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I have just recently programmed my remote to turn off the TV and the cable but when trying to do so it only turns off the TV and not the cable box. I have already gone through resetting the master power but it seems to have no affect on the devices. Another problem is that when trying to select TV to change video sources it switches back to cable automatically. When pressing the video source button only the cable button lights up. Is there a way to reset both TV and cable to perform separately and not simultaneous.
 

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You have to program the remote to turn on/off both the TV & STB. As this is done in the remote, turning off the STB power will not affect it. The instructions for configuring the remote for both TV and STB are on pg 17 of the user guide. There are also instructions for clearing any changes on pg 18.
 

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Did you actually programme a code for your TV or did you simply use the default setting of the remote which often turns TVs on/off and controls the volume?

If you didn't put in a code for the TV, that would explain why the video source button reverts to cable functionality. Suggest you reset the remote to default and start over.

1. Programme in the correct code for the TV.
2. Do the master power programming, but read the instructions carefully. Often people forget to press the last "CBL" button, or do an incorrect sequence. Suggest you read the instructions to someone else.
3. Then do the Global volume lock to the TV.

In this way, the Remote will turn both devices on/off and will control the TV volume while leaving the remote in "CBL" mode.

If the TV accepts "video source" commands, of course you'll have to press the TV button to do that.

I assume you don't have an AVR. If you do, you'll want to add that to the Master power sequence and put the volume lock on it rather than the TV.

See the following post, useful for those new to the forum - FAQs, Search Tips, Optimization, etc:

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=57741
 

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in "cable" mode, the video source does nothing, but in "tv" mode, the video source will control your TV's auxiliary inputs. If you think pressing TV then video source is annoying, then you are in the same boat as me. I programmed a EFC code to do that so my remote can stay in "cable" mode and still control some TV's functions such as input, volume, and the aspect ratio modes.

or you can program a macro to do such, its also detailed in the atlas dvr/pvr 1055 owners manual.
 

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also, the master power mode the op is refering to, only works when the remote is in "CBL" mode, if its in any other mode, it will just power on the one device ie: in TV mode, will only turn on/off TV functions, so if your in TV mode, by default, your remote is configured so it will still continue to controll the cable box's functions, this mode can be turned off in the settings.

I get asked a lot of these questions on an ongoing basis and have solved many remote control issues for my friends and relatives.
 

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Something else to be aware of: The processor in the Rogers remotes is quite slow, at least in my case. When turning the power on or off, I have to keep the remote pointing at the TV and STB for at least 2 seconds. If I don't, either one or the other will not get turned on or off and will end up out of sequence so I have to use the TV remote or the power button on the TV or STB to get them back in synch.
 

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Almost any remote takes some time to send all the signals to power up, etc. You can watch the "light flashes" at the top of most of the Rogers remotes to see when the signal is actually being sent.

Even the (newer) Harmony remotes now tell you to keep the remote pointed at the devices while performing functions - it's not instantaneous and can take several seconds, depending on the number of signals being sent.
 

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Yes, I was comparing the speed of the Rogers remote to how the original TV remote functions with the TV, virtually instantaneously. It took me a while to get used to the difference.
 

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Try reprogramming remote for CBL.

Pointing away

Press and release CBL

Press & hold Setup until CBL blinks twice

Put in 981

Point at the box and press Power

When box shuts off, press Setup once more to lock the code.


If that works, u'll need to reprogram your other devices (TV, dvd..etc)
 

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oh really? cool. can you adjust the aspect ratio too when you are viewing the front video imputs as well with the aspect (#) button?
 
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