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Mx-500 and Philips dvp3960 problem
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Post 1 made on Thursday October 11, 2007 at 23:52
Lurking Member
October 2007
I've recently purchased a Philips dvp3960 dvd player, and have programed my Mx-500 to control it by using the learning method except for one problem I haven't been able to solve. I cannot get a command to work twice in a row. IE if I want to fast forward, when I press the button the first time it will cause the dvd player to go to 2x fast forward, but when I press the fast forward button the second time it will stay in 2x fast forward and not increase to 4x as it will with the oem remote. Any ideas?
Post 2 made on Friday October 12, 2007 at 10:09
Long Time Member
June 2007
See this link


Parity bit: Some remote controls change their codes each time the signal is sent. For instance, if you press the number "5" the code would end in a "0". The second time you press it the code ends in "1". The problem with this is that a learning remote control can learn only one of those signals not both. Thus, such devices typically will not respond to a universal remote when you send the same code twice in a row (for instance the channel "55"). For more help on this problem click here. Also known as a toggle bit. See also: learning.
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