Radio Shack Universal Remote 7 in 1 Remote Control with Lighted Keypad User Guide

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Cat. No. 15-1924  
OWNER’S MANUAL  
7-in-1 Remote Control  
with Lighted Keypad  
Plug n Power Compatible  
Please read before using this equipment.  
 
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Convenient Keypad Design — each key is posi-  
tioned for easy operation.  
Toll Free Support — you can get expert help for  
your 7-in-1 Remote Control by calling 1-800-989-  
4706.  
Note: You need four AAA batteries (not supplied)  
to power your 7-in-1 Remote Control.  
Need help? Call 1-800-989-4706  
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CONTENTS  
How the 7-in-1 Works ..................................... 5  
Preparation ..................................................... 7  
Installing Batteries ...................................... 7  
Lighting the Keys ........................................ 8  
Device Types .............................................. 8  
Setting Up Your 7-in-1 ................................ 9  
Using Two or More Similar Devices .. 10  
Operation ...................................................... 11  
Punch-Through ......................................... 11  
Using the 7-in-1’s Timer ........................... 12  
Plug ’n Power Functions ........................... 12  
Entering a Plug ’n Power  
House Code ...................................... 13  
Controlling Lights and Appliances  
Using an IR Command Console ....... 13  
Controlling Lights and Appliances  
Using a Control Center Module ......... 15  
Setting a Plug ’n Power Timer .......... 16  
Teaching Commands to the 7-in-1 ........... 17  
Teaching a Command ....................... 18  
Clearing All Commands .................... 19  
If You Have Problems .................................. 20  
Manual Code Search ................................ 20  
Determining the 3-Digit Code ............ 21  
Troubleshooting ........................................ 22  
Manufacturers’ Codes ................................. 23  
Audio Amplifiers ....................................... 23  
Audio Receivers ....................................... 23  
Audio Systems ......................................... 23  
Cable Converters ..................................... 23  
Cassette Player ........................................ 25  
CD Players ............................................... 25  
Direct-to-Home Satellite Receivers .......... 28  
Home Automation ..................................... 28  
Laser Disc Players ................................... 28  
Satellite Receivers .................................... 28  
Televisions ................................................ 29  
TV/VCR Combinations ............................. 36  
VCRs ........................................................ 36  
Care and Maintenance ................................. 43  
Specifications ............................................... 44  
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HOW THE 7-IN-1 WORKS  
Your RadioShack 7-in-1 Remote Control was de-  
signed to control the most commonly used func-  
tions on your TV, VCR, cable converter, CD  
player, satellite receiver, audio equipment, and  
Plug ’n Power devices.  
When you set up the 7-in-1 Remote Control, its  
command keys work like the keys on your original  
remote controls. For example, the 7-in-1 Remote  
Control’s POWER (All Lts On) key works like a key  
on your original remote control which might be la-  
beled POWER ON/OFF.  
Key  
Function  
SET UP  
Used in setting up your  
devices.  
Lights your keypad for use in  
dark or dimly lit rooms.  
POWER (All Lts  
On), digit keys,  
Operate the same as the cor-  
responding keys on your origi-  
nal remote control.  
CHANNEL + (On),  
CHANNEL (Off),  
VOLUME + (Brt),  
VOLUME (Dim),  
LAST, MUTE (All  
Off), DISP  
LEARN  
Used when you teach the 7-  
in-1 infrared codes from your  
original remote controls.  
TV, VCR, CBL, CD, Used when you set up the 7-  
AUX1, AUX2, SAT,  
Plug ’n Power  
in-1 to replace your original  
remote controls. Also used  
during normal operation to tell  
the 7-in-1 which device you  
want to control.  
SHIFT  
Used to store and access  
additional learned device  
functions, or when you must  
enter a key shift to access a  
function.  
SELECT  
Used for menu selections on  
some direct-to-home satellite  
systems.  
