1 Reply Latest reply: Oct 10, 2013 4:45 PM by TylerG RSS

    RF Remote Support

    ACC5691278

      Just got off a live chat while setting up my Direct Tv HR22-100 box about lack of control on the remote.   Turns out that the HR22 has RF only remote

      control.   I have never seen a warning about the fact the 500 does not support RF remotes.   Is there a work around that someone has figured out?  Not sure if the highend DVR have IR....

       

      Thanks for any help

      Rick

        • Re: RF Remote Support
          TylerG Newbie

          Hello, ACC5691278.

           

               Unfortunately, there is no way to make the Slingbox communicate in RF; most often, however, DirecTV boxes can indeed work in IR:

           

           

               If this is not the case with your satellite box, you may want to ask DirecTV if they have any IR-capable options for you. It should also be noted that the remote codes listed in the Slingbox setup generally only work with remote address 1; if your DirecTV box is set to a different remote address, that may also be the cause of the issue.

           

          Hope this helps!

           

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