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Program the Remote

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Programming the Potenza Remote

Program the Remote to Control the TV

Every brand of TV has a different TV code, and most brands have several codes. To find the code to your TV follow the below instructions by using the search method or the direct code entry method. It is recommended that you put fresh batteries in the remote. When batteries begin to get low, TV control is the first function to stop working.

 Search Method

        • Turn on the TV
        • Aim the remote at the television.
        • Press the TV button on the remote.
        • While watching the TV, press and hold the RCU SETUP button until the television blinks twice.
        • Enter the code 991. The TV button should blink twice. If the TV button does not blink twice, repeat the previous steps.
        • Press the POWER button. (Nothing will happen).
        • Press the CH+ button repetitively until the television turns off.
        • Press the POWER button and the television should turn on.
        • Press the RCU SETUP button to save the code, and the TV button will blink twice to signal the code was saved.
        • Use the VOLUME, MUTE, and POWER buttons to verify that the remote is now programmed to the television. If these commands do not control the TV repeat the previous steps to find the correct code.

Direct Code Entry Method

  • Locate the appropriate TV code(s) for your television in the Potenza User Manual located at the bottom of this webpage.
  • Turn on the TV.
  • Aim the remote at the television.
  • While watching the TV button, press and hold the RCU SETUP button until the TV button blinks twice.
  • Use the number keys to enter the four digit code listed for your television. If the code is accepted the TV button will blink twice.
    •  If the TV button does not blink or emits a long blink, the entry was invalid. For invalid entries repeat the previous steps and try the next code.
  • Use the VOLUME, MUTE, and POWER buttons to verify that the remote is now programmed to the television. 
    • If these commands do not control the TV repeat the previous steps and try the next code.

Program the Master Power Key

Programming the Master Power Key allows the user to turn on/off both the TV and the STB or DVR with one press of the power button. To program the Master Power Key follow the directions below.

  • Press and release the STB button.
  • While watching the STB button, press and hold the SETUP button until the STB button blinks twice.
  • Use the number keys to enter 995. The STB button will blink twice to verify the code has been accepted.
  • Press and release the POWER button.
  • Press and release the TV button.
  • While watching the TV button, press and hold the SETUP button until the TV button blinks twice.
  • Press the STB button.

Use the POWER button to verify the remote is now set to control the TV and STB or DVR with one touch. Both the TV and the STB or DVR should power on/off with a single press of the POWER button. If the programming did not work, please repeat the previous steps.

If you cannot find a solution to the problem you are trying to resolve please browse other common solutions at the bottom of the page.

Programming the URC2025 Remote

Program the Remote to Control the TV

Every brand of TV has a different TV code, and most brands have several codes. To find the code to your TV follow the below instructions by using the search method or the direct code entry method. It is recommended that you put fresh batteries in the remote. When batteries begin to get low, TV control is the first function to stop working.

Search Method

            • Turn on the TV
            • Press and hold SETUP until the LED light blinks twice
            • Press the TV button.
            • Press and hold the OK button until the television turns off.
            • Use the VOLUME, MUTE, and POWER buttons to verify that the remote is now programmed to the television. If these commands do not control the TV repeat the previous steps to find the correct code.

Direct Code Entry Method

            • Locate the appropriate TV code(s) for your television in the URC2025 User Manual located at the bottom of this webpage.
            • Turn on the TV.
            • Press the TV button on the remote.
  • While watching the TV button, press and hold the SET UP button until the TV button blinks twice.
  • Use the number keys to enter the four digit code listed for your television.
  • If the code is accepted the TV button will blink twice. If the TV button does not blink or emits a long blink, the entry was invalid. For invalid entries repeat the previous steps and try the next code.
  • Use the VOLUME, MUTE, and POWER buttons to verify that the remote is now programmed to the television. If these commands do not control the TV repeat the previous steps to find the correct code.
  • If the remote is not controlling the television functions repeat the previous steps until you find the right code.

Program the Master Power Key

Programming the Master Power Key allows the user to turn on/off both the TV and the STB or DVR with one press of the power button. To program the Master Power Key follow the directions below.

  • Press and release the STB button.
  • While watching the STB button, press and hold the SETUP button until the STB button blinks twice.
  • Use the number keys to enter 995. The STB button will blink twice to verify the code has been accepted.
  • Press and release the POWER button.
  • Press and release the TV button.
  • While watching the TV button, press and hold the SETUP button until the TV button blinks twice.
  • Press the STB button.

Use the POWER button to verify the remote is now set to control the TV and STB or DVR with one touch. Both the TV and the STB or DVR should power on/off with a single press of the POWER button. If the programming did not work, please repeat the previous steps.

If you cannot find a solution to the problem you are trying to resolve please browse other common solutions below.

Common Solutions

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Chad Ryder,
Aug 19, 2015, 7:53 AM
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Chad Ryder,
Aug 19, 2015, 7:54 AM
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