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I have to be honest with you: I’m not a huge fan of Logitech Harmony remotes. I don’t dislike them or anything, but I had one for a while and I ended up leaving it in a drawer. I simply didn’t use any of the bells and whistles Logitech Harmony offers, so it ended up just being a really expensive basic universal remote. If you’re like me and you only plan to use a universal remote to perform basic functions, save yourself $100+ and pick up a GE 33709 Universal Remote Control instead. It’s on sale right now on Amazon for just $9, or you can upgrade to a version with backlighting for $13!GE Universal Remote Control for Samsung, Vizio, LG, Sony, Sharp, Roku, Apple TV, TCL, Panasonic… List Price:$10.61 Price:$9.72 You Save:$0.89 (8%) Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission GE 6-Device Backlit Universal Remote Control for Samsung, Vizio, Lg, Sony, Sharp, Roku, Apple T… Price:$14.45 Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission
Here’s what you need to know from the product page:
- MULTI-DEVICE CONTROL – Operate up to 4 different audio and video components such as TVs, Blu-Ray/DVD Players, Cable/Satellite Receivers, Roku boxes and other Streaming Media Players, Soundbars and More
- BEST REMOTE CODE LIBRARY – This universal remote works with ALL MAJOR BRANDS and supports thousands of the latest audio/video equipment.
- Does not work with Roku streaming stick, fire TV stick, or other RF streaming devices
- SIMPLE SETUP – This remote comes pre-programmed for Roku and Samsung TVs and includes an easy to follow online setup video providing trouble-free setup, auto scan technology and a master volume control, allowing you to control the volume no matter what device you are operating
- TRUSTED BRAND – GE is the leading brand in universal remote controls and is backed by free U.S.-based technical support. Call the experts at with any questions or issues about your purchase
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