Evolution Digital Cable Box Remote Codes

In the next table, we have the Evolution Digital Cable Box remote codes.  These codes work with the universal remote control that many cable companies include with this set top box. For details on how to program the remote using these codes, please see our post  How to Program the Evolution Set Top Box Universal … Continue reading Evolution Digital Cable Box Remote Codes



Xfinity Remote Reset XR2 U2 Instructions

Sometimes, most remote controls develop strange behaviors which need a hard reset to clear up. So in this post, we show you how to reset Xfinity remote XR2 back to its factory default state. If you reset the XR2 though, keep in mind that this remote may not work afterwards until you reprogram it. So, … Continue reading Xfinity Remote Reset XR2 U2 Instructions



How to Program Evolution Digital Set Top Box 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 Evolution Digital Set Top Box 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



Reset Xfinity Remote XR2, How To

Sometimes, most remote controls develop strange behaviors which need a hard  reset to clear up.  So in this post, we show you how to reset Xfinity remote XR2 back to its factory default state.  If you reset the XR2 though, keep in mind that this remote may not work afterwards until you reprogram it.  So, … Continue reading Reset Xfinity Remote XR2, How To



PHAZR-5 UR5U-9000L-AB Universal Remote Control Review

For over a year, I’ve used the CLIKR-5 UR5U 8700L AB Universal Remote Control to actuate the Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300 DVR as provided by our cable company, Atlantic Broadband. It works very well. This device is a hefty-sized unit, requiring two AA batteries, good-sized backlit keys, and can control up to five devices in an … Continue reading PHAZR-5 UR5U-9000L-AB Universal Remote Control Review



XR2 Remote Control, Xfinity U2 Review

The Xfinity XR2 remote control (version U2) from Comcast is supplied with many of their newer set top boxes (STBs) and digital video recorders (DVRs). It appears to be intended exclusively for controlling Comcast STBs, but can control the volume and power settings for a plethora of televisions and remote-enabled AV sound systems. Benefits, Features, Pros, … Continue reading XR2 Remote Control, Xfinity U2 Review



CLIKR-5 UR5U-8520L Universal Remote Control Review

For two years (2007-2009), I used the CLIKR-5 UR5U-8520L Universal Remote Control to actuate the Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300 DVR as provided by our cable company, Atlantic Broadband. Until we upgraded to the UR5U-8700L-AB, the CLIKR-5 UR5U-8520L (this remote) worked very well. We might have never upgraded, if not for some of the buttons failing to register … Continue reading CLIKR-5 UR5U-8520L Universal Remote Control Review



CLIKR-5 UR5U-8700L-AB Universal Remote Control for Atlantic Broadband Review

For over a year, I’ve used the CLIKR-5 UR5U 8700L AB Universal Remote Control  to actuate the Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300 DVR as provided by our cable company, Atlantic Broadband. It works very well. This device is a hefty-sized unit, requiring two AA batteries, good-sized backlit keys, and can control up to five devices in an … Continue reading CLIKR-5 UR5U-8700L-AB Universal Remote Control for Atlantic Broadband Review



Philips SRU4208WM/17 Universal Remote Review

We’ve used the Philips SRU4208WM/17 Universal Remote with the Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300 DVR from the Atlantic Broadband cable company for nearly two years. This universal control works as expected, serves adequately as a replacement for the CLIKR-5 remote that the cable company provided originally, and is affordable. Benefits, Pros, Features, and Advantages Thin profile.  … Continue reading Philips SRU4208WM/17 Universal Remote Review