Cox URC8820

Designed to complement your Cox Contour cable service, this remote also provides full universal control of TVs, Blu-ray/DVR players, VCRs, and surround sound audio systems.

Cox URC8820

Features & Benefits

Full Universal Control

Features full universal control of your home theater including the cable box, TV, DVD/Blu-ray player, VCR, and audio device.

Master Power Key

Master Power offers the ability to turn-on or off all devices that you use to watch cable television in a single keypress.
To use this feature, the remote must be in CABLE MODE.  Be sure to keep pointing the remote until all equipment has responded.

Volume Lock

This feature allows you to lock the volume and mute functions to a specific device.  The default setting locks volume controls to the TV.

Backlit Keypad

This remote control features a backlit keypad, making it easier to read and use the remote while in a dark setting.  Simply press the LIGHT button to light up the keys.

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Remote Control Setup

Using Code Entry

Turn on your equipment and follow the steps below to set up your remote.

Be sure to point the remote at your equipment during setup.

1. Press the mode key for the device type you wish to setup.

2. Press and hold MUTE and SELECT keys until the mode key blinks twice.

3. Using the digit keys on the remote, enter the code shown in the code finder above.

4. Test the remote to confirm that it controls your device as expected. If it does not, try again using the next code listed.

For Popular Brands

Turn on the TV or DEVICE you wish to program and follow the steps below to set up your remote for the most popular brands.

Be sure to point the remote at your equipment during setup.

1. Press and hold MUTE and SELECT keys until the mode key blinks twice.

2. Press the mode key for the device type you wish to setup.

3. Find your device and brand in the charts below. Press and hold the corresponding digit key while aiming the remote at your equipment.

4. Release the key when the device turns off and setup is complete.

Searching All Codes

Turn on the TV or DEVICE you wish to program and follow the steps below.

Be sure to point the remote at your equipment during setup.

1. Press and hold MUTE and SELECT keys until the mode key blinks twice.

2. Press the mode key for the device type you wish to setup.

3. Aim the remote at your equipment and press and hold down the SELECT key.

4. Release the key when the device turns off and setup is complete.

Changing the Volume Lock Setting

1. Press and hold MUTE and SELECT keys until the mode key blinks twice.

2. Press the VOLUME UP key

3. Press the mode key for the device you wish to use for volume control. The key will blink twice to confirm.

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Remote Functions

POWER/MODE KEYS

* POWER turns selected equipment on or off
* MODE KEYS used to set remote to control selected device

PLAYBACK AND NAVIGATION KEYS

* SETTINGS provides access to the cable box settings menu
* LIVE returns to live TV
* ON DEMAND used to access on demand program library
* HD ZOOM changes the picture format
* CC enables and disables closed caption
* FF/PAUSE/PLAY/REW/SKIP BACK/STOP/ used to control playback of live, recorded, or On Demand programs
* RECORD press to record selected program
* INFO displays information on current selected program

PLAYBACK CONTROLS

* PAGE +/- used to jump a page at a time in program guide
* USER enables access to user-specific settings
* EXIT closes current menu
* A-D KEYS used for special functions displayed on your cable menus
* GUIDE displays program guide
* COX MENU displays main cable menu
* DVR LIST displays list of recorded programs on DVR boxes
* LAST returns to the previously selected channel
* FAV cycles through favorite channels set on your cable box

OTHER KEYS

* INPUT cycles through video inputs on the TV or audio device
* PIP ON/OFF turns on picture-in-picture on some cable boxes
* PIP MOVE changes the mini picture location on PIP boxes
* PIP +/- changes the channel on the mini picture when PIP is active
* SWAP used to swap between tuners on DVR boxes or to swap pictures on PIP boxes
* LIGHT lights the keypad

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Frequently Asked Questions

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