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My vcr won't play.

. when i press play buttom, it plays for a few second and it stops. it lets me try twice and it shuts off. i will be trying like that until it plays, sometime i stop trying. Please help me. thanks

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Sounds like a bad belt or the tape isnt loading into case correcly bad rubber idler assy.

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Unable to set up remote URC 22935


MENU • Set Up • Searching For Yor Code • Blinking Back the Code:
Redefining a Key • Punch Through • Volume Default • Clearing Out
Key mover • Favorite Channel Scan • Macro-Sequence

How to Program your One For All remote
(Models URC-2005, URC-2099, URC-4005, URC-4050, URC-6050)



Set Up
After getting the proper codes from your manual or Customer Service, use the following instructions to enter them into your remote.


PRESS the button for the device you want to program,(TV,VCR,CABLE,etc.), then RELEASE.
PRESS and HOLD the MAGIC button until the red LED flashes twice, then RELEASE.
ENTER the 3 digit code for your brand.
You should receive 2 quick flashes after entering your code.
PRESS the POWER button to test the code. (On VCR,LD,and CD players use PLAY)

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Searching For Yor Code
If you have tried all of the set-up codes for your brand of eqipment, or your brand is not listed, and you are still not able to get the unit to respond, try the following proceedure to search for your code.

PRESS the button for the device you want to program,(TV,VCR,CABLE,etc.), then RELEASE.
PRESS and HOLD the MAGIC button until the red LED flashes twice, then RELEASE.
ENTER 9-9-1 (two blinks on the remote)
ALTERNATE slowly between the POWER key and the DEVICE(TV,VCR,CABLE,etc.) button until your device turns off.(On VCR,LD,and CD players use PLAY instead of POWER)
Make sure that the remote is pointed at your device during the search, You may have to press this sequences of buttons up to 100 times to search the entire library of codes.
When your device turns OFF, PRESS the MAGIC button and RELEASE it to lock in the code for your device.
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Blinking Back the Code:
PRESS the device,(TV,VCR,CABLE,etc.), button - RELEASE
PRESS and HOLD the MAGIC button until the red LED flashes twice, then RELEASE.
PRESS 9 - 9 - 0.
PRESS 1, carefully COUNT the number of blinks. (1st digit)
PRESS 2, carefully COUNT the number of blinks. (2nd digit)
PRESS 3, carefully COUNT the number of blinks. (3rd digit)
If the remote DOES NOT blink it means the number is 0.
This is your 3-digit setup code.
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Redefining a Key
PRESS the device,(TV,VCR,CABLE,etc.), button - RELEASE
PRESS and HOLD the MAGIC button until the red LED flashes twice, then RELEASE.
PRESS 9 - 9 - 2.
PRESS the DEVICE,(TV,VCR,CABLE,etc.),key you want moved
PRESS the DEVICE key you want to replace.
Example: If you want the Aux key to be a TV key:
"MAGIC" (2 blinks) 9 - 9 - 2, TV (you want to move TV)
Then AUX (you want to replace AUX).

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Punch Through
This sets Volume to work for one device in all modes.
For example, the TV volume will work in the cable and VCR modes.
PRESS the device,(TV,VCR,CABLE,etc.), button - RELEASE
PRESS and HOLD the MAGIC button until the red LED flashes twice, then RELEASE.
PRESS 9 - 9 - 3.

PRESS the device key you would like the volume to come from.

You will get two blinks on the remote.
NOTE: This only sets volume in the TV,VCR,CABLE, or SAT mode.
If you want to set the volume for a device to work just one or two other devices- refer to the instructions under "KEYMOVER-From one button to another"

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Volume Default
Use this to get the original volume to work on each device.

PRESS and HOLD the MAGIC button until the red LED flashes twice, then RELEASE.
PRESS 9 - 9 - 3
PRESS the VOLUME+ key, you will get two blinks.

Now The volume is set for all original devices.

