Recommend me a Remote!

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Control & Remote Controls' started by zero7, Aug 8, 2006.

  1. zero7

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    I'm after aremote that is back-lit, colour display, can operate my Parasound Processor, Arcam 137 dvd player, infra-red lighting system and Themescene projector - Budget £200, so what's out there that is easy to use and bug free.!
     
  2. hornydragon

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    HArmony 885? there loads of remotes for £200 URC, OFA, Harmony etc
    What lights?
     
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    Can you let us know whats so good about the 885 please? As I am also looking at remotes and their is quite a bit of choice out there. Just looking for some pros and cons based on users experiences.
     
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    essentialy i press one button and it fires up sceen AMP STB or DVD etc sets it all to the right inputs has buttons for volume, cannel numbers etc all mapped where i want them knows wen kit is on or off so doesnt get out of sync is easy to use and doesnt eat AA batts

    This may help http://www.avforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=224141
     
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    Thanks, I have quite a bit of reading to get through now :thumbsup: How much do the 885's go for now, and is a replacement on its way any time soon?
     
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    no idea of plans for an 885 replacement (unless you consider the 895 a replacement have a search online for prices.
     
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    Decided on an 895 (despit the bugs) as my kit will be sitting behind and to the side of my watching position.
     
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    Do I need to order the seperate RF to IR Antena with this for it to operate the kit behind my sofa?
     
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    one comes with the 895....
     

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