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Home Theater Master MX-500

Home Theater Master MX-500
alaAverage 3.2

5 reviews

Jul, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Home Theater Master MX-500. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Remote Controls for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the controls and size. The price and usability also get good comments. Comments are divided on the reliability, while the durability and design get less positive opinions.

usability, price, size, controls

design, durability

On average, users rate this product 63/100.

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Expert review by: Remote Central (remotecentral.com)

Expert Review

 

If you're up to designing your own layout - learning all buttons for all devices exactly where you want - you'll quickly find a minor problem in that you can't 'delete' a button. If a preprogrammed command is assigned to a particular button to start...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: Stewart Wolpin (cnet.com.au)

Home Theater Master MX-500

 

The MX-500 may not look very futuristic or cool, but it can control every function on every piece of gear you own.

Large, well-spaced buttons ; 10 keys accept two custom commands each ; Editable labels ; Distinct transport and menu-navigation controls

Bulky, bland design

The MX-500's primary drawback is in the looks department: the control's big, bulky body won't win any beauty contests. But cosmetic considerations pale beside the MX-500's impressive feature list and ease of use. This is a great value and a top-notch...

Jul, 2004

Consumer review by: Anonymous (cnet.com.au)

"Has the goods, very flexible and great range"

 

Don't worry about it being 'bulky,' it feels comfortable in use and appreciate real buttons over touch screens. I currently have it replacing 8 remotes and has never failed to learn a code. It can take some setting up, as invariably, you will want to...

Big, easy to see and use buttons, has learnt everything thrown at it, backlit, confortable in the hand

Could have a couple more macro buttons, no computer connectivity for learning discrete codes, will take a few hours to set-up properly

Aug, 2006
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Consumer review by: Ivan (cnet.com.au)

Home Theater Master MX-500

 

Big, easy to see and use buttons, has learnt everything thrown at it, backlit, confortable in the hand

Could have a couple more macro buttons, no computer connectivity for learning discrete codes, will take a few hours to set-up properly

Sep, 2004

Consumer review by: Ivan (cnet.com.au)

"Best hard-button remote available"

 

If you are looking for a programmable hard button (as opposed to touch-screen) remote, this is absolutely the best available. Very easy to program and use - it passes the non-tech spouse test - my wife loves it. Gone from 6 remotes to 1 and added...

Sep, 2004
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