Operate everything in just one remote control! You can control your TV, cable box, DVR, DVD player, sound bar, and streaming devices. There is no need for you to spend your time on looking for the right unit to use on every device. Plus, the uncluttered table is pleasant to the eyes. Spend more time watching your favorite tv series!
#7: RCA RCR504BR
This universal remote has a palm-sized design that makes it more comfortable to hold and use. It can control up to four home theater components. It has a multi-colored and well-spaced button, ideal for people with poor eyesight or senior citizens. It is also of good quality, straightforward installation, and great compatibility. Plus, it offers a limited 90-day warranty for any sudden dysfunction.
#6: Inteset INT-422
This universal remote is pre-programmed for Apple TV, XBox One, Media Center/Kodi, and Roku device codes. It features a full LED backlit buttons if you want your room to be dark while watching a movie. You can also lock the volume in all modes, lock access to the channel changing capability and an ID lock. You can have a worldwide database of devices codes and just search the database for any missing codes. Plus, it has a one-year replacement for defects!
#5: Sony RMVLZ620
This universal remote has a broad range of AV equipment and controls up to 8 AV components that allow you to streamline your entire entertainment system. It can control TV, VCR, and DVD on-screen menu. Plus, it features 12 one-touch system control functions. Of course, it automatically functions well with Sony units. You can also get this remote at a very affordable price!
#4: Harmony Elite
This universal remote is a powerful remote that works with Alexa for voice control. It can control of up to 15 home entertainment and connected home devices. It has a full-color touchscreen with just one tap to control everything. You can customize your activities with the remote or create your own. Plus, it comes with two IR blasters you can position in front of the cabinet doors that keep your gear out of sight!
#3: Harmony Companion
This universal remote also works with Alexa for voice control. It is a two-piece system consisting of a handheld remote and a separate “Hub” that is placed next to the AV components in your system. Its IR emitter, along with the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi radios, is built into the Hub. Its Bluetooth and Wi-Fi let you communicate with and control a number of smart-home systems and devices—either in conjunction with your AV system or strictly by themselves. You can setup on a computer or the available smartphone app – works with over 270,000 devices, including your TV, satellite or cable box, blu-ray player, Apple TV, Roku, Sonos, game consoles, Philips Hue lights, and more!
#2: Harmony 350
This universal remote is for budget-minded people that are tired of having lots of remote controls to use. It can control eight devices. It features one button press that turns on your TV and cable/satellite box with just the right settings. It is compatible with 225,000+ devices and 5,000+ brands, including new devices, added regularly to Harmony’s online database. Plus, the setup is very easy with just connecting the remote to your Internet-connected computer to quickly download commands for all your devices!
#1: Harmony 650
This remote can support up to eight components and relatively the simplest to program with the MyHarmony software that put it at the top of our list for the best universal remotes you can buy. The MyHarmony software will guide you through setting up this remote “in 3 steps.” First, add your devices to using manufacturer and model number of each component. Second, you create your “Activities” which are ways of doing multiple things by pressing a single button. Lastly, you’ll be asked a series of questions and assign your newly created activity to one of the three Activity Buttons on the remote. Good news, it offers 12 languages for the questions!