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Clearing Out
A Device Key
PRESS the device,(TV,VCR,CABLE,etc.), button - RELEASE
PRESS and HOLD the MAGIC button until the red LED flashes twice, then RELEASE.
PRESS 9 - 9 - 2
PRESS the device button twice. - Two blinks.
Any Button On The Remote
PRESS the button you want to clear - RELEASE
PRESS and HOLD the MAGIC button until the red LED flashes twice, then RELEASE.
PRESS 9 - 9 - 4
PRESS the button you want to clear twice. - Two blinks.
All Key movers,Macro's, and Defaults
PRESS the device,(TV,VCR,CABLE,etc.), button - RELEASE
PRESS and HOLD the MAGIC button until the red LED flashes twice, then RELEASE.
PRESS 9 - 8 - 0 -- Two blinks.
Scrambled Keypad
Sometimes it seems that the keypad is "scrambled". Functions like channels, volume, or numbers are not where they should be.
If your remote seems to be acting this way, try the following proceedure:

PRESS the device,(TV,VCR,CABLE,etc.), button - RELEASE
PRESS and HOLD the MAGIC button until the red LED flashes twice, then RELEASE.
ENTER 9-7-3 (two blinks) (for URC-2005, try 9-7-4)
Try the functions on the remote
If the keypad continues to act "scrambled", you may:
Be on the wrong code for your device.
A wrong code may only operate a few functions of your equipment or they may be operating inaccurately.
Have something more serious wrong with the remote.
In either case you will have to contact us for more information.

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Key mover
An Advanced Function To A Button
PRESS the device,(TV,VCR,CABLE,etc.), button - RELEASE
PRESS and HOLD the MAGIC button until the red LED flashes twice, then RELEASE.
PRESS 9 - 9 - 4.
PRESS the "MAGIC" button and then the three digit extended function.
PRESS the button you wish to use for that function - Two Blinks.
From One Button to Another
PRESS and HOLD the MAGIC button until the red LED flashes twice, then RELEASE.
PRESS 9 - 9 - 4.
PRESS the DEVICE and the FROM button
PRESS the DEVICE and the TO button
Two Blinks
EXAMPLE: To take the volume from a TV and put it in the VCR mode,
it would be: MAGIC - 9 - 9 - 4 -TV - VOL UP - VCR- VOL UP - two blinks.
You would have to do the same process for VOL DN and MUTE.


"Shifted" Key Mover
In order to stack a second function on a key; when pressing the button you want the function on in the sequence, instead hit MAGIC and then the button you want.
To use the function: TAP the MAGIC button and release, then TAP the key you chose.
FOR EXAMPLE:VCR-MAGIC(hold 2 blinks) 9-9-4 MAGIC 2-3-4 MAGIC PLAY
If you hit the PLAY button - the VCR will PLAY, if you hit MAGIC -PLAY it will bring up a display.

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Favorite Channel Scan
PRESS the device,(TV,VCR,CABLE,etc.), button - RELEASE
PRESS and HOLD the MAGIC button until the red LED flashes twice, then RELEASE.
PRESS 9 - 9 - 6
PRESS the channel to be stored, up to 3 digits
PRESS the ENTER button
REPEAT steps 4 & 5 up to ten channels
If you do not store ten channels, you have to hold "Magic" for four seconds to close Favorite Cannel programming.
NOTE: To stop scanning, press any other button on the remote control.

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Macro-Sequence
This will allow you do do several functions with just the touch of ONE key.
PRESS the device,(TV,VCR,CABLE,etc.), button - RELEASE
PRESS and HOLD the MAGIC button until the red LED flashes twice, then RELEASE.
PRESS 9 - 9 - 5
PRESS the key you want the Macro to be on
PRESS the sequence of keys you want the remote to do
PRESS "MAGIC" and wait for two blinks - RELEASE.


When you hit the key you put the macro on it will automatically start the sequence.

IMPORTANT: The Macro key will be the macro in ALL MODES so it is best to pick a key you will not need for anything else in any other mode.

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Any questions about the products should be directed to help(at)ueic.com

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