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I have a Samsung DVD Model SH850 which I am trying to work with my SlingBox, however, I am unable to control the A/V switching of the slingbox because at present there is no code to do this can you help.

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  • jimshort88 May 14, 2009

    Sorry, it is the IR remote control cable that I cannot get to work, there are no available codes from Slingbox for my Samsung DVD (Recorder) model number SH 853M.

    Hopefully this will help.



    Thanks,



    Jim Short

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You will have to get the code from the service center or from the dealer of this unit. as it has 4 digit code.without entering that code it will never ever work . that the only option to get it work.many of my customers are having the same problem.some got the code from there respective servicenters and solved and some are still trying the manual solutions.

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The user guide of the sling box may carry the codes that you need, check the following if you have these setup. But if not, disregard the steps:

  • Step 1:Place your Slingbox near your audio/video source, which is your DVD player.
  • Step 2:Connect the A/V cables to the output of your source and to the input of the Slingbox. If your source has an S-video output, use the S-video cable instead of the A/V cables. The S-video cable provides better audio and video quality.
  • Step 3:Attach the IR remote control cable to the back of the Slingbox. Place the other end of the IR cable in front of the remote receiver on your video source. The IR cable lets you operate your source equipment remotely via a laptop or smartphone.
  • Step 4:Hook up the network cable to the back of your Slingbox. Connect the other end of the cable to your network. You must have a router in your network for the Slingbox to work.
  • Step 5:Plug in the power cable to the wall and to the power port on the back of your Slingbox. The network and power lights should light on the Slingbox.
Have a great day!

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