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RC73 HR54 remote programming for Denon AVR 1610

Got new system installed last week.   The installer programmed the remote it only controls volume and won't turn on/off.   Not that big of a deal.

 

But, I ordered another RC73 to have 2 working remotes in the family room like I have with uverse.

 

Problem is, I can't program the 2nd remote.   I have gone thru the menus etc and it does not work.   The 'copy settings' is greyed out.   I have tried several codes off of the lookup codes w/o any luck.   Is it possible they only have 1 remote programmed at a time?  I have the 2nd remote in RF mode, so that should not be a problem.

 

Is there a way to tell what the current code is on the first remote?  The old uverse remotes had a function that would tell what the current programming code is (instead of the nifty copy settings option).   

 

Any thoughts or ideas is greatly appreciated.

 

Klute

 

 

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Re: RC73 HR54 remote programming for Denon AVR 1610

The RC7X remotes where never made to control the On/Off of A/V receivers or soundbars only the volume.

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Re: RC73 HR54 remote programming for Denon AVR 1610

I realize that and it's not a big deal.   I just find it odd that I can't program the 2nd remote to operate like the first one.

 

It would be great if I could just control volume, on/off is not a deal breaker. 

 

I must be missing something.   Shouldn't there ne a menu to program the audio where it asks for the make/model like the TV?   

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Re: RC73 HR54 remote programming for Denon AVR 1610

Well, as luck would have it, I have figured it out.

When programming the remote it did work for the volume on the TV, but I always answered NO that it didn't work.   But when I answered YES that it did work, I then was prompted to program the receiver and that finally worked.   That's that part I was missing.

 

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