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Table of Contents Introduction

Introduction ...................................................... 3 Thank you for buying this RadioShack Universal
Setup ............................................................... 4 Remote Control.
Installing Your batteries ................................ 4
Battery Saver ............................................... 4 Your remote control operates the common
Code Saver ................................................. 4 features of most, but not all, models and brands of
Power-On default ........................................ 4 IR Infrared Controlled Video Equipment. Your
TV Punch Through Feature .......................... 5 remote may provide functions that are not
VCR/DVD Punch Through Feature .............. 5 available on your equipment. Some functions of
Code Setup ................................................. 5 your particular equipment (e.g. menu functions)
Button Functions ............................................... 6 also may not be controlled by this remote. In such
Advanced Functions ......................................... 8 cases, use the original remote control for your
Using the Advanced Functions ..................... 8 equipment. Please use this manual to become
VCR/DVD Punch Through Feature .............. 9 familiar with your RadioShack Universal Remote.
TV/VCR/INPUT ......................................... 9
TV/VCR and TV/DVD Combo units ........... 9 Thank you for buying a RadioShack remote and
Setting Up Your Codes ................................... 10 we hope it will give you many years of service.
Direct Code Entry ...................................... 10
Code Search ............................................. 11
Brand Search ............................................. 12
Code Identification Feature ........................ 14
Using the Sleep Timer ..................................... 15
Product Operation .......................................... 16
Frequently Asked Questions ........................... 17

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Setup Setup, cont.

Installing Your Batteries TV Volume/Mute Punch-Through Feature

1. On the back of the remote, The TV Volume/Mute punch-through feature lets you
push down on the tab and control the Volume and Mute function of your TV in any
lift off the cover. mode programmed to be a VCR, DVD, CABLE or SAT
2. Insert two AAA alkaline device, without needing to change to TV mode.
batteries matching the
polarity (+ and -) marked VCR/DVD Punch-Through Feature
inside.
3. Replace the battery cover. Punch-through to VCR/DVD mode i.e. the 6 keys (PLAY,
PAUSE, STOP, FF, REWIND, and REC) is only allowed
Battery Saver in modes programmed for TV or Cable codes.

Your remote automatically
turns off if the buttons are Code Setup
depressed more than 30
seconds. This saves your The CODE SEARCH button is used to setup the remote.
batteries in case your remote You can either setup the remote using the code for your
gets stuck in a place where the brand of product, from the code tables (on separate
buttons remain depressed sheet), or you can search through the library of codes
(e.g., between the sofa until you find a code that works for your product.
cushions).
Please refer to “Programming with Code Search” on page
11 for more information on using the code search feature
to learn how to search through the library of codes for
your products.

NOTE: You can store any kind of code under any mode
(except TV). I.E. you can store a VCR code under the
SAT/CBL button, or a Cable code under the VCR/DVD
button, etc. However, you can only store TV codes
under the TV button.

Code Saver

You will have up to 10 minutes to change the batteries
in your remote without losing the codes you have
programmed. However, do not press any buttons until
batteries are installed in the remote. If buttons are
pressed without batteries in the remote, all codes will be
lost.

Power-On Default
CODE SEARCH
The remote powers on in TV mode.

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Button Functions Button Functions, cont.

Some buttons on the remote might have functions that
are referred to by different names on the device you are
controlling. E.G. PREV.CHAN may be called RECALL, or
ENTER may be called DISPLAY. These differences depend
on the brand and model of your product. Also, this
remote can only operate features that exist on your CHANNEL UP/ POWER Turns VOLUME UP/
product. E.G., your product must have PREV.CHAN DOWN Changes product On or DOWN Changes
ability for the PREV.CHAN button to operate this feature. the channels. Off. the volume level
of the product,
TV, VCR/DVD, Red Indicator normally the TV.
SAT/CBL Lights when any
Selects product button is pressed. MUTE Turns off
to be operated. the TV sound
PREV.CHAN while the
Returns to the picture remains.
previously
selected channel, or CC (SUBTITLE)
DVD repeat toggle. TV Closed
Caption (if your
CODE SEARCH TV has this
For setup. feature) or DVD
Subtitle toggle.
PIP TV Picture-in-
Picture control. TOGGLE Swaps
TV PIP screens.
NUMBERS
SLEEP Turns off the
Enter numbers for direct
TV after a period of 1
channel selection. Some
to 99 minutes.
products require Enter to
be pressed after channel TV/VCR/INPUT
selection. For some TVs, press
repeatedly to select
ENTER
from available viewing
Used after direct
sources (TV antenna,
channel number
VCR, etc.).
entry to immediately
change to the GUIDE displays
selected channel. on-screen
program guide.
INFO/SELECT
displays/selects
QUIT Used to exit
on-screen channel
menu functions.
information, etc.

MENU Access the CHAPTER +/- controls DVD/ RECORD, PLAY,
Menu functions of OK CD track selection i.e. DVD/ STOP, REW, FF,
the device you are Selects menu items for the CD Track Skip Up/Down (in PAUSE VCR control
controlling. device you are controlling. DVD and SAT modes). Note buttons operate
the VCR buttons also control your VCR even
Note: The REC button must be pressed TWICE to when the remote is
DVD when in DVD Mode.
record from your VCR. For some brands of VCRs, you set to operate the
might need to press the REC button once, and then TV. Also operates
press it again for three seconds. DVD Scan -/+.
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Using the Advanced Functions Advanced Functions, cont.

DVD Functions VCR/DVD Punch-Through Feature

SCAN+ and SCAN- buttons control the speed of Fast This remote lets you Punch-through to the last VCR or
Forward and Reverse Playback respectively. DVD device used. Normally other types of remotes only
CHAPTER+ and CHAPTER- buttons respectively punch-through (from another Mode) on the 6 VCR
locate the succeeding or preceding Chapters or Tracks buttons, to the device programmed under the VCR
on a disc. Mode button. This is not much use if you are using a
SUBTITLE button turns the subtitles on or off. DVD programmed under a Mode other than VCR. This
REPEAT button performs DVD players “A-B Repeat” (or remote punches-through to the last VCR or DVD device
RPT A.B) function for repeat play of current Chapter or you used. For example, if you have 3 DVD/VCR devices
Track. programmed into this remote, the last one you accessed
INFO/SELECT button brings up DVD Display or on the remote will be the one that has control of the 6
Control Menu for Chapter/Track/Title number, Time VCR/DVD buttons when in any other mode.
remaining/elapsed indication, system information, etc.
MENU brings up the DVD disc Menu screen - use with TV/VCR/INPUT
the UP, DOWN, LEFT & RIGHT navigation buttons. When in TV mode the TV/VCR/INPUT button performs
OK button is used for on-screen Menu selection. Note the INPUT source switch function.
some DVD players require the PLAY button to be used. When in a mode that has been programmed for VCR the
QUIT button is used to Exit or Clear on-screen Menu TV/VCR/INPUT button performs the TV/VCR antenna
displays. switch function.
PLAY button is used to start Disc playback and for When in a mode that has been programmed for Cable the
Menu selection on some DVD players. TV/VCR/INPUT button performs the A.B switch
STOP button stops Disc playback. function.
PAUSE button pauses Disc playback - press PLAY to When in a mode that has been programmed for SAT the
resume. TV/VCR/INPUT button performs the TV/SAT switch
INPUT button activates the DVD Player’s SETUP Menu. function.
When in a mode that has been programmed for DVD the
TV/VCR/INPUT button performs the DVD Setup
SAT Functions function.

GUIDE button displays on-screen Satellite Channel TV/VCR and TV/DVD Combo units
Guide. Note that for some TV/VCR and TV/DVD combo units
CHAPTER+ and CHAPTER- buttons perform the you might need to set up two different buttons to
“Page+” and “Page-” function for on-screen Guide control both parts of the combo unit. For example,
Menus used by some Satellite systems. (referring to the Direct Code Entry section on the
INFO/SELECT button brings up Satellite Display screen following page) you might need to set up a code under
for current Channel and system information. the TV button to control the TV part of the combo unit
MENU brings up the Satellite Menu screen - use with the AND a separate code for the VCR or DVD under any
UP, DOWN, LEFT & RIGHT navigation buttons. other button you choose.
OK button is used for on-screen Menu selection.
QUIT button is used to Exit or Clear on-screen Menu Misc.
displays. OK means same as SELECT - some manufacturers use
INPUT button performs the Satellite TV/SAT function. OK label and others use SELECT label on their remotes.
CC will activate the Closed Caption feature if your
device has that feature.
PIP (Picture-in-Picture) and TOGGLE buttons operate
your television’s Picture-in-Picture features. Use PIP to
activate the feature and TOGGLE to swap between the
displayed pictures on your TV.

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Code Entry Code Entry, cont.

Direct Code Entry Code Search
1. Press and hold the CODE SEARCH button until the If your product does not respond after you have tried all
red indicator stays on, and then release the CODE the codes for your brand, or if your brand is not listed,
SEARCH button. try searching for your code by following these steps.
2. Press and release the desired mode button (TV, VCR, 1. Manually turn on the device (TV, VCR, etc.) to be
etc.). The red indicator blinks, and then stays lit. controlled.
3. Enter the three digit code from the code tables (on 2. Press and hold the CODE SEARCH button until the
separate sheet). Note: after a valid code entry, the red indicator stays on, then release the CODE
red indicator turns off. For an invalid code, the red SEARCH button.
indicator flashes. 3. Press and quickly release the desired mode button
4. With your device on, press CHANNEL UP. If the (TV, VCR, etc.). The red indicator blinks off once.
device responds, no further programming is 4. Press the CHANNEL UP button repeatedly (up to 300
required. Note: If some buttons do not operate your times) until the device to be controlled changes
equipment, try one of the other codes for your channel. The red indicator blinks off with each
brand. button press. If you accidentally overshoot the
code required, press the CHANNEL DOWN button
to backtrack through the library until the device
changes channel. Pressing CHANNEL UP changes
direction to forward again.
2. 5. Press and release MUTE to install the code.

