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Universal Remote Review
REVIEWS AND COMPARISONS
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Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
Design
Help and Support
Ease of Use
10.00
8.58
7.95
6.57
6.28
6.13
5.60
3.88
3.25
10.00
8.75
8.13
7.50
7.50
6.25
5.63
3.75
3.75
10.00
7.50
7.50
6.88
5.63
3.75
5.00
2.50
2.50
10.00
10.00
8.13
2.50
5.63
8.75
6.25
6.25
3.75
10.00
8.75
8.13
7.50
3.75
8.75
6.25
5.00
2.50
Control Features
Number of devices supported
?
15
6
5
18
10
4
7
6
10
Channel icons
?
 
 
 
 
Layout optimized for DVD/TiVo
?
 
 
Connectivity Technology
Infrared
Infrared
Infrared
Infrared
Infrared
Infrared
Infrared
Infrared
RF
Input device
?
USB
USB
USB
 
 
USB
 
 
 
One-touch activity buttons
?
 
Motion sensor
?
 
 
 
 
 
Battery status indicator
?
 
 
 
 
Photo slideshow
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Downloadable device codes
?
 
 
 
 
 
Learning mode
?
 
 
Programmable custom buttons
?
Max operating distance
?
65 ft.
N/A
N/A
49 ft.
23 ft.
N/A
30-50 ft.
50 ft.
None, RF
Child restriction
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Popular Supported Devices
TV
Amplifier
 
DVD player
DVR/VCR
Blu-ray
 
Satellite or Cable Box
Home control
?
 
Sound system
Projector
 
 
Design
Ergonomic
?
 
 
 
 
 
Touch screen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Color display
 
 
 
Width
5.2 inches
5.8 inches
5.8 inches
2.3 inches
6.3 inches
5.6 inches
2.125 inches
6.25 inches
2.2 inches
Height
3.9 inches
2.2 inches
1.6 inches
1.1 inches
1.8 inches
2 inches
1.125 inches
2.125 inches
1 inches
Length
10 inches
9.4 inches
10.8 inches
8.9 inches
12.6 inches
10.7 inches
8.75 inches
12.625 inches
8.5 inches
Weight
1.8 pound
1 pound
15.2 ounces
8.8 ounces
12.7 ounces
12.8 ounces
6.4 ounces
12 ounces
8 ounces
Type of battery
Lithium-ion
2 NiMh rechargeable
2 AA
4 AA
3 AA
2 AA
2 AA
2 AA
 
Power cradle
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sculpted buttons
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
Backlit controls
?
 
Help, Support & Setup
Guided online setup
 
 
 
 
 
Infrared learning
?
 
 
 
 
 
Help-button assistance
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interactive help
?
 
 
User's guide
 
 
 
 
Remote wizard
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manufacturer
Warranty
1 year
2 years
1 year
1 year
90 days
1 year, limited
1 year
1 year
1 year
Included Accessories
AC power adapter
Wall charger, Eneloop batteries
2 AA
4 AA batteries
 
2 AA batteries
2 AA batteries
2 AA batteries
 
Included cable
 
 
 
 
 
Supported Configurations
Windows 7
 
 
 
 
 
Windows XP
 
 
 
 
 
Windows Vista
 
 
 
 
 
Mac OS