Logitech Harmony 650 Color Screen Infrared Universal Remote

Last updated: January 26, 2023


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Product Details

In our analysis of 21 expert reviews, the Logitech Harmony 650 Color Screen Infrared Universal Remote placed 7th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Replaces up to 5 other remotes, reducing complexity and clutter in your living room. Supports 5000+ brands, including devices you own today and add tomorrow. Simple online setup using your PC, live customer support available. Bright color screen shows your favorite-channel icons plus commands for easy navigation. One-click activity buttons like “Watch a DVD” automatically switch the right devices to the right settings.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Easily the best universal remote on the market right now. User-friendly controls and consistent performance separate it from the pack.
Supports over 6000 brands. One-click activity buttons. Versatile enough to replace 5 remotes.
Comprehensive device database. Good ergonomics. Colour screen.
The ergonomic shape feels as if the remote was molded to fit your hand perfectly. Color LCD screen surrounded by five contextual buttons. Web programmable via Windows or Mac PCs. Excellent button layout and overall design. Supports custom sequences/macros.
Powerful universal remote with great ergonomics; color LCD screen surrounded by five contextual buttons; Web programmable via Windows or Mac PCs; excellent button layout and overall design; supports custom sequences/macros.
- CNET
Intuitive design. (Relatively) affordable. Extensive device database.

What reviewers didn't like

It may take you a while to figure out how to correctly program the remote.
Online setup required.
Only five devices allowed. Setup demands patience.
Logitech should have allowed more than five devices to be programmed. Requires Internet-connected PC to program. Adding favorite channel icons is a bit more difficult than it should be. An additional $20 gets you the step-up model rechargeable batteries. Not rechargeable. No RF features. Not compatible with Bluetooth-based products.
Only controls five devices; requires Internet-connected PC to program; adding favorite channel icons is a bit more difficult than it should be; an additional $20 gets you the step-up model rechargeable batteries.
- CNET
Five device cap. Dimly illuminated buttons. No recharging circuitry.
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