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The easy-to-use Harmony® Remote 688 from Logitech® allows your family to easily use the entertainment system. With 56 top-mounted hard buttons and 4 one-touch activity buttons, this remote control lets you take full control of virtually any component. Enjoy quick and easy set-up by connecting the Harmony® Remote to your home computer via USB. The interactive display keeps you in control and informed of what is going on while the backlighting makes the buttons and interactive display glow brightly for easy use in the dark. Also, you can point your original remote at the Learning Port to capture and use any infrared command with the Harmony® Remote 688.
Logitech Harmony 688 Remote Control
pros: Excellent programmability, usability, ergonomics, convenience
cons: Web interface awkward; need to re-program multiple times to get settings right
Outstanding remote (if you know how to program it)
I spent a lot of time researching the right remote... one that would give me all of the ability to c... See Full Review
pros: Internet programming. Can actually operate ALL components and features, unlike other 'universal' remotes.
cons: Buttons are easier on other remotes I have used.
Harmony 688 Remote
I have this remote for my bedroom, and the Harmony 659 remote for downstairs. They are both similar... See Full Review
pros: Excellent at the basics.
cons: Internet connection required, difficult to customize, poor tech support.
Great potential but falls short
This remote has excellent potential - the power and capabilities of the device are outstanding. Unfo... See Full Review
pros: Not likely to be outdated quickly, Spouse friendly, Awesome tech support, Can download tv listings
cons: Couple of buttons a little small and not intuitive, Uses batteries quicker than cheap remotes
Well worth the money over lesser remotes
Well, I have a Harman Kardon receiver for my home theater and I needed a remote to control everythin... See Full Review
pros: Versatile, powerful, intuitive, and designed around actions, not devices
cons: Settings require internet connection
Simple to use, but takes a bit of time to get used to
I bought this remote a week ago for my entertainment system and it has to be one of the best purchas... See Full Review
pros: Easy to use, very versatile, backlight, LCD menu
cons: Very small buttons.
I was tired of using multiple remotes to watch TV! More than that, I was the only one in the house w... See Full Review
pros: easily configurable, easily upgradable, easily used
cons: cost (unless you don't have internet access)
the missing link
i should have gotten a harmony remote years ago. let me start my saying this...this is not the first... See Full Review
pros: Great remote; backlight; automates home theater setup; good help system on the remote
cons: No real user manual. Web access required to program
Great remote, very useful
This remote worked great for all my devices. I use this one remote for my upstairs setup and my down... See Full Review
|Keypad Light||Glowing Keypad|
|Backlit||With Backlit Display|
|PC Connection||With Computer Connection|
|Supported Devices||DVD Player|
|Voice Activation||Without Voice Activation|
|Number Of Supported Devices||1|
|Number Of Batteries||4|
|Dedicated Device||HDVR Recorder|
|Display Type||LCD Screen|