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Allow tivo remote to power off a/v receiver

Discussion in 'TiVo Suggestion Avenue' started by NewYorkLaw, Apr 24, 2006.

  1. SNJpage1

    SNJpage1 Well-Known Member

    May 25, 2006
    I have an Onkyo receiver also and I end up muting the sound instead of turning it off. I figure the Tivo stays on all the time so another device isnt going to add that much more to my electric bill. I have an 880 and hate it. I should sell it instead of letting it collect dust.
  2. bradleys

    bradleys It'll be fine....

    Oct 31, 2007
    If you want to do something a little more complicated or your receiver isn't supported - use one of these.


    It will take in a single IR input - such as TV power and it will send out multiple codes out with appropriate delays as needed.
  3. EvilMidniteBombr

    EvilMidniteBombr what bomz at midnite

    May 25, 2006
    Didn't work with my TiVo HD remote and Onkyo receiver. :( It does power the AVR on but not off. Same result as the others have had.
    Looks like I'm just going to have to keep using the AVR remote or the mute button like SNJpage1 mentioned.
  4. Jonathan_S

    Jonathan_S Well-Known Member

    Oct 23, 2001
    I also have an Onkyo receiver, but it was new enough to support CEC over HDMI. So I configured it to automatically turn on when the (HDMI connected) TV turns on and turn off when the TV is turned off.

    My TiVo remote only sends the power command to the TV, then the reciever takes care of turning itself on and off. (also I can still use the receiver's remote to turn it on independantly from the TV if I just want to listen to music)
  5. HomieG

    HomieG Nowhere Man...

    Feb 17, 2003
    If its the same, or similar, to my Series 3 remote, then there should be a way to program the remote to turn the TV and Onkyo on at the same time, and also off at the same time. Basically it sends a series of IR commands at the same time, and indeed it does work well.

    Here's a link that should help:
  6. EvilMidniteBombr

    EvilMidniteBombr what bomz at midnite

    May 25, 2006
    It looks like my remote doesn't have a learning mode. I didn't get any response from the LED when holding down the TiVo and Select buttons. My remote is the TiVo HD remote. I don't know what the difference is between it and the Series 3 but it evidently doesn't accept learned codes.

    Regardless, thanks for the info. Hopefully it will help someone else.
  7. jdr2011

    jdr2011 New Member

    Feb 23, 2011
    Like a number of you have mentioned my Yamaha receiver has separate power and standby buttons. This presented a problem, could learn the power on code but could not power off. Simple solution, I trained the power button to send tv power, then Yamaha power on, then Yamaha power off. Come to figure out when the receiver receives a power on sequence it ignores the power off until the receiver has fully powered up (2 -3 seconds). The receiver is also smart enough to ignore power on (when it's already on) but accept the following power off. Simple, but not intuitive solution.
  8. plazman30

    plazman30 Member

    Jan 22, 2005
    Thank you, Lord, for this old thread. I've been wanting to do this for a very long time. I actually bought a Harmony remote for this, but my wife refuses to use anything other than the TiVo remote. For the past few years, we've just been leaving the receiver on 24x7 and just turning the TiVO and TV off. I'm very happy that I can now turn my receiver off.
  9. TonyD79

    TonyD79 Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2002
    Columbia, MD
    TVs with ARC and CEC can turn on and off AVRs. TiVo can turn on and off the tv. You may want to look into that.
  10. Tony1965

    Tony1965 New Member

    Nov 20, 2016
    ARC/CEC best solution. I have Sony TV, Onkyo Receiver.

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