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Acoustic Research Xsight Touch URC 8603

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Acoustic Research Xsight Touch URC 8603

The Acoustic Research Xsight Touch URC 8603 is a universal remote that features a 2.2 inch color touch screen and supports up to 18 devices. It also has Infra-Red capabilities, On remote setup as well as EZ-RC Setup via Internet, Screen Keys, Keypad Backlighting, LCD Clock, User Interface and Slide Bar. It is powered by a Li-Ion battery and comes with a charging cradle. The unit allows users to display favorite channel logos on the screen of the remote, and th…

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Acoustic Research Xsight Touch URC 8603

The Acoustic Research Xsight Touch URC 8603 is a universal remote that features a 2.2 inch color touch screen and supports up to 18 devices. It also has Infra-Red capabilities, On remote setup as well as EZ-RC Setup via Internet, Screen Keys, Keypad Backlighting, LCD Clock, User Interface and Slide Bar. It is powered by a Li-Ion battery and comes with a charging cradle. The unit allows users to display favorite channel logos on the screen of the remote, and the remote will automatically tune to that channel by sending a macro when the logo is selected. The remote can store up to 72 Favorites per remote. It also allows users to store profiles such as Group favorite channels by user (Mom, Dad, Kids), or Genre (Movies, Sport etc) (up to 6 Profiles per remote). The unit’s firmware can be upgraded via USB, so new features can added in the future, for example extra languages, graphics etc.; and supports Brand search which allow the user to search through all Brands in the remote memory. Other features include Learning features that copy functions of the original remote to the keypad of the Xsight No limitation for learning (32MB) and a Volume lock that allows volume control of one device when in a different mode, definable by user.

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The Xsight Touch gives users instant, basic setup of components via the touchscreen omitting the need for manual or computer setup. By selecting “Setup” on the remote, pointing the Xsight at the component, specify the type of component from the list, and choosing the brand, setup is automatically calibrated. The remote can also be connected to a computer using the supplied USB cable, and a profile can be created with the EZ-RC™ website, which allows users to customize setup, and create one-touch activity buttons. Functions are categorized by activity, such as “Watch Blu-ray,” and at the press of a button, the remote will turn on the appropriate components, select the proper settings, and start a movie. The EZ-RC website also lets users to create a personal profile for each member of the family, complete with each person's picture and favorite TV channels.

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