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Avoid Headaches with Universal Remote Controls

Generally speaking, it's a good idea to do your homework PRIOR to purchasing a Universal Remote Control. Make sure it's compatible with your device(s) and, if the product requires manual installation of codes, make sure the right ones for your device(s) are listed in the packaging, or a clear description of the means to find and install them are provided by the manufacturer and/or the dealer from whom you buy it.

Some of the higher priced remotes come with a USB cable and have the convenience of having codes automatically installed at the point of online programming, so no code search or manual installation is necessary. In the opinion of some (or even many perhaps), this convenience makes spending a little more well worth the extra outlay.

But, no matter what price you're willing to pay, it is my opinion that the most important prerequisite to check before you lay your money down is the compatibility between the remote and your device(s), and the ease of access to information to make the connection between them successful. Knowing these things is sure better than wondering why your remote doesn't work after you bring it home.

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Is an antsig universal remote compatible with a conia tv?

If it has set-up code for your TV brand, it will be compatible, after the setup procedure is done.
If you wish to buy its original remote control, contact the authorized service centre, or authorized dealer to your device brand. They can either give you a genuine remote control to your device, or can direct you, from where can you purchase a suitable one.
To select a proper universal remote control, you should know about the number of digits to its set-up codes. There are 3 digit, 4 digit, 5 digit, 2 digit and even single digit codes, to some brand devices. After confirming this, check the sites linked here. Both the sites have set-up code list and set-up procedure to many popular brand remote controls. Check which brand remote control has set-up code/s to your device brand, and buy that one according to availability. Brand name of the remote control isn't a matter, but it should have set-up codes in its code list, to the device brand you have.
Please note: Every new universal remote control will have set-up code list, and set-up procedure along with its pack. Never accept a remote control, that hasn't both of this. For more details about the set-up codes, visit the sites.
Universal remote controls are available at most of the electronic spare part selling shops. Visit some on-line sites too, which deals with electronic spare parts.

Apr 03, 2017 | Universal Televison & Video

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i have a gemini converter box and cant find universal remote that works! HELP!

Generally, converter boxes use their own remotes. The remote codes are unique and cannot be transmitted by your RCA universal remote

Jan 28, 2013 | RCA 3-Device Universal Remote

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universal remote codes

What is the brand name and model number of the device do you want setup codes with this remote control?

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I would suggest a universal remote control. The Sony RM-VL600 gets a good review and is reasonably priced at $25.00. Just make sure your model Zenith TV is compatible with it. Click here to see if your tv and this remote are compatible. This is an official SONY web site. http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-remote.pl?mdl=RMVL600

Aug 05, 2009 | Televison & Video

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need remote control code

Dear sunny79

You can purchase a universal remote control and that should work for sure. And when buying a universal remote u dont need to compulsarily check for code compatability.

Feb 07, 2008 | Televison & Video

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