Reset Xfinity Remote XR2 to Fix Remote

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



Philips SRP5107/27 Universal Remote 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 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



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



Philips SRU4208WM/17 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 Remote Review



CLIKR 5 UR5U 8520L Universal Remote 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 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. Plus, you can reach all the major feature / function buttons with a simple thumb extension.  While … Continue reading Comcast ENT EXPL 3005 Remote Review



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