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Not sure why I can't get my MRF-260 to operate with my components

I just purchased the MRF-260 base station which is compatible with my MX-850 remote and to control 4 components (receiver, cable, dvd and tv). I have set it up according to the directions and for testing RF signal it works just fine. I have no interference with my other components and the status like flickers when i press the components keys on my remote. However, i cannot get it to function appropriately when i close my entertainment rack (to hide my components) which leads me to believe im not picking up the RF or IR signal. I attached the emitters thinking that would resolve the issue and even so when I push the remote key to cable for instance, I see the base station light up and then the emitter light that's in front of my component but it wont change the channel or turn that device off or on. I believe I have the programming correct in on my MX-850 setting up each component from line 1-4 and then having both the base station and remote set to ID#1. I have tried to change my programming to be RF only per each device but then when i do that I can't change any component even with the remote facing each component. any suggestions

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