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Key  
Function  
GUIDE  
Displays the main menu on  
direct-to-home satellite sys-  
tems.  
REC,  
PAUSE,  
REW,  
STOP  
Control VCR functions and  
are used to select options and  
navigate in your Surround  
Sound system, satellite sys-  
tem, or other similar device.  
PLAY,  
FF,  
TIMER  
Used to set the timer to auto-  
matically switch off the TV  
after 60 minutes. Or, to turn  
on or off a lamp/appliance  
module or turn off all modules  
after 1 to 99 minutes in the  
Plug ’n Power mode.  
L1, L2  
LEARN  
when you  
Used with  
teach the 7-in-1 infrared com-  
mands from your original  
remote controls. You can also  
L1  
L2  
to add one or  
use  
and  
two extra original remote con-  
trol functions.  
.
A B  
Switches between TV and AV  
in the TV mode, TV and VCR  
in the VCR mode, A and B in  
the CBL mode, TV and DSS  
in the DSS mode, and Deck A  
and Deck B in the audio  
mode.  
ENT  
Lets you enter information  
into the 7-in-1’s memory.  
Notes:  
• Whenever you use REC on the remote con-  
trol, you must press it twice. This safety fea-  
ture helps you avoid accidentally recording  
over tapes.  
• The 7-in-1 Remote Control might not be able  
to duplicate some of your original remote  
control’s seldom-used functions.  
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PREPARATION  
INSTALLING BATTERIES  
You need four AAA batteries to power your re-  
mote control. We recommend alkaline batteries,  
such as RadioShack Cat. No. 23-558.  
Cautions:  
• Use only fresh batteries of the required size  
and recommended type.  
• Do not mix old and new batteries, different  
types of batteries (standard, alkaline, or  
rechargeable), or rechargeable batteries of  
different capacities.  
• Do not press any of the 7-in-1’s keys while  
installing batteries.  
1. Press the battery compart-  
ment cover’s tab and lift off  
the cover.  
2. Install four AAA alkaline bat-  
teries as indicated by the  
polarity symbols (+ and )  
marked inside the compart-  
ment.  
3. Replace the cover.  
Do not place objects on top of the remote  
Note:  
control after you have installed the batteries. This  
can press keys for an extended period of time and  
reduce battery life.  
When the 7-in-1 Remote Control’s range de-  
creases or it stops operating properly, replace the  
batteries.  
Although the 7-in-1 has a built-in memory  
Note:  
backup, we recommend you have fresh batteries  
ready to install as soon as you remove the old  
ones.  
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LIGHTING THE KEYS  
Press  
to light the keys on the remote for about  
5 seconds. If you press a key when the keys are  
lit, the keys stay lit for about 5 more seconds.  
To turn off the light before it automatically turns  
off, press  
again.  
DEVICE TYPES  
You can use the 7-in-1 Remote Control’s device  
keys to control the following general types of de-  
vices:  
TV  
— TVs  
VCR  
— VCRs, TV/VCR combinations, laser disc  
players, cassette decks and digital audio tape  
decks  
CBL  
— Cable converters, satellite receivers and  
video accessories  
CD  
— CD players, amplifiers, tuners, receivers,  
and miscellaneous audio products  
AUX1/AUX2  
— TVs, VCRs, laser disc players, CD  
players, cassette decks, digital audio tape decks,  
cable converters, satellite receivers, Plug ’n Pow-  
er devices, video accessories, amplifiers, tuners,  
receivers, and miscellaneous audio products  
SAT  
— standard and direct-to-home satellite re-  
ceivers  
Plug ’n Power — Plug ’n Power or X-10 home  
automation devices  
AUX1  
AUX2  
or an  
Note: You can also program  
or  
unused device key to control additional devices  
(see “Using Two or More Similar Devices” on  
Page 10).  
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SETTING UP YOUR 7-IN-1  
1. Refer to “Manufacturers’ Codes” on Page 23  
and write down the codes for your original  
remote controls.  
