
functionality. If some features don't work, try a different
code. See the "Testing the Code for Maximum Functionality"
the Direct Code Entry method.
section below for more information.
To exit without saving a new code at any point in the Manual
During the Manual Code Search, the remote ignores
Code Search, press the GO BACK key.
keypresses that aren't part of the search.
1.
The search times out after two minutes (the ON•OFF key
Manually turn on the device you
blinks four times and turns off, and the last programmed
want to control.
code under that device key is retained).
The ON•OFF key blinks four times and turns off when the
remote has gone through all the codes. The remote exits the
2.
If you're programming the TV or SAT•CBL•DTC key,
Manual Code Search. If your device hasn't turned off yet, try
go to step 3.
a different search method.
If you're programming the VCR•DVD key, you need to
tell the remote which kind of device you want this key to
Testing the Code for Maximum Functionality
control, VCR or DVD.
1.
Try a variety of the device's functions with the remote. If
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some features of your devices don't work, go to the next
Press and hold the VCR•DVD key. While you're holding
step to try a different code.
down the VCR•DVD key, use your other hand to press the
number key for the type of device you want to control with
2. Repeat the Manual Code Search from the beginning. When
this key: 2 for VCR, 3 for DVD. Then release both keys.
the device turns off for the first time, don't press the STOP
key, which would store the same code. Instead, with the
unit now off, continue to press the
ON•OFF
key repeatedly
until the unit turns back on.
3. Once the unit turns back on, you have found another code
that operates the device. Press the STOP key.
4. Test the key's functionality again by trying a variety of
functions. If the code controls the majority of the device's
functions, programming is complete. If the code stored
does not give maximum functionality, try another code.
Tour of the Remote
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3.
In most cases, the keys on
Press and hold the device key you want to program. While
this remote perform the same
you're holding down the device key, use your other hand
functions as the keys on your
to press and hold the remote's ON•OFF key at the same
programmed this device key.
original remotes once you've
time.
programmed this remote to
operate your components.
Many keys on this remote
have other functions as well.
Illuminated ON•OFF key
serves as an indicator light to
provide feedback.
4.
Wait until the ON•OFF key comes on and stays on. Then
Device keys (TV,
release both keys.
SAT•CBL•DTC, VCR•DVD) put
the remote in the right mode
5.
Point the remote directly at the front panel of the device you
to control your device.
want to control. Press ON•OFF on the remote and wait 2
GUIDE and MENU put the
seconds. The remote is testing a single code for your device.
remote in menu/guide mode,
which makes the CH/VOL
Did your device turn off?
keys serve as arrow keys;
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YES: Press the STOP key to store
they also access the same
the code. You're done! You've
features as the keys on your
programmed this device key.
original remotes.
NO: Press ON•OFF again. The
remote tests the next code for
your device.
Keep pressing ON•OFF every 2
seconds until your device turns back
Actual model may vary
on. When it does, press STOP .
from illustration
TIP: Because there are so many codes, you may have to press
the ON•OFF key many times—possibly hundreds of times.
CH and VOL keys have dual functions: they can act as
Advanced Functions
Troubleshooting
navigation keys in menu systems as well as channel and
volume controllers outside the menus. The CH keys also
provide skip forward and skip back control for DVD players and
Code Retrieval
Problem: The remote does not operate your device.
DVRs that support this functionality.
Once you've programmed the remote to control your devices,
GO BACK exits remote programming; it also performs the
you may want to record the codes for future reference. If
same functions as on your original remotes
you used the Direct Code Entry method, this is easy. Just
find the codes you entered and make a note of them in the
The INPUT and — (dash) key has three functions: (1) it toggles
boxes below. If you used one of the Code Search methods to
through all the video sources connected to your TV; (2) when
program your remote or if you used the Direct Entry method
the remote is in VCR mode, this button toggles between VCR
but don't remember the code, you will need to retrieve each
and the TV input; (3) when you're entering digital channel
device's five-digit code. Retrieving the actual code and writing
numbers directly, this button lets you separate the main
it down will save you time if you ever need to program the
channel number from the sub-channel number (such as 59.1)
remote again (e.g., if programming is lost when you change
Problem: The remote can't be programmed to operate your
the batteries). If the codes are recorded, you can use the
device.
Direct Entry method to reprogram your remote to control your
IMPORTANT
devices, which is quick and easy.
Because this remote controls more than one device, you
ON•OFF key
1.
