How to choose a universal remote control? Compare and find the best
These days a universal remote control is something every household needs to buy at least once. Universal remote controls allow you to access all of your TVs functions from one easy to use place. All your home entertainment devices can be accessed and changed from wherever you are in your home.
How does a universal remote control work?
So how do they work? Most state of the art universal remote controls feature a new design of receiver. This receiver converts the RF signals (which are sent out by the remote) into IR and Bluetooth commands which your devices respond to, so that you can have control of all your devices no matter what type of signal they use. You can use the remote to access more than just your TV as well: these remotes will work with HiFi players, games consoles and even speaker systems and mobile media devices. In addition to letting you access many devices from one remote, these products also work through walls and cabinets, so that you can access everything wherever you are in the house. They’re great for putting music on, turning products on so they are ready for you and turning things off when you’ve accidentally left them on in another room!
Best universal remote control brands
The next part of this guide will discuss the best brands of universal remote control out there. It will help you to choose between the wide range of devices on the market and will give you advice about universal remotes in various price ranges, to ensure that you can get the best product within your budget. There are several brands out there offering these remotes, and this part of the guide will look at the advantages and disadvantages of each, helping you to make the right choice.
Replacing a remote control
Following this, the guide will make a digression to discuss another kind of remote control: the replacement. You’re bound to lose your at least one of your remotes at some time. There are many manufacturers who specialize in replacement remotes so that you can still use your media devices with ease, and this part of the guide will discuss the replacement remote controls out there that you might want to choose from.
Where to buy a universal remote control?
Finally, the guide will turn to a discussion of where you should consider buying your remote controls from. There are various vendors out there competing for your business and this part of the guide will help you get the best value for money on a new remote control, whether you want a state of the art universal remote or just a replacement remote for your TV.