Tivo universal remote

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  1. Mar 13, 2004 #81 of 202
    Edmund

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    Rob is a moderator in the ReplayTv forum at AVSForums, thats his PVR of choice. The Robman is the owner of www.hifi-remote.com
     
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    Wow! $10!!

    I love ours. I wanted to get my father-in-law a universal remote for Father's Day, but he doesn't have a Tivo, and never will.

    Anyone know which of the One-For-All remotes would fit the bill for him?
     
  4. Mar 14, 2004 #84 of 202
    Edmund

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    The PVR device on the 6131 is just renamed VCR device, so it will accept VCR codes. What kind & brand of devices does your FIL have, and how many.
     
  5. Mar 14, 2004 #85 of 202
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    He has mostly Sony stuff. In fact, maybe everything but the RCA Satellite receiver is Sony.
     
  6. Mar 15, 2004 #86 of 202
    Edmund

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    I guess what I need to know is, why won't the 6131 work for your FIL? Backlighting? Any other UEI remote is going to be alot larger,URC-8811, 8910,and radio shack 15-2116.
     
  7. Mar 15, 2004 #87 of 202
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    I thought about just getting him the 6131, and I still may.
    But I sure wish it had a backlight.

    So I figured if there's one that is backlit, and isn't needlessly complicated, I'd get that instead.
     
  8. Mar 15, 2004 #88 of 202
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    There are the ofa 6011 or 6012w(walmart), same remotes, one is just exclusive to WM. They're 6 device, backlight. The tivo codes in these do not accept advanced codes like the 6131.
     
  9. Mar 24, 2004 #89 of 202
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    Since this seems to have become the 6131 info thread... I've got a question. Is there a way to program the 6131 to control two different TiVos in the same room (assigning each to a different device PVR for one and maybe VCR for the other)? Obviously there's no 1/2 switch on the 6131 so I'm not sure if it's possible.
     
  10. Mar 24, 2004 #90 of 202
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    If both are peanut controlled tivos, no not without modifying the remote and going jp1 route. If one was a sony and the other a non-sony, the answer would then be yes.
     
  11. Mar 24, 2004 #91 of 202
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    It sure looks like the 6131 is the way to go, but I've got a couple of questions:

    • I just got a Toshiba SDH400 Tivo/DVD, Is anyone out there using a 6131 with this?
    • Also - my TV is a Toshiba 57HX83, and has a button for the various picture size modes (natural, wide, etc). Is there a button on the 6131 that could be programmed to handle that?

    Ideally, I want to control my Sony STR-DA30ES Receiver, the Toshiba SDH400 Tivo/DVD, the Toshiba 57HX83 HDTV, and the Motorola DCT-5100 HD cable box.

    Any experience with any/all of these devices with the 6131?
     
  12. Mar 24, 2004 #92 of 202
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    Both are going to be non-Sony. Oh well, it's either:
    - put the units in different rooms
    - use the standard TiVo remote
    - get a JP1 modded remote

    Tough choices....
     
  13. Mar 24, 2004 #93 of 202
    Edmund

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    The 6131 will control the SDH400, using SETUP code DVD0503 and the help of these Advanced codes.

    No, I doubt it very much that the 6131 will control the picture modes on your toshiba tv, which are known to be TOADS, without discretes.
     
  14. Mar 24, 2004 #94 of 202
    Edmund

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    If you were to get a learning remote, like the Sony VL700 $35, VL900 $60, or HTM MX-500 $100, they all have enough memory to learn the commands from more then one tivo.
     
  15. Mar 29, 2004 #95 of 202
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    I purchased the 6131, got it working with my Toshiba. I like the key layout much better. I'm trying to figure out where to find regular/advanced codes for my Panasonic DMR-E60 but am not having any luck. My TV, cable box, receiver, VCR and now my SD-H400 all work perfectly after entering the advanced codes.

    Can anyone point me in the right direction?
     
  16. Mar 30, 2004 #96 of 202
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    What is the setup code you're using,and is it listed here?
     
  17. Mar 30, 2004 #97 of 202
    Spiff

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    I was able to get the basic codes, now just have to find a way to map the menu key and other advanced keys. I don't recall which code I used as it's at home and I'm not.

    Also, I'm trying to find a way to map the ENT key to the Toshiba. I've tried the codes listed in the above link but it's not working.

    Those two things are all that stand in the way of me putting the rest of my remotes in storage.
     
  18. Mar 30, 2004 #98 of 202
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    DTiVo and maybe SA Series 1 owners don't lose your peanuts. My DTiVo rebooted to load new software recently. I was able to re-enter the 30 second skip code using the 6131, but it would not accept the SORT command, even though all of the buttons used (Slow, 0, Record, Thumbs Up) all perform their normal functions. Tried 3-4 times and finally dug out the peanut, which worked first time.

    Not an issue for Series 2 SA's which have sort as a standard feature. Anybody have an idea why it wouldn't work for me?
     
  19. Mar 30, 2004 #99 of 202
    Edmund

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    phone1, on most UEI remotes you need to tap RECORD twice as a safety measure. After adding the EFC for slow, 218,and tapping the REC twice, I was able to disable & enable the SORT with 6131.
     
  20. Edmund

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    See this thread, the process I described in that thread for testing advanced codes(EFC) you can use on your other gear to find missing commands. But I wouldn't do it to TV, you might mess it up, by entering a service menu or something.
     

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