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How to make Sony TV Remote control Rogers Digital Adapter?

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How to make Sony TV Remote control Rogers Digital Adapter?

I'm still trying to wrap my head around the possibility of using my existing Sony TV (X800H) remote to change the channel of the Rogers Digital Adapter (Cisco DTA50) . I don't want to use the Rogers provided universal remote to simply change the cable TV channel, which is all it is ever used for. Basically the Sony TV remote is perfect but it is unable to speak the IR signal language of the Rogers Digital Adapter to change the TV channel.

What cheap solution can i buy that can watch for the standard Sony TV channel change IR signal then convert / broadcast that into an IR signal which the Rogers Digital Adapter can understand to change the TV channel? I dont want to replace the Sony TV remote with those fancy overpriced Harmony devices since 99.999% of its features wont be used beyond simple channel changing. I want to keep the existing Sony TV remote but make it aware (innately or by proxy) so as to communicate with the Rogers Digital Adapter to change the channel.

The TV has an IR IN but i figure this is for extending its existing IR reception as opposed to being some IR Blaster. I dont know for sure.

Much obliged!
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There is no universal remote that can do that ... let alone the Sony TV Remote.

There is no way to program any remote to control the DTA device ....
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