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Can I tie specific inputs to buttons on the remote, to save having to cycle through multiple inputs

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Yup you can, but your remote generally need to be able to do what is called a macro. It can be programmed to do several button presses in sequence for you to setup different arrangements for your AV. What model remote control do you have? I can check it out for you. Make and model is good :)


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