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Old 06-15-2007, 08:55 AM   #16
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Lee thanks. I got it to work.
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Lee thanks. I got it to work.
GREAT!

What did you do different to make it work?

Was it a programming error or defective remote?
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Old 06-18-2007, 08:54 AM   #18
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I was able to use the 30 sec skip feature with my Harmony remote. No special programing was necessary. I have the Logitech Harmony 880. I highly recommend this remote for anyone who has multiple components in their Home Theater. Works great with my cable box... all the features are available... even the favorites button.
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I was able to use the 30 sec skip feature with my Harmony remote. No special programing was necessary. I have the Logitech Harmony 880. I highly recommend this remote for anyone who has multiple components in their Home Theater. Works great with my cable box... all the features are available... even the favorites button.
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Well that IS good news. So it does work with remotes other than the supplied one.
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Old 06-22-2007, 08:02 PM   #20
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Just want to bump this up so we don't lose it off the first page.

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Works Perfectly. Thanks.
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One more bump - let's see what happens - maybe a sticky?
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Old 06-28-2007, 02:55 PM   #23
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The 30-second skip (or ANY length you want) only works on those cable systems that have not disabled the feature with their firmware. There are MANY functions built into the Motorola boxes that cable companies "disable".

I have Insight now and it does NOT work-- worked fine on Comcast. Too bad that an old ReplayTV with "commerical skip" can't be easily modified to record HD . . .
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Old 07-07-2007, 06:42 PM   #24
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I have a Moto 6412 from Cox and have tried this using the "Move" and "HD Zoom" buttons on my remote, neither of which works. Those 2 buttons and the other PiP buttons at the bottom besides "Swap" are the only ones I don't use. Any recommendations on a button to make this work or will it not work with Cox? I have a 3416 upstairs I'll try it on and post back if it works with one of those two buttons.
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I have a Moto 6412 from Cox and have tried this using the "Move" and "HD Zoom" buttons on my remote, neither of which works. Those 2 buttons and the other PiP buttons at the bottom besides "Swap" are the only ones I don't use. Any recommendations on a button to make this work or will it not work with Cox? I have a 3416 upstairs I'll try it on and post back if it works with one of those two buttons.
My son and I both use the LOCK button with the yellow triangle that is next to the B button right below the MY DVR button - both 6412's now have this feature.
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I don't have a "Lock" button on my 6412 which is a phase 3, if that makes a difference.
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I don't have a "Lock" button on my 6412 which is a phase 3, if that makes a difference.
I have (2) 6412 III's. I am talking about the remote.

Above the ARROW/OK buttons, there are three buttons in a row: LOCK, B-(blue) and C-(red)

Do you have these buttons?

http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/How_to_...ing_the_Remote

Scroll down just a bit - picture of remote on right in color
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Old 07-07-2007, 09:50 PM   #28
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My remote is different than yours and my triangle button is the "A" button which is used for several functions, DVR and the Guide. Look at this link and my remote is the only silver one on this page.
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Old 07-16-2007, 05:00 AM   #29
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30 Second fast forward works like a champ! I have two Comcast DCT 3416 & there was no problems!
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Thank for the 30 second skip, it works great! Comcast (2) DCT 3416 - worked on the first try with each!
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