Notes:  
• Some manufacturers have several possi-  
ble codes listed. Try each until you find the  
right one. See “If You Have Problems” on  
Page 20 if you cannot find the correct  
code.  
• If you want to set up your 7-in-1 to control  
a combination TV/VCR (such as Cat. No.  
16-421 or 16-422), you must program the  
TV code for the TV functions  
code for the VCR functions.  
the VCR  
and  
SET UP  
2. Hold down  
until the red light above  
turns on.  
Note: To exit the set up routine at any time,  
SET UP  
press  
again. The red light flashes  
several times.  
3. Press the device key for the type of remote  
TV VCR CBL CD  
, Plug ’n  
you are replacing (  
SAT  
,
,
,
Power, or  
).  
Note: If you do not press a device key within  
about 15 seconds, the red light flashes for  
about 3 seconds then turns off. Start again  
from Step 2.  
4. Enter the 3-digit code.  
For example, to replace a TV’s remote con-  
trol (manufacturer’s code 185), press:  
SET UP TV 1– 8  
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When the red light turns off, the 7-in-1 has  
accepted the code.  
Note: If the code you entered is invalid, the  
red light flashes for about 3 seconds then  
turns off.  
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5. Point the 7-in-1 Remote Control at your  
device and press POWER (All Lts On) (or  
CHANNEL + (On) for some cable boxes). Your  
device should turn off (or on, if it was off).  
If the remote does not operate your device,  
try the other codes listed in “Manufacturers’  
Codes” on Page 23 for your brand of TV,  
VCR, cable converter, or other device.  
6. Repeat Steps 2–5 for additional devices.  
Using Two or More Similar Devices  
If you have two or more similar devices (two  
VCRs for example) and you have already pro-  
grammed the 7-in-1 to control one of the devices  
using that device key, you can program the AUX1  
and AUX2 device keys or an unused device key to  
control the additional device.  
Follow these steps to program AUX1 or AUX2.  
1. Repeat Step 1 and 2 under “Setting Up Your  
7-in-1” on Page 9.  
2. Press AUX1 or AUX2.  
3. If you are replacing a CD’s remote control,  
skip to Step 4. Otherwise, press the device  
key for the type of remote you are replacing  
(VCR, CBL, TV, CD,  
, or SAT.  
Plug ’n Power  
If you do not press a device key within  
Note:  
about 15 seconds, the red light flashes for  
about 3 seconds then turns off. Start again  
from Step 1.  
4. Repeat Steps 4–6 under “Setting Up Your 7-  
in-1” on Page 9.  
To program an unused device key to control an  
additional device, choose an unused device key  
that controls a similar type of device (see “Device  
Types” on Page 8), then program it using the  
steps in “Setting Up Your 7-in-1” on Page 9.  
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OPERATION  
1. Press the device key for the device you want  
to control, then point the 7-in-1 at the device  
and press POWER (All Lts On) (or CHANNEL  
+ (On) for some cable converters) to turn the  
device on.  
2. Repeat Step 1 for all other devices you want  
to operate.  
3. Point the 7-in-1 toward the device you want  
to control, then press the appropriate device  
key and the desired command keys.  
The command keys on the 7-in-1 work  
Note:  
the same as the keys on the original remote  
control; however, the labeling might differ  
slightly.  
4. To turn off the last device you selected, press  
POWER (All Lts On). To turn off other devices,  
press the device key for the device you want  
to turn off, then press POWER (All Lts On).  
PUNCH-THROUGH  
The punch-through feature lets you alternately  
control two different devices without pressing the  
device keys for each one. Here’s how it works.  
Not all of the 7-in-1 Remote Control’s keys are  
used by every device. For example, a TV is often  
the only device that uses the volume keys. After  
you press TV, then press VCR, you can still use  
the volume control to control the TV.  
Punch-through does not work when you are using  
the 7-in-1 to control CD players and Plug ’n Power  
devices.  
