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RCA RCU 404 - Universal remote control - infrared

RCA RCU 404 - Universal remote control - infrared
alaScore 66

20 reviews

Nov, 2014

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Remote Controls the RCA RCU 404 - Universal remote control - infrared is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 66/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for RCA RCU 404 - Universal remote control - infrared

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of RCA RCU 404 - Universal remote control - infrared from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Remote Controls on Amazon.com.

0% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Cheap and small size

 

No matter how cheap this is, it's a bad deal unless you have a stand-alone TV. Does not really replace multiple remotes even though it says it replaces 4.

Basic functions

Does not work with Bluray players or with audio recievers, basically useless for most modern applications

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No More Panics When You Lose Your 4 Remotes

 

I'm one of the few vitims that has 5 remotes laying around. I have a DVD player, VCR, and DishNetwork all hooked up to the TV. I have to keep all of them because the Dish people forgot to set up all of my stuff. I looked up the remote online and the...

works with virtually anything, good warranty, inexpensive, easy to use

a little small for most hands, terrible battery compartment, not a lot of features

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RCA RCU404 Universal Remote Control

 

The RCU404 is a good choice if you want an inexpensive replacement for a universal remote.No More Panics When You Lose Your 4 RemotesPros:works with virtually anything, good warranty, inexpensive, easy to useCons:a little small for most hands, terrible...

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RCA RCU404 Universal Remote Control

 

It's so cheap, I'd buy it again.Nice aesthetics, so-so functionalityPros:Nice industrial design. Controlled a reasonable number of my devices.Cons:Sometimes loses programming codes. Missing some key buttons.

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RCA RCU404 Universal Remote Control

 

Do not buy this remote unless you have primarily RCA products or RCA fixes their "learning" issues. It's just a fancy toy w/ functionality you can't use.Good Concept, Bad In PracticePros:Good Ergonomics, Easy to Use (in theory),...

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RCA RCU404 Universal Remote Control

 

Run away...run away...run away fast!!! Horrid design!Take it back!Pros:Looks cuteCons:Everything

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RCA RCU404 Universal Remote Control

 

If you don't use a remote a whole lot, and your house is pretty well lit, then you would probably be happy with it. Me..I bought a URC9910.Spent the money, now I don't use it.Pros:Very flexible and high tech feeling.Cons:Very slow, cumbersome, KILLER...

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RCA RCU404 Universal Remote Control

 

Relatively inexpensive programmable remote that tries to mimic the feature set of more expensive models. However, the implementation is fairly poor.High-end features, low-end price, but...Pros:Macro functions, keys can be relabeled, will fully...

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RCA RCU404 Universal Remote Control

 

Wait until next generation or try a different model.Universal RemotesPros:Great Price for potentialCons:Doesn't work as billed

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RCA RCU404 Universal Remote Control

 

The low price and traditional rectangular design made me buy it, and its slow speed, unresponsiveness and ultimate total failure/crash made me return it.So close, and yet.....Pros:Good overall case design, buttons can be relabeled or left...

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Product Specifications

The Thomson brand of Universal Remote Controls combines ease of use with advanced features to make your entertainment experience as simple as possible. The company's extensive line of remotes allows you to choose from an array of styles, features, benefits and prices, which is why the Thomson brand is the leader in the remote control industry. All its universal remotes are pre-programmed to operate most Thomson equipment, and are easily set up with the touch of a few buttons, either through manual entry of a product code or Code Search, which searches the code library for you. This Universal Remote Control is compatible with most models of infrared controlled Televisions, VCRs, Cable Boxes, Satellite Receivers, and Audio Equipment manufactured after 1989.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.4in
Height:10.9in
Weight:3.2oz
Width:3.9in

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Thomson SA
Model:404
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:RCA RCU

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Remote Control

Supported Device Qty:4
Supported Devices:Cable box / Satellite TV system / TV / VCR
Technology:Infrared
Type:Universal remote control

Service & Support

Type:3 months warranty
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