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====Unlike other models, the DM500 has three different types of remote control units. ====

Here they are below, pictured so when we speak about a remote type you are aware of what we are referring to.


**The DM500 first edition**
{{image alt="Remotes" title="RC DM500 first edition" url="/images/wiki/000005_RC500-13.png"}}

**The DM500 second edition**
{{image alt="Remotes" title="RC DM500 second edition" url="/images/wiki/000005_RC500-22.png"}}

**The DM500 final edition**
{{image alt="Remotes" title="RC DM500 final edition" url="/images/wiki/000005_RC500-32.png"}}


For the majority of the HOWTO's and other screens in this wiki, it is always assumed you have this latest or silver remote control unit. Since the release of PLiĀ® Jade it has been possible to **[[E1SystemKey re-program]]** the buttons on your remote control to do different things, so please make sure you know what remote we are talking about.

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==Howto access the Video button with the small silver remote above prior to ""Jade2""==

The video menus give you access to the record button and several others as shown below.

**1.** From the TV screen press the OK button so you see the OSD popup like this example below

{{image alt="Remotes" title="RC DM500 final edition" url="/images/wiki/000847_500record1.png"}}

**2.** Now press the **Help** button and the screen above will change to be like this;

{{image alt="Remotes" title="RC DM500 final edition" url="/images/wiki/000847_500record.png"}}

**3.** To get more help press the help button again and these screen will provide you with all the commands

{{image alt="Remotes" title="RC DM500 final edition" url="/images/wiki/000847_video_h1.png"}}

{{image alt="Remotes" title="RC DM500 final edition" url="/images/wiki/000847_video_h2.png"}}


**Tip:** For this tip above to work you need to have the //correct remote control unit defined// in [[E1HardwareRC the Hardware setup section]]

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==Howto access the Video button with the small silver remote with the ""Jade2"" software==

The video menus give you access to the record button and several others as shown below. But
before we can do this you have to select the remote control you have on your DM500. To do this
you have to ( [[E1HardwareRC The howto is here]] )

**1.** Press the menu | setup | hardware | remote control selections
**2.** select silver remote

{{image alt="PLi" title="PLi" url="/images/wiki/000847_500hardremote.jpg"}}

**3.** Go to TV screen

**4.** From the TV screen press the OK button so you see the OSD popup like this example below

{{image alt="Remotes" title="RC DM500 final edition" url="/images/wiki/000847_500record1.png"}}

**5.** Now press the **Help** button and the screen above will change to be like this;

{{image alt="Remotes" title="RC DM500 final edition" url="/images/wiki/000847_500record.png"}}

**6.** To get more help press the help button again and these screen will provide you with all the commands

{{image alt="Remotes" title="RC DM500 final edition" url="/images/wiki/000847_video_h1.png"}}

{{image alt="Remotes" title="RC DM500 final edition" url="/images/wiki/000847_video_h2.png"}}

The VIDEO controls will NOT appear until you select the correct remote control (Silver)

**WARNING:** //By making this selection of the silver remote your WEBIF remote may not work correctly//

**Tip:** For this tip above to work you need to have the //correct remote control unit defined// in [[E1HardwareRC the Hardware setup section]]

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