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Old 03-27-2019, 08:54 AM
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Shield RF upgrade to different remote due to volume control sensitivity.

I have been using the Shield 2017 for about a year now as a SageTV client. The volume control function is the most annoying thing ever made! The volume changes at the slightest touch of the remote, almost seems like the air movement when your hand is near it changes the volume. I want to flush it down the toilet!!

I have been trying to find a "simple" replacement to use as a TV Remote, not an air mouse etc. I tried the harmony remotes and they were at best, not ready for primetime. The most amazing feature of those was the newest programming software being from a decade ago.

As that newer shield is RF only, has anyone found a tv remote that can control it? I have ordered a few from Amazon and none worked as a remote at all. They all had air mouse in their description. All said they would control a shield, but they appear to mean the older IR version only.

Thanks, Bill
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