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Philips SRU8008

alaTest has collected and analyzed 175 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the size and reliability. The design and value for money are also appreciated. There are some critical opinions about the controls and build quality.

usability, value for money, design, reliability, size

build quality, controls

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Remote Controls the Philips SRU8008 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips SRU8008

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 37 user reviews of Philips SRU8008 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Remote Controls on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, design, value for money

build quality

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips SRU8008/10 Prestigo 8-in-1 Remote ControlPhilips SRU8008/10 Prestigo 8-in-1 Remote ControlPhilips SRU8008/00 Prestigo 8-in-1 Remote Control

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Amazon.com review summary for Philips SRU8008

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Philips SRU8008 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Remote Controls on Amazon.com.

usability, value for money, design, reliability

60% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Philips Prestigo SRU8008 remote review

 

A burgeoning collection of home gadgetry ultimately means more remote controls lying around the place and increasing frustration at not being able to find the one you want. Philips want to bring simplicity into your living room with the Prestigo...

Good weight, excellent quality (with one exception), simple to set-up

Control wheel is shocking

Overall this is an impressive controller that you'd want on your coffee table. The screen brings an advanced dimension to the controls allowing easy set-up. But the real disappointment was the circular control, which was really lacking

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Just a glorious standard universal remote

 

When controlling any special activity, like watching a DVD, you can't program the remote to ensure your home theater system, receiver, or TV are set at the right inputs. So what's the point? Also, there are not enough button on the remote to replace...

Good looking, nice visual display

No input controls ; Not enough replacement functionality compared to original remotes ; A few quirky user interface problems you need to figure out on your own that is not documented

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Just a glorious standard universal remote

 

When controlling any special activity, like watching a DVD, you can't program the remote to ensure your home theater system, receiver, or TV are set at the right inputs. So what's the point? Also, there are not enough button on the remote to replace...

Good looking, nice visual display

No input controls ; Not enough replacement functionality compared to original remotes ; A few quirky user interface problems you need to figure out on your own that is not documented

Product Specifications

Icon design allows you to customize programming by user or by viewing category. 10 Device remote controls TV, DVD, Tivo, VCR, satellite, cable, audio, DVR and more. Offers advanced DVD, DVR and satellite functionality.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.9in
Height:12.6in
Weight:13.3oz
Width:6.2in

Header

Manufacturer:Philips
Model:SRU8008
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips

Remote Control

Max Operating Distance:33ft
Supported Devices:Audio system / Cable box / CD player / Digital TV tuner / DVD player / DVR / Game console / Home control / MD player / PC multimedia / Projector / Satellite radio / Sattelite receiver / TV / TV and VCR, DVD / TV, DVD / VCR
Technology:Infrared
Type:Universal remote control