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Sony Remote Commander

Sony Remote Commander
alaScore 83

114 reviews

Oct, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 114 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the build quality and design. The usability and value for money also get good feedback.

price, usability, design, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Remote Controls the Sony Remote Commander is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Remote Commander

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 33 user reviews of Sony Remote Commander from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Remote Controls on Amazon.co.uk.

value for money, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: SONY 147968511 Remote Commander - (Spare Parts Remote Controls) SONY 147997811 Remote Commander - (Spare Parts Remote Controls) Sony RM-VD1 Remote Commander for Camcorder and DSC

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony Remote Commander

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 user reviews of Sony Remote Commander from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Remote Controls on Amazon.com.

value for money, usability, design, build quality

96% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony RMVD1 Remote for DCR-HC, DCR-DVD, DCRVX2100 & HDRFX1 CamcordersSony 148700511 RMT-D187A Remote Commander Remote Control for DVD

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Ok, but beware

 

If you have an older TV and want to control other older components, go for it. If you have anything new, beware.

Good feel. Large enough to make it hard to lose. Can control a lot of things... BUT

I've used this for several years, and just got a new SONY TV. I was a bit irritated to find that can only turn the TV on. It can't even turn it off, let alone change channels, volume, etc

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I second the junk motion

 

Well, when it snows here in the East I can thorw it under my tires if I get stuck. Going for the second Harmony.

Newegg Rocks ; Denise Rocks ; Remote = None

Beware, cannot tune to channels beyond 99. Spoke to Sony, verified. No LED illumination to show activity. Bought at BB, not Newegg

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Junk.

 

Tried the remote on every device in the house, including Sony TVs... It doesn't do anything other than power up the device once you eventually find a working code (NOT PROGRAMABLE). Mine may be defective but without any lights it's hard to know if it's...

Cheap. Makes a good paperweight

You get what you pay for... don't waste your time

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nice looking and it works very nice

 

the remote look nice ,and it works very good on my new LG tv,i do recomend this remote for tvs ,i do no recomended for any other equipment bicouse i only use it on my tv and do not have any idea how it will work on something else ,like stereos ,etc...

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Wish I had known...

 

I ordered this remote to replace one we had that broke. The original remote was for a dvd/vhs/surround sound combo, and I figured since it was Sony I could buy this Sony universal remote and really save money and room, as we could combine remotes. Boy,...

Product Specifications

Sony's RM-VD1 Remote Commander wired remote control for camcorders and Cyber-shot cameras puts control within your reach. This precision remote gives you the ability to zoom, record, and control shutter release functions from several feet away.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.4in
Height:1.6in
Weight:1.4oz
Width:1.5in

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:VD1
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony RM

Miscellaneous

Color:Gray / Silver

Remote Control

Max Operating Distance:5ft
Supported Device Qty:1
Supported Devices:Camcorder / Digital photo camera
Technology:Cable
Type:Remote control