What does RF mean on directv?

DirecTV remotes come in three wireless modes. The infrared, or IR, remote is a line-of-sight device that must “see” the DirecTV receiver to function. The second is the Radio Frequency, or RF, remote that can function behind walls and around corners.

Does directv use RF remotes?

Almost all current DIRECTV receivers will work with an RF remote.

Is directv IR or RF?

The DIRECTV “white” remote can be used in IR mode with all DIRECTV receivers made since 2003 and most DIRECTV receivers before that. RF-capable remotes can control all pre-Genie RF-capable receivers. There is no “white” remote that can control a Genie in RF mode.

How do I set up RF on directv?

Program remote for a DIRECTV Ready TV Press and hold the MUTE and ENTER buttons while continuing to point the remote at a Genie device. Stop when the green light at the top of the remote blinks twice. When the TV screen displays Applying IR/RF setup, you are in RF mode and ready to program the remote.

How do I get my DIRECTV remote back to RF mode?

If the Remote is not in RF Mode repeat the steps again. You may need to RESET the remote by: Press and hold the MUTE and SELECT keys until the green light under the DIRECTV position flashes twice. Using the number keys enter 981.

How do I turn on RF on my DIRECTV remote?

Tip: Changing Remote to RF Mode Without Using DVR

  1. Slide the MODE switch to the DIRECTV position.
  2. Press and hold the MUTE and SELECT keys until the green light under the DIRECTV position flashes twice.
  3. Using the number keys enter 961 then press CHAN UP.
  4. Using the number keys enter 347379 then press SELECT.

How do I change my DIRECTV from IR to RF?

What is RF mode?

Digital RF-Mode allows users to acquire, digitize, and save the RF (radio frequency) data from the ultra-high frequency ultrasound signal. Ultrasound transducers convert electrical signals into pressure waves which are transmitted into the tissue (transmit pulse).

What is RF remote setup?

(Radio Frequency remote control) A handheld, wireless device used to operate audio, video and other electronic equipment using radio frequency (RF) transmission. Unlike the common infrared (IR) remotes, RF remotes do not have to be aimed at the equipment.

What’s the difference between IR and RF on DIRECTV remote?

IR stands for Infared and means the remote must be pointed directly at the receiver. RF stands for Radio Frequency and means the remote is multi-directional.

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