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Old 05-19-09, 06:05 PM
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Cheap universal remote to control more than 1 tv....?

I have multiple tvs in one room where we play cards and was wondering if anyone has seen a universal remote that can control multiple tvs, o has multiple tv inputs, so I dont have to have multiple remotes to change the channels. I already have a harmony for my theater room and I know that would work, but I dont feel like using my 250 dollar remote in the card room.......any cheap ideas?
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Old 05-19-09, 07:53 PM
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Re: Cheap universal remote to control more than 1 tv....?

The lower end Harmony remotes can do this without spending too much money.
I used to have a TV and Projector in one room and these remotes have worked great for me with the Activity feature which is basically a PC controlled wizard for setting up macros.
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Old 05-19-09, 08:33 PM
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Re: Cheap universal remote to control more than 1 tv....?

Yea...just pick up a lower end Harmony. Maybe a refurb. Often had for $70 or less...
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Old 05-19-09, 10:18 PM
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Re: Cheap universal remote to control more than 1 tv....?

I'm not sure what you meant, but if the TVs are different or have assignable remote codes, any learning remote would work. Last I checked there were some in the $20 range. The Sony RM-VL series is pretty good.
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Old 05-20-09, 06:30 AM
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Re: Cheap universal remote to control more than 1 tv....?

What I mean is a remote that has (TV 1) and (TV 2) inputs........usually remotes only have 1 tv input.......they are different tv brands,.
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Old 05-20-09, 07:12 AM
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I think some of the lower end brands have an AUX input that could possibly be used for a 2nd TV. Look at the One-For-All and RCA System Links.
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Old 05-20-09, 09:27 AM
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Look for learning. Then it doesn't matter what the buttons are labeled.
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thanks everyone
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Old 05-22-09, 10:38 AM
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Re: Cheap universal remote to control more than 1 tv....?

Many/most of the cheapie $5-$10 ones are 'flexible' with the device buttons; i.e. the cable button or the dvd button can be setup to control a 2nd TV or 3rd TV. Just open the package carefully so you can return it if it turns out to not do that. Or consult remote central to find the user manual before you buy/open it. RemoteCentral.com
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I have this one:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00..._ya_oh_product

The Harmony ones rock but this was cheap and does everything I want for under $25
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