One For All Definitions
1) Advanced Codes:
Several of our One For All remotes will mimic some of the
functions of your original remote. Tint, Contrast, Menu,
Tracking, Picture in Picture (PIP), are all examples of
extended functions. These are buttons that are not on the
face of the One For All remote but you would like to ‘add’
to an available button. The One For All remote control will
perform a function ONLY if it existed on your original remote.
EXAMPLE: If you would like to have the VCR function “Eject”
added to a button on our One For All remote, your original
VCR’s remote must have had an Eject button or it will not work.
2) Advanced Code Instructions:
A set of programming instructions to ‘add’ a function not on
the face of the One For All remote control. These are found
at the link provided on the FAQ page.
3) Setup Codes:
One For All remotes, depending on the model, use 3, 4, or 5
digit Setup Codes. The Setup Code is what needs to be entered
into the remote to access the basic functions. The Setup Code
is a set of functions for a certain device (tv, vcr, cd player,
etc...) which corresponds with the device type, brand name and
4) Setup Code Instructions:
A set of programming instructions to enter the Setup Codes.
These are usually found on the back of the remote control as
well as at the link provided on the FAQ page.
If a code you need is not in the memory of our One For All
remote, and the remote is an Upgradable model, you may have
the code added to the memory. This is a custom load of codes
added to the remote control via our computers.
Other Useful One For All Definitions
This is the make of the device. Hitachi, Sharp, RCA, etc...
are all examples of Brand Names.
An entertainment appliance is a device. TV, VCR, Cable Boxes,
Stereos, CD Players, etc... are all examples of devices.
A form of light below the visible spectrum. Infrared remote
controls require a direct path of sight from the remote to the
device. One For All remotes are only infrared.
Learner remotes interface with the original remote control to
‘learn’ their functions button by button. They do not have
codes to enter like the preprogrammed remote controls. The
original remote control must be in working order to use a
learning remote control.
The information to program US sold, infrared device, is in
the memory of the One For All remote control; therefore the
original remote control is not needed for programming.
Radio Frequency (RF):
Remotes that operate with a radio signal are refereed to as
RF remotes. Generally satellite receivers have RF remotes.
If you can control your device from room other than where the
device is, you have a RF remote control. One For All does not
make RF remotes.
A form of sound above the audible spectrum. Ultrasonic remote
controls do not require a direct path of sight from the remote
to the device. Does your remote have a wire mesh screen? Then
it is an Ultrasonic remote control. One For All does not make
Universal Remote Control (URC):
A remote control design to replace the functions of several
remotes for several different types of devices.