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Remote Codes and Programming Instructions


Programming instructions for this remote are shown at the bottom of this page.

Select the brand name from the drop down list for each component for which you want to see codes.



Code Choices

AV Receiver
Cable Box
CD Player
DAT Deck
Digital Satellite receiver
Digital Video Recorder
DVD Player
MD Deck
Mini Hi-Fi Component System CD
Mini Hi-Fi Component System MD Deck
Mini Hi-Fi Component System Receiver
Mini Hi-Fi Component System Tape
Star Choice
Tape Deck
TV/VCR Combo (TV)
TV/VCR Combo (VCR)

Programming Instructions

Follow these steps to program the remote control.

  1. Turn on the component to be programmed.
  2. On the remote control, press and hold the COMMANDER OFF button.
  3. While holding the COMMANDER OFF button, press the MUTING button.
  4. Release the COMMANDER OFF button.
  5. Press the component select button for the desired component.
  6. Using the number display on the LCD, enter the component's manufacturer code.
  7. NOTE: If more than one code number is listed for the manufacturer, enter one code at a time until you find one that works.

  8. Touch ENTER.
  9. Press the COMMANDER OFF button.
  10. Press the component select button for the component programmed.
  11. Turn on the component using the power button on the component.
  12. Point the remote control at the component and touch the POWER key to verify operation.


  • If a new code number is entered, the code number previously entered will be erased.
  • When the batteries are replaced, the programmed codes may be erased. It may be necessary to reprogram the remote after replacing the batteries.
  • The operation of a combination deck of any kind is not guaranteed.
  • Some product functions may not be able to be controlled by the remote control. Use the remote control provided with the component.
  • If none of the codes listed for the manufacturer work, it may be necessary to try codes listed for other manufacturers or perform a search for the correct code. Consult the Operating Instructions provided with the remote control for steps on searching for the correct code.
  • In some rare cases, you may not be able to operate your non-Sony equipment with the supplied remote control. This is because your equipment may use a code that is not provided with this remote control. In this case, please use the equipment's own remote control.