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Wannabe Geek

# 136727 6-Dec-2013 21:58
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So I just bought a Vesta 8300 PVR Freeview Decoder from a trading site and it is password protected. it is without a remote so I am wondering if I can some how reset it or something. The last owner assured me it worked with her TV so can't understand why it won't with mine. I have know idea of the brand (other than it is a Vesta..) or what website or company to contact. It also didn't come with a manual.
would be great to get some help :) thanks.

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Uber Geek

  # 946953 7-Dec-2013 09:57
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You could try the obvious ones like 0000, 8300, 0038 but it sounds like you bought a lemon. Without a remote you can't do much. How did the previous owner use it without a remote? I'd ask for a refund or bin it and buy something that works.

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  # 946973 7-Dec-2013 10:53
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You'll find most Freeview boxes are pretty much useless without a remote. I'd ask for the remote to be sent or, failing that, get a refund.


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  # 947071 7-Dec-2013 13:49
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Looks like it's made by vestax? Try their website but as others said, you need a remote !

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