Most users will store VCR codes under the VCR button,
Satellite codes under SAT , etc. If (for example) you want
to store a VCR code under SAT, first follow the procedure
for Direct Code Entry (page 10) and press SAT in step 2
of Direct Code Entry, then enter ANY VCR code in step 3
1. of Direct Code Entry. Then follow the steps above for
Code Search (or Brand Search, page 12).

Note: If the device does not have a CHANNEL UP
3.
button, use PLAY (VCR only) or POWER instead. Code
Search starts from the currently stored three digit
number under that mode.

Write your codes down here for easy reference later.

Type Type stored Code 3.
4.
TV TV
5.
VCR

DVD 2.
SAT

CBL

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Code Entry, cont. Code Entry, cont.

Searching Codes by Brand Brand Search Table

Lets you search for a code for a specific Brand within Look up your brand in the appropriate column (TV, VCR,
the Code Library for a particular manufacturer. etc.). Look to see what digit (1, 2, 3, etc.) applies to your
brand, and enter it in step 4 of “Searching Codes by
1. Turn on the device (TV, VCR, etc.) to be controlled. Brand” on the previous page.
2. Press and hold the CODE SEARCH button until the
red indicator remains on, then release CODE

SAMSUNG, MITSUBISHI
SEARCH button.

HITACHI, SANYO, JVC,

KENWOOD, YAMAHA,
PHILIPS, MAGNAVOX,

PIONEER, TEAC, NAD
EMERSON, OPTIMUS

RCA, GE, PROSCAN
SYLVANIA, CURTIS-
SONY, PANASONIC,
TECHNICS, SHARP,
3. Press and quickly release the desired mode button

MATHES, FISHER,

DENON, ONKYO
LG-GOLDSTAR,
(TV, VCR, etc.). The red indicator blinks off once.

CD/AUDIO

MARANTZ

TOSHIBA
4. Press and release the numeric button (0-9)

ZENITH

ALL
corresponding to desired Manufacturer (see table on

N/A
next page). The red indicator blinks off once. Note,

HUGHES, PRIMESTAR
PHILIPS, MAGNAVOX

RCA, GE, PROSCAN,
SONY, PANASONIC,
pressing “0” performs a full library search same as

ECHOSTAR, DISH,
TOSHIBA, SHARP
ZENITH, GEMINI

HITACHI, JVC,

INSTRUMENT,
normal Code Search Method on previous page.

SAMSUNG

GENERAL
SAT/DBS

PIONEER
5. Press the CHANNEL UP button ((or POWER or PLAY

ALL
N/A

N/A

N/A
(VCR only)) repeatedly until the device to be
controlled changes channel. The red indicator blinks

INSTRUMENT, TOCOM

PHILIPS, MAGNAVOX

SCIENTIFIC ATLANTA
RCA, GE, PROSCAN,
off with each button press. If you accidentally

ZENITH, GEMINI
overshoot the code required, press the CHANNEL
GENERAL
JERROLD

PIONEER
DOWN button to backtrack through the library until
CABLE

ALL
N/A

N/A

N/A
the device changes channel. Pressing CHANNEL UP
changes the direction to forward again.
PHILIPS, MAGNAVOX,

DAEWOO, YAMAHA,

JVC, LG-GOLDSTAR,

RCA, GE, PROSCAN
SYLVANIA, CURTIS-
SONY, PANASONIC,
SHARP, TOSHIBA,

6. Press and release MUTE to install the code.
HITACHI, SANYO,

MATHES, FISHER,
VCR/DVD/DVR

ZENITH, APEX

MITSUBISHI
SAMSUNG,
MARANTZ

EMERSON
Brand Search Method entry is now complete.
DENON

ALL
N/A

N/A

N/A
Note: When all codes under a Brand have been searched
PHILIPS, MAGNAVOX

JVC, LG-GOLDSTAR,

RCA, GE, PROSCAN
SYLVANIA, CURTIS-
SONY, PANASONIC,
SHARP, TOSHIBA,

the red indicator flashes rapidly for 3 seconds.
HITACHI, SANYO,

MATHES, FISHER,
MITSUBISHI
SAMSUNG,

EMERSON
DAEWOO
ZENITH

ALL
N/A

N/A

N/A
DIGIT TV

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

0

3.
5.

