Excerpt: DVRs, audio receivers, massive LCD displays, spent Mountain Dew containers. Your living room is a chaotic mess of electronic components and soft drink bottles. How to make sense of it? With one remote to rule them all!
Pros: LCD screen shows every function of the remotes it replaces. Converts IR signal to RF eliminating line-of-sight issues. Remote can be programmed via computer and with your existing remotes. Charging base keeps the battery fresh. Compatible with Z-wave technology for home appliance control.
Cons: Can be laggy, making fine adjustments in volume difficult. RF receiver uses four sticky IR emitters, limiting number and placement of hidden equipment unless additional RF extenders are purchased.
Logitech Harmony Model 890 Advanced Universal Remote Review
8 May 2006
Excerpt: The reputation of the Logitech Harmony 890 preceded it. Not just from reading the stellar reviews of the 880 and 688 right here on Big Picture Big Sound , but also from independent sources which confirmed the 880 as the ne plus ultra of remotes.