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post #241 of 245 Old 08-31-2015, 11:05 PM
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Originally Posted by jcalabria View Post
In my experience, inter-key delay makes a bigger difference in the sluggishness because it extends the period between commands being sent, including (I believe) between the repeats. The default inter-key delay of 500ms in most devices is extraordinarily high. I automatically change inter-key to 0 and repeats to 2 as a default for all devices I add to my setups and only adjust if something doesn't work properly (rare). I have not had any responsiveness issues with this strategy and only rarely have operational issues that require additional adjustments. I've never had to raise the repeats back up to three... occasionally still need to drop the repeats to 1 when a command registers too many times on a device (most often seen as skipping over items when negotiating a menu or guide). A very few devices have required the inter-key to be raised to 100ms, but nothing any higher.
Thanks for the info. I already have my inter-key delay to 0. I don't mind whatever the inter-device delays are, it's set for 500ms. My TV's power on delay is 10000ms, that's how long it takes until the TV will respond to an input change.

It was just the lag of using the remote with my DirecTV receiver that was annoying. Multiple button presses would stack up in a que. Meanwhile the que would slowly empty while each key press took 1 second or so. One of these days I need to set up my IR repeater and put the outputs right over each device. Then maybe I'll put the repeat to 0.
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This is great information thanks!
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It's amazing what google finds for me I've had the Harmony 700 for about 6yrs now and it's always lagging. Sometimes I find I hit a button and it doesn't do anything. I'll have to check out the settings when I get home. Hopefully this old thread does the trick for me

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Hello everybody!

I have bought myself a Logitech Harmony 350 remote controll. I have set my NEI TV using my original remote. My problem is that it changes the programs veeeery slow. If i press the original remote five times channel up, it changes them almost instantly. If i press five times channel up on the harmony, it will take one second between EVERY program changed, so in total 5-6 seconds for the changes to be made. I have read and tried to set about the "device command repeats". It was by default set at 3. I set it to 2, to 1, to 0... But this setting is like non existent. The lag is exactly the same.

This is exactly what happens if i press the volume buttons, or the number buttons. If i press 114, it will take 3 seconds to dial it in with the harmony. On the original, is an instant input.

If i press on source, the source list is poping on my screen. From the first to the last option, pressing down, will take 10 seconds with my harmony.

I then changed the inter-key delay for my TV to 100, then to 0. Then i have changed inter-device delay to 100 ms. Nothing seems to affect the delay of the Harmony remote, witch remains constant at about one second per click.

Could there be a bug in the software? Or why does this number changes don't affect the way the remote is controlling my tv?
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I also have the problem with slow response times on multiple devices compared to the original remotes. None of the OP suggestions worked. I had the 880 and 890 Pro and they both don't have this problem on either IR or RF.

Also, I have a problem with the 900 not responding to my TV on the first try, like when I press the volume button. Often the second try works. This is a problem because the remote's activity doesn't always turn off my TV. 50% of the time I have to shut off the TV using help or manually. I suspect maybe ARC or CEC is conflicting with the shut down procedure. As for the slow response time, I have no clue why the original remote is faster.
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