It’s extremely overwhelming to keep track of your remote controls at all times. Imagine monitoring the cable set-top box, DVD component, and streaming player. However, having an RCA universal remote control can make your work easier.
More so, depending on your model, you can manage nearly eight or more devices using a single universal remote. It will also eliminate the need to keep a bunch of remotes in a drawer.
Step By Step Process of Programming a TV RCA Remote Control
Put Your TV On: Manually turn on your TV
Aim the Remote to the TV: Direct the remote at the TV panel as you hold the TV button.
Hold the On/Off Button: You will notice that the light has turned on but now shift to the On/Off button, press and hold on it until the TV turns on again.
Turn to Your Remote: Press the slow or Play button on your remote continuously for five seconds, and this will turn off your TV.
Repeat the Process again: You should repeat the process again if, upon pressing the slow or play button, your TV doesn’t turn off. Therefore, repeat the process again until the TV turns off, which shows that the remote and the TV are in sync. You will realize that the process requires patience if it doesn’t work for the first time.
The Step By Step Process of Programming Other Devices RCA Remote Control
Turn The Device On: Turn the device on manually while you aim the remote on it.
Hold the Device Button: press the power button at the same time as you press and hold the button of the device for five seconds until you are able to turn the lights on and off.
Release The Two Buttons: Release the two buttons at the same time, and you will notice that the button light is on. Repeat the first two steps if the power button is off.
Scan The Code: Now, use the remote control’s power button to scan the code in order to set the device. The tabs will turn off when the remote finds the code to pair with.
Save The Code: You can now save your device’s code by pressing the stop button. Confirm that all the functions are now working. You can always repeat the process whenever the remote control and the device are not in sync.
Types of Universal Remotes
This is a cheaper option for the universal remotes and can operate four and 12 devices. The model is compatible with various devices since most manufacturers maintain the same codes for the remotes for their products for years.
Put this remote into programming mode and the code of the device into the keypad. You can opt for remote control with the auto-program feature because it runs through all the available codes until it connects with the specified gadget.
This is a remote that imitate the existing remote. The model is flexible and is easy to modify in order to control a wide range of devices. However, you should set this remote into a programming mode to teach them the functions. Thus you have to press the key you wish to align on your device and an equivalent key on the remote.