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Fri, Jun 30, 2017 11:15 PM

Making a new remote work

Have a RC66RX that has some bad buttons.  I ordered a remote from Direct TV and they sent out a RC66RX, I can't get this thing to work at all with my DVR.  My DVR will not respond to any signal from it.  Is there something I am missing?

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litzdog911

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Try using the HR24's front panel buttons to navigate to the Remote Setup, then be sure that it's not set to RF Mode. 

montanahack

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Is the switch at the top all the way to the left?

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Yes, that is not a problem. My thought is it might be set for IR instead of RF. Any ideas? I know this has to be something simple, but as far as I can find, there are no instructions for the remote.
shannon02

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What is the receiver model number?

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I really should have thought of that when I got it and had issues. At the moment I am on a business trip and 2400 miles from the receiver. I won't return until the 22nd of this month, so I will have to get it then,

Sorry...

Tutor

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OK, made it back home.

My DVR Model is HR24-500
Does that help?

Tutor

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I'll try that, but the RF part I'm not sure about. My current remote works via RF.

Tutor

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OK, that worked! Looks like the remote came setup for IR and not RF.
Thanks!
litzdog911

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Thanks for the update. Enjoy!

 


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