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					 Quick Facts
 Quick Facts                    Quick Remote Control Programming
                                & Tips for Installers
Introduction                     Sending Discrete Power On and Off                        Scanning for TV Code
This document only provides      For most newer DISH Network remote                       (“Power Scan”)
the steps to program various     controls.                                                Use the quick steps below to scan the remote
remote features. For more       1. Program remote for desired remote                      control’s memory for the code that works the
details on each feature,           address.                                               TV. You can also scan for other devices
refer to Chapter 8 - Remote     2. Hold the SAT mode button down until all                (VCRs, etc.) using the same procedure (use
Controls of the Installation       mode lights are backlit, then release.                 the other device mode instead of TV mode).
Reference Handbook.             3. Press POWER (not TV Power).                            1. Turn the TV on.
                                4. Press VOLUME UP for discrete power on,                 2. Press and hold the TV mode button until all
                                   or VOLUME DOWN for discrete power off.                    mode buttons light up.
Highlights                      5. Press any other button when done to end                3. Press POWER (not TV Power).
• Discrete ON and OFF              this procedure.                                        4. Press just UP ARROW (or just DOWN
  commands for learning                                                                      ARROW, but not both) repeatedly until the
  remotes                        Programming Limited Mode for TV                             TV turns off – a new code is sent each time
• Limited Mode &                 While the steps below show how to program                   you press the button.
  Easy Limited Mode              Limited Mode for a TV, you can also program              5. Press POUND (#).
• Power Scan                     Limited Mode for a connected VCR using the               6. Turn the TV on and confirm the remote
                                 same procedure (use VCR mode instead of                     operates it.
• Recover Button
                                 TV mode).
• Extended Remote
  Addresses                     1. Turn the TV on.                                        Recover Button for
                                2. Press and hold the TV mode button until                Remote Control 2
                                   all mode buttons light up.                             You can also program RECOVER for a
                                3. Enter one of the three-digit codes for your            connected VCR using the same procedure
The programming
                                   TV model from the remote control user’s                (use VCR mode instead of TV mode).
instructions included on this
                                   guide table.
page are for the following                                                                1. Program Remote Control 2 to control your
                                4. Press 1 to program Limited Mode.
remote control versions:                                                                     TV.
                                5. Press POUND (#).
3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 4.0, 5.0, 5.2,                                                             2. Press and hold the TV mode button until all
                                6. Confirm that only the remote POWER,
                                                                                             mode buttons light up.
5.3, 6.0, 6.2, 6.3, 8.0, 8.1,      MUTE, and VOLUME buttons work with the
                                                                                          3. Press STAR (*)
10.1                               TV.
                                                                                          4. Enter your TV2 Agile channel using 3 digits
                 Mode                                                                        (ex. 0-6-0 for Channel 60).
                 Buttons
                                 Easy Limited Mode Setup                                  5. Press POUND (#)
                                 Only available in remote control models
                                 3.2, some 5.2, 5.3, some 6.2 and 6.3.                    Extended Remote Address (17–31)
                 POWER           To remove Limited Mode for these remotes,                To program a remote control to operate in
                                 use the procedure below and press the PAGE               the extended range (17 to 31), complete the
                 VOLUME          DOWN button instead. This procedure can be               following:
                 MUTE            done for TV mode, VCR mode, and TVs and
                                                                                          1. Open the receiver’s System Information
                                 VCRs programmed into AUX mode.
                 UP & DOWN                                                                   screen using the front panel SYS INFO or
                                 After programming one of the mode buttons:                  SYSTEM INFO button.
                 ARROWS
                                 1. Press and hold that MODE button until all             2. Hold the SAT mode button down until all
                                    four mode lights are lit, then release.                  mode lights are backlit, then release.
                                 2. Press PAGE UP once.                                   3. Press POUND (#).
                                 3. Press POUND (#).                                      4. Press CHANNEL UP to enter the extended
                                                                                             address mode.
                                                                                          5. Choose an extended remote address (a
                                                                                             number from 17 to 31), then subtract 16
                                                                                             from that address. Enter the result.
                                                                                          6. Press POUND (#). If the address was
                                                                                             entered correctly, the SAT mode button
                 Numbers                                                                     flashes three times.
                                                                                          7. Press RECORD. Make sure the extended
                 POUND (#)                                                                   remote address you see on the System
                                                                                             Information screen is the same as what you
                 STAR (*)                                                                    wanted in step 5 (17 to 31). If it isn’t, the
                                                                                             remote cannot control the receiver.


