Originally Posted by drhill
Looks like it is $90.
I was actually looking at the 880 model last night. It looks... prettier then this one and a bit smaller and more contoured. I don't mind spending a bit more for a better remote. Does anyone have any opinions on that model?
Avoid (IMO). The reasons:
- The version I had developed cradle issues where you had to fiddle with it to get it into its cradle to charge.
- There were also screen display issues that developed, washing out the image on the display over a period of a couple weeks to near unreadability.
- The battery life was horrid, I know the cradle is supposed to alleviate that problem, but the 360-edition of the Harmony has better battery life off 4 rechargeable AAAs than the 880 ever got in the range of /weeks/ (the 880 got a couple days for me).
The 880 is shinier, and while the features look compelling, sometimes simplicity works better than over-complicating the device like I felt the 880 did. I switched the 360 edition of the remote because I /liked/ the Harmony, but I hated the 880 model.