I have a remote control that needs to be replaced. It is a dishnetwork one.
Is there somewhere to get one without having to pay $49.00 from the factory
for a new one? I bought it new a long time ago, it seems a little high for a
control to pay that much. Is there a cheaper way? Ryan
You can pick up direct replacement Dish remotes from eBay or your local
Another alternative is to get a remote that allows 'intelligent control' of
all your devices - tv, vcr, satellite, dvd. These are the ones that can
record 'macros' - where one button push activates a number of devices.
e.g. on mine one button turns on - or off - the tv, satellite receiver and
audio receiver. Another button switches the DVD on, tunes the TV to DVD
input & switches the audio receiver to the DVD player. Makes the wife
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Other have posted some good ideas. I have one that may work for you or not.
I just swapped out my Dish equipment for DTV, Have a Dish network with PVR
if your interested. Will include free the second receiver (not PVR) has
broke RF but video plugs are good and a suspect two feed LNB.
Be careful, there are two flavors of Dishnet remotes. Some are UHF
and some are infrared. Read your manual before you buy to make sure
that you have the right one. I suggest buying a direct replacement
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