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Logitech Harmony 880 Advanced Universal Remote

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Logitech Harmony 880 Advanced Universal Remote

kuak, REVIEW STREAM
26 July 2014
  • Excerpt: I always wanted a remote, which can control all of my electronic gadgets easily, in short words I was looking for a universal remote. And while I was searching the Internet, I found an awesome universal remote from Logitech called “Harmony 880 Advanced Universal Remote”.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0

Logitech Harmony 890 Universal Remote

Dogorbit, avsforum.com
11 September 2012
  • Summary: This system nearly stopped the complaints from my wife about multiple wireless remotes. After multiple attempts to control my theaters many systems (which consists of RS1 projector, Onkyo master receiver, Sony receiver, PS-3, Dish receiver, Sony DVD, Chinese curtain puller, HDMI switcher and Lutron lighting system) All systems now operate with a single button, except one .... I gave up trying to control the on/off function of the Dish receiver model ViP 722 DVR.
  • Pros: Controls most everything, even weird off brand equipment
  • Cons: A pain to program
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 10
10

Great Remote

wtxgringo, avsforum.com
10 September 2012
  • Summary: Works well with all my components even when the Onkyo AVR remote won't. Battery life is good. Have used this 4 years now & only on my 3rd rechargeable battery. Still love the design, altho the number buttons are getting a bit finicky, esp #2 & 3 & up volume has to be pressed really hard, so it's had a good life. Time for a new Harmony One.
  • Pros: works with everything; timeless design
  • Cons: none
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Overall 10
10

Logitech Harmony 880 Advanced Universal Remote Control

G.Johnson3447, Rate it all!
5 November 2009
  • Summary: Somewhat difficult for the average user to get set up. It can take a couple hours to figure out all of the various configuration options, from picking the correct models for your equipment to virtual button setup. This thing is programmable for just about any device you can think of, as long as it uses an IR port. I've had them working blinds, fans and computers even.
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Overall 8
8.0

Logitech Harmony 880 Advanced Universal Remote Control

Ti_FL, Rate it all!
2 November 2009
  • Summary: INTRODUCTION Requiring a universal remote for my Television, Digital Cable Box, BluRay Player, Wii and DVD Player/CD-G Karaoke Player, I chose this model for its capability of uploading programmed keys (from the internet) into the remote. I was looking for a remote that had codes that I can just upload, rather than painstakingly push buttons for the remote to 'learn' the various functions.
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Overall 8
8.0

Logitech Harmony 880 Advanced Universal Remote Control

Blank-Space, Rate it all!
1 November 2009
  • Summary: This remote is easy to set up using the included software. The functions, such as "Watch TV" and "Watch DVD" work well. However, the software only sets up basic functions. To use more advanced features of your equipment you'll have to add them manually. My equipment consists of a Dish Network PVR/Tuner and an LG BD-390 BluRay Player feeding an LCD screen. The basic remote settings don't include a way to quickly switch to programs recorded on the PVR.
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Overall 4
4.0

Logitech Harmony 880 Advanced Universal Remote Control

AlphaLC, Rate it all!
29 October 2009
  • Summary: I have owned this remote for at least a year and my cradle has finally quit altogether. Before I bought this remote, I too read all of the reviews about the bad cradle, but figured that I would try it and just return it if the cradle gave me any trouble. What I did not anticipate was that this could be a deteriorating issue. I started having problems 5-6 months into ownership. I would have to wiggle it a little bit to make good contact, but I could live with this.
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Overall 8
8.0

Logitech Harmony 880 Advanced Universal Remote Control

JohnSmith96279, Rate it all!
25 October 2009
  • Summary: This remote is a must for people with complex home theater setups. I have a Samsung Plasma TV, a Samsung Home Theater system, a Panasonic Blu Ray Player, a Comcast Set top Box and an Apple TV. It is seriously so easy to set this remote up. It guides you through a list of questions and drills down to your exact product. Be sure to have exact model numbers on hand. Also, I was able to customize the exact wording of each "Activity".
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Overall 4
4.0

Not the best Harmony remote

LloydDobbler, PriceGrabber
12 September 2008
  • Summary: Okay, so here's the deal - Logitech's Harmony remotes are incredible electronics. They're key examples of usability - programming your remote has never been this easy! However, there are some issues with this particular model. I bought mine more than 2 years ago, and loved it at first...until about a year in, when the problems started. The issues: 1) The remote comes with a charging cradle, but for some reason it's always been hard to get the connection to hold.
  • Pros: - Easy to program via web - Versatile - controls almost everything! - Simple to use - Rechargeable batteries are EXCELLENT
  • Cons: - Dim backlighting/small button labels - Doesn't connect well with charging cradle - Longevity (or lack thereof)
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Overall 4
4.0

Not as great as hoped

mcmeen, PriceGrabber
10 July 2008
  • Summary: Couldn't get the macro functions to work properly. Device functions need my glasses to read the small type because the most common functions are not grouped conveniently.
  • Pros: Database of products very complete
  • Cons: Print too small on screen
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