Excerpt: Tired of having remote controls scattered around the house? The Harmony One combines them all to give you one-touch access to your entertainment. You can have it turn on your satellite receiver, TV, and A/V receiver, change all the devices to the correct input, and set the volume to your favorite...
Excerpt: The Logitech Harmony One will pull your chain. This device syncs all of your components via Mac or PC and creates a magic wand. The Harmony One fits beautifully with it raised ergonomically designed hand grip. The touch screen LCD display menu illuminates and allows readable choices.
Conclusion: Logitech's newest universal remote features better ergonomics and adds a gorgeous color touch-screen display, but still offers dead-simple programming and one-touch control over all your home-theater gear.
Pros: Excellent setup software. Color touch-screen LCD. Feels lighter and more comfortable than its predecessor. Better buttons.
Cons: Pricey. Touch screen requires you to look at the remote to be sure you hit the correct buttons. Glossy black finish shows fingerprints and is prone to smudges.
Excerpt: Pretty and Pretty SmartI don’t know what they put in the water cooler at Logitech, but I want to start drinking it. The Harmony One is another in its long list of affordable universal remote controls. It looks great, is easy to program, and is sweetly simple to use.
Excerpt: Logitech’s 2.2-inch color touchscreen remote definitely had the looks of the bunch. Testing proved it had the brains, too. Instead of forcing you to toggle between various devices, the Harmony One is activity-based — select “watch a video” and it powers on all the required electronics at once and...
Pros: Responsive touchscreen is a smooth operator. Software-based setup easier to handle than a doorknob.
Cons: Some automated functions are kooky and need to be manually reprogrammed. No RF means you have to stand right in front of your gear.
Summary: We've used nearly every Logitech Harmony remote control the company has put out and feel that the Harmony One stands in a league of its own. This remote truly has the feel of a complete redesign from the ground up and brings a new reference standard to the word "ergonomic.
Pros: Beautiful look and feel, Nice, tactile button response, Rechargeable with replaceable Li-ion battery
Cons: Finicky touch screen, Programming interface has received only cosmetic updates since inception, No RF features or options, Almost no icon choices for LCD screens, Pricey
Summary: I purchased the Harmony One when it was first released long before any reviews had been published, and I purchased it solely on the history I have had with the previous products. It is a good remote, however I feel Harmony lost a tiny bit of the magic it had with the 880.
Excerpt: Perhaps the most important aspect of any home-entertainment system is how you control it. What good is a pristine picture and sublime sound if members of your family—or even you—can't easily enjoy it?
Conclusion: I am really happy with the Harmony One. I would like to say that this is the last remote I will ever own, because it could be, but Logitech will probably come out with something new that will be better. I can easily recommend it to anyone that has a lot of remotes and wants to consolidate them.