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MX850 Editor download error
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Post 1 made on Monday June 27, 2005 at 00:11
gokumura
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Hi all, had this after I set up favorite channels (50) and downloaded to the remote: "Invalid Answer-LimitedProgramLoadToRC [LPLTR-2]. Any ideas on this error? Thanks for all the help in this forum!
G
Post 2 made on Monday June 27, 2005 at 15:23
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gokumura,

Go into the system menu by pressing Main for about 10 seconds, then factory rest the remote. After that, download an empty program to the remote. After that is done, you should be able to download your file.

Let me know if that works.



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OP | Post 3 made on Monday June 27, 2005 at 23:08
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Thanks Damon, I'll try that and get back to you. What is this error exactly? Just wanted to know for gp's...Thanks again!
G
Post 4 made on Tuesday June 28, 2005 at 00:41
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I just pull one of the batteries, wait 10 seconds, reinstall, reload program. Quicker than the above method.
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Post 5 made on Tuesday June 28, 2005 at 14:28
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gokumura: Sometimes the download does not properly overwrite the existing program. I'm not sure why it happens, but by resetting the remote and clearning the memory by downloading an empty program, this usually does the trick.

Tom: You are correct, but if the system is not clearing the memory properly, the resest button alone doesn't always do it. Sometimes it needs to be "forced" by downloading the empty program. I just like to recommend the slightly longer way first because it is often most effective and prevents having to go back and do it anyway. :)



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OP | Post 6 made on Wednesday June 29, 2005 at 13:37
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On 06/27/05 15:23 ET, Control Remotes said...
gokumura,

Go into the system menu by pressing Main for about
10 seconds, then factory rest the remote. After
that, download an empty program to the remote.
After that is done, you should be able to download
your file.

Let me know if that works.

Thank you,
Damon DG
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Services

Damon, tried holding down the "Main" button, but nothing happened. What am I doing wrong? Also, when you say empty program, do you mean "new" under the file menu of mx editor and just downloading this to the remote? Just want to make sure I'm following the great mind here! Thanks again!!
G
Post 7 made on Wednesday June 29, 2005 at 14:22
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You need to hold down both MAIN and STOP (the button with the square on it), not just MAIN. That will get you to the reset page where you select ALL. The other posts are referring to the MX-3000.

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Post 8 made on Wednesday June 29, 2005 at 14:25
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Damon must be mistaken, there is no reset on a 850 accessible by holding down MAIN. That is for a MX-3000. Reset for the 850 like Tom stated, remove the batteries for a few secs or follow Mike's instructions. You can create an empty config on MX-Editor by selecting File > New.
Post 9 made on Wednesday June 29, 2005 at 16:43
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hold down main and stop - that is the correct way to do a reset. a page will come up and press "ALL" in the top left corner.
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Post 10 made on Wednesday June 29, 2005 at 23:26
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Mike (and the others too)

THANKS so much for all the good advice here in the forum...As a home owner (who is a "geek") I debated long and hard on getting the 850, since it is a bit of $$

But, I decided to do the programming myself... Things like this reset are just not in the manauals...

Well, long story short, my laptop started hanging when trying to talk to the remote, and the things was "hosed"...

While it may not be 100% yet, the reset, clean installation, etc. have let me reload the stuff into the remote.

Again, thanks

Scott
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Post 11 made on Thursday June 30, 2005 at 01:04
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As an aside, I have had LOTS of those errors when downloading. I've used an older 233mHz laptop which has been dandy for prontos, Sonance K2s, RTIs, Xantechs, and so on...but suddenly with the 700 and 850 in my arsenal, all these errors.

I endured for quite a long time and pulled the battery several times on some projects. Was even considering building a little gizmo to fit between two batteries with a little momentary push switch so I could do a quick reset.

I found some memory on ebay and upped the ram from 64m (typical for this age laptop) to 128m and problem has gone away.

Now if I could just get it to do the MX-3000 without errors. I suspect it's more memory intensive yet.
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Post 12 made on Thursday June 30, 2005 at 22:52
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Well, this is s 600 Mhz machine with 128 M ram, but then again, I am running XP resource hog)...

I'll see about upping to 256...

Thanks for thge tip... I'm guessing that since the connection is just Tx/Rx and Gnd, that it could be timing sensitive.

Scott
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OP | Post 13 made on Friday July 1, 2005 at 14:03
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Damon and Mike, thanks you guys for all your help. Also, the other posters in this thread. Tried the battery removal, it worked, but only if I did a "new" with no devices, then partial download. Kept having errors until I tried my configuration, downloading it partially, closing mx editor, and then doing a full download. Still don't understand why this remote has those errors. Using a 2.8Ghz laptop with 1 gig of ram and the highly rated serial to usb converter (forgot the name). Anyway, all is good now. Thanks again!!
G
Post 14 made on Friday July 1, 2005 at 19:07
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G,

I'm glad it worked out for you! :)



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