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4.7 out of 10

Universal Remote MX850

With the MX-850’s ability to replace up to 20 remotes, the days Read more

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Overall 8

Universal Remote Control Aeros IR/RF Remote Control

jbrobinsonsr, PriceGrabber
12 June 2007
  • Summary: Somewhat easy to program and does accept all video and audio components. Works well and does all steps as advertised. Would lkie to see the screen slightly larger but understand sizing verse saleability, wife suggested having it in colors.
  • Pros: accurate and as advertised
  • Cons: no as yet
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Overall 10

I love this thing

O. Thomas, ABT Electronics
6 April 2007
  • Excerpt: I like the computer orientated setup.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Nice Button Configuration, Nice Features
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Overall 10

Best Remote I've ever owned

blackcapten, PriceGrabber
26 July 2006
  • Summary: I never imagined I'd spend nearly 200 bucks on a remote control, but this thing has been great so far and I certainly don't regret it. I have probably 10 or so remotes hanging around and I decided this remote would replace all of them -- and so far it has. I didn't want to still have an original remote just because some function wouldn't work with a universal remote... I just wanted ONE remote.
  • Pros: easy to learn software, lcd display, lots of customizable features
  • Cons: pricey
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Overall 6

One unit does it all

netboyz, PriceGrabber
21 July 2006
  • Summary: This is the unit that supposedly does it all--it can control everything for you. Once programmed, that is. Which is the hard part. The instructions are only average, unfortunately leaving me to guess as to how to go about doing some things. However, once I got a friend of mine to help program this unit, it not works like a charm.
  • Pros: Light-up buttons and display; easy to read LCD screen; ergonomic design
  • Cons: Difficult to program
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Overall 10

Aeros MX-850

bulldog93, PriceGrabber
16 December 2005
  • Summary: Retails for $400, but I got it at Good Guys for $120. That's even cheaper than the Harmony 880 that I was looking at. This is higher quality and a bit more powerful than the Harmony remote. Can be used in conjunction with an RF extender to increase distances or work for electronics not in the line of sight or tucked behind doors.
  • Pros: Great one remote to rule them all.
  • Cons: Pricey.
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Overall 10

Universal Remote Control Aeros IR/RF Remote Control

jensen18, PriceGrabber
11 May 2005
  • Summary: Universal Remote Control makes quality products with the consumer in mind. I started looking at their consumer series with the URC-200. I switched to the MX-350 as I found it for the same price and it could do multiple RF addressing. I the decided to go with the MX-650 as it had double the LCD buttons. Thus I could have 10 devices and 10 functions per device on a single LCD page without having to page through to get to all the commands.
  • Pros: MX PC editor, Customization (macros on any button, press and hold for alt command), Editable LCD, Style, IR range, All hard buttons, Can control everything but the kitchen sink
  • Cons: Expensive, Can't operate all buttons with one hand as remote is large
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