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URC Professional Line MX-450 - Universal remote control - infrared/radio

URC Professional Line MX-450 - Universal remote control - infrared/radio
alaScore 82

54 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The reliability and build quality are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the value for money.

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value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Remote Controls the URC Professional Line MX-450 - Universal remote control - infrared/radio is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for URC Professional Line MX-450 - Universal remote control - infrared/radio

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 user reviews of URC Professional Line MX-450 - Universal remote control - infrared/radio from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Remote Controls on Amazon.com.

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value for money

74% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Universal Remote Control MX-450 Custom Programmable Remote Control with On-Screen Macro Editing. (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

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This is an excelent remote.Macro-facility is powerful .

 

Consedering that its opened and closed much more often to access the USB. I broke mine. Asked URC service for a replacement , but did not get a reply yet. URC qhoul make a new stronger part and ship it free to everybody.Because URC condiders this a...

It is not diffucult to program at all. It is just "different". The display capability is amazing, the Macros are extremely powerfull end quite easy to correct and modify. The processor is almost as powefull as the one in the iPad

The phisycal layout is not good. The buttons on the side of the displand and Skip, Stop, RW and FF are too small. Probably designed by a woman. The battery compartment cover is very

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Difficult to Program - VERY Fragile

 

This great looking, color LCD screen, backlit keyed remote is sleek and sexy (for a remote). However, I had to hire a professional to program it - nearly impossible to do yourself unless you are a professional. The remote is EXTREMELY FRAGILE - drop it...

Great color LCD display. Nice looking. Backlit keys

VERY fragile - disassembles and falls apart even if it slips off the sofa onto a hardwood floor. No protective rubberized sleeve available. Difficult to program - not a Do-It-Yourself remote

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Difficult to Program - VERY Fragile

 

This great looking, color LCD screen, backlit keyed remote is sleek and sexy (for a remote). However, I had to hire a professional to program it - nearly impossible to do yourself unless you are a professional.

Great color LCD display. Nice looking. Backlit keys

VERY fragile - disassembles and falls apart even if it slips off the sofa onto a hardwood floor. No protective rubberized sleeve available. Difficult to program - not a Do-It-Yourself remote

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I have had two mx-450 remotes fail in less than a year.

 

Buddy TV works better (iPhone app). And it's free.

Nothing comes to mind

Incredibly fragille. Transient problems with some functions and occassionally locks up a/v receiver

Product Specifications

The URC MX-450 delivers an easy to sell cutting edge form factor, extraordinary functionality and a beautiful color display. The graphical user interface is bright and easily backlit at the touch of the light button. Engaging graphical icons for devices, activities and the most popular channels are all pre-programmed.