Quite regulary I press a button and it clicks but nothing happens. The sat light wont come on when this happens. If i press again it will work and the sat light comes on. This occurs daily on different buttons. Is this normal? This also happens on my other 52.0 remote with the joey.
Thank you. This is a known issue. You can test your remote by pressing the Locate Remote button on the front panel of your hopper 3 receiver. Once remote begins beeping, press the SAT button to stop beeping.
Press SELECT or HOME on the remote once every 5 seconds and see if the power light on the front of the receiver blinks within 1 second. Power light should blink once per button press. This feature is only active for 5 minutes after pressing LOCATE REMOTE on the front of the receiver.
If power light on front of receiver blinks within 1 second of pressing SELECT or HOME, the remote is communicating with the receiver. If power light is delayed or does not blink, the remote is not communicating with the receiver.
If this happens, the remote will need to be replaced. Keep in mind, though, this is a known issue and may happen with the replacement.
Make sure your batteries are fresh. You can also try resetting the Hopper 3 receiver and see if the response time improves.
tried everything you suggested and still problematic. if as you say this is a problem with these remotes then it would be a waste to get another replacement remote. is there any way to get a 40.0 remote to replace the one i have. from what i hear those remotes dont have the same problems.
the 52 remotes are junk, i always find myself looking to see if the sat lights up on the remote durring a button press. my wife also complained about it, said range was terrible, i told her to look for the sat to light up on the remote durring a button press. the issue is not the receiver not seeing the remote button press, it's the remote's button press that is the problem.
is there any word out there on a fix or if the problem has been worked out by the engineers? Its a hassle having to check that sat button to see if it lights up. The hopper 3 is great but with that remote I do sometimes wish i still had my 722.