Instructions for use
Congratulations on your purchase of the Philips SRU 5040 universal remote
control. After installing the remote control you can operate a maximum of
4 different devices with it:TV, DVD player/recorder, video recorder and STB
(settop box, satellite or cable decoder).You can find information about how
to prepare this remote control for use in the chapter 'Installing the remote
2. Installing the remote control
Inserting the batteries
Press the cover inwards and slide it in the
direction of the arrow.
Place two AAA type batteries into the
battery compartment, as shown.
Slide the cover back and click it firmly into
Note: If the device indicators in the selector window (TV, DVD, STB and VCR) blink
four times after every key press, the remote control is indicating that its
batteries are running low. Replace the old batteries with two new AAA
Testing the remote control
The remote control has been programmed to operate most Philips devices.
Because the SRU 5040 may use different signals for each brand and even for
different models of the same brand, it is advisable to test whether your device
responds to the SRU 5040.The example below (TV) instructs you how to do
this.You can repeat the same steps for other devices (DVD player/recorder,
video recorder, etc.) which you want to operate using the SRU 5040.
Example of TV:
Turn your TV on manually or use the original remote control.
Tune to channel 1.