How to Program the Evolution Set Top Box Universal Remote to Your TV

The local cable company distributes the Evolution HD adapter set top boxes throughout the area, and as such, we get gobs of questions and requests for help with setting up and troubleshooting the accompanying remote control.  Often one or more functions on the remote fail to work on the television.  Sometimes, the power button works … Continue reading How to Program the Evolution Set Top Box Universal Remote to Your TV



Philips Universal Remote SRP5107 Review

We bought the Philips Universal Remote SRP5107  for use with my Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300 DVR supplied by Atlantic Broadband cable company. Spent numerous hours playing around with this remote, and found it to be simple to set up, and the buttons have a very easy-to-press feel. Yet pressing the wrong key happens rarely. So this Philips control indeed … Continue reading Philips Universal Remote SRP5107 Review



How to Reset Comcast Remote XR2 to Factory Default

Sometimes, most remote controls develop strange behaviors which require a factory default reset to clear up.  These include some key presses not registering, stuck-on transmit lights, and key presses sending the wrong commands (the channel up down buttons actually change the volume, or pressing the SAT key actually switching the remote over to DVD player … Continue reading How to Reset Comcast Remote XR2 to Factory Default



Unpacking the Sony CD DVD Player DVP-SR210P

A customer recently requested that we install a DVD player onto her HD television, which, unfortunately, has only one open component video input available.  But fortunately however, this Sony DVP-SR210P DVD player offers a component video output, costs very little (under $35 currently), and is simple to unpack and install.  We detail here how we … Continue reading Unpacking the Sony CD DVD Player DVP-SR210P



Philips SRP5107/27 Universal Remote Control Review

We bought the Philips SRP5107 / 27 Universal Remote Control  for use with my Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300 DVR supplied by Atlantic Broadband cable company. Spent numerous hours playing around with this remote, and found it to be simple to set up, and the buttons have a very easy-to-press feel. Yet pressing the wrong key happens rarely. … Continue reading Philips SRP5107/27 Universal Remote Control Review