I just had X1 equipment installed -- a DVR and a smaller unit for the bedroom. The smaller unit is replacing an earlier HD cable box which I have long used with a slingbox. The slingbox receives the TV signal from the X1 unit properly but does not appear to be setup to use an RF remote control. It appears that the physical remote control that came with the X1 communicates with the X1 only via RF. The X1 box does not seem to respond to any IR signal from any conventional IR remote control (I've tried a number of them). Is there any way to set up the X1 to use RF, or is there some other means of getting the slingbox and the X1 to talk to each other. I note that on the back of the X1 there's a plug marked "IR Receive."
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