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alaTest has collected and analyzed 116 reviews of DIRECTV RC66RBX. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Remote Controls for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and durability. The price and usability also get good feedback. Views are divided on the controls, and there are some critical reviews about the reliability.

usability, price, durability, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Remote Controls the DIRECTV RC66RBX is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of DIRECTV RC66RBX from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Remote Controls on People are impressed by the design. The durability is also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the controls.

usability, durability, design


80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: DirecTV RC66RBX RF Universal Remote

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: JCB3 (



I like it! IT LIGHTS UP!

DirecTV Remote as described. New - perfect condition


Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: EconoDude (

Simple and responsive


Larger than the original control, but the illumination feature is a nice touch. We often watch programs in a dark room and this control is very easy to see.

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Gigantor (

Great Remote!


This remote is definitely worth the price! Equipped with RF capabilities, it can control your TV without being pointed at the receiver. This control also has an optional illuminated key pad to make it easier to see in the dark. It is made out of high...

May, 2015

Consumer review by: bula (

great product


Needed this remote for the IR functionality. Works flawlessly.

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Rocky (

Great remote


I love this remote hit one of the best I have definitely recommend to any of my friends

May, 2015

Consumer review by: tmelygrl05 (

Life saver


Dog chewed my remote..Needed new remote so it was life saver

May, 2015

Consumer review by: DanD (

The installation was a breeze


This was a replacement controller. The supplied instruction booklet on using the controller gave me information that I never knew about the original controller. Setting it up to use with my DTV receiver was quick and easy. I regret that I wasted so...

May, 2015

Consumer review by: PittMonster (



Our DirecTV remotes have started failing, so I purchased this model to replace them. Hooked itself up to the receiver instantly and started working great. Found the TV hookup very simple to do, as well. REcommend.

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Jessie (

Great product


Very good remote for my direct tv in my living room

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Suzeyq (

Great remote of night time


I was always messing up the TV. With this remote I can channel and guide surf with not problem because of the back lighting.

Apr, 2015