I have about the same issue with the Revolt remote, though it does have the screen so you can see the sounds and volume displayed. I just have the buttons memorized well enough to get by so far but it's a challenge. I recently bought an Icotec with a lit up remote thinking that will be the solution for night, but I didn't like the call or remote at all so returned it.

I might try to find a small light to mount to the tripod and shine straight down so when needed I can hold the remote under it. Since I sit most of the time that should be pretty discrete I'd think.

I've also thought about a sticky bumper on some buttons but I'm not sure it'd stay on these, might be worth a try though.
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