I've lost the remote to the Apex TV that I own, and unfortunately the TV has a picture of a key in the bottom left which I assume is some sort of lock, but none of the buttons work? Do I need to order this specific remote that may have the button on it to unlock the TV?
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When a red key appears in
the lower left corner of your Apex television screen, the set's V-chip is
engaged, preventing you from watching restricted content. You can override
parental controls and reset your television's pass code with your remote. Parental Lock
The Apex prompts you to enter a 4-digit code when you set up
parental controls. You can block programs according to their MPAA ratings
or their content designations, such as V for violence or S for ******
Disabling the Lock
You can override parental controls on most Apex models by
simultaneously pressing the F and mute buttons on the remote control. If
you own Apex models GT2011J or GT2011S, hold the remote's display button
for ten seconds. The red key will vanish and the V-chip will unblock your
Override CodesApex's default parental lock control code is 6688, so if you haven't set
a new code, entering 6688 will remove the red key and unblock your program. If
you've set a new password and forgotten it, entering 3308 will reset the code
and unblock your program.
There are 7 buttons with its front panel including power ON/OFF switch button.They are; From left to right:- Video, Menu, Volume(-ve), Volume(+ve), Channel(-ve) and Channel(+ve). If these buttons are not there, it will be difficult to operate this set without a remote control. If you haven't the remote contro with you now, buy one universal remote control. The universal remote control suited for this set is COMCAST ON DEMAND CUSTOM-3 UNIVERSAL REMOTE control. The setup codes are:-
0748, 0765, 0767