Notes:  
• The punch-through feature might not work if  
the last two devices you selected have the  
same (or similar) features. For example,  
most TVs and some cable converters have  
channel select keys on their remote controls.  
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In this case, you must press the desired  
device key before you use the remote con-  
trol’s CHANNEL + (On) or CHANNEL (Off)  
keys.  
• If you selected AUX1 or AUX2, you can  
punch-through TV, VCR, or CBL if you have  
not programmed AUX1 or AUX2 as a TV,  
VCR, or CBL device.  
USING THE 7-IN-1’S TIMER  
This feature lets you set your 7-in-1 to turn off  
your TV after 60 minutes.  
1. Press TIMER on the 7-in-1.  
2. Within 15 seconds, press ENT on the 7-in-1.  
The red light blinks once.  
If you do not press ENT within 15 sec-  
Note:  
onds, the red light does not blink. Start again  
from Step 1.  
3. Leave the 7-in-1 pointing at the TV’s infrared  
sensor. Make sure there is nothing blocking  
the line of sight between the 7-in-1 and the  
TV.  
To cancel the timer, hold down TIMER until the red  
light blinks once, or press TV then press POWER  
(All Lts On).  
PLUG N POWER FUNCTIONS  
The Plug ’n Power feature allows you to control  
lights and appliances with an optional IR com-  
mand console (RadioShack Unlimited No.  
10037703) or Plug ’n Power Wireless Remote  
Control System (Cat. No. 61-2676). You also  
need Plug ’n Power light modules and appliance  
modules (available through your local Ra-  
dioShack store) to use this feature.  
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Entering a Plug n Power House Code  
Your IR Command Console or Plug ’n Power  
Wireless Remote Control System uses a master  
code called a  
(see your IR Command  
house code  
Console’s or Plug ‘n Power Wireless Remote  
Control System’s Owner’s Manual for more infor-  
mation).  
1. Press Plug ’n Power on the 7-in-1 Remote  
Control.  
2. Hold down SET UP on the 7-in-1 until the red  
light above  
turns on.  
3. Use the 7-in-1’s number keys to enter the  
numbers equivalent to the house code’s let-  
ters (1 for A, 2 for B, 3 for C, and so on).  
For example, if the house code is C, press 3.  
4. Press ENT on the 7-in-1.  
When the red light turns off, the 7-in-1 has  
accepted the code.  
Note: If the code you entered is invalid, the  
red light flashes for about 3 seconds then  
turns off. Start again from Step 1.  
Controlling Lights and Appliances Using  
an IR Command Console  
Follow these steps to control Plug ’n Power mod-  
ules with your 7-in-1 using an IR command con-  
sole.  
1. Position the IR command console within the  
7-in-1’s line of sight.  
2. Plug the IR command console’s power cord  
into any standard AC outlet.  
3. Set the house code dial on top of the IR com-  
mand console to the same letter as your  
Plug ’n Power modules.  
4. Set the selector switch on the IR command  
console for the group of modules you want to  
control (1–4 or 5–8).  
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5. Hold down SET UP on the 7-in-1 until the red  
light above  
turns on.  
6. Press  
, then enter 0 – 1 4 on  
Plug ’n Power  
the 7-in-1. The red light turns off.  
7. Press on the 7-in-1.  
Plug ’n Power  
8. To turn on all light and appliance modules set  
to the same house code as the IR command  
console, press POWER (All Lts On) on the 7-  
in-1, or ALL LIGHTS ON on the IR command  
console.  
To turn off all light and appliance modules set  
to the same house code as the IR command  
console, press MUTE (All Off) on the 7-in-1,  
or ALL UNITS OFF on the IR command con-  
sole.  
9. To turn specific lights and appliances on or  
off using the 7-in-1 Remote Control, press  
the digit key (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8) for the  
module you want to control. Then press On  
or Off (CHANNEL + (On) or CHANNEL (Off)).  
