What does the 'Blue ControI Banner' on my screen do, on OTA TV channels?

What do the 'blue control banner' buttons represent? Press the <<, >l, or >> buttons on the remote control to bring up the 'blue control banner'. Or, press the 'OK' button.

  1. "l<" will 'Rewind' to the beginning of that program immediately. 
  2. "<<" will 'Rewind' the program at X2, X3, X4, or X5 speeds.
  3. ">"  is 'Play'.
  4. "ll"  is 'Pause' 
  5. ">>"  will 'Fast Forward' the program at X2, X3, X4, or X5 speeds.
  6. ">l"  will 'Fast Forward' to the 'Live Program', or end of a recorded program, immediately. 
  7. "O" is the 'Record' ball/button. 
    1. When the 'blue control banner' is on screen, you can navigate to the right and the white ball turns red. 
    2. After it turns red, press the OK button on the remote control to start the recording. 
  8. The blue control banner might 'time out'/disappear, approximately 8 seconds after you start playing the program again. 
    1. However, there are two ways to bring up the blue TV options banner.
      1. If you are watching a program and press one of the DVR control buttons (pause, FF, REW) the banner will not time out. You will need to press the 'Back' button to remove the blue banner from the screen.
      2. If you are watching a program an press the 'OK' button, then navigate up to 'TV Options' to bring the blue control banner onto the screen, once you once again enter the 'play' mode, the blue banner will time out after about 8 seconds. 
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