I just got RC-EL5 remote, biggest difference between it and rc-al5 is the new remote will control non-roku tv's by IR, old only controlled Roku tv's by IR, and Wifi. Of couse non-roku tv don't pair via wifi. You used to get a message saying your remote the rc-al5 isn't compatible with remote settings programming. I paired it using roku express 4k+ and samsung tv.
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