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Program Your Remote
Your new AT8550 AllTouch Universal Remote Control (remote) is a true universal remote, functioning as five remotes in one. As one example, you can use this remote to operate your TV, VCR, DVD player, cable box, and receiver.

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  • Batteries
    The remote requires two AA batteries (alkaline recommended). A diagram in the battery compartment of the remote indicates proper placement of the batteries. When batteries are properly installed, the light on the remote blinks each time a key is pressed.
  • Reassign Mode Keys
    1. Press and hold SELECT and CBL until all mode keys blink twice.

    2. Press 9 9 2. The CBL mode key blinks twice.

    3. Press the mode key associated with the type of device you want to control, and then
      press the mode key that you want to change. All mode keys blink three times.
      Some Common Examples
      ï To program the AUX key to operate in VCR mode, press VCR and then AUX.
      ï To program the VCR key to operate in TV mode, press TV and then VCR.

    4. When finished, go to Program the Remote to Control My Devices.
  • Assigning a Different Device Code to a Mode Key
    1. Find the codes for your brand of device in the appropriate setup code list at the end
      of this guide. For example, look under TV Group if you need to program the remote
      to operate your TV.

    2. Turn on your device.

    3. Press and hold SELECT and the appropriate mode key until all of the mode keys
      blink twice. For example, to set up the TV, press and hold SELECT and TV.
      Note: If you reassigned mode keys, you may, for example, press SELECT and VCR
      to program the VCR mode key with a TV code.

    4. Enter the first setup code for the device. All mode keys blink twice to indicate that
      the code entry was accepted.

    5. Point the remote at the device, and press POWER, , or to test the device.

    6. Did the device operate correctly?
      ï If yes, write down the code that worked on the cover of this guide.
      You may need it again if the device code is accidentally erased.
      ï If no, repeat these steps using a different setup code.
      Note: If none of the codes listed for your brand of device operate the device
      correctly, go to What If None of the Codes Work for instructions.

    7. Repeat this procedure for each mode key you want to program."
  • Searching the Code Library
    1. Turn on the device.

    2. Press and hold SELECT and the appropriate mode key (CBL, TV, VCR, DVD, or
      AUX) until the mode keys blink twice. For example, to search for a TV code, press
      and hold SELECT and TV at the same time.
      Note: If you reassigned mode keys, you may, for example, press SELECT and
      VCR to search for a TV code to assign to the VCR mode key.

    3. Press 9 9 1. The mode key you selected in step 2 blinks twice.

    4. Point the remote toward the device, and press . The remote automatically tests
      each code in its library, beginning with the most common codes. The mode key
      blinks once each time the remote transmits a new code. The mode key blinks twice
      when it reaches the last code.

    5. As soon as the device powers off, press SELECT.

    6. Verify the new code is correct by pressing POWER.

    7. Did the device power on again?
      ï If yes, press SELECT to assign the code.
      ï If no, complete the following steps:
      a) Turn the device on.
      b) Press or to step forward or back to the correct code.
      c) When the device turns off, press SELECT to assign the code.

    8. Go to Which Code Worked to identify the code that controls your device. After you
      identify the code, record the code in the space provided on the cover of this guide."
  • Finding the Code That Worked
    1. Press and hold SELECT and the appropriate mode key (CBL, TV, VCR, DVD, or
      AUX) until all mode keys blink twice.

    2. Press 9 9 0. The mode key you selected in step 1 blinks twice.

    3. Press 1; then, count the number of times the mode key blinks. The number of blinks
      indicates the first digit in the code. For example, 4 blinks indicates the first digit in
      the code is 4. If the mode key does not blink, the digit is 0.

    4. Press 2; then, count the number of times the mode key blinks. This number indicates
      the second number in the code.

    5. Press 3; then, count the number of times the mode key blinks. This number indicates
      the third number in the code.

    6. Press 4; then, count the number of times the mode key blinks. This number indicates
      the fourth number in the code.
      Note: After all four numbers in the code are identified, all mode keys blink three
      times.

    7. Record the code in the space provided on the cover of this guide. You may need it
      again if the device code is accidentally erased.
  • Power Control for Multiple Devices
    1. Press and hold SELECT and CBL until all mode keys blink twice.

