trying to find a good Universal remote control

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We've got a TEAC AG-D9260 surround sound receiver, RCA 27" "Entertainment
Series" CRT TV, Panasonic DMR-E80H DVR-DVD recorder, and a Scientific
Atlanta Explorer 2000 cable box and I'm trying to find 1 remote control that
will work EVERYTHING on every remote. On all of the universals I've tried so
far, things like menus, and other advanced functions don't work, so we are
stuck using the universals for channel changing, turning units on and off
etc., but if we need to access menus and more advanced functions we have to
go back to the original remotes.
 Is there anyone that makes an ultimate remote that will do everything? At a
reasonable price? I don't want to pay hundreds of dollars, but I'd like to
be done with these remote wars!

Thanks for any help you might offer,
Snyde



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snydley2REMOVETHIS@stny.rr.com says...
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Well, for my money the MX-700 is the one.  It is programmable from your
computer (PC only) and has everything I could ever want.  It even lets
my wife watch DVDs without my coaching!  I bought it for about $140 if
memory serves from www.newegg.com (usual disclaimers). You have to have
a PC with a serial port (or be able to add one) and a certain comfort
level with programming this sort of thing (think FUN).  If this is not
your cup of tea, then the Harmonys are another option.
Good luck and have fun
Jim
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Jim Sanchez - Tucson, AZ

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I have the MX-500 and although it does not have PC funtionality it is
AWESOME. I have an HDTV, Cable Box/On-Demand/HD Cable/Cable Box DVR, an Xbox
360, Xbox, Tivo and 5.1 receiver ALL controlled easily with my Home Theater
Master (MX-500) It's awesome. My wife & kids use it as well. Cake.


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Thanks for the reply. I ended up buying a Harmony 880, 172.00 - 50. rebate =
127. I couldn't be happier! So far everything works well, (knock wood) :-)
Snyde

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Where did you find that deal?

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