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Sony RM-AV3000 Remote Control

Sony RM-AV3000 Remote Control
alaScore 68

231 reviews

Nov, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 231 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and controls. The design and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability and size.

usability, price, design, controls, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Remote Controls the Sony RM-AV3000 Remote Control is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 68/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony RM-AV3000 Remote Control

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 183 user reviews of Sony RM-AV3000 Remote Control from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Remote Controls on Amazon.com.

usability, price, design, controls, durability

72% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony RM-AV3000 Universal Remote Control with Touch-key LCD Screen (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Sony RM-AV3000 Universal Remote Control with Touch-key LCD Screen (Old Version)Sony RM-AV3000 Universal Remote Control with Touch-key LCD Screen

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Sony RM-AV3000 Integrated Remote Commander

 

Editor's note: We have changed the rating in this review to reflect recent changes in our rating scale. Click here to find out more.

Stores commands for up to 18 devices; generously spaced keys; internal clock for timing control; excellent coverage area.

Two-handed operation; hard-to-read LCD; impossible to use by feel; complicated programming.

The RM-AV3000 can control just about everything, but it's hampered by overcomplex programming and a nonergonomic design.

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Sony RM-AV3000

 

Sony poured almost every feature and design element it could think of into the RM-AV3000 Integrated Remote Commander--with mixed results.

Stores commands for up to 18 devices ; Generously spaced keys ; Internal clock for timing control ; Excellent coverage area

Two-handed operation ; Hard-to-read LCD ; Impossible to use by feel ; Complicated programming

Most of the Commander's performance problems are ergonomic. We'd love to see a follow-up that offers one-handed operation and a more legible LCD. The programming could be simpler, too. Until a new version comes along, the RM-AV3000 is best suited to...

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"worth the price, wish it had lasted longer"

 

batteries last 2 months - using the high capa... 

Does everything I wanted it to do for 7 components

volume buttons died after 3 years

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"worth the price, wish it had lasted longer"

 

batteries last 2 months - using the high capacity nimh. Anything macro-wise I wanted to do, I could do - loved it. Just disappointed when the volume buttons went. Now we are looking for a new remote and won't be buying Sony. Having a killer remote and...

Does everything I wanted it to do for 7 components

volume buttons died after 3 years

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"Incredible remote- I am Pleased"

 

Programs Adelphia HD Dvr-Moxi, Maxent 42x3 Plasma and other non-Sony av components

Remote`s Learn mode is quick and easy to program

80% of reviewers cant figure this out and give it a BAD score

Consumer review by:

"Incredible remote- I am Pleased"

 

Programs Adelphia HD Dvr-Moxi, Maxent 42x3 Pl... 

Remote`s Learn mode is quick and easy to program

80% of reviewers cant figure this out and give it a BAD score

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"Good Multi Functional remote"

 

I spent a whole evening configering this baby... 

Macros work great

LOOSE Memory when Changing Batteries

Consumer review by:

"Good Multi Functional remote"

 

I spent a whole evening configering this baby. It works with my X10 lighting system.

Macros work great

LOOSE Memory when Changing Batteries

Consumer review by:

Sony RM-AV3000 Integrated Remote Commander

 

Programs Adelphia HD Dvr-Moxi, Maxent 42x3 Plasma and other non-Sony av components

Remote`s Learn mode is quick and easy to program

80% of reviewers cant figure this out and give it a BAD score

Consumer review by:

Sony RM-AV3000 Integrated Remote Commander

 

batteries last 2 months - using the high capacity nimh. Anything macro-wise I wanted to do, I could do - loved it. Just disappointed when the volume buttons went. Now we are looking for a new remote and won't be buying Sony. Having a killer remote and...

Does everything I wanted it to do for 7 components

volume buttons died after 3 years

Product Specifications

Take charge of up to 18 devices with Sony's New RM-AV3000 Universal Remote Commander. Updated codes and the latest in learning functionality place the command of virtually all major brands of A/V and infrared accessible non A/V equipment at your fingertips. The large touch-key LCD screen enables you to create labels for keys in the dot-matrix area, and a single keystroke can be programmed to initiate a series of up to 32 consecutive operations. Also featuring a Clock and Timer function that automatically turns components on and off, this powerful tool redefines the concept of "being in control."

Battery

Run Time (Up To):6months

Display (Projector)

Type:LCD display

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:AV3000
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony RM

Miscellaneous

Color:Silver

Remote Control

Max Operating Distance:33ft
Supported Device Qty:18
Supported Devices:Amplifier / Cable box / Cassette deck / CD player / DAT deck / DVD player / DVR / Home control / LD player / MD recorder / Radio / Satellite TV system / TV / VCR
Technology:Infrared
Type:Universal remote control

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty
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