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Dish Network VIP222 Remote Control Setup

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222.book Page 57 Tuesday, July 25, 2006 1:30 PM

Remote Control Setup

Personalizing Your Remote Controls
Use the information in this chapter to learn more about using your remote controls.
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  • Page 1: Remote Control Setup

    222.book Page 57 Tuesday, July 25, 2006 1:30 PM Remote Control Setup Personalizing Your Remote Controls Use the information in this chapter to learn more about using your remote controls. • MPROVING • • • ECEIVER ONTROL ONTROLLING THER OMPONENTS ECOVER UTTON ENDING...
  • Page 2: Improving Receiver Control

    222.book Page 58 Tuesday, July 25, 2006 1:30 PM Chapter 9 Improving Receiver Control MPROVING ECEIVER These instructions help you improve your remote control settings to best operate your satellite receiver. Use the following instructions to make your remote control operate more efficiently with your receiver.
  • Page 3: Checking The Remote Control Address

    222.book Page 59 Tuesday, July 25, 2006 1:30 PM Checking the Remote Control Address You can see what address is programmed into the remote control by completing the following instructions. Press and hold the SAT mode button for three seconds, until all of the mode buttons light up, and then let go of the SAT button.
  • Page 4: Changing The Uhf Frequency Using The A/B Switch

    222.book Page 60 Tuesday, July 25, 2006 1:30 PM Chapter 9 Improving Receiver Control Adjusting the Remote Antenna Be sure to set the remote control antenna (back of the receiver) straight up so you can use the remote control from as far away as possible. Don't let the antenna touch anything. If your UHF Pro Remote Control isn't working very well from far away, you may be experiencing interference from objects near your receiver.
  • Page 5: Controlling Other Components

    To use the remote to control other devices (such as a TV, VCR, DVD player, tuner, amplifier, or DISH Network satellite receiver), you must first program it to control these other devices. You can do this by either following the instructions in Setting Up Using Device Code Tables on page 63, or the Setting Up Using Device Codes Scan procedure described on page 64.
  • Page 6: Remote Control Modes

    VCR or a DVD player), and AUX (“auxiliary,” for a second TV, a VCR, a tuner, an audio amplifier, or a second DISH Network satellite receiver) to set the remote to the right mode for the device. To change the mode, press the button for the device you want the remote to control.
  • Page 7: Setting Up Using Device Code Tables

    222.book Page 63 Tuesday, July 25, 2006 1:30 PM Setting Up Using Device Code Tables Set up the remote to control other devices using the device codes listed on page 116. In the instructions below, the column on the left contains the instructions and the column on the right provides additional information.
  • Page 8: Setting Up Using Device Codes Scan

    222.book Page 64 Tuesday, July 25, 2006 1:30 PM Chapter 9 Controlling Other Components Instructions If the code doesn’t work, repeat steps 3 through 9 with another device code from the tables. If you can’t find a code that works try, Setting Up Using Device Codes Scan that follows.
  • Page 9: Checking The Device Codes

    222.book Page 65 Tuesday, July 25, 2006 1:30 PM Instructions Press the UP or DOWN ARROW repeatedly until the device turns off. Press POUND (#). Turn the device back on and try some other buttons to make sure they work. If necessary, repeat this procedure until you’ve tried all the codes.
  • Page 10 222.book Page 66 Tuesday, July 25, 2006 1:30 PM Chapter 9 Controlling Other Components Instructions For AUX mode: The first group of flashes tells you what the AUX mode controls. A quick flash (zero) before the three-digit code is for a TV; one regular flash is for a VCR;...
  • Page 11 6-7 make sure the remote works correctly): Programming to Control a Second Satellite Receiver If you have another DISH Network satellite receiver installed, you can use this remote in AUX mode to control it along with your new receiver. When you program the remote to control this other receiver, the remote will send out IR and UHF (not UHF Pro) signals to the receiver.
  • Page 12: The Recover Button

    222.book Page 68 Tuesday, July 25, 2006 1:30 PM Chapter 9 The Recover Button Turn on the other receiver and display the System Info screen as described in the user’s guide for information on how to display the screen). Write the address: Press and hold AUX until all the other mode buttons light up, and then let go of the button.
  • Page 13 222.book Page 69 Tuesday, July 25, 2006 1:30 PM Programming the Recover Button for Remote Control 2 When your Remote Control 2 is shipped from the factory, RECOVER is set up to restore satellite TV viewing by tuning your TV (or VCR) to channel 3, 4, and other inputs. However, to use RECOVER with your remote TV (or VCR), you need to program RECOVER with the specific channel (for example, channel 60) that you use to watch TV2 programming.
  • Page 14: Sending Discrete Power O N And Off

    222.book Page 70 Tuesday, July 25, 2006 1:30 PM Chapter 9 Sending Discrete Power On and Off Removing the Recover Button Channel Programming The following instructions describe how to reset RECOVER to restore satellite TV viewing by tuning your TV (or VCR) to channel 3, 4, and other inputs. ENDING ISCRETE OWER...
  • Page 15 TV2 channel/input before you can use RECOVER. • Place the channel sticker on the remote TV and write down the channel you use to watch DISH Network programming. The stickers are inside the front cover of this guide. •...
  • Page 16 222.book Page 72 Tuesday, July 25, 2006 1:30 PM Chapter 9 Questions Notes...

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