Echostar Technologies 5.0 IR Remote Instructions

by Ben David

The EchoStar Technologies 5.0 IR infrared remote control is designed to work directly with EchoStar/Dish Network satellite receivers. The Echostar remote can also be programmed to control the basic operations of other components of your entertainment system, such as your television or DVD player. The ability to program other components to the EchoStar remote allows it to operate like a type universal remote. The basic instructions for programming the EchoStar Technologies 5.0 IR remote are fairly straightforward.

Step 1

Press the “Power’ button to turn on the component that you wish to program to the EchoStar remote.

Step 2

Press and hold the “Mode” button until all the mode buttons (TV, AUX, etc.) light up.

Step 3

Press the "Mode" button for the component you are programming. For example, press “TV” for programming the television. Then press the “*” button.

Step 4

Press the “Power” button and then press the “Up” button repeatedly until the component turns off.

Press the “#” button after the component turns off to save the settings.


About the Author

Based in New York City, Ben David has been a writer since 2006. His expertise extends into the fields of business administration, new media technologies, consumer electronics and mobile device technology and design. David studied Communications at Howard University.

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