How to Program Evolution Digital Remote

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 Remote





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 XR2 U2 Comcast Remote Control Review

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





CLIKR 5 UR5U 8520L Universal Remote Control Review

For two years (2007-2009), we 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 Remote Review

For over a year, we used the CLIKR-5 UR5U-8700L-AB remote to control the Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300 DVR from the Atlantic Broadband cable company. 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 entertainment system. Features, Benefits, Pros, … Continue reading CLIKR 5 UR5U 8700L AB Remote Review





Comcast ENT EXPL 3005 Remote Review

We’ve used the Comcast ENT-EXPL-3005 remote multi-function universal flipper with set-top boxes from Comcast and Atlantic Broadband cable companies through the years with very good results. It’s a slim and sleek remote that fits comfortably in your hand and yet, all the major feature / function buttons can be reached with a simple thumb extension.  … Continue reading Comcast ENT EXPL 3005 Remote 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 gave us originally, and is affordable. Benefits, Pros, Features, and Advantages of … Continue reading Philips SRU4208WM/17 Universal Remote Review





Philips SRP5107/27 Universal Remote Control Review

We bought the Philips SRP5107/27 Universal Remote Control  for use with our Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300 DVR.  Atlantic Broadband cable company provides our DVR service. Spent many hours playing around with this remote. Found it simple to set up and operate. The buttons have a very easy-to-press feel. Yet pressing the wrong key happens rarely. So … Continue reading Philips SRP5107/27 Universal Remote Control Review





How to Reset Xfinity Remote XR2 U2

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 Comcast remote Xfinity XR2 U2 back to its factory default state. If you hard reset the XR2 U2 though, remember that this remote may not work again until you reprogram … Continue reading How to Reset Xfinity Remote XR2 U2





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