I have a 8642HD pvr supplying signal to a HDprojector.
I have added a 4642 HD box in the same room to supply signal to a 60" plasma. Beside the big screen.
The supplied remote changes both boxes when it is used. I remember years ago before HD having 2 boxes together and there was instruction in the owners manual to change the remote and box to a different control channel so each remote would only control it's own box and not both. So, one remote on channel A and the other on channel B.
I can not find any instruction on how to do this. Is there a fix or has technology moved backwards?
ive had a rogers box since like when they first came out and do not remember any way to address the remote to a specific box either, it might be a bell thing, it definitely can not find it in any of my rogers remote manuals either.
You just have to block the IR sensor completely on the box you want to control via the RF. I did that with black tape over the IR repeater. You could also turn the box around so that the IR from the remote can't hit it.
Sadly I am unaware of any way to accomplish this without third party technology. The remotes are programmed to control the HDSTB/DSTB regardless.
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