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Pioneer Home Media - Direct access to presets
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Post 1 made on Tuesday July 19, 2011 at 09:18
Don_Kirby
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After programming the various internet radio stations into a Pioneer VSX-33 and testing them out, I'm struggling with how to access those presets discretely. The Pioneer manual describes the process of selecting a preset by scrolling through the list, then pressing enter/select/right arrow to access the highlighted station. This works fine.

I'd like to program some buttons on the AV system's remote to jump directly to a preset so the client can choose say a classical station without having to fire up a TV or the projector to see the display. The remote in question isn't actually relevant to the issue. Suffice it to say that I have IR, RS-232, and IP control over the receiver.

Using the original Pioneer remote, I haven't been able to find a method of direct access, although I can navigate blindly through the presets. If I program the remote to jump forward X number of stations to a particular preset, the concern is that eventually, the remote will not be in sync with the receiver.

Any ideas?

-Don
Post 2 made on Tuesday July 19, 2011 at 10:52
Jasonvp
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Have you tried the codes here?
OP | Post 3 made on Tuesday July 19, 2011 at 12:00
Don_Kirby
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I have those codes. The pioneer -232 codes work great. The problem is that the receiver doesn't appear to have any method to directly access the internet radio presets (of which there are 24). Entering a number by any means doesn't produce a result.

I had expected to find something similar to the FM preset recall method of sending a class code, then a preset number to access a specific preset. Alas, this is not the case with the internet radio.

As an interim solution, I've hacked together the following macro.

Access the preset list [RETURN]
Move to the appropriate preset ([DOWN] x number of times)
Select the station [RIGHT]
Go back to the list [RETURN]
Highlight the 1st preset in the list ([UP] the same number of times as above)


Leaving the 1st entry highlighted gives me a known starting point for the next macro, as I can send the [DOWN] command the appropriate number of times to get to any particular preset. It's clunky and awkward, but functional.
Post 4 made on Wednesday July 20, 2011 at 08:12
NSP01
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If the presets include Band and Number you can't do it as there is no discrete Band (A-G) command. That was added to this year's models.
I will double-check butI think this is correct.
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