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iPhone IR remotes compared

Price when rated: $70

Pros

  • Good brand database
  • Macro feature

Cons

  • Creating remotes is a complicated process
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Price when rated: $70

Pros

  • Good selection of brands and device codes
  • Reasonably easy to create a remote

Cons

  • Dongle sometimes reluctant to accept codes
  • Macro delay feature needs work
  • Can't label buttons
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Price when rated: $60

Pros

  • Relatively easy to create simple remotes
  • Can control some functions with gestures

Cons

  • Can't edit templates
  • Won't learn all remotes
  • Not compatible with iPhone 4
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Price when rated: $80

Pros

  • Supports macro buttons

Cons

  • Smaller brand database than competing products
  • Limited templates
  • No device codes
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Price when rated: $50

Pros

  • Configurable interface
  • Macro feature works well

Cons

  • Learning remote only
  • Complicated configuration
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