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Old 09-17-2014, 11:27 PM   #1
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Tivo Slide Pro Remote Control Programming issues

I just purchased a new Tivo Slide Pro Remote control, and it works great...except for one thing. I am trying to program it so it turns on/off my TV, Receiver & a remote controlled Fireplace in my livingroom.

I have tried "learning" the commands for "power" from each of the original remotes (my TV's, Receiver's & the Fireplace's). I am able to successfully "learn" the power functions for all three devices, but when I press the "TV Power" button on the Slide, it will only turn on/off two of my three devices, not all three. Each time I try to "relearn" the various "power" buttons, the Slide ends up turning on/off two different items. It's been able to control the power of all 3 devices, just never all 3 at the same time. Right now, it's turning on my receiver and fireplace, but not the TV.

This is driving me crazy, since I purchased this remote specifically for it's direct (and outstanding) RF control of my Roamio, but I also want it to turn on/off all three (not just two) of my devices. And yes, I've tried resetting the remote 5 times now, re-pairing it to my Roamio, and have also tried using the built-in codes to try controlling my TV, but when I do this, it seems like it loses either the Fireplace or Receiver. One more note, I also own the older regular Tivo Slide (non-pro) remote, and I was successful at getting it to control the power of all 3 devices, but it has a serious lag with my Roamio...
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Old Yesterday, 07:25 AM   #2
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I had a post in here several months ago that I was never able to get my slide to control both my preamp and tv at the same time. I had one work but not the other no matter which I put in slot 0, slot 1, etc. I gave up. If there are any new tricks suggested I will give it a try.
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Old Yesterday, 09:48 AM   #3
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It will only power on 2 devices at a time even though the specs say 3. I have 5 slide pro's purchased at different times and they all do the same thing. TiVo support had no answers other than to return it and try another which is a waste of time since they all are the same.

The original slide will power on 3 devices if you can find one.
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