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Would the Harmony 885 replace all my remotes

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Control & Remote Controls' started by Peg, Aug 2, 2005.

  1. Peg

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    I have the following equipment and would like to know if this remote would do everything that the supplied remotes will do. I have tried to configure other remotes but always end up needing the original for something. This is my gear:

    Philips 32 inch TV 9617
    Toshiba DVD recorder RX32
    Denon DVD 2900
    Denon Amp 2803
    Samsung NTL Cable box
    Arcam Alpha 9 CD player
    Arcam Alpha 10 Amp

    Thank You in advance for any help and advise
     
  2. Leigh_1973

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    Should do, go the the harmony website and sign up for a 'test drive' and see for yourself.
     
  3. Peg

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    I seem to come to a dead end on the Test Drive. I have selected all my devices and pressed next and 1 hour later It is still saying please wait.
    Is this normal?
     
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    I would say....No ;)

    But if all of those are IR remotes, you'll be fine.
     
  5. Peg

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    I eventually managed to complete the Test Drive but i am still none the wiser as to if I can ditch my remotes. I usually end up using the Toshiba remote to set recordings on my DVD recorder. I have ordered one and hoping for the best.
     
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    The 885 should certainly replace any IR device. I was sceptical of the 655 before I bought it, fearing that there was bound to be someting it couldn't handle, but it has replaced ALL the functions of EVERY remote I wanted it to. My original remotes are never used now, not for any function, no matter how "minor". It takes a good deal of setting up mind you, but once done it's great.
     
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    I have got it set up and I am quite pleased. I just need to fine tune it but it will do evrything that I want.
     

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