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Defective remote? A Techie friend set up the DTA800 for me & it was working ok for 3 months, I clicked on the info button, & the whole thing got messed up. Now nothing works, I tried reprogramming it & I cant get anything to work. The remote w/ new batts wont turn on the TV--is it supposed to, or only after it is programmed to the converter box? I dont have a clue what to do next. I bought this @ Walmart & no one there can help me. Should I return it? have there been any problems others have had w/ these Converter Boxes being defective?

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  • tyetoozi May 15, 2009

    you cant even reach anyone@ the RCA1800 to get help w/ setting up their converter box. What brand do you recommend as being more reliable than the RCA?


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Yes your going to need to take that back there has been issues with that converter box and remote so yes wlmart has a fantastic 90 days no questions asked return policy so please do yuorself a favor not that this easy a easy way out for me its not as there is not much more diagnosis then that.

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    Bitstream works good try them they sale them at radioshack wonderul product!!


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If you are past your warranty, you can call RCA themselves at 1-800-506-5746 and they can sell you a new remote for your box (model# DTA 800) for $20.00 including shipping and handling.

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