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DirecTV RC64 - Universal remote control - infrared

alaTest has collected and analyzed 662 reviews of DirecTV RC64 - Universal remote control - infrared. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Remote Controls for all reviews. People are impressed by the control panel and design. The durability and usability also get good feedback, but there are mixed views on the size and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Remote Controls the DirecTV RC64 - Universal remote control - infrared is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 556 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 Reviews about the size and durability are generally positive. The reliability and usability are also mentioned favorably.

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92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: DirecTV RC65 4-Device Universal IR RemoteDirecTV RC65 4-Device Universal IR Remote

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Jaylive (

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


Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: Jaylive (

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

Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: hudso47 (

solid remote


Replaced older direct tv remote with this and am very pleased.

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Missie (

Good remote


Glad to be able to buy one just like the original remote

May, 2015

Consumer review by: chuck1999 (

Great product


Love these remotes for DirecTV. I have had to replace them about 3 times in the last 15 years.

May, 2015

Consumer review by: birdygirl (

Great remote


The remote that was provided when DirecTV was installed in my apartment building would not work with my TV necessitating the use of 2 remotes. This one took care of that problem.

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Patch (

All in one!


Very convenient to use. Dependable and at very good price.

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Belinda (



This is just like the previous remote. Simple and easy to use.

May, 2015

Consumer review by: roxxi (



I purchased the replacement remote out of convenience so I wouldn't have to wait for one to be shipped

May, 2015

Consumer review by: bluestreak (

Great replacement controler


Purchased this as a second unit in the living room as the main unit was never in the place it needed to be.

Apr, 2015

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