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





Reset WiFi on Netgear WNCE2001 Internet Adapter

The Netgear WNCE2001 Universal Internet Adapter allows you to extend an Ethernet network wirelessly, via WiFi.  This device connects to a certain WiFi network, then passes the data back and forth to its Ethernet port.  Now it happens at times, that you’d like to update the WiFi network to which the WNCE2001 connects.  So here, … Continue reading Reset WiFi on Netgear WNCE2001 Internet Adapter





Netgear WNCE2001 WiFi Adapter Review

The Netgear model WNCE2001 universal WiFi internet adapter is a single-port Ethernet to WiFi bridge. It adds WiFi to a wired computer, radio, TV, or any device that has only a wired connection.  Handy adapter thus.  So here, we review the Netgear WNCE2001, that’s still quite useful today. Netgear WNCE2001 WiFi Adapter Intro It links … Continue reading Netgear WNCE2001 WiFi Adapter 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





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





Husky 702200 Universal 16-Piece Socket Set Review

While fixing squeaky wooden glider rocking chairs, we needed to buy a socket set that has popular sizes, found around the house, and appear frequently in glider rockers.  Well, this Husky 702200 Universal 16-piece wrench and socket set filled the bill nicely. It cost around $30.  Plus, Husky warrants this set forever. Why?  No doubt … Continue reading Husky 702200 Universal 16-Piece Socket Set 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





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