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Sony Backlit Remote for 4K components
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Post 1 made on Sunday February 11, 2018 at 01:29
Long Time Member
October 2007
My components include a Sony 4K 930E 55" Television, Sony 5000 Soundbar, Sony 4K 800 Blu-Ray along with a DirecTV HS17 with a Genie 2.

My primary remote has been a great Harmony Elite. Since programming it for the above gear the Elite acts a bit strange. Tonight, I discovered it is because my Sony gear are using Bravia Sync. The bad news if I turn off Bravia Sync the 930E's CEC/ARC no longer function thereby preventing the use of HDMI connectivity from the Soundbar. Audio would be down graded to an optical cable.

Since none of the OEM Sony remotes are backlit I'm hoping to discover either a cure for this Harmony Elite issue or find a backlite Sony remote capable of handing all of my Sony gear.

Right now I'm lost and bewildered. Please help.
Post 2 made on Monday February 12, 2018 at 09:07
Select Member
May 2003
Can you define "strange" for us?
Post 3 made on Monday February 12, 2018 at 11:12
Junior Member
June 2017
Hi Emile

You do not have to turn of CEC, just turn of the CEC auto power and Input option.

Below is the article that contains the full instructions.


Press the Home Button
Navigate to the bottom page and select settings.
Select External Inputs
Select Bravia sync Settings
Set the below settings to OFF
Set Auto Power to OFF
Set Auto Input change (MHL) to OFF
Set TV auto Power On to OFF
Here to help with any Logitech Harmony related questions

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