To control specific lights and appliances  
directly from the IR command console, set  
the console’s selector to the number of the  
module you want to control (1–4 or 5–8),  
press the button on the console that corre-  
sponds to the number of the module you  
want to control (1/5, 2/6, 3/7, 4/8), then press  
ON on the IR command console.  
10. To brighten or dim lights connected to lamp  
and appliance modules, press the digit key  
for the module you want to control. Then  
hold down VOLUME + (Brt) or VOLUME –  
(Dim) on the 7-in-1. Release the key when  
the desired level of brightness is reached.  
You must select the individual light to  
Note:  
brighten or dim even if you used POWER (All  
Lts On) on the 7-in-1 to turn on all the lights  
at the same time.  
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Controlling Lights and Appliances Using  
a Control Center Module  
Follow these steps to control Plug ’n Power mod-  
ules with your 7-in-1 using your Plug ’n Power  
Wireless Remote Control System’s control center  
module.  
1. Plug the control center module’s power cord  
into any standard AC outlet.  
2. Set the house code dial on top of the control  
center module to the same letter as your  
Plug ’n Power modules.  
3. Set the unit selector switch on the control  
center module for the group of modules you  
want to control (1–8 or 9–16).  
Note: If the 7-in-1’s Plug ’n Power code is  
already set to 0 – 1 – 3 (the default), skip  
Steps 4 and 5.  
4. Hold down SET UP on the 7-in-1 until the red  
light above  
turns on.  
5. Press Plug ’n Power then enter 0 – 1 – 3 on  
the 7-in-1. The red light turns off.  
6. On the 7-in-1, enter the house code that  
matches your control center module’s house  
code (see Step 3 under “Entering a Plug ’n  
Power House Code” on Page 13).  
7. To turn on all light and appliance modules set  
to the same house code as the control center  
module, press POWER (All Lts On) on the 7-  
in-1.  
To turn off all light and appliance modules set  
to the same house code as the control center  
module, press MUTE (All Off) on the 7-in-1.  
8. To turn specific lights and appliances on or  
off, press the digit key (116) for the module  
you want to control. Then press On or Off  
(CHANNEL + (On) or CHANNEL – (Off)).  
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9. To brighten or dim lights connected to lamp  
and appliance modules, press the digit key  
for the module you want to control. Then  
hold down VOLUME + (Brt) or VOLUME –  
(Dim) on the 7-in-1. Release the key when  
the desired level of brightness is reached.  
You must select the individual light to  
Note:  
brighten or dim even if you used POWER (All  
Lts On) on the 7-in-1 to turn on all the lights  
at the same time.  
Setting a Plug n Power Timer  
You can set the 7-in-1 Remote Control to turn on  
or off a lamp/appliance module you select or turn  
off all modules after a period of 1 to 99 minutes.  
This works with an optional IR command console  
or Plug ’n Power Wireless Remote Control Sys-  
tem.  
When you use the 7-in-1 to control all mod-  
Note:  
ules at one time, the only command that works is  
All Off.  
1. Press  
on the 7-in-1.  
Plug ’n Power  
2. Hold down TIMER on the 7-in-1 until the red  
light above stays on.  
Skip Step 3 if you are turning all mod-  
Note:  
ules off using the All Off command.  
3. To turn on or off a specific module using the  
7-in-1 Remote Control, press the digit keys  
to enter the module’s device code. The red  
light blinks once.  
4. Press On (CHANNEL + (On) (to set a module  
to turn on), Off (CHANNEL – (Off) (to set a  
module to turn off), or MUTE (All Off) (to set  
all modules to turn off.  
When the red light blinks once, the 7-in-1  
has accepted the code.  
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Note: If the code you entered is invalid, the  
red light flashes for about 3 seconds.  
5. Use the 7-in-1’s number keys to enter the  
time you want to set. For example, if you  
want to enter 15 minutes, press 1–5.  
When the red light blinks once, the 7-in-1  
has accepted the code.  
