I have a dvr / cable box from Time Warner. It’s a Samsung device. I can control the box using the TW app, so I knw it’s on the network but it is not discoverable by roomie. Suggestions? Is ir control the only option!
Yes, that would be an infrared controlled device. We list all IP controllable components here:
I have a time warner supplied DVR. The chassis is a Sumsung. It and my other time warner tuner- a Cisco, use the same remote control. But neither your Samsung, Cisco, or Scientific Atlantic cable definitions work to control my DVR. Do you have a device definition that works?
What is the exact Samsung model number of the device?
It’s a SMT-H3090.
You should use the Samsung: SMT-H Series All Models: Cable command set for that.
It’s probably the Retransmit Count. The IR Diagnosis FAQ should help resolve that: