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OFF BUTTON TAKES MULTIPLE TRIES TO WORK

I H659 off button has not been working properly. It is taking multiple time to activate the command. It appears to definitely be in the button connection. What can I do to either repair this button or do a work around to give me another off operation. Can I setup an off activity in the software that would be in the other activities area? Please let me know on this at your soonest convenience.

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You realise we are not Logitech? We are Fixya, a self help website, people just like you helping others because we can.

Take the back off and clean the under side of the button with switch cleaner fluid. DO NOT USE WD40.

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The Logitech website is here. They can fix it for you or help you with the programming, but I doubt on and off will be an optional setting.

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SOURCE: my logitech remote is frozen on the starting activity screen, is there a way to reboot the remote?

Remove the battery add place it back again. The update the remote with the latest firmware

Posted on Jan 18, 2008

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Update your Harmony remote control software on your PC to the latest. Go into the TV device settings. The software should recognize if there is an update to your TV's IR commands. Try the same things with the DVR.

It's also possible the TV and/or DVR are locking up due to IR commands that are being sent too quickly. The remote has a setting for the delay between commands sent to the same device as well as the delay between commands sent to different devices. Try adjusting these settings:

  1. In the Harmony remote software on your PC, click the "Devices" tab.
  2. For the "TV" device, click the "Settings" button.
  3. Click the dot next to "Adjust the delays" and click Next.
  4. Adjust the "Inter-key" and "Inter-device" delays to something higher and click Next.
  5. Follow the steps to save the changes.
  6. Repeat steps 2-5 for your DVR device as well.
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Posted on Mar 04, 2008

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SOURCE: activities button won't work

Have you tried the "help" button? That usually rights anything wrong with the unit, by itself.

If not, connect it to a PC, and let it re-program itself.

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

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SOURCE: The Activity Menu does not appear and cannot play DVD, etc.

Reread the manaul on the remote control, or call Logitech technical support and see if they can walk you through it, or if you still have the reciept try returning it and getting another one.

Posted on May 31, 2009

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SOURCE: "Activities" flashes and the screen

  1. Please remove the batteries from your remote
  2. Press and hold down the 2 button while connecting the remote to your computer
  3. The Harmony Remote LCD screen should display Upgrade Success
  4. Please un-plug the remote from your computer and test

Also check for any stuck buttons on the remote. Lastly, try updating your programming through the Harmony software including any firmware updates.
Please rate if this was helpful!
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Posted on May 12, 2011

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