Note: If the time you entered is invalid, the  
red light flashes for about 3 seconds. Start  
again from Step 1.  
6. Press ENT on the 7-in-1. The red light turns  
off.  
To cancel the timer, press Plug ’n Power on the  
7-in-1, then hold down TIMER until the red light  
blinks.  
TEACHING COMMANDS TO THE  
7-IN-1  
You can teach infrared commands from one or  
more original remote controls to your 7-in-1 Re-  
mote Control, storing each command in one of  
the 7-in-1’s keys. This is handy if a prepro-  
grammed manufacturers’ code you selected does  
not control all of your device’s functions, or if none  
of the manufacturers’ codes work for your device.  
You can teach the functions of as many as 3 orig-  
inal remote controls, with as many as 50 keys  
each, to the 7-in-1.  
Notes:  
• Depending on how commands are stored in  
your original remote control, you might not  
be able to store all of the remote control’s  
commands into your 7-in-1.  
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• You can store a command into any of the 7-  
in-1’s keys except SET UP, LEARN,  
Plug ’n  
, TV, VCR, CBL, CD, AUX1, AUX2, SAT,  
Power  
SHIFT, ENT, and TIMER.  
• You can store a command in one of the 7-in-  
1’s keys where you have to press SHIFT then  
the key to activate the command. This lets  
you store more commands.  
Teaching a Command  
Make sure there are fresh batteries in  
Important:  
both the 7-in-1 and the original remote control be-  
fore following the steps in this section.  
Program only one or two of your original re-  
Hint:  
mote control’s commands into the 7-in-1 at a time  
using the steps in this section, then try those com-  
mands before programming more commands.  
Follow these steps to teach a command from an-  
other remote control to one of your 7-in-1’s keys.  
1. If this is the first time you are teaching a  
command to your 7-in-1, follow the steps in  
“Clearing All Commands” on Page 19.  
2. Position the 7-in-1 and the original remote  
control about 1 or 2 inches apart, so the 7-in-  
1’s infrared eye is pointing at the original  
remote control’s infrared eye. Make sure  
there is nothing blocking the line of sight  
between the two.  
3. Hold down SET UP on the 7-in-1 until the red  
light above  
turns on.  
4. Press the device key on the 7-in-1 for the  
device you want to control. The red light  
blinks.  
5. Press LEARN on the 7-in-1.  
6. Within 15 seconds, press the key on the 7-in-  
1 that you want to program. For example, if  
you want to program the PLAY command  
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from a VCR’s original remote control, press  
PLAY on the 7-in-1.  
If the key you want to program is already  
used for another command, press SHIFT  
before pressing the key. For example, to  
store the command SHIFT-PLAY, press  
SHIFT then PLAY on the 7-in-1.  
7. On the original remote control, hold down the  
key that you want your 7-in-1 to learn until  
the red light on the 7-in-1 blinks once.  
If the command was not programmed  
Note:  
properly, the red light blinks for about 3 sec-  
onds then turns off. If this happens, repeat  
Steps 4–7.  
8. Repeat Steps 1–7 to store more commands.  
9. When you finish, press ENT on the 7-in-1 to  
save all stored commands.  
If you do not press a key within 15 seconds,  
Note:  
the red light blinks for about 3 seconds then turns  
off. Begin again from Step 1.  
Clearing All Commands  
1. Hold down SET UP on the 7-in-1 until the red  
light above  
turns on.  
2. Press the device key on the 7-in-1 for which  
you want to clear all commands. The red  
light blinks once.  
3. Press LEARN on the 7-in-1 twice. The red  
light flashes for a few seconds.  
4. Press SET UP on the 7-in-1. After a few sec-  
onds, the red light flashes then turns off.  
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IF YOU HAVE PROBLEMS  
MANUAL CODE SEARCH  
If the 7-in-1 Remote Control does not operate  
your remote-controlled devices when you first set  
it up, you might have to manually find the correct  
code for your devices. You can try all the codes  
listed in “Manufacturers’ Codes” on Page 23 for  
the brand of your device, or you can follow these  
steps to search the 7-in-1’s entire library.  
