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Overview: Harmony Touch is an activity-based Infrared (IR)
universal remote control. Using the myharmony.com web-based setup, you can
control up to 15 different devices. Using its Smart State technology, the
Harmony Touch keeps track of the devices it controls, which allows it to always
know which devices are on and off, and what input each device is currently set
to. The Harmony Touch Universal Remote brings the flexibility and convenience of
touch screen controls to your home entertainment system.
the website where you configure the Harmony Touch. By connecting the Harmony
Touch to your Mac or Windows computer and following the instructions at
myharmony.com, you can enter your device information, create activities and
choose your favorites. With this information, myharmony.com will configure your
Harmony Touch to control your entertainment system. Your can return to
myharmony.com any time to update your configuration, although many settings can
also be maintained directly on Harmony Touch as well. The myharmony.com website
has a database of over 225,000 electronic devices from over 5,000 manufacturers.
Your computer will need to meet the following system requirements:
- Windows-based PC:
- Microsoft Windows 8 (32/64-bit), 7 (32/64-bit), Vista (32-bit) or XP
- USB type-A port
- Internet access (Internet Explorer 8+, Chrome 16+, Firefox 11+)
- Intel-based Mac Computer:
- Macintosh OS X 10.5 or later
- USB type-A port
- Internet access (Firefox 11+, Safari 4+)
Note: The Harmony Touch must be docked in the included docking
station and connected to your Windows or Mac computer with the included USB
cable to setup the remote through the myharmony.com website.
Learning Function: In addition to the devices which can be
entered using the web interface, this remote can also learn most functions of
other infrared remotes.
Full-Color Touchscreen: The Harmony Touch's 2.4" full-color
touchscreen gives you easy swipe (up/down/left/right) and tap control of the
remote's commands and activities. The numeric keypad is now located on the
Ergonomic Design: The sculpted backlit buttons allow you to easily
operate the remote in the dark, while its ergonomic design allows the unit to
fit comfortably in your hand.
Activities: The Harmony Touch uses Activity Control to give you
one-touch control of your entertainment system. You can use one of the
touchscreen's 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.
Favorites: Favorites are your favorite TV channels. Using the
myharmony.com website you can select up to 50 favorite channels to display on
the remote. Selecting a favorite channel will start your "Watch TV" activity, if
it's not already started, and tune directly to that channel. Using the
touchscreen, you can add, remove and reorder your favorite channels right on the
Help: If you have a problem completing an activity function,
the help button will guide you through the fix using the interactive multi-color
System Off: One push of the off button turns off all the
equipment in your system.
Lithium-Ion Battery/Recharging Docking Station: The Harmony
Touch includes an integrated rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, which provides up
to a one-week charge under normal use. The remote comes with a docking station
and AC power adapter that keeps the remote fully charged.