on/off and volume works with IR remote on all versions. the networkbased tvremote for 3rd party devices control works also on my es8000 with evokit if you have the old samsung remotehub connected.
still no sign of evokit 2000 here in netherlands.. according to samsung they're still working on the firmwarebugs and won't ship it untill that is solved.
Klipsch fronts 2xRF-82-II 150W 33Hz-24KHz , center RC-64-II 200W 59Hz-24KHz , sides 2xRS-62-II 150W 50Hz-24KHz , rears 2xRB-81-II 150W 44Hz-24KHz , heights 2x Salora T25i
Yamaha RX-A3040, SVS PB13-Ultra 1000W 14-200hz
4 mm el cheapo wire / Samsung UE-ES8000S TV+evo 2014 / Optoma DH-1015 Sony PS3