button printing wearing off

Discussion in 'DirecTV TiVo Powered PVRs & Receivers' started by grizel, Jan 10, 2006.

  1. grizel

    grizel New Member

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    Any suggestions what to do to replace the numbers and junk that are wearing off my dtivo peanut remote? does anyone out there make rub on decal so anything. :confused:
     
  2. darthrsg

    darthrsg New Member

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    post 911...
    mine is the same way:)
    but i am using harmomy 880 now
     
  3. ttodd1

    ttodd1 Proud Computer Geek

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    There is always a Sharpie. :)
     
  4. Tom J

    Tom J New Member

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    A friend of mine (who has jelly fingered kids) showed me a great trick. He took his newly acquired remotes down to a friend at Blockbuster and they heat shrinkwrapped them. The very thin plastic layer didn't interfere with its operation but sealed it from dust and gook...and helped prevent the legends from rubbing off. Worked great.

    Tom J
     
  5. The Flush

    The Flush Not So Notable Member TCF Club

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    Do you really need to be able to read the label for each button on the remote? I use my remote mostly by feel, not sight, and if I need to look at the remote, I still don't need to read the labels because it's kind of obvious what each button is for based on its location.

    Also, how much are new peanut remote anyway? I did not think they were that expensive if you really need one with legible labels.
     
  6. Jotas

    Jotas Got TV?

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    The 30 second skip print is starting to come off on mine. It's been over a year now, so I guess that would make sense. I think I will use my HR10s peanut remote to control the R10 for now since I am using the Harmony 880 to control the HR10. As far as price goes $29 gets you a replacement from Weakness.
     
  7. ihatecable

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