URC7955, URC7980, URC7960, URC7962, URC7965: How can I set up a macro on my Smart Control?

You can program any key on your OFA remote (except Magic and Devices) to send multiple commands on a single press –a Macro. This can be useful for controlling multiple devices to put them in a certain state – for instance you could put your TV on HDMI 1 and press Play on the Blu-ray player to start watching a movie. A key programmed with a Macro will send the same Macro regardless of the device mode, so it is best to select a key you don’t use, or use one of the spare A, B or C keys.

To program a macro, the procedure is as follows:
  1. Hold down MAGIC until the LED under the device blinks twice. The LED under the current mode key will stay lit.
  2. Press 995 – the LED will blink twice.
  3. Select the key you want to program the Macro on.
  4. Use the DEVICES key to select the device you want the first function of the Macro to come from, for example TV.
  5. Press the key you want to include in the Macro, for example the AV key.
  6. Repeat steps 4 (if necessary), and 5 to add more keys to the Macro. You can include up to 15 key presses
  7. To store the Macro, hold down the MAGIC key until the LED blinks twice

Additional Information:
  • Remember to press the keys in the same order you would using your original remotes – so if you pressed AV on the TV remote and then Play on the Blu-ray remote to watch a movie, do it in the same order on the Smart Control.
  • If the LED shows a long blink when you press a key in steps 3 or 4, you have entered too many keys, please try again.

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