How to Program a Zenith Universal Remote Control

How to Program a Zenith Universal Remote Control. It takes only a few steps to program a Zenith Universal Remote Control, but it often proves more difficult than it would appear from the simple instructions! Despite the hassle in getting the codes right, you'll be rewarded when you can eliminate several remotes in favor of a universal one.

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Toss all your old remotes aside and use the Zenith Universal remote control instead.

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Manually turn on the component you wish the remote to program.

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On the remote, press and hold the CODE SEARCH button until the indicator light illuminates, then release the button.

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Press and release the button for the component (TV, VCR, etc.)

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Find the three-digit code for the component in the code list (this should be located in your remote's instruction booklet) and enter it using the number buttons. The indicator light should turn off.

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Check to be sure the right code was entered by pressing some of the buttons with the component turned on. The component should respond, indicating that it is properly programmed.