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post #1 of 5 Old 05-10-2012, 12:15 PM - Thread Starter
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Hi Guys,

Finally finish with my dual display theaters (drop down SI screen in front of a 60" plasma) with Marantz pre-amp.

I'm struggling with a universal remote. I really like the IP/RS-232 control options with Roommie but also need/want "hard buttons" of a traditional remote.

Any recommendations? What would you guys do - Roomie or Harmony?

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Why pick one when you can do both? I prefer the harmony when watching directv and I am ffwd through the commercials all the time. I just prefer hard buttons. For other things like selecting a movie and watching it I like Roomie on the ipad2.
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I use Roomie and I'm loving it.

My Harmony is still here though and still works so if someone can do better with that it's available.
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I have both and like both for different reasons.

I am using Roomie only now and it is great but I do miss the hard buttons. What swings me to it is that I am using it to control 4 rooms. Being able to "turn off Kitchen" then "turn on TV in bedroom" while on my way upstairs is good.

If you are only doing a single room and want hard buttons I am selling an almost new Harmony 900 in the classifieds for $160 (I would waive the shipping if you wanted it.

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/vbcla...do=ad&id=17394

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i have a Roomie and don't miss the "hard" buttons,


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