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It should work, provided has setup codes for your device. Check whether there is setup codes for the device do you want to programme with it. You can get this information from the code list of the remote control; you have purchased. If there is no code found, you can just search for a code.
Manually turn on the device (TV, VCR, etc.) to be controlled.
Press and hold the SETUP button until the red indicator stays on, then release the SETUP button.
Press and release the desired Mode button (TV, VCR, etc.). The red indicator blinks once, then stays on.
Press the CHANNEL UP button repeatedly (up to 300 times) until the device to be controlled changes channel. The red indicator blinks, then stays lit.
Press and release MUTE to install the code. The indicator light goes off.
Most users will want to store VCR codes under the VCR button, Cable codes under CBL, etc. If you want to store a VCR code under CBL, etc., first follow the procedure for Direct Code Entry and press CBL in step 2 of Direct Code Entry, then enter ANY VCR code in step 3 of Direct Code Entry. Then follow the steps above for Code Search.
Hi Pauline_h716, I would be happy to provide a few steps for you to try.
Based on the model of remote the codes may vary; though some basic codes to try are: 501, 652, 520, and 672.
You can also view this link:
http://www.dishnetwork.com/SupportSection/remote-setup to get more
information based on your model specifically. Below I have listed the
steps to program the remote to the TV.
Addressing Remote to TV:
1.) Press and hold the clear TV button until all mode lights light up.
2.) Release and TV light will be blinking.
3.) Enter code and press #. The TV button should flash 3 times.
4.) Try functions (Volume, Power, etc..) and see if working.
5.) If no function, repeat steps 1-4 with another code.
Hello, The codes and instructions are different for each of the Dish Network boxes. In order for us to give you a direct and comprehensive instructions, we would need to know the model number of your Dish Box as well as the device (TV) you want to program.
You don't say what else works. Have you tried it with FM to eliminate external source causes? Does your TV get audio passed through to it? That would establish that there is program material to be amplified. Headphones work?
The following is from the User Guide -
Check to make sure that each speaker has been properly connected to the
speaker output jacks on the rear panel of the DCP501. Check that the speakers are working by utilizing the Test Tone function as described in the “Operation” section.
Verify that the DCP501 has not been placed in MUTE mode.
Check that the volume control on the DCP501 has been adjusted to an
appropriate listening volume.
Verify that the DCP501 is set to the correct source (CATV, VCR, DVD, Tape,
If the front panel displays O V E R L O A D , one of two things has happened:
1 If the DCP501 detects the speakers have a short circuit, it shuts down
the amplifiers. Switch the DCP501 off, remove the short circuit, and turn
the DCP501 back on. The DCP501 should now work as normal. If
O V E R L O A D is still displayed, a short circuit condition remains.
2 If the maximum amplifier output power is exceeded, the DCP501 shuts
down the amplifiers. Turn down the volume a little and switch the
DCP501 off and then switch the DCP501 back on and the DCP501
should now work as normal. If O V E R L O A D is still displayed, turn the
volume down some more.
The Speaker Setup menu has a Speaker Reset (to default settings) option.
It takes registration of the unit to receive them and it would be unethical and illegal to post a way to hack them here...
The clear protective film on the DCP501 display must be removed and transferred to the inside back cover of your
DCP501 Home Theater System User Guide. The Unit Address and Serial Number found on the protective film is
required for activation of your DCP501 cable TV receiver by your cable TV service provider.