If you have a digital video recorder, this is the remote for you. Even when you have both a satellite and a DVR like TiVo, the Harmony 688 Digital Video Remote Control has conveniently placed controls for all necessary commands. Available in silver.
Features: LCD, Learning Function, USB Interface
Product Title: Logitech Harmony 688 Digital Video Remote Control
Power Score: 4.5 | 21 Reviews
Number of Controllable Devices: 16
Range: 40 ft (Remote Control)
General Features: LCD, Learning Function, USB Interface
Battery Type: 4 x AAA
Green Compliance: RoHS
Dimensions: 8.10" Height x 2.30" Width x 1.30" Depth
Weight: 5.80 oz
Warranty Information: 366 Day
URL: Manufacturer Link
Frequency Band: Memory: 2 Megabytes Non-volatile flash memory Power: While connected: USB power from PC When not connected: 4 AAA 1.5V batteries 1. USB Plug n Play: After completing the Web Wizard set-up, program the remote by simply connecting the Harmony Remote to your computer with the supplied USB cable. 2. Help Button: One touch help for any problems you might encounter. 3. Activity Buttons: Easily start your favorite Activities with just one press of a button! 4. Interactive Display: Easy to read interactive display keeps you in control and informed of what's going on. 5. Backlight Glow: Backlighting makes the buttons and interactive display glow brightly for easy use in the dark. 6. PVR Control: Convenient access to transport controls (FF, RW, Pause, Play, etc.) makes using PVR/Tivo functions second nature. 7. Learning Ports: Just point your original remote at the Learning Port to capture and use any infrared command with the Harmony Remote
Localization: English (US)
Product Model: 688
Buttons & Keys: 56
Brand Name: Logitech
Maximum Frequency: 60 kHz
Green Compliance: Yes
Wireless Operating Distance: 40 ft
Number of Batteries: 4
Product Line: Harmony
Front Camera: Logitech
Product Reviews (13)
I permanently put away 7 out of my...
Strengths: The idea is ingenious,one button task control of multiple electronics, interactive online programing of the remote and your unique set up,that you save and can change. Help feature on the remote
Weakness: It doesn't always work as smoothly in my case because of the way my TV has to change the AV screens. the remote itself doesn't feel as substantially built.
I permanently put away 7 out of my 8 remotes. I still like my TiVo remote, but I could just as well use the Harmone remote. I love it. I wish the remote felt heavier in my hand, and the center "OK" button seemed less prone to falling apart. But I may be nittpicking. It's worth the money, especially with rebates.
By busy91360 - Feb 6, 2005
One of the few universal remotes...
Strengths: Ease of setup, help button, strength of IR signal
Weakness: Default setup for some components requires user to go through menus to get to controls (eg - PIP controls for tv)
One of the few universal remotes that can truly control everything. Setup was a breeze, simply connecting to the logitech website and answering a few questions on how my components are connected and how I use them for different activities (eg watch tv, watch dvd, etc). Signal strength was very strong, I could control all of my components from 3 rooms away while my original tv remote could only go...
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One of the few universal remotes that can truly control everything. Setup was a breeze, simply connecting to the logitech website and answering a few questions on how my components are connected and how I use them for different activities (eg watch tv, watch dvd, etc).
Signal strength was very strong, I could control all of my components from 3 rooms away while my original tv remote could only go to the edge of the tv room.
By sstalker - Feb 2, 2005
Was up and running within a couple...
Strengths: Easily replaces multiple remotes. High WAF.
Weakness: Web-based configuration can be clunky at times.
Was up and running within a couple hours of starting the web-based programming task. Currently replaced 6 remotes with this one.
Got to 95% of what I wanted very quickly and easily. The last 5% will take a little more effort. Have heard that it uses batteries relatively quickly (but it replaced 6 remotes!).
By economys - Jan 30, 2005
This is the first remote that I...
Strengths: This was very easy to set up. Directions are easy to follow. Works great with TIVO.
Weakness: The buttons could be a little bigger
This is the first remote that I have found that I could get to work with all of my components. Not only that, it worked on the first try. It was easy to set up. No more programming macros into a remote or going through the teaching mode that never seems to work anyway. This remote is awesome.
By bmac2 - Jan 12, 2005
Remote is user friendly and it...
Strengths: All in one remote......
Weakness: Price pretty high $140's....More consumers would buy if cost would go down.
Remote is user friendly and it seems that anyone can use this remote with know problem. With one touch of a button you can turn on a movie or just watch TV without having your usual 3 remotes or more. I will enjoy this for years......
By keanaaina - Nov 28, 2004