Combination decks generally are not supported and cannot be fully controlled using a standard universal remote control because they do not always operate with the same Infrared (IR) frequencies that are common in standalone products.
- Some buttons may provide limited functionality but are not supported.
- DVD or VCR decks combined with a stereo receiver can sometimes be programmed using the AMP button on the remote control.
- It might be possible to control the operations of a combination player by assigning different functions to different component buttons.
- It might be possible to control some operations using a universal remote control with learning capabilities.