                                             Contents subject to change without notice.                                Rev. 7/17/2006
                                                 EchoStar Technologies Corporation
                                        TM


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 Quick Facts
 Quick Facts                          Quick Remote Control Programming
                                      & Tips for Installers
  Remote Antenna                                        UHF Pro Remotes                                    UHF/UHF Pro Reception Tips
  • The UHF remote control antenna                      • UHF Pro technology is not                        • Make sure the satellite
    MUST be connected to REMOTE                           compatible with UHF. A UHF Pro                     receiver’s UHF antenna and tip
    ANTENNA port on the rear of each                      receiver cannot be controlled using                is away from metal objects,
    applicable receiver for proper                        the UHF signal from a UHF remote.                  wiring, and electronics (DVD
    UHF remote/receiver operation.                        A UHF receiver cannot be                           player, etc.) located on a shelf
                                                          controlled by the UHF Pro signal of                above or below the satellite
  Teaching/Learning Remotes                               a UHF Pro remote.                                  receiver. The antenna should
  • The IR address from the                                                                                  be angled away so the tip is
    “teaching remote” must match                        • For UHF Pro remotes with an A/B                    separated from the electronics
    the IR address of the receiver.                       switch inside the battery                          by a couple of inches if
    For example, if the DISH Network                      compartment: If you use a UHF Pro                  possible. Also, shifting the
    IR remote used to teach the                           remote near another UHF Pro                        position of the satellite
    universal remote is set to address                    remote on the same frequency (for                  receiver on the shelf may help.
    4, the address of the receiver                        example, another receiver in the
                                                          home, or a neighbor has one),                    • For dual-tuner, two TV
    must also be set to address 4.                                                                           receivers, if the TV2 room is a
                                                          selecting the other band tells the
  • Because the DISH 811 & DISH                           remote to use a different remote                   floor or two above or below
    Player-DVR 921 receivers ship                         frequency, and eliminates conflicts                where the receiver is located,
    with UHF Pro only remote                              with the other remote control(s).                  it might help to orient the
    controls, both receivers have a                       For use with DISH Player-DVR 942,                  antenna as horizontal (flat) as
    “Teach Remote” feature, so that                       ViP622 DVR and later dual-tuner                    possible.
    the UHF Pro remote can be used                        receivers only.                                  • It may help to move the
    to tell the receiver to blast IR                                                                         antenna away from the back of
    commands out to a learning                          Dual-Tuner Receivers                                 entertainment center wiring
    remote.                                             • TV1 of dual-tuner, two-TV receivers                and other electronics with a
  • IR commands from any of our                           can be configured to accept either                 length of RG-6 cable (3 to 5
    past remotes (excluding                               IR or UHF Pro commands. A TV1                      feet).
    7100/7200) can be used to                             UHF Pro key installed in the remote
                                                          is required. Use the replacement                 • A 6 to 15 dB F-connector
    program a universal IR learning                                                                          attenuator (from Radio Shack,
    remote.                                               remote’s user guide to ensure the
                                                          correct TV1 UHF Pro key is used                    etc.) can be installed in
  • The EZ remote uses a                                  (one is for DISH Player-DVR                        between the UHF antenna input
    “broadcast” IR address. If used to                    522/625, one is used for all                       and the antenna to improve
    teach a universal remote, it will                     others).                                           performance in certain
    not matter what address the                                                                              circumstances. This works best
    receiver is set to.                                 • TV2 of dual-tuner, two-TV receivers                for distances of up to
                                                          is UHF Pro ONLY.                                   approximately 75 feet within a
                                                                                                             residence.
                                                        • The TV2 remote control for dual-
                                                          tuner, two-TV receivers can be                   • Combining the RG-6 cable
                                                          configured for use as an IR remote                 extension with the attenuator
                                                          control for TV1 or as a UHF Pro                    might be needed if the prior
                                                          remote control for TV2 (the TV2                    steps are not effective.
                                                          remote ships with the blue UHF Pro
                                                          key installed).
Receivers
                                    222      222                322      322    522/625 522/625                  942    942    ViP622   ViP622
     Feature      111* ViP 211*                         311*                                         811   921
                                    TV1      TV2                TV1      TV2      TV1     TV2                    TV1    TV2     TV1      TV2
    Receives IR    Yes      Yes      Yes      No     Yes      Yes    No       Yes       No       Yes  Yes      Yes        No    Yes      No
     Receives
                   No       No      Yes**    Yes     No      Yes**   Yes     Yes**      Yes      Yes  Yes     Yes**      Yes   Yes**     Yes
      UHF Pro
*The IR-to-UHF Pro Upgrade Kit can be purchased to provide remote control operation from a distance.
**TV1 can be controlled by UHF Pro when using the applicable replacement remote control with a TV1 UHF Pro key installed.


                                                        Contents subject to change without notice.                             Rev. 7/17/2006
                                                          EchoStar Technologies Corporation
                                                   TM


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