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How to Reset a Humax Irci-5400Z

Updated February 21, 2017

If your Humax Irci-5400Z satellite receiver box is not working correctly or is freezing, a soft reset can help restore function and unfreeze the unit. A soft reset is the recommended first step in troubleshooting a problematic satellite receiver box. If you are moving or are not receiving a good satellite signal, you can reset your stored satellite positions.

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  1. Turn the TV and Humax IRCI-5400Z satellite box off.

  2. Disconnect the unit from the TV and electrical socket.

  3. Leave the unit unplugged for 60 seconds. Plug it back into the TV and electrical socket.

  4. Turn the unit on. The unit will begin reprogramming itself. Do not touch the box or attempt to change channels while this is occurring. Wait until the display shows the current time.

  5. Press the "Menu" button on the satellite box remote control.

  6. Scroll through the available menu options with the "Left" and "Right" arrow buttons. Press "OK" when "Service Searching" is highlighted.

  7. Scroll, highlight and select the "Antenna Alternative" option, followed by the "DiSEqC" option. On the DiSEqC menu, press the "Left" arrow button to change the value to "Installer." Press "OK."

  8. Scroll and highlight the "Motor Control" option. Press the "Left" arrow button to change the value to "Reset." Press "OK." The TV screen will now ask if you are sure you wish to reset the satellite settings. Press "OK" to confirm the reset.

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Kallie Johnson began her writing career in 2009, contributing to various online publications. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She enjoys writing home and garden topics and considers herself an expert on do-it-yourself home improvement topics.

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