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4.8 out of 10

Logitech Harmony 628

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Overall 8

Excellent Compatibility with a Slightly Difficult Setup

whargoul7, epinions.com
16 October 2007
  • Summary: -Highly recommended. -Setup can take a while, but when it's done, you'll never use another remote. -Has all the features at a fraction of the cost of most Harmonys.
  • Pros: -Compatible with any device -Fully customizable buttons -"Learning" ability for any unknown command
  • Cons: -Wizard style setup makes it hard to customize -Uses batteries quickly (but replaces multiple remotes)
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Overall 2

Don't waste your money

dwchiu, epinions.com
8 June 2007
  • Excerpt: Bought this remote about a year ago because my brother had said many good things about the Harmony r
  • Pros: One-touch program keys eliminate multiple remotes
  • Cons: Inconsistent functioning of programmed keys; unintuitive remote software
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Overall 8

At the end...works fine!

seattlerich, epinions.com
20 August 2006
  • Summary: The Harmony 628 sure beats multiple remotes, but the set-up could be easier.
  • Pros: When set up it works perfectly for one-button selection of multiple devices.
  • Cons: It's not as easy as you hope, nor as bad as you fear!
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Overall 6

Really good idea. Really bad execution.

asilvera4, epinions.com
20 July 2006
  • Summary: Ironically, I would only recommend this "fool proof" device to somebody with a very high technical aptitude.
  • Pros: Vast device library. Internet based updates. Novel setup.
  • Cons: Buggy. Poor button layout. Novel setup riddled with frustrations.
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Overall 8

Great idea, a must-have component

Ames100, epinions.com
23 December 2005
  • Summary: I wouldn't part with it now, but it can be frustrating.
  • Pros: Web-based programming, supports most devices, highly configurable, LCD screen with custom labels, learning capability
  • Cons: Some ergonomic problems, awkward Wizard programming style, poor documentation, no macro capability, short battery life
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Overall 8

Great Entry-Level Internet Powered All-in-1 Remote

jwnrw, epinions.com
7 September 2005
  • Summary: Harmony's uber-cool internet based devices for controlling your entertainment devices are impossible to beat. Even this budget conscious unit is head & shoulders above the competition. Pick one up!
  • Pros: Help feature, programmability, ergonomics.
  • Cons: Battery life.
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