Conclusion: If you have big bucks and insist on a touch-screen remote, Logitech's slick Harmony 1100 isn't bad. But the baton-style Harmony One, with its smaller screen, additional hardware buttons, and better ergonomics, is much easier to use—and afford.
Pros: Beautifully designed. Sharp 3.5-inch touch screen. Controls up to 15 devices. Highly customizable. Intuitive software.
Cons: Very pricey, and RF extender costs an additional $100. Touch-screen buttons are tough to manipulate without using both hands and looking down at the screen. Computer-based configuration can be time-consuming with complicated home-theater setups. No Bluetooth support.
Logitech Harmony 1100 Universal Remote Control Review
25 August 2009
Conclusion: Like all Harmony remotes, this one certainly does not disappoint. The 1100 has the same unbelievably easy setup that the company has built its remote business on. Logitech carries that ease through to the actual day-to-day use as well and does so in a chic, compact package. Just expect to pay for those aesthetics and simplicity. This sleek touchscreen may require a bit of effort for those used to standard wand-style button-based remotes, but it's fun, it's different, and...
Cons: Pricey, Setup process has no Blu-ray selection, RF will cost you extra, via the Harmony RF Extender