1. Manually turn on the device you want to set  
up.  
2. Hold down SET UP on the 7-in-1 until the red  
light above  
turns on.  
3. Press the corresponding device key on your  
7-in-1 Remote Control (TV, VCR, CBL, CD,  
and so on). Or, to search all the codes avail-  
able to AUX1 or AUX2 to control a device,  
press AUX1 or AUX2 then the corresponding  
device key. The red light blinks once.  
4. Aim the 7-in-1 Remote Control at the device  
you want to operate.  
5. Repeatedly press On (CHANNEL + (On),  
PLAY, or POWER (All Lts On) until the device  
responds to the command.  
6. When the device responds to the command,  
press ENT within 5 seconds to save the  
code.  
Notes:  
• If you accidentally overshoot the correct  
code, repeatedly press LAST then On  
(CHANNEL + (On), PLAY, or POWER (All Lts  
On) on the 7-in-1 to move back through  
the codes until the device responds to the  
command.  
• If you do not press ENT within 5 seconds,  
the 7-in-1 does not save the code.  
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• Because the 7-in-1’s library has so many  
codes, this procedure can take several  
minutes.  
• If your device turns off during the search,  
but does not operate after you lock in the  
code, begin the search again, pausing  
longer between key presses.  
If necessary, repeat these steps for each device.  
Determining the 3-Digit Code  
After you set up your 7-in-1 Remote Control using  
manual code search, you can find which 3-digit  
code the 7-in-1 Remote Control is set to by follow-  
ing these steps.  
1. Hold down SET UP until the red light above  
turns on.  
2. Press the device key you want to get the  
manufacturer’s code from. The red light  
blinks once then stays on.  
3. Press SET UP. The red light blinks once then  
stays on.  
4. Press 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9, wait-  
ing a few seconds after you press each num-  
ber before you press the next one.  
If the red light blinks after you press a num-  
ber, that number is the first number of your 3-  
digit manufacturer’s code.  
5. Repeat Step 4 twice to find the second and  
third numbers of your 3-digit manufacturer’s  
code. After the red light blinks for the third  
digit in the code, it turns off.  
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TROUBLESHOOTING  
If the 7-in-1 Remote Control stops working after  
you have successfully tested the control for each  
device, or if you are unable to get the remote con-  
trol to work at all, check these things:  
• Be sure you press the device key for the  
device you want to control before you press  
any other key.  
• Confirm that your remote control devices are  
working properly by using the original remote  
control or the manual controls.  
• Replace the batteries.  
• If some of the keys do not function for your  
device, you might be able to find a better  
device code.  
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MANUFACTURERS’ CODES  
The following list tells you which 3-digit codes to  
enter to set up the 7-in-1 Remote Control.  
Notes:  
• The 7-in-1 Remote Control might not have  
every command of your original remote con-  
trols.  
• A key on the 7-in-1 Remote Control that has  
the same name as a key on your original  
remote control might have a slightly different  
function.  
RadioShack  
Manufacturer  
Code(s)  
AUDIO AMPLIFIERS  
106  
Cat. No.  
Optimus  
31-3034  
31-3035  
31-3036  
31-3037  
31-3038  
Sherwood  
079  
AUDIO RECEIVERS  
JVC  
143  
107  
Optimus  
31-3034  
31-3035  
31-3036  
31-3037  
31-3038  
Technics  
Optimus  
144  
AUDIO SYSTEMS  
020  
13-1283  
13-1284  
13-1293  
101  
13-1277  
13-1294  
102  
Venturer  
ABC  
098  
CABLE CONVERTERS  
014, 015, 016, 017,  
018, 019, 020  
Antronix  
021, 022  
Archer  
021, 022, 023, 024  
Cabletenna  
Cableview  
021  
021  
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