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Old 10-07-2010, 10:04 AM - Thread Starter
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I have 2 Motorola DCT6412 III stacked on top of each other in a rack and can not figure out how to change the channel independently without switching one of the boxes off. Is there a way to setup 1 of the remote controls to a different IR channel so it doesn't change both boxes? Is there any sort of RF remote control that can switch between the two?

Thanks for any help in advance.
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Old 10-25-2010, 08:38 AM
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Greetings: I know what you are after, but all Motorola-based STBs use the same infra-red remote code as do all of the Scientific Atlanta STBs.
I get around that limitation by controlling my STBs via their IEEE1394 interfaces. By connecting them to my HDTV that is similarly equipped with IEEE1394 interfaces. I know these interfaces are falling out of favor on newer HDTVs, but HTPCs can control them as well using appropriate software.
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