dealslogitech harmony 650 universal remote with color…

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Excellent remote if you don't mind buying a refurb.

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It all depends. Shipping can take a while, sometimes, but I have yet to get a defective or non functioning product from them.

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I have one of these, and I believe it is a refurb. It works great and I love it. I never have purchased from this site, but if the device is faulty, I do see there is a 90 day warrentee.

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I ordered one. I've wanted to pick up the Harmony for a while now and I couldn't resist this price. I don't need to do anything too fancy, just replace my cable box remote and receiver remote. I'll probably replace the roku remote and if everything works out eventually I'll grab a PS3 adapter so that I can truly have one remote to rule them all.

So, I got excited and went to myharmony.com to check out the setup process. Sadly I already have my first gripe... myharmony.com doesn't support Chrome. Boo!

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I have one, and I think it's a refurb. I love it and it works great. Was even thinking of getting a second one for another room. Never dealt w/ this site, but it does have a 90 warranty if it doesn't work.

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I have 3 Harmony's throughout the house - great product. However...

Daily Steals is BAD news. Never received last thing I ordered (3 months ago), no response from DS customer service email (and they say up front they don't answer their phone line.) Stuck in paypal dispute hell... will likely just lose the $25 bucks.

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@rsmoker: I was not aware that one could use the http://myharmony.com/ site to program the 650. The Harmony Remote Software, available at

http://www.logitech.com/support-downloads/downloads

does a very good job of programming the 650 remote. It is available for Windows or OS X. It also works well while running a VirtualBox XP session under Linux.

I purchased a new 650 for $45 during Black Friday and really like it. I especially like that the keys light up when the remote is jostled, making it very easy to use in a darkened room. Of course, having the ability to press a single button to control multiple devices is just icing on the cake.

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Great deal, in for 2. I have purchased from this site before, got what I ordered, just don't expect it too fast.

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@tfmiller: All of the latest Harmony remotes support myharmony.com -

One+, 200 - 300, 600, 650, 700.

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I recently bought three of these on sale for $50 at Best Buy. One for my parents, one for my entertainment system, and because it spoiled us, another for the bedroom TV. HIGHLY recommended.

I've owned a Harmony before, along with other many other universal remotes. There simply is no comparison.

One feature I wasn't aware of until I bought this model is that it automatically lights up when you pick it up. There's a motion sensor inside.

My previous Harmony was a 670. While I liked it a lot, the button layout on this model is superior.

If you're worried about this being a refurb, just add a SquareTrade warranty.

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I have an older Harmony that I really like, but I need a new one. For you guys with these newer models (even you guys with the old ones) have you had sync issues with the latest version of the software? There are A LOT of us on the Logitech forums that lost syncing ability once the new software came out. Logitech says it must be our USB ports gone bad, but it is too much coincidence that all of them broke just when the new software came out.

Anyway, don't want to pull the trigger on a new remote if it is not going to sync.

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My 670 developed a bad USB port. I don't suspect Logitech tomfoolery because Windows itself doesn't even detect a USB device being connected.

My son-in-law owns a high-end installation business and often uses top dollar remotes, but he has repaired customers' Harmony remotes by re-soldering the USB contacts.

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@cokeman I've never used the software. I've always used the website, and I've changed the layout of the actions several times now since I got a Roku and a remote HDMI switch (my TV only has 2 ports). I've never had a problem. Have you tried doing it w/ the website?

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Their website is beyond frustrating when it comes to ordering stuff. Their fields have no titles shown on them so you just sort of enter stuff and hope you put it in the right field. Phone number is not optional and when you select state it will reset the credit card field!

I have ordered from them once before and they are horrible at sending emails out when an item is shipped. I am giving them a second shot to get this crap right...lets only hope they've pulled their heads out of their butts long enough to fix their problems.

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I have one and its a great remote. A bit of a pain to setup but worth it.

Regards,
Luke

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Maybe it's just me, but I have bought both a Harmony 550 and a Harmony 300, and they both ended up in the unused pile after a few days.

I use a Windows Media Center system as my DVR, and my main requirement was a remote that would just turn on or off the TV when I pressed the power button, and then act as a decent "green button" remote for controlling Media Center. Both Harmony's required me to switch between "TV Mode" and "DVR Mode" , so two button presses to turn off the TV, and they weren't great "green button" remotes - I was better off with a $15 green button remote.

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My remote arrived with a shattered screen. DailySteals took a couple weeks to authorize the RMA. Oh well.