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    Reviews - Logitech Harmony 300i universal remote review

    A Harmony remote control for under £30? What's not to like?
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    Re: Reviews - Logitech Harmony 300i universal remote review

    got a sneaky look at one of these a month ago when logitech rep came into work, was pretty impressed that they took £10 off the price with only removing the pretty useless screen.

    the only reason this doesnt sell well is that people compare these to some £5 universal remotes, and even though this is 101% better they still dont even consider it.

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    Re: Reviews - Logitech Harmony 300i universal remote review

    Quote Originally Posted by Cozwin View Post
    took £10 off the price with only removing the pretty useless screen.

    Not sure I would agree the screens are useless. I only have the basic model with a screen. The screen shows four commands at a time ( with the option to move to more screens with more commands ) But without this screen alot of commands for my amp and TV would not be accessible.

    I think this new £30 model will be over looked compared to cheaper universal remotes as it doesn't really offer much more. But for someone who has a small home cinema kit with DVD player etc , this £30 remotes doesn't offer enough control compared to the cheapest model with a screen that can be had for £45.

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    Re: Reviews - Logitech Harmony 300i universal remote review

    i have a harmony remote (one with the screen) and its awesome ... i do agree with Cozwin though, to many people compare these to your standard Universal remotes which is a shame, i would have no problems recommend harmony to anyone, wicked bit of kit, especially with todays technology when pretty much everything needs a remote ....

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    Re: Reviews - Logitech Harmony 300i universal remote review

    When will they make one of these with Media Centre controls!? Just add bluetooth capability to the remote with a dongle and they would sell like hot cakes.

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    Re: Reviews - Logitech Harmony 300i universal remote review

    Quote Originally Posted by DeludedGuy View Post
    When will they make one of these with Media Centre controls!? Just add bluetooth capability to the remote with a dongle and they would sell like hot cakes.
    You can add media control commands to the higher models I believe.

    Also why would you want bluetooth in a remote control ?

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    Re: Reviews - Logitech Harmony 300i universal remote review

    Quote Originally Posted by Brewster0101 View Post
    You can add media control commands to the higher models I believe.

    Also why would you want bluetooth in a remote control ?
    It doesnt have to have bluetooth it was just an idea, as I have an old logitech remote which uses bluetooth to connect to my PC...

    Anyway, I think I have found what I am looking for...

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Gyrat...Remote-Control

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    Re: Reviews - Logitech Harmony 300i universal remote review

    Quote Originally Posted by Brewster0101 View Post
    Also why would you want bluetooth in a remote control ?
    To let it control a PS3 without needing an IR-BT box.

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    Re: Reviews - Logitech Harmony 300i universal remote review

    Err, I have one of those sattelite boxes - think the brand is "technomatte" or something (think chinese :/) - would these work with it?

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    Re: Reviews - Logitech Harmony 300i universal remote review

    Quote Originally Posted by Nelsaidi View Post
    Err, I have one of those sattelite boxes - think the brand is "technomatte" or something (think chinese :/) - would these work with it?
    Nelsaidi, it looks as though Technomatte products are supported. To see if it'll work with your particular box, punch your model number in at Logitech.com.

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    Re: Reviews - Logitech Harmony 300i universal remote review

    Do you *have* to give them your email address for the configuration software?

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    Re: Reviews - Logitech Harmony 300i universal remote review

    You have to give them an email address, it could be a disposible one.

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