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DirecTV RC64 - Universal remote control - infrared

We have collected and analyzed 559 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 90/100. The average review date is Feb 6, 2013. We have compared these reviews to 91055 reviews from other Remote Controls. The alaScore™ for this product is 87/100 = Very good. Last update: Apr 24, 2014.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 475 user reviews of DirecTV RC64 - Universal remote control - infrared from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Remote Controls on

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91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: DirecTV RC65 4-Device Universal IR RemoteDirectv Rc64r Ir/rf Satellite Remote Control

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Side note...


LOL...side note, very subtle Backlit button on the side that blends in with the remote. Yes, it was done so well that I just noticed it several days later. Gotta love the genius in the design


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Not too shabby...


Overall, if you have DirecTV, it's worth the upgrade to this remote for it's RF/IR versatility & it's overall features that stand out from the basic universal remote that comes with DirecTV. If you don't have DirecTV then spend the extra money for a...

Back lit keys- a must have in any remote; especially a universal remote ; Surprisingly a great universal remote that works with most electronics old & new; a remote that does what it promises, wow ; Overall, nice handling with faux suede/plastic finish...

It's not as stream line in design as a Harmony Remote ; It only powers down the DirecTV receiver & the TV. I have to switch over into AV mode to switch off my Audio Receiver. Definitely not a deal break but an FYI


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Universal Remote...pretty basic


This remote is okay. I have trouble with it making the infared connection with my TV. And, it will often not stop the FFW of my favorite dvr'd programs...kind of a pain

very straight forward buttons

doesn't always make a clear connection

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The DIRECTV REMOTE CONTROL is one direct reason I have a big butt!


When we first had DIRECTV installed, I was excited.  The DIRECTV (RC-64) REMOTE CONTROLdidn't intimidate me, we had had COMCAST before that.  I do remember looking at the buttons on the DIRECTV (RC-64) REMOTE CONTROL and thinking about having to learn...

Easy to use; does everything but order pizza and wash the dishes

Drains batteries quickly

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price was nice

Product Specifications

Congratulations! You now have an exclusive DIRECTV Universal Remote Control that will control four components, including a DIRECTV Receiver, TV, and two stereo or video components. Moreover, its sophisticated technology allows you to consolidate the clutter of your original remote controls into one easy-to-use unit.


Manufacturer:DIRECTV Group
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:DirecTV

Remote Control

Max Operating Distance:15ft
Supported Device Qty:4
Supported Devices:Audio/video components
Type:Universal remote control