08-01-2010 04:44 AM
Hmm. This isn't promising.
Just bought a ns-32l450a11 today to finally replace my JVC tube. I specifically brought up this issue with a salesman. I explained that I had my current setup programmed so I could hold the DVD button and blamo, TV was powered up on the right input, Amp was on and on the right input, DVD player was ready to go. Push PVR, Cable, VCR, etc and the right things happened. I said Google knew all about major brands but could I do that on a house brand? He was quick to inform me that if I couldn't figure it out Geek Squad was ready to roll and they did that sort of setup every day. Beyond the house call I'd need to buy a high end remote of course. Apparently Geek Squad doesn't know how to program an All4One.... which is what I found in the box with the TV, complete with a JP1.3 programming port and even populated with the header for PC connection.
So which is it?
1. The software in the TV knows about discreet power and input codes because the ODM puts them into all the stuff they make but you guys haven't a clue. I.e. the salesman was full of poop.
2. The software in the TV knows, you know too, but withhold that information to drive Geek Squad house calls. i.e. Evil!
3. Least likely, the TV doesn't have the ability and the salesman was full of poo.
One4All EFC codes would do nicely but I have the conversion charts at hand to deal with Lirc or other PC based datasets.
This particular set already has discrete input selection for TV, Video (Composite or S-video) and component but since replacing the rest of the stack with newer stuff with HDMI is in the medium range plan having discrete codes for the three HDMI and the VGA ports would be really helpful. Discrete power ON and OFF are pretty much mandatory to achieve a good WAF (Wife Acceptance factor) on this upgrade. (upgrade == making watching TV overly complicated)
08-03-2010 12:32 PM
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Discrete codes are not available. That would be technical information that is not released or informed. Insignia does not encourage customers to do such configurations. However, I know some customers posted some of them on this community, so you may want to check this information.
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08-03-2010 04:44 PM
Nice way to dodge the question. By sending me off to a thread about BD players that didn't seem to find a discrete power key.
> Discrete codes are not available.
That was but a minor part of my question but that answer in and of itself really makes me want to put your product back in the box. This is why I hate tech support of all kinds. Since I can actually RTFM, anytime I have to ask a question I either get blank stares or "Wouldn't you like to know." In this case I'm not even sure which one I just got.
Are you saying the existance or not of discrete codes is a secret or that they exist and you just won't reveal them? Or seeing as how often that same verbiage appears here to almost any question is it just a cover for "Darned if I know."
> Insignia does not encourage customers to do such configurations.
Why? Really. Why wouldn't you? Straight up, could Geek Squad actually do what that salesman promised me? Is that what this is really all about; that we are supposed to shut up sit down and hand over the credit card?
08-05-2011 09:23 AM
Don't blow your money on a Harmony like they want you to do...here's some discrete codes to try:
They work on my Insignia NS-37L760A12 using an RCA RCRP05B universal remote control with TV code 2049:
Discrete off: 197 (00197)
Discrete on: 201 (00201)
HDMI 1: 223 (00223)
HDMI 2: 227 (00227)
HDMI 3: 220 (00220)
To use these codes on the RCRP05B, press TV, then press setup, and then enter the five-digit number. YMMV on other Insignia TV's.