Universal Remote Control: The Harmony 650 is a universal IR remote
control which combines up to 8 remotes into 1 simple controller. Control your
TV, cable or satellite box, DVR, Blu-ray player, sound system, and more from
this one remote control.
Simple Setup: The Harmony 650 is programmed by connecting the
universal remote to your laptop or desktop computer using the supplied USB
cable, and downloading the
MyHarmony desktop software. The MyHarmony desktop software will guide you
through entering the manufacturer and model numbers of your home devices so the
Harmony 650 understands how to control them. It then helps you create your Watch
TV Activity (or scene) for one-button control.
Note: The Harmony database has over 270,000 electronic devices from over
System Requirements: In order to use the MyHarmony desktop software
your computer will need to meet the following system requirements:
- Windows-based PC:
- Microsoft Windows 8, 7, Vista
- USB type-A port
- Internet access
- Intel-based Mac Computer:
- Macintosh OS X 10.6 or later
- USB type-A port
- Internet access
Infrared (IR): The Harmony 650 controls your devices using infrared
(IR) light meaning that there must be a direct line of sight between the Harmony
remote and your component's IR eye or external IR receiver. The remote has an IR
transmission range of up to 50'.
Color LCD: The Harmony 650 features a 1.5" LCD with a
resolution of 128 x 128 pixels and 65,000 colors. See just what you need, like
icons for your favorite channels and the commands you need for the devices
Intuitive Design: Buttons are grouped by how you use them,
shaped so you can feel your way around and backlit so you can navigate your home
entertainment anywhere, even in the dark.
One-Touch Activity Control: The Harmony Touch uses
Activity Control to give you one-touch control of your entertainment system. For
example, you can use one of the Activity buttons to power on your TV, DVD
player, A/V receiver, set all your inputs and even activate play without having
to program time consuming macros. Once all of your equipment is "on", the
buttons on the remote are also automatically configured for the appropriate
operation. There are 3 activity buttons - Watch TV, Watch a Movie, &
Listen to Music. You can also power off all your devices with one button press.
Note: To help keep the Harmony 650 in sync with your devices, avoid
turning your television, set top box, and other devices on and off manually or
by using their original remote control.
Favorite Channels: The Harmony 650 allows you to program
your favorite TV, satellite, and cable stations (up to 23) into the remote's
memory for easier access through its LCD screen a backlit buttons. You can even
store and view station icons.
Button Customization: The Harmony 650 allows you to customize what
each of the physical buttons on the remote do, and each of these customizations
are unique for every Activity. For example; you may want the Channel Up button
to change channels on your set top box when watching TV, but have the Channel Up
button tune to different stations with Listening to Radio using your stereo.
More Controls: With the Harmony 650 universal remote control you can
easily access guides, menus, and recorded programs; as well as control playback,
with dedicated buttons.
Help Button: A designated help button walks you through solutions when
Teach Function: If there's a command on your original remote that
doesn't appear on the Harmony 650 remote, or doesn't work properly, you can use
your original remote to teach the command to the Harmony remote.
Battery Powered: The Harmony 650 universal remote control is powered
by two "AA" batteries (included).