[mythtv-users] Logitech Harmony remote replacement - SofaBaton U1 ?
John P Poet
jppoet at gmail.com
Wed Jun 23 20:51:49 UTC 2021
On Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 1:41 PM Jim Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/23/21 4:37 AM, Paul Gardiner wrote:
> > Perhaps, in those cases, Sofabatton's database might include the
> > codes. I wonder if the database is viewable without owning a device.
> I ordered a SofaBaton U1 from Amazon on Prime day for $36. I got it
> today and returned it today. It didn't take but 30 minutes to see it
> wasn't up to the task of replacing a Harmony Smart Hub remote.
> While the database has my 4 year old Samsung UHD, it didn't have my 9
> year old AVR from Denon. I tried updating the remote code via IR
> learning but that was going to take the rest of my life.
> I could not add my Shield TV so that any of the basic buttons would work.
> I used the UPS drop off return and my money has already been refunded.
> One way to solve this is to throw all my old equipment away and buy new
> stuff. My wife has a new UHD from Samsung and a new FireTV 4k, along
> with a new Polk Audio sound bar. Both the TV remote and FireTV remote
> can be setup to know about the sound bar and it all works without a
> rocket scientist to set it up. She did have a 70 yr old BSEE to do it
> but I don't think it was that complicated for anyone.
Logitech has stated that they will be keeping the Harmony servers up even
though they are no longer making the remotes. Best Buy still has some
version in stock at MSRP:
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