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





Reset Xfinity Remote XR2 to Fix Remote Not Working

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 to Fix Remote Not Working





PHAZR-5 UR5U9000LAB Remote Control Review

For over a year, we used the PHAZR-5 UR5U9000LAB remote to work our  Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300 DVR. It works very well. This device is a hefty-sized unit.  It uses two AA batteries, and has good-sized back lit keys. Plus, it can control up to five devices in a home system. Features, Benefits, Pros, and … Continue reading PHAZR-5 UR5U9000LAB Remote Control Review





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. Philips Universal Remote SRP5107 Intro 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 … Continue reading Philips Universal Remote SRP5107 Review





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 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