6.

2.
4.

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Code Identification Using the Sleep Timer

Code Identification Feature The Sleep button accesses the sleep function of your
TV if it has that feature. If it does not, you can enable
The Code Identification Feature allows you to identify the remote to turn off your TV after a period of 1 to 99
the three digit library code stored under your device key. minutes, as shown below. The remote must be in TV
For example, if you want to find out what three-digit mode to set a Sleep Timer. This feature works even if
code is stored under your TV device key, follow the six your TV does not have a sleep feature.
steps below:
1. Press and release the TV Mode button.
1. Press and hold the CODE SEARCH button until the 2. Press and hold the SLEEP button until red indicator
red indicator stays on. Release the CODE SEARCH remains on (occurring after approx. 2-3 seconds).
button.
2. Press and release the desired mode button (TV,
VCR, etc.). The red indicator blinks, and then stays
lit.
3. Press and release the CODE SEARCH button. The
red indicator blinks off.
4. To find the first digit for the code stored under the
mode button you pressed in step 2, press each
numeric key from 0-9 in turn. When the red indicator
blinks off the number you pressed is the first digit
for the code you are searching for. 3. Release the SLEEP button.
5. To find the second digit, repeat step 4. This time 4. Press and release the numeric buttons (01-99) for the
when the red indicator blinks off, this is the second time required. The red indicator blinks off to indicate
digit. button press acceptance and remains off after the
6. Repeat step 4 again to find the third digit. second button press.
5. Leave your Remote pointing towards
the TV with an unobstructed path.

To cancel the Sleep Timer, press and hold the SLEEP key
for 2-3 seconds until the red indicator blinks or press
and release the POWER button in TV Mode.
2.

1, 3.
4, 5, 6.

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Product Operation Frequently Asked Questions

After the batteries are installed and you have Remote does not operate your product.
programmed the remote for the codes that operate your
products, you can use your remote to operate a TV, VCR, • Press the mode button of the product you want to
DVD Player, Cable Box, or Satellite System, etc. control.
• Program the remote with a new code.
• Install new batteries. (You might have to reprogram
your remote after installing new batteries.)
• Remote may not be compatible with your product.

Remote does not operate some features of your product.

• Program remote with a new code.
• Remote may not be able to operate all features of
your product or button names might be different
than your product.
TV (Press TV First)
Red Indicator blinks after you program a product code.

• Remote did not accept the code.
• Try to program the code again or try a different
code.

VCR DVD Player
(Press VCR/DVD First) (Press VCR/DVD first)

Satellite System Cable Box
(Press SAT/CBL first) (Press SAT/CBL first)

To Operate:

1. Press the TV, VCR/DVD, or SAT/
CBL button (depending on which
product you want to operate).
2. Point the remote towards the
product and press POWER to turn
on the product.
4. Use the other buttons to operate
the features of your product.

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Notes RadioShack Warranty

RadioShack WARRANTS ITS PRODUCTS TO BE FREE
FROM DEFECTIVE MATERIAL AND WORKMAN-
SHIP FOR A PERIOD OF ONE 90 DAYS FROM THE
ORIGINAL DATE OF PURCHASE AT RETAIL.
RadioShack AGREES TO REPAIR OR REPLACE, AT
ITS SOLE DISCRETION, A DEFECTIVE RadioShack
PRODUCT IF RETURNED TO RadioShack WITHIN
THE WARRANTY PERIOD AND WITH PROOF OF
PURCHASE.

IF SERVICE IS REQUIRED UNDER THIS WARRANTY:
RETURN THE DEFECTIVE UNIT TO THE STORE
WHERE YOU PURCHASED IT.

THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT EXTEND TO ANY
RadioShack PRODUCTS WHICH HAVE BEEN SUB-
JECT TO MISUSE, NEGLECT, ACCIDENT, INCORRECT
WIRING OR TO USE IN VIOLATION OF OPERATING
INSTRUCTIONS FURNISHED BY US, NOR EXTEND
TO UNITS ALTERED OR REPAIRED FOR WARRANTY
DEFECT BY ANYONE OTHER THAN RadioShack.
THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER ANY INCIDEN-
TAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND IS IN
LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES EXPRESSED OR
IMPLIED AND NO REPRESENTATIVE OR PERSON IS
AUTHORIZED TO ASSUME FOR US ANY OTHER
LIABILITY ON CONNECTION WITH THE SALE OF
OUR PRODUCTS.

SOME STATES TO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON
HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, AND/
OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION IF INCIDEN-
TAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO THE
ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT
APPLY TO THE ORIGINAL CUSTOMER. THIS WAR-
RANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC RIGHTS AND YOU
MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM
STATE TO STATE.

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