    2. Press 9 9 8. The CBL key blinks twice.

    3. Press the mode key for the first device in the group of devices you want to power on
      and off at once. The CBL key blinks twice.

    4. Press the mode key for the second device in your power group. The CBL key blinks
      twice.

    5. If you want the remote to control power for 3 or 4 devices at once, press the mode
      keys for the next devices you want to add to the power group. The CBL key blinks
      twice after each mode key is pressed.

    6. Press SELECT to save your power settings. All mode keys blink three times.
  • Controlling TV Power
    1. Press and hold SELECT and CBL until all mode keys blink twice.

    2. Press 9 9 8. The CBL key blinks twice.

    3. Press TV. The CBL key blinks twice.

    4. Press CBL. The CBL key blinks twice.

    5. Press SELECT. All mode keys blink three times.
      In this example, the remote will function in the following ways:
      ï When you are in TV mode or CBL mode, the POWER key controls both the cable
      box and the TV.
      ï When you are in VCR mode, the POWER key controls the VCR device only.
      ï When you are in AUX mode, the POWER key controls the auxiliary device only.
  • Controlling Power for One Device at a Time
    1. Press and hold SELECT and CBL until all mode keys blink twice.

    2. Press 9 9 8. The CBL key blinks twice.

    3. Press SELECT to save your power settings. All mode keys blink three times.
    After you select a mode, the POWER key controls the device assigned to that mode.
    For example, in TV mode, the remote controls power for the TV only.
  • Controlling Volume for One Device
    1. Press and hold SELECT and CBL until all mode keys blink twice.

    2. Press 9 9 3. The CBL key blinks twice.

    3. Press SELECT. All mode keys blink three times.
      Result: After you select a mode, the volume keys control the device assigned to that
      mode. For example, in TV mode, the volume keys control volume for the TV only."
  • Controlling Channels For Different Devices
    1. Press and hold SELECT and CBL until all mode keys blink twice.

    2. Press 9 9 7. The CBL key blinks twice.

    3. Press SELECT. All mode keys blink three times.
      Result: The channel keys now control the device associated with the mode key you select.
      For example, in TV mode, the channel keys control the TV, but in CBL mode, the channel keys control the cable box.
  • Controlling Channels For One Device
    1. Press and hold SELECT and CBL until all mode keys blink twice.

    2. Press 9 9 7. The CBL key blinks twice.

    3. Press the mode key associated with the device you want the channel keys to control.
      For example, if you want to assign channel control to your TV only, press TV. All
      mode keys blink three times.
      Notes:
      ï The channel keys now always control the device associated with the mode you
      selected in this step, whether in TV, CBL, DVD, or VCR mode.
      ï In AUX mode, the remote always controls channels for the device assigned to the
      AUX key.
  • Changing VCR/VOD Programming
    1. Press and hold CBL and SELECT until all mode keys blink twice.

    2. Press 9 9 9. The CBL key blinks twice.


      Press the mode key (VCR or DVD) associated with the device you want the transport
      keys to now control. All mode keys blink three times.
      Results:
      ï The transport keys now always control the device associated with the mode you
      selected in this step (DVD or VCR).
      ï Pressing Play starts the VCR, the DVD, or the device that has been reassigned to
      AUX.
      ï In AUX mode, the remote always controls channels for the device assigned to the
      AUXkey.
  • Restoring Default VCR/VOD Settings
    1. Press and hold CBL and SELECT until all mode keys blink twice.

    2. Press 9 9 9. The CBL key blinks twice.

    3. Press CBL. All mode keys blink three times.
      Result: The transport keys are restored to their default settings.
      Example: Pressing Play in CBL mode starts the DVR."
  • Restore Original Settings
    This reset procedure does not reset any changes you made to power, volume, or channel control.
    1. Press and hold SELECT and CBL until all mode keys blink twice.

    2. Press 9 7 7. All mode keys blink three times. Then, after a few seconds the CBL key
      blinks twice.
  • Resetting Power, Volume, and Channel Control
    1. Press and hold SELECT and CBL until all mode keys blink twice.

    2. Press 9 8 0. All mode keys blink three times.
  • Resetting All Changes
    1. Press and hold SELECT and CBL until all mode keys blink twice.

    2. Press 9 8 1. All mode keys blink three times. Then, after a few seconds the CBL key
      blinks twice."