It's hard to say which remote is better for you without knowing more about your setup and control needs. The MX-700 can do more than the Harmony (ie: more macros for one), but if you don't need those features, then one of the Harmonys might be a better fit. I would suggest reading the reviews of the Harmony 659 (which is virtually the same in programming as the newer models) and MX-700 on Remote Central. Also, take the Harmony test drive on their website and download the software and programming manual for the MX-700. You can run through all the programming of the MX-700 without even having the remote.
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