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4.0 out of 10

Philips PM435S

Operates TV, VCR, DVD and Satellite. Advanced satellite function Read more

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Overall 10

Terrific all-around remote!

jo-jo-sr, epinions.com
19 October 2007
  • Summary: It is an efficient, economical remote that does what you want it to do, and then some.
  • Pros: Controlled all 4 devices on my entertainment rack. Easily programmed. Economical.
  • Cons: User must work a little bit to puzzle out the button usage for complicated devices.
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Overall 2

Does not retain memory

zmgao, epinions.com
25 January 2007
  • Summary: Don't buy it unless your life quality is worth no more than a few bucks.
  • Pros: Fairly easy to set up and feels pretty good in hand.
  • Cons: Does not retain memory! See details in the review.
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Overall 8

Good Cheap Remote

nagels, epinions.com
4 December 2006
  • Summary: We like this controller better than the original. Lighted buttons would have been a plus.
  • Pros: Inexpensive. Ergonomic
  • Cons: Buttons don't light up.
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Overall 6

"Advanced DVD Functions" Still Comes Short

lobsters, epinions.com
27 January 2006
  • Summary: Good universal remote control, however lacks a few key DVD functions, especially for multi-disk players.
  • Pros: Consolidate remotes, works with most devices
  • Cons: No website support, missing functions compared to original remotes
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Overall 6

It works on my equipment but DVD/VCR buttons are way too low

thesiger, epinions.com
1 February 2004
  • Summary: Little things drive me up the wall. It does what it's supposed to do but it nearly falls off my hand when I press the dvd buttons.
  • Pros: Long list of codes, my obscure brand equipment worked.
  • Cons: It doesn't fit in my hand properly
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Overall 10

Great remote - only one that worked with Dish Network

aabrogle, epinions.com
24 September 2003
  • Summary: A great purchase if your remotes are dying or you just want to consolidate your remotes. I was expecting to be disappointed and am very pleased with how it works.
  • Pros: Works for Dish Network, lightweight, easy to program for various brands
  • Cons: Difficult to get thumb into small space to press OK/Select button
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