2 Replies Latest reply: May 13, 2013 1:33 AM by ACC1075687 RSS

    Two slingboxes shifting to same channel

    ACC1075687

      HI,

       

      I've hooked up a Pro-HD and a Solo to two Motorola Zaptor Cable TV decoders.

      Both slingboxes have their own fixed IP and port on the LAN.

      When I shift channel on one slingbox, both slingboxes shift to the same channel.

      I've also tried using two seperate accounts. Same problem.

      I've tried taking out the IR emitter on one of the slingboxes, It still reacts to commands from the other slingbox.

      What am I missing?

       

      Cheers,

      Thomas

        • Re: Two slingboxes shifting to same channel
          alanrichey42 Master

          Actually this is nothing to do with the Slingboxes. I assume you see the same effect when you use the real remote ?

           

          The Zaptor boxes will both be using the same IR Codes so each time you transmit an IR Burst from either a real remote or one of the Slingboxes, both the Zaptor boxes will react.   Some manufactures (DirecTV, Dish, Tivo...) allow you to have different Remote Addresses so you can operate multiple devices in the same room, but I don't think Motorola have that option.  The only solution is to use a cardboard tube/duct tape/metal foil...    to isolate the IR Blaster in front of each of the boxes so they only point at the IR Receiver.