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Logitech Harmony 880 Advanced Universal Remote
5.5 out of 10

Logitech Harmony 880 Advanced Universal Remote

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Reviews and Problems with Logitech Harmony 880 Advanced Universal Remote

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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..
  • 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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Overall 4
4.0

Harmony 880 Remote Flawed

gwhughes, PriceGrabber
13 June 2007
  • Summary: It appears to have been designed with somebody's ill-conceived concept of style. As a result the buttons are hard to read, and don't provide the tactile feedback necessary to position fingers in the correct position without looking.
  • Pros: It works much like like the older 660, but with a better display.
  • Cons: The buttons are hard to read and provide poor tactile feedback.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not an improvement over the previous versions

CFilkins, PriceGrabber
25 March 2007
  • Summary: I have owned a Harmony 680 for over 2 years, and was thinking that it might be time to step up to the 880. Well, thankfully the store I purchased it from has an excellent return policy, as two days of using this remote made me very sure that Logitech took a big step backwards with this remote.
  • Pros: color screen, rechargeable battery, tilt sensor for backlighting
  • Cons: fewer buttons than previous generation, flimsy keys, small keys
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Overall 4
4.0

Good Remote, poorly desjgned charger

jmc56, PriceGrabber
10 February 2007
  • Summary: No remote is perfect. But the Harmony 880 is overall outstanding -- except for the battery charger. Sufficiently so that I bought a second for another setup elsewhere in the house -- that one a Costco special for less money and different design.
  • Pros: Overall, it does what it is supposed to do and is easy to program.
  • Cons: Recharger is a disaster
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Overall 4
4.0

Harmony 880

Diana_Hoop, PriceGrabber
27 January 2006
  • Summary: When you switch from TV to DVD, it will turn off the DVD ( because you had to turn it on, when you put the disc in the player). THis happens quite frequently, when switching from one activity to another. This was a gift from the Ellen Show....and thanks! But..
  • Pros: Controls many electronics
  • Cons: Rarely works efforlessly!
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Overall 4
4.0

Logitech Harmony 880 review. Not as good as expected

edwardtomo, PriceGrabber
23 January 2006
  • Summary: I like the remote and had been waiting for it to come out for half a year but now that I have it I am disappointed. I can make it work but my non technical partner has problems with it.
  • Pros: The device looks nice. I like the idea of having one remote and am technical enough to make it work. Help function is very nice.
  • Cons: I should not have to use the help function as much as I do which is close to 50% of the time for the same function. The web site is extremly slow.
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Overall 4
4.0

Everything but "quality control."

Ergolad, PriceGrabber
19 November 2005
  • Summary: I love the Harmony remote line, I really do. But I just can't recommend them. They seem perfect. They do everything. They're easy to set up and a cinch to understand how to use. BUT, they break. They break all the time. Now I like my toys. I take care of them.
  • Pros: USB backup/configuration, intuitive interface and design, rechargeable, great warranty/replacement policies.
  • Cons: IR range not as good as my previous 688, recharging issues (reported by many), poor quality control, fragile.
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Overall 4
4.0

My way.

hurrycane, PriceGrabber
24 October 2005
  • Summary: Summary: 1. Programming - fine tuning takes at least on week. Basic programming/initialization is not enough, during initial use keep your old remote near by. I'm still in process of finalizing the remote functionality after spending 2h*5days time.
  • Pros: Whatever good that was said about the look and feel in previous reviews. Supports X10 light controller.
  • Cons: In review.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not a great remote, the buttons on this remote are to ...

Darryl Schellenberg, Amazon
26 November 2014
  • Summary: Not a great remote, the buttons on this remote are to small and the layout isn't great. For this price the Harmony One which I own is a much better remote.
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