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4.3 out of 10

Logitech Harmony 659

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Reviews and Problems with Logitech Harmony 659

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Overall 4
4.0

Logitech 659 universal remote - Don't waste your money!

pmcwhor, epinions.com
5 March 2009
  • Excerpt: I read so many reviews & was in need of a new remote.
  • Pros: Not many to speak of - good concept from Logitech that didn't materialize.
  • Cons: Save your money & buy the Sony RM-VL600!
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Overall 2
2.0

Does not do the job for me

geowin, epinions.com
28 January 2008
  • Excerpt: I bought the Harmony 659 and programed it over the very very slow web site only to find out it will
  • Pros: Made me realize the value of cheap remotes that you program .
  • Cons: Slow internet connection, poor support, doesn't do the job.
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Overall 8
8.0

Logitech Harmony 659 LCD Remote Control: Simplification In One Slightly Expensive Package

noangels, epinions.com
24 December 2007
  • Summary: Anyone with more than two or three components in their system will benefit from the functionality and ease of use of the Logitech Harmony 659 LCD Remote Control .
  • Pros: Easy to use, easy to configure, controls everything from one remote
  • Cons: Batteries don't last very long, a bit pricey
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Overall 2
2.0

Expensive Paper Weight

thomasson6, epinions.com
18 October 2007
  • Excerpt: I've had this remote for a little over 1 year and the channel and volume buttons are now sticking.
  • Pros: Holds down stack a paper on my desk.
  • Cons: Channel and volume buttons stick.
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Overall 10
10

A Real Lifesaver

wildthing33, epinions.com
17 August 2007
  • Summary: Buy..Buy..Buy There is not a better unit out there. Only tough choice is deciding which model to get.
  • Pros: An absolute pleasure to own. Need another for the spouse.
  • Cons: Can't think of anything that could have been done better.
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Overall 10
10

Not the latest but maybe among the greatest

old_prop, epinions.com
6 December 2006
  • Summary: Recommended? Yes. Definitely yes.
  • Pros: It works. Reasonably priced, versatile, comfortable to hold and carries a significant "wow" factor.
  • Cons: Infrared beam may be too tightly focussed.
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Overall 8
8.0

powerful remote if you don't mind tweaking the setup

skipjack2001, epinions.com
5 December 2006
  • Summary: Packs a wallop for the price. With a little patience, it can replace all the remotes on your coffee table.
  • Pros: price, customizable buttons, average sized, easy to read display
  • Cons: battery life, additional customization is tedious
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Overall 8
8.0

Much improved programming solution

wet_chicken, epinions.com
1 September 2006
  • Summary: This remote is user friendly, and is as complex or as simple as you need.
  • Pros: Ease of use, flexibility, USB programmable with software that runs LOCALLY on your computer.
  • Cons: The software needs some refining
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Overall 4
4.0

Harmony 659 is incompatible with the XBox and Playstation 2

dajhorn, epinions.com
1 September 2006
  • Excerpt: I bought the Logitech Harmony 659 to control my XBox, Playstation 2, and Olevia LT42HVi television.
  • Pros: I got frustrated with the Harmony 659 and returned it before I found any pros.
  • Cons: The Harmony 659 is incompatible home theater setups that don't match a template.
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Overall 10
10

Make Your Entertainment Center Work For You.

neocoffee41, epinions.com
5 July 2006
  • Summary: The default configuration may not be perfect; but you can easily make the remote do anything that you need it to do.
  • Pros: If your home electronics use IR, then this remote can control it.
  • Cons: Default control settings may not be the most logical for your components.
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