Press and hold the device key
must first "tell" the remote which device you wish to
(TV, SAT•CBL•DTC, VCR•DVD)
operate. That means, if you wish to operate your TV, you
whose code you wish to retrieve.
must first press the TV key to put the remote in the TV
The ON•OFF key turns on. Keep
Mode. The remote stays in that device mode until you press
pressing the device key.
a different device key. For example, if your remote is in TV
Mode and you want to operate the DVD player, you must
press the
VCR•DVD
key to change device modes.
2.
While holding the device key down, press and hold the
INFO key. The ON•OFF key turns off. After holding down
both keys for three seconds, the ON•OFF key turns back
Accessing Device Menus and Guides
on.
Many devices use on-screen menus and guides to help you
3.
Release both keys. The ON•OFF key remains on.
navigate through all their features and programming. While
Problem: The remote doesn't perform commands properly.
this remote may not access every menu or guide system
4.
Starting with the number 1 key, press and release each
of every device model, it does offer some menu and guide
number key on the keypad in the following order: 1-9, then
functionality.
0. The number that causes the ON•OFF key to blink is the
first number of the code. As you find each number of the
To use a device's on-screen menu or guide system, you first
code, write it down for future reference.
have to put the remote in Menu or Guide Mode.
Note: All TV codes begin with the number 1; all VCR and DVR
1.
Make sure your devices are turned on and your TV is set
codes begin with the number 2; all DVDs, the number 3; and
to the correct device input (use the INPUT key to toggle
all satellite receivers, digital TV converters, and cable boxes,
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through inputs when in TV Mode.)
the number 5.
2.
Press the device key whose menu you want to access.
5.
Repeat step 4 until you have retrieved all five numbers in
3.
To access menus, press the MENU key. To access guides,
the code. After the fifth number is retrieved, the ON•OFF
press the GUIDE key. The ON•OFF key starts blinking,
key blinks briefly, then turns off.
indicating you are in Menu or Guide Mode.
TIP: To exit the Code Retrieval Mode at any time, press the
GO BACK key.
4.
Use the VOL+/- and CH+/- keys to
navigate through the on-screen
Note: If you press an invalid key during the Code Retrieval
menu system or guide. To select the
process, the remote will not respond. If you do not press a
highlighted item, press the OK key.
valid Code Retrieval key (TV, SAT•CBL•DTC, VCR•DVD, INFO,
GO BACK), Code Retrieval times out after 15 seconds. The
TIP: If the remote doesn't respond,
ON•OFF key blinks four times, and then turns off.
check to see that the ON•OFF key is
still blinking. The ON•OFF key times
out after 20 seconds. If this happens,
Problem: The ON•OFF key does not light when you press a key.
TV CODE
SAT•CBL•DTC CODE
just press the MENU key again, and
then retry your selection.
1
5
Exiting Menu/Guide Mode
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SAT
DTC
CABLE
The remote automatically times out of Menu or Guide Mode
after 20 seconds of inactivity (no keys being pressed). At that
time, the remote clears the displayed menu from the TV.
VCR•DVD CODE
If you want to exit the Menu Mode yourself, press the
corresponding device key on the remote (TV, SAT•CBL•DTC,
Problem: The remote will not change channels on device.
VCR•DVD). The ON•OFF key turns off.
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DVD
VCR
Problem: The device's menu does not appear on the TV screen.
Make sure you have connected the device to your TV properly and
selected the correct input. (See your devices' Owner's Manuals for
proper connection procedures.)
Make sure the remote is in the correct mode by pressing the
Make sure the remote is in the correct mode by pressing the
corresponding device key (TV, SAT•CBL•DTC, VCR•DVD). This
corresponding device key (TV, SAT•CBL•DTC, VCR•DVD). This
tells the remote which device to operate.
tells the remote which device to operate.
Menu access isn't supported for all brands. You may need to use
Remove any obstacles between the remote and the device. Make
your original remote control to access menu functions for some
sure you're aiming the remote at the device's IR sensor.
devices.
Make sure the batteries are fresh and are properly installed.
Replace the batteries with two new AA batteries, if necessary
(see the Battery Installation section).
Care and Maintenance
If you are testing the remote while programming it, you may be
too far away from the device or at a wrong angle. There must be
• Keep the remote dry. If it gets wet, wipe it dry immediately.
an unobstructed path between the remote and the IR sensor on
• Use and store the remote only in normal temperature
the device. Move closer and make sure you point the remote at
environments.
the device you're trying to control.
• Handle the remote gently and carefully. Don't drop it.
If you're using the Direct Entry programming method to enter
• Keep the remote away from dust and dirt.
the codes for your brand and the unit is still not functioning
properly, try the auto, brand, or manual search method.
• Wipe the remote with a damp cloth occasionally to keep it
looking new.
