1. soner607's Avatar
    I recently purchased the Sony blu-ray Google TV unit and can't figure out how to turn on/off the cable box using the Sony remote. I can turn the TV, amp, and the Sony unit on/off no problem. The remote powers all other cable/DVR functions just not the powering on and off, still have to use my cable remote? This can't be right! What am I missing?
    10-23-2010 10:59 AM
  2. GMoney749's Avatar
    Same issue here, have searched and can't find an answer. Sux.
    10-23-2010 11:48 AM
  3. kamtsa's Avatar
    I recently purchased the Sony blu-ray Google TV unit and can't figure out how to turn on/off the cable box using the Sony remote. I can turn the TV, amp, and the Sony unit on/off no problem. The remote powers all other cable/DVR functions just not the powering on and off, still have to use my cable remote? This can't be right! What am I missing?
    Why do you want to turn off the cable box? Doesn't it have a DVR function that you want to record shows unattended?

    I have a Tivo3 and never turned it off.
    10-23-2010 11:55 AM
  4. Gunner's Avatar
    @kamtsa: When you turn a cable DVR 'OFF', it's not really OFF. It goes into low-power sleep mode. It will still turn itself ON and record shows as needed. I'm sure that's what the OP meant.
    10-23-2010 12:58 PM
  5. soner607's Avatar
    @kamtsa: When you turn a cable DVR 'OFF', it's not really OFF. It goes into low-power sleep mode. It will still turn itself ON and record shows as needed. I'm sure that's what the OP meant.

    Yes, that is exactly what I meant. Thank you for clearing that up.
    10-23-2010 01:53 PM
  6. Lupismaximus's Avatar
    The Sony Remote doesn't have the ability to turn off or put your Cable/ Satellite Box into sleep mode. This was a big over-site of Sony and a big complaint about the product.
    10-24-2010 01:05 AM
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