5 Remote Controls for Your Home Theater
By Robert Archer
Remote controls can make or break a system. Here are five remotes for your home theater.
You've installed the latest audio system complete with Dolby TrueHD, DTS Master Audio and 7.2 channels of sound.
You've augmented the audio with the latest Blu-ray player, 1080p projector, constant height curved screen and anamorphic lens.
The only thing left is the remote control, which may be the most important part of the system. The choice of remotes, and the skill level of the programmer, can make or break a system.
According to the CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis, the five most popular remote control brands are: Universal Remote Control, Crestron, RTI, Control4 and Logitech.
Here are 5 Remote Controls for Your Next Install.
Universal Remote Control MX-5000
The MX-5000 is Universal Remote Control's (URC) latest remote control, and it can be used for a variety of applications.
Features include: a 2.7-inch LCD color touchscreen, B and G wireless capabilities, narrow band RF and IR and tactile user feedback.
The MT-1000C provides tactile push-button and touchpanel control capabilities with 16-bit color graphics and WAV audio file playback.
The remote also includes a 3.8-inch active matrix display, a five-way thumbpad, RF control capabilities that operate up to 100 feet and a rechargeable lithium ion battery.
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