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How do I find the code to get my Maxent 50X5 remote to work

Customer Question

How do I find the code to get my Maxent 50X5 remote to work with my Scientific Atlanta (comcast) cable box?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Aric replied 4 years ago.
Hello, and thank you for the question.

You will not be able to get a code to allow you to use the Maxent remote for a Cable Box. Most TV remote's cannot be programmed to operate a cable box, what you'd do instead is try to find a code for the Cable remote to operate the TV.

How many digits does the Sci-At box require for programming?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

not sure. My first remote worked with cable box but broke. Got this identical remote from my daughter. We bought tv's at the same time. Remote is RC-282. Must have been something in the manual that allowed me to use the original one. I can use the cable remote to operate the tv but, the tv remote is more comfortable

Expert:  Aric replied 4 years ago.
Okay I cannot locate a manual for this TV so I will open the question to other experts.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

would think, since this a monitor without a tuner, there would have to be a way to do thi

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