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Logitech Harmony Ultimate Hub

    Logitech Harmony Ultimate Hub

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    83 Engadget Score
    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
    83

    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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    Engadget Summary

    The Hub is the greatest addition to the Harmony family to date. It's a game changer for the user-programmable remote space, and it's what the Harmony Link should've been. The price isn't crazy, but it's not exactly a great value either. So while we do recommend the Hub to anyone with a compatible smartphone, the solution is far from perfect. First off, we wish it weren't limited to IR and Bluetooth -- but we've been saying that for years. Two-way control options would greatly enhance the user experience, as would a faster and more reliable protocol.

    The other item at the top of our wish list is a documented network API for third parties to interface with the Hub. The included apps are great and all, but there are lots of other solid applications out there that could really enhance our home theater experience, if they only had some control over our living room. This would also make it possible for other home automation controllers to integrate with the equipment. So no, this isn't the home theater control solution we've been dreaming of, but at the very least, it's a big step forward.

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    90
     
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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Form factor
    IR station
    Programmable
    Yes
    Screen size
    2.422

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    83 Engadget Score
    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
    83

    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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    83
     

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    90
    pmviana
    Great with Harmony Touch
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