[mythtv-users] Looking for a New remote
beww at beww.org
Sun Dec 26 01:39:19 UTC 2010
On Saturday, December 25, 2010 05:14:12 pm William Kenworthy wrote:
> On Sat, 2010-12-25 at 10:25 -0700, Brian Wood wrote:
> > On Friday, December 24, 2010 04:29:41 pm George Nassas wrote:
> > > On 2010-12-24, at 1:09 PM, Brian Wood wrote:
> > > > I've heard nothing but good reports about the Harmonys from
> > > > people who actually own them, all the negatives I've heard
> > > > come from non-owners, and are all price-related, which says
> > > > something.
> > >
> > > Really? I have two (880 & 890) and have plenty of complaints.
> > >
> > > The setup website is an exercise in frustration. The smooth
> > > symmetric layout means I have to usually think about which key
> > > I'm on. The charging mechanism doesn't. One of the soft keys has
> > > stopped actuating. On a $20 device I would understand but at the
> > > $200 level?
> I'll confirm the website is a pita - slow, buggy and frustrating to
> use behind firewalls/caching gateways. One of the worst pieces of
> software Ive ever used for configuring hardware in fact.
So do you need Windows to configure a Harmony? If that's the case I would
not buy one, Bill has enough money, and that sort of "hidden" cost, on
top id an already very high price, is just too much.
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