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Universal Remote R2 Mini


$15.00 Released June, 2006

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Excellent value at the price point - natively supports most TVs and cable/satellite boxes. Minimalist design is ideal for users with only basic operations needs - power, volume and channel prompts are flawlessly executed. Small enough to fit onto a keychain/key fob - helps to prevent unit from being misplaced or stuck in small spaces.

The Cons:Programming can be tedious and frustrating - lack of a display/visual reference makes it tough to confirm prompts while editing. Small footprint is not ideal for all users - unit is very easy to misplace and can quickly become lost within a couch or chair.

The Universal Remote R2-Mini is a very simple programmable remote whose main feature is its compact, portable size. It is also supposed to be easy to setup, with simple steps for programming TV control, Cable or Satellite.

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Its dimensions are very small, at 2.63" x 1.18" x 0.51", and it uses a single lithium battery, which is included. It also comes with a keyring to be attached to a keychain for portable use. Its controls are basic, limited to channel, volume, mute and alternating cable/satellite controls.

Features

  • Low price point
  • Portable
  • Simple programming steps
  • Attaches to keychain
  • Compatible with wide range of TVs, cable boxes, satellite boxes
  • Single lithium CR2025 battery included

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    Excellent value at the price point - natively supports most TVs and cable/satellite boxes

  • 1

    Minimalist design is ideal for users with only basic operations needs - power, volume and channel prompts are flawlessly executed

  • 1

    Small enough to fit onto a keychain/key fob - helps to prevent unit from being misplaced or stuck in small spaces

  • 1

    Initial setup is easily accomplished by most users - hardware components are identified by scanning through a list of compatible barcodes

  • 1

    Lighted power buttons provide visual confirmation of signal transmission - helps users suss out other operational problems when configuring new home theater components

Cons
  • 1

    Programming can be tedious and frustrating - lack of a display/visual reference makes it tough to confirm prompts while editing

  • 1

    Small footprint is not ideal for all users - unit is very easy to misplace and can quickly become lost within a couch or chair

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