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5 Device Remote Control (CBL, TV, VCR, DVD, AUDIO). TRU2WAY Compliant

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  • Batteries
    2 AA Alkaline
  • Troubleshooting
    1. If the same button is pressed and held for 30 seconds, your remote control will turn itself off automatically. This extends the battery life should the remote become lodged under or between heavy objects, for example sofa cushions.

    2. If you have a TV that?s operated by remote control, it is recommended that you plug it directly into a wall outlet instead of the cable set-top terminal.

    3. If you have any questions concerning the brand, model or operation of your cable set-top terminal, contact your cable operator.

    4. If the [MODE] button is not operating, the remote is in its locked mode. To set the remote to its unlocked mode, see Section 16.

    5. If the (VCR/VOD) button is not operating, the remote is not in its CBL mode. Set the Remote in its CBL mode to restore operation.
  • Code Number Read-Back
    To identify the 3-digit setup codes stored under the Point and Press programming method, follow these steps:

    To identify the TV setup code:

    1. Press [TV], then [OK / SEL] together until the [TV] button illuminates.

    2. Press [INFO]. The [TV] button will [blink back] the code numbers, with a 1-second interval between each digit of the code.

    Example: For code [035], the remote will blink

    10 times, then 3 times, then 5 times.


    To identify the 3-digit VCR code, press [VCR], then [OK / SEL] in step 1, then press [INFO].

    To identify the 3-digit DVD code, press [DVD], then [OK / SEL] in step 1, then press [INFO].

    To identify the 3-digit AUDIO code, press [AUD], then [OK / SEL] in step 1, then press [INFO].
  • All power Button
    Once you have programmed each of your devices, press [All Power] to turn all of them on / off with a single button press. You can also program the [All Power] button to tune your TV to its correct output channel.

    Programming the [All Power] Button

    If you would like the [ALL] button to also tune your TV to its correct output channel (typically 3) follow these steps:

    1. Press [MODE], then [CBL] to select the remote's cable mode.

    2. Press [SETTINGS], then [ALL] together until the [TV] button illuminates.

    3. Press [0], then [3] ?,?.

    4. Press [CH +] to store the TV channel. The [TV] button will blink 3-times and go out.

    ** Your TV output channel may also be 2 or 4. If you are not sure, contact your cable operator.

    ** Depending on your TV brand, the channel may have to be entered as [3], [03] or [003].

    Using the [ALL] Button

    When pressing the [ALL] button, be sure to keep the remote control aimed at your electronic devices until your electronic devices turn on or / off.

    Resetting the [ALL] Button

    1. Press [MODE], then [CBL] to select the remote's cable mode.

    2. Press [SETTINGS], then [ALL] together until the [TV] button illuminates.

    3. Press [CH +]. The [TV] button will blink 3-times and go out.
  • Memory Buttons
    Your remote has 1 Channel Memory Button [M1]. This button can store up to 5 cable channels. Each cable channel can be up to 5-digits.

    Your remote's Channel Memory Button may come pre-tuned to channels or functions selected by your cable operator. If it has not been pre-tuned by your cable operator, it can be programmed as follows:

    Programming [M1]

    To program the [M1] button to cable channels 1, 12, 123, 231 and 17, follow these steps:


    1. Press [M1], then [CBL] together until the [CBL]
    button illuminates.

    2. Enter each channel as follows:

    a. Enter 1st channel # - 001.

    b. Press [CH +] to advance to next channel # setting.

    c. Enter 2nd channel # - 012.

    d. Press [CH +] to advance to next channel # setting.

    e. Enter 3rd channel # - 123.

    f. Press [CH +] to advance to next channel # setting.

    g. Enter 4th channel # - 231.

    h. Press [CH +] to advance to next channel # setting.

    i. Enter 5th channel # - 017.

    3. Press [M1] to store the above channels. The [CBL] button will blink 3-times and go out. To store fewer than 5 channels, you can press the [M1] button any time after entering a complete channel number.

    4. Repeat the above steps to program the [M2] button. Follow the example in step 1, but press [M2], then [CBL] together until the [CBL] button illuminates.
  • Using [M1]
    Using the above programmed channels as an example

    1. Press [M1] Cable set-top terminal tunes to channel 001.

    2. Press [M1] again Cable set-top terminal tunes to channel 012.

    3. Press [M1] again Cable set-top terminal tunes to channel 123.

    4. Press [M1] again Cable set-top terminal tunes to channel 231.

    5. Press [M1] again Cable set-top terminal tunes to channel 017.

    6. Press [M1] again Cable set-top terminal tunes to channel 1. Repeat.

    Whenever a Channel Memory button is pressed, the function of the transport buttons will automatically switch back to Cable.

    When pressing the [M1] button, be sure to keep the remote control aimed at your Cable set-top terminal to ensure the full channel numbers are received in their entirety.
  • Resetting [M1]
    To reset [M1], follow these steps:

    1. Press [M1], then [CBL] together until the [CBL] button illuminates.

    2. Press [M1]. The [CBL] button will blink 3-times and go out.

    Resetting [#]

    The [#] button comes pre-set to operate the Zoom function of your digital set-top terminal. In the unlikely event this button stops performing this function, it may need to be reset.

    To reset the [#] button to its factory default setting, follow these steps:

    1. Press [#], then [CBL] together until the [CBL] button illuminates.

    2. Press [#]. The [CBL] button will blink and go out.

    Resetting [VOD]

    The [VOD] button comes pre-set to tune directly to your cable operator's Video-on-Demand access channel. In the unlikely event the [VOD] button stops performing this function, it may need to be reset.

    To reset the [VOD] button to its factory default setting, follow these steps:

    1. Press [VOD], then [CBL] together until the [CBL] button illuminates.

    2. Press [VOD]. The [CBL] button will blink and go out.
  • Volume Control
    When you first program your remote, volume / mute are controlled through your TV (except AUDIO which defaults to the AUDIO device).

    The volume control options in each mode of the remote are:

    - CBL TV (default), Cable or Audio.

    - TV TV (default), Cable or Audio.

    - VIDEO TV (default), Cable or Audio.

    - AUDIO AUDIO device (default), Cable or TV.

    To control volume / mute through your Cable set-top terminal in the remote's cable mode

    1. Press [CBL], then [OK / SEL] together until the [CBL] button illuminates.

    2. Press [VOL +], then [CBL] for Cable volume. The [CBL] button will blink 3-times and go out.

    To return volume control to your TV, repeat step 1, then press [VOL +], then [TV] in step 2
  • Mode Lock
    Your CheckMate IV remote can be set-up in two different operating modes - locked" and "unlocked". From the factory, it is set in its "locked" mode, which means it will operate all the functions of your cable set-top terminal, plus a limited number of functions of your TV, VCR, DVD devices. In its locked mode, your remote is unable to change channels on your TV device.

    By comparison, in its "unlocked" mode, it can still operate all the functions of your cable set-top terminal, but more of the functions of your TV, VCR and DVD devices.

    The following steps will allow you to set your remote to its "unlocked" mode, or reset it to it's locked mode.

    To "unlock" your remote for multi-device operation

    1. Press [CBL], then [MUTE] together until the [CBL] button illuminates.

    2. Press [9, 9, 9]. The [CBL] button will blink 3-times and go out.

    To "lock" your remote in its cable operating mode for single-device operation...

    1. Press [CBL], then [MUTE] together until the [CBL] button illuminates.

    2. Press [0, 0, 0]. The [CBL] button will blink 3-times and go out.
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