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Philips RC9800i

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 reviews of Philips RC9800i. 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 really like the design. The durability also gets good feedback, whereas the reliability and size get less positive views.

usability, durability, design

price, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Remote Controls the Philips RC9800i is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Philips RC9800i

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 user reviews of Philips RC9800i from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Remote Controls on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the usability. Many are negative about the reliability and durability.

usability

price, size, durability, reliability

61% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips RC9800i Home Entertainment Remote Control (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Philips RC9800i Home Entertainment Remote ControlPhilips RC9800i Home Entertainment Remote Control

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: David Drucker (laptopmag.com)

Philips RC9800i

 

Philips Wi-Fi-enabled touchscreen remote makes controlling multiple A/V components refreshingly simple.

Intuitive activity-based operation Wi-Fi built in for program listings and media streaming • Web-upgradable

Expensive

Dec, 2005

Expert review by: John Higgins (hometheater.com)

Philips RC9800i Touchscreen Universal Remote Control

 

Say the words "universal remote" to some, and disturbing visions of programming a remote button by button fill their minds. Quite often, after these long, intimate sessions between you and your remotes, the universal remote doesn't perform exactly as...

Apr, 2006
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Expert review by: John Higgins (hometheatermag.com)

Philips RC9800i Touchscreen Universal Remote Control

 

Say the words "universal remote" to some, and disturbing visions of programming a remote button by button fill their minds. Quite often, after these long, intimate sessions between you and your remotes, the universal remote doesn't perform exactly as...

Apr, 2006

Expert review by: Adam Berger (gadgetell.com)

Gadgetell Review: Philips RC9800i

 

Product: Philips RC9800i Wi-Fi Universal Remote List Price: $399.99 Rating: Excellent - 8.5/10.0 Pros: Easy to read display, battery life, touch screen, built in Wi-Fi. Cons: Large dock, attracts fingerprints, pricy for light home theater users, can...

Mar, 2006

Best of Innovations!

Expert review by: CES (cesweb.org)

Philips RC9800I

 

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

will drive you mad

 

you wind up trying to trick the remote with what its turning on or off. i usually point the remote at myself, just so i have dvd and receiver control and i don't want the tv two switch to the wrong source. pretty much its just an expensive receiver...

finally i can turn my receiver on and off again and control the volume with out getting up after the original remote was destroyed in college.

obnoxious set up. turn everything on with one button, but don't already have the tv on and want to control the dvd player, because the tv will turn off as well as the receiver. with the type of tv i have when i switch to watch dvd it always goes to the...

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

PHILIPS RC9800I Universal Infrared, WiFi 802.11b/g Multimedia Control Panel - Retail

 

Customization is VERY limited.

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: zaz (cameraworld.com)

Product is good just watch the seller

 

The product lives to expectations, but when purchased from Wolf Camera got a used product which serial number didn't match the box and with clear signs or wear out... Be careful and look for other more serious vendors.

"Ergonomic Design","Nice Features"

"Not Enough Features"

Sep, 2008

Product Specifications

RC 9800i programmable remote control is famous for its robustness and flexibility. While this shows great for public with a graphics conditions, this not for all time pan out well for normal folks. Yet, the original software for pronto was still leaning more towards graphics and integrators designers than for normal users. The Philips RC 9800i essentially designed to panel LCD system remote control. The pioneering design is a full paradigm move in more method then one. This remote is a landscape part, let content EPG data and images. This remote control not required for external software and computer to program it, Wi-Fi connection used to be capable to stream content.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:4in
Height:0.9in
Width:5.9in

Display (Projector)

Type:LCD display

Header

Manufacturer:Philips
Model:9800i
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips RC

Remote Control

Supported Devices:Audio/video components
Technology:Infrared/ 802.11b (Wi-Fi)/Infrared/radio
Type:Multimedia control panel/Universal remote control
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