To control combo units, like TV/VCRs or TV/DVDs, you must
• Modifying or tampering with the remote's internal devices can
program the individual corresponding device keys to control
cause malfunction and invalidate its warranty.
each part of the combo unit. Once programmed successfully, the
TV key controls the TV functions, and the VCR•DVD key controls
the VCR or DVD functions.
Make sure the batteries are fresh and are properly installed.
Limited Lifetime Warranty
Make sure the remote is in the correct mode by pressing the
corresponding device key (TV, SAT•CBL•DTC, VCR•DVD). This
Audiovox Electronics Corporation (the "Company") warrants to you the
tells the remote which device to operate.
original retail purchaser of this product that should it, under normal use
Make sure device is ready (for example, the DVD player has a
and conditions, be proven defective in material or workmanship during
disc loaded).
its lifetime while you own it, such defect(s) will be repaired or replaced
(at the Company's option) without charge for parts and repair labor. To
You may have pressed an invalid key for the mode the remote is in.
obtain repair or replacement within the terms of this Warranty, the product
If you're trying to enter a channel number directly, try pressing
is to be delivered with proof of warranty coverage (e.g. dated bill of sale),
the ENTER key after entering the channel number as this is a
specification of defect(s), transportation prepaid, to the Company at the
address shown below.
requirement of certain models and brands.
This Warranty does not cover product purchased, serviced or used outside
There is a possibility that a programmed code may only be
the United States or Canada. This Warranty is not transferable and does
able to control some of your device features (for example, only
not extend to costs incurred for installation, removal or reinstallation of
turns a device on and off). To confirm that the device key is
the product. This Warranty does not apply if in the Company's opinion,
programmed with the correct code for maximum functionality,
the product has been damaged through alteration, improper installation,
test the device. Attempt to control a variety of the device's
mishandling, misuse, neglect, accident, or the simultaneous use of different
functions with the remote. If some of the features of your
battery types (e.g. alkaline, standard or rechargeable).
devices don't work, try programming the remote with a different
THE EXTENT OF THE COMPANY'S LIABILITY UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS
code in the list using the Direct Code Entry Method, until you
LIMITED TO THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT PROVIDED ABOVE AND, IN NO
find the code that allows the remote to control the majority of
EVENT, SHALL THE COMPANY'S LIABILITY EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE
your device's functions. Different codes can provide different
PAID BY PURCHASER FOR THE PRODUCT.
levels of functionality.
This Warranty is in lieu of all other express warranties or liabilities. ANY
IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE SHALL
BE LIMITED TO DURATION OF THIS WARRANTY. IN NO CASE SHALL
You may have pressed an invalid key for the mode the remote is
THE COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL
in.
DAMAGES WHATSOEVER. No person or representative is authorized
Make sure the remote is in the correct mode by pressing the
to assume for the Company any liability other than expressed herein in
corresponding device key (TV, SAT•CBL•DTC, VCR•DVD). This
connection with the sale of this product.
tells the remote which device to operate.
Some states/provinces do not allow limitations on how long an implied
warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential
Make sure the batteries are fresh and are properly installed.
damage so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This
Replace the batteries with two new AA batteries, if necessary
Warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights,
(see the Battery Installation section).
which vary from state/province to state/province.
U.S.A.: Audiovox Electronics Corporation, 150 Marcus Blvd., Hauppauge,
New York 11788
Make sure the remote is in the correct mode by pressing the
CANADA: Audiovox Return Center, c/o Genco, 6685 Kennedy Road,
Unit 3, Door 16, Mississauga, Ontario L5T 3A5
corresponding device key (TV, SAT•CBL•DTC, VCR•DVD). This
tells the remote which device to operate.
Press the ENTER key after you enter a channel number.
Remove any obstacles between the remote and the device. Make
©2009 Audiovox Canada Limited
sure to aim the remote at the IR sensor on the device.
c/o Genco,
6685 Kennedy Road, Unit 3, Door 16,
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5T 3A5
MADE IN INDONESIA
Trademark(s) ® Registered
CRCR323 CA IB 00

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   Summary of Contents for RCA CRCR323

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    While holding the device key down, press and hold the each part of the combo unit. Once programmed successfully, the most RCA-branded TVs, VCRs, DVD players and satellite During the Brand Code Search, the remote ignores NO: Press REVERSE again. The remote tests the next hand enter the first five-digit code for your brand in the this key: 2 for VCR, 3 for DVD.

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    ON•OFF s’éteint. La touche ON•OFF se rallume après que vous chaque partie du combiné. Une fois correctement programmée, la touche TV GARANTIE LIMITÉE À VIE de satellite de marque RCA. Appuyez simplement sur la touche le code suivant de la série. cette touche d’appareil est conservé).

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