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Post 1 made on Tuesday October 24, 2000 at 13:13
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I noted that several owners of the MX-1000 could not program "power" into a main screen macro.

This is how I did it.

On each device that I would use a macro i.e., TV/SAT, TV/VCR, TV/DVD, I inserted a button, text and programmed a button on the screen for power on each device page.

Using main and page hold down for 5 seconds brought up "System Settings". Move to #2, which is "System & Options”, push joystick button. Press "Macro Program". Select Macro 1, TV, POWER (device button I programmed), back to main to access SAT, POWER and then CHANNEL UP to end. Remember that using Volume Up between any of these items adds .5 seconds. When you have programmed all of your actions into the MACRO, press "Channel Up" to save. Hold down Main and Page again until System Settings comes up and go down to 8 "To Exit".

Worked for me. I hope this helps.

As I am sure you know, you can program the hard POWER button for each of your devices, but this shortcut above worked for me. I was even able to program TV INPUT (moving from Video 1, Video 2, etc.) so that DVD, SAT, TV, VCR all shows up on it's appropriate channel. Of course, adding your sound system works the same as the rest of the units.

Good Luck!
OP | Post 2 made on Tuesday October 24, 2000 at 14:17
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What does this have to do with the HARD power button?
That is what we're complaining about.
OP | Post 3 made on Tuesday October 24, 2000 at 14:36
Daniel Tonks
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They're looking to place a macro on the physical, hard power button.
OP | Post 4 made on Tuesday October 24, 2000 at 14:39
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I must have misunderstood. Since you can't use hard power button included in your macro, I went around it. Excuussee Meee!!!
OP | Post 5 made on Tuesday October 24, 2000 at 15:22
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Yeesh, glad I decided to visit the forum one last time before calling Onecall to place my order. What's the point of a big power button on a universal remote if it doesn't turn on all your toys at once?

I knew this wouldn't work out. I had my hopes set way to high on this one... :( Not that I won't end up with one eventually, it's just not a slam dunk now.

OP | Post 6 made on Tuesday October 24, 2000 at 18:14
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Damn, I got all excited when I saw the title of this thread. Oh well, there's still hope for the software to make it possible eventually.
OP | Post 7 made on Wednesday October 25, 2000 at 01:19
Daniel Tonks
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I've specifically requested this... the software/feature set for the MX-1000 will not be static -- they hope to add where possible.
OP | Post 8 made on Wednesday October 25, 2000 at 10:32
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That's good news Daniel. As you mentioned in your review, this can be a great remote if its potential is realized, and that can mainly be accomplished through software upgrades.
OP | Post 9 made on Wednesday October 25, 2000 at 12:59
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Has anybody tried to program the device macros? Seems like you can program a few devices and power in one device button.

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