universal remote control

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universal remote control

A handheld remote control that can turn on and operate any unit of equipment in a home theater system, such as an A/V receiver, cable box, TV, DVR, CD/DVD player and media hub. It uses built-in remote control codes for different models and may be able to download additional code sets from the Internet. Many units have a training mode that accepts signals from another remote placed head to head and assigns them to designated buttons. See IR remote control and RF remote control.
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A universal remote control is worthy of the name only if it really can replace all existing remote controls.
Our aim with the new Savant Remote was to create an easy to use but incredibly powerful entertainment interface, and address the major sources of frustration with traditional and universal remotes.
When you have a big pile of remotes, my top advice is to get a universal remote and find a 12-year-old to program it,'' said Jenkins.
This universal remote has a digital automatic code searching function which makes it easy to program plus direct code input (to set codes manually).
Although it is pricey, the Ultimate offers more compatibility and flexibility than just about any other universal remote on the market, making it a great choice for anyone wanting to simplify a complicated home entertainment set-up.
Each also comes with the Harmony Smartphone App, which anyone in the house can download to turn his or her smartphone into a personal universal remote.
The universal remote device is on sale on Satechi's website for 25 dollars, the report said.
The Harmony 900 is a universal remote which is also a sleeker and updated version of Logitech's already existing Harmony One universal remote.
Optimized to substitute 6 remotes and equipped with an impressive easy-to-read color screen display with favorite channel icons and quick navigation, Logitech Harmony 700 Advanced Universal Remote will control the devices you have today and tomorrow.
According to ICAP, the lot comprises of patents that describe a universal remote control device with programmable switches that enable a user to store preferred input sources or different devices, thereby eliminating the need of multiple remote control.
RedEye mini is the second product in ThinkFlood s RedEye remote line and that it plugs into the headphone jack of the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad making it a completely portable universal remote.
Personal peripherals supplier Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) has introduced the Logitech Harmony 300 Remote, a universal remote control for up to four home entertainment devices, the company revealed today.

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