Welcome! Log in or Register

One for All 5 Digital URC 7556

  • image
£29.70 Best Offer by: amazon.co.uk marketplace See more offers
1 Review
  • Reliability
  • Write a review >
    How do you rate the product overall? Rate it out of five by clicking on one of the hearts.
    What are the advantages and disadvantages? Use up to 10 bullet points.
    Write your reviews in your own words. 250 to 500 words
    Number of words:
    Write a concise and readable conclusion. The conclusion is also the title of the review.
    Number of words:
    Write your email adress here Write your email adress

    Your dooyooMiles Miles

    1 Review
    Sort by:
    • More +
      05.08.2008 12:30
      2 Comments

      Advantages

      • Reliability

      Disadvantages

      A great remote, keeps things simple and works!

      All too often I have tried to replace my myriad of remote controls with an uber expensive all-in-one remote. I have tried the touch screen type and even the Harmony remotes. Yes, they are good, but overly complicated a lot of the time. When it comes to general family use too, it is important to have something easy to use.

      The URC 7556 claims to control every device on the market by using preset codes to access the right piece of equipment. Up to five pieces of equipment can be assigned to the remote and I have to say it is really really easy to set up. You simply push the device button (eg. SAT), then hold the Magic button for a few seconds, then key in the code from the supplied table. You then try to power on/off the device, if it works you have done it. If it doesn't you try another code. Simple as that!

      I set up a Samsung TV, Amstrad Satellite box and an Onkyo receiver in about two minutes, all working fine. To control each device you simply push one of the five buttons on the top section of the remote. Another nice feature for Sky users, you have the red, green, yellow, blue, guide and backup buttons. This might not sound like much, but even some expensive remotes don't have these.

      The only negatives I can think of is that the glossy black finish picks up fingerprints really easily and the buttons feel a little slippery. If fingerprints bother you, go for the silver version of this. Other than that, this is superb value for money.

      Comments

      Login or register to add comments