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.
Desktop Software 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
Note: The Harmony database has
over 270,000 electronic devices from more than
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 10, 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 does, 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 problems arise.
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).