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Sony RM VL600

Sony RM VL600
alaScore 78

519 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 519 reviews of Sony RM VL600. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Remote Controls for all reviews. Views about the design and size are generally positive. The durability and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, durability, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Remote Controls the Sony RM VL600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Sony RM VL600 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Remote Controls on Reviews about the size and design are overall positive. The price and durability also get good opinions. Views are divided on the controls, and some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, durability, price, design, size


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

This summary is based on the products: Sony RMVL600T.CE7 8-in-1 Multi-Purpose Remote ControlSony 8-in-1 Multi-Purpose Remote ControlSony 8 in 1 Remote Control

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Sony RM VL600


alaTest has collected and analyzed 438 user reviews of Sony RM VL600 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Remote Controls on Opinions about the design and durability are on the whole positive. The size and price also get good comments.

usability, price, size, durability, design

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony RM-VL600 8-Device Universal Learning Remote (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Sony Universal Learning Remote Control RMVL600 8 device

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Remote Central (

Expert Review


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Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: highlaender (

good replacement


Remote replaced Samsung TV remote and an only partially functional remote for our Comcast cable box, after both had fallen victim to the chewing frenzy of our little puppy. Remote was easy to set up to work with the TV even without the original remote....

Easy To Set Up

Poor in Low Light

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: Neal (

Didn't work with my Yamaha RX496 receive


This seemed like one of the best-priced remotes for the number of features, and I was excited to finally replace all of the remotes for my TV, DVD, Converter box, and Receiver. Unfortunately, since I don't have a remote for my receiver (it's lost) I...

Nice Button Configuration","Nice Features


Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: Electronic Enthusiast (

Using to replace 6 remotes


Am using this remote to cover 6 remotes including a roku box and wd live. (not in the code book but learned the functions)The learning function is what really makes this a great deal. Example of macro buttons/press 1 button to turn on tv/dvd/receiver...

Durable","Easy To Program","Easy To Set Up","Ergonomic Design","Nice Button Configuration","Nice Features

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Avid (

Great Remote with high-end features


My main reason for buying this remote was that I have our TV's sound routed through an old Sherwood RX-4105 2-Channel 100-Watt Stereo Receiver to a separate set of speakers and I wanted my remote to control the sound as well as the TV, satellite...

Teachable buttons are easy to program, and the remote has many devices' codes already listed

Can't really think of any

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Flojo (

Didn't work for me


Based on other reviews,it's probably a good item

I own an Olevia TV, good TV, lousy remote, bankrupt company. One reviewer said this remote worked with his Olevia. Not mine. Tried for 30 minutes without any luck. If anyone has any advice, I'd like to hear it. Otherwise, this was a waste of money for me

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: N/A (

Doesn't control Sony Blu-Ray players


Controls a great variety of electronic equipment.......but

It doesn't control Sony Blu-Ray players!! What a waste of money

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: Kenny N. (

Good, inexpensive learning remote


It would be cool to have something with a screen that does more, but for the price I don't think this remote can be beat.

This remote is very inexpensive for a learning remote. I use it in place of 5 other remotes. It's reasonably easy to program. The macros are great. Does everything that I need it to. My wife likes it too

It needs a few more buttons that are generically labeled so you can program them for whatever function you want. It's nice, but not fancy

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: Mykhel (

Excellent !!


I doubt you'll be disappointed. It is a pleasure to come across a product that doesn't let you down in any regard.

None of my devices worked perfectly when using the supplied codes, but after programing the device (which is EXTREMELY EASY) even the most obscure functions for my cd, dvd and tv work perfectly. Perfectly!! For the price bucks you can not go wrong. It...

Not back lit so you must navigate by touch in the darkness

Dec, 2007

Consumer review by: N/A (

It Commands My Gear


I dig this remote's official name "Remote Commander".

I opened the box and just entered the codes for my devices and the remote just works (for the most part)

Instructions are a bit arcane. For example the code for my DVR does not enable 100% functionality. I want to add a "swap" button to switch tuners but there are not instructions to be found. Perhaps it cannot be done

Dec, 2007

Product Specifications

Exciting and convenient, the RM-VL600 controls up to 8 components, and with the one-touch system control, synchronizing operational status on remote and alternate components is done with ease. Also a Learning function for programming from other remotes. Being in the driver's seat of your living room sofa is made easy with the RM-VL600 remote control from Sony.


Run Time (Up To):1year

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony RM

Remote Control

Max Operating Distance:33ft
Supported Device Qty:8
Supported Devices:Amplifier / Cable box / Cassette deck / CD player / DVD player / DVR / Satellite TV system / TV / VCR
Type:Universal remote control