The backlit remote is a battery suckhog. I use 750 mAh rechargeables, and it sucks 'em dry once a month. I charge them with a maha-c9000, and I can verify the battery capacity. The remote is actually using that much power. Whereas other standard remotes have had 2000mAh pairs of AA installed in them, and haven't been out for recharge since they were new, 3 or 4 years ago...
Can you touch your ____ with your ___? Then go ____ yourself?
The answers are (shoulders, hands, hug). If you came up with something else, that's on you