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Old 07-01-19, 05:05 PM
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What is the best infrared and Bluetooth, All-in-One remote?

I know this was talked about somewhere in video game forum. They were talking about remotes and infrared and Bluetooth.

Now, I know my old MX-500 by Universal is infrared and wonít learn Bluetooth. I just got a Fire Stick and that is Bluetooth.

So is there something on the market, that wonít break the bank and that will learn from both signals?

Something similar to my 500 as I seriously havenít used 2 remotes in a good 20 years or so and donít want to start.

Thanks.

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Old 07-01-19, 05:32 PM
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Re: What is the best infrared and Bluetooth, All-in-One remote?

You want the best or you want not to break the bank?

Seriously, it depends on your budget. And with the fire stick, even with bluetooth support I don't think it'll have the microphone support for alexa, which is in the fire remote.

I have the harmony hub, which does Bluetooth and goes on sale every black friday, but I doubt it's the best. They artificially limit how many devices you can control, presumably so you can purchase an upgraded remote or something, and there's no screen for customizable buttons.
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Re: What is the best infrared and Bluetooth, All-in-One remote?

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You want the best or you want not to break the bank?

Seriously, it depends on your budget. And with the fire stick, even with bluetooth support I don't think it'll have the microphone support for alexa, which is in the fire remote.

I have the harmony hub, which does Bluetooth and goes on sale every black friday, but I doubt it's the best. They artificially limit how many devices you can control, presumably so you can purchase an upgraded remote or something, and there's no screen for customizable buttons.
i don't care about not talking into the remote or anything like that. i've done it and it's ok, but can easily live without. but, i do need stuff controlled. at least 5, maybe 6 devices. i don't know budget as i don't even know how much a good one costs that will utilize everything i need it to...
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