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How to program a universal remote?

Your desk is flooded with wide variety of remotes. There is one for TV, one for cable, one for DVD player and so on. If you are not happy with the kind of clutter that is there in your desk and are interested in making your life easy, universal remote is the way to go.

Programming a universal remote

Step 1:
To start with, you need to turn on the electronic instrument you are interested in programming. To accomplish this task, use the "Power" button on the instrument. Step 2:
Next, you need to come up with the codes for that instrument. You may not realize initially but it is true that each brand is given a specific remote code. To find these codes, you need to go through the literature that comes with the TV universal remote. You can also find these codes with the help of Internet. Step 3:
In step 3, you need to fill the code on the keypad. When you do this, your remote will get a clear idea that you are programming that particular instrument into it. All the important functions will be programmed automatically into the remote. Step 4:
For testing purpose, you need to press the "Power" button on the universal remote. If you do not face any issues, it is a clear sign that the test is successful and you can safely move on to the next step. If your test is unsuccessful and error is showing, you need to recheck your code. Often, it happens because of your entering the incorrect code of your brand or model number. Step 5:
You need to follow the same set of routine for all the instruments you are interested in programming. Keep a keen eye on remote because if your programming is not up to the mark, you may experience a flashing light or a dialog box depicting error.

Programming a universal remote

There are lots of universal remotes available in the market that has the capacity to implement macro functions. In other words, with the click of a button, your remote will be able to conduct number of functions all at once.

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