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[Best Buy] Logitech Harmony smart control with hub @ 89.99

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[Best Buy] Logitech Harmony smart control with hub @ 89.99

Logitech Harmony Smart Control with hub on sale again.. usually comes once a month. I missed out on the last sale and saw it appear on BB. If anyone else is interested.. Today is the last day for the sale though..
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Oct 21, 2010
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Good deal, but unfortunately, not available for shipping to the country of Quebec.
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Oct 15, 2009
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What's the difference between the Smart Control and the Companion ?
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givememoney wrote:
Sep 19th, 2018 1:40 pm
What's the difference between the Smart Control and the Companion ?
I believe that companion has more programmed buttons on the remote and probably a newer version..
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Nov 12, 2014
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Kingston, ON
The companion has buttons to control smart lights....the smart does not.
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Apr 22, 2009
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I have a question I'm hoping someone can answer...

I see that the remote has 3 activities at the top (Music, TV, Videos). If I am correct, activities are a single button you can press that will trigger a series of signals to turn on/off the required devices and inputs so you can start a specific activity. But what if I want to program more than 3 activities? Can the 4 coloured buttons (red, green, yellow, blue) be programmed as activities thereby bringing the total amount of activities up to 7?

Thanks!
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MegaCreation wrote:
Sep 19th, 2018 2:57 pm
I have a question I'm hoping someone can answer...

I see that the remote has 3 activities at the top (Music, TV, Videos). If I am correct, activities are a single button you can press that will trigger a series of signals to turn on/off the required devices and inputs so you can start a specific activity. But what if I want to program more than 3 activities? Can the 4 coloured buttons (red, green, yellow, blue) be programmed as activities thereby bringing the total amount of activities up to 7?

Thanks!
3 activities on the physical remote, 6 activities in the smartphone app.

“The app features the same activity-based buttons, although you can see all six activities in the smartphone interface.”
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May 6, 2015
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Ontario
MegaCreation wrote:
Sep 19th, 2018 2:57 pm
I have a question I'm hoping someone can answer...

I see that the remote has 3 activities at the top (Music, TV, Videos). If I am correct, activities are a single button you can press that will trigger a series of signals to turn on/off the required devices and inputs so you can start a specific activity. But what if I want to program more than 3 activities? Can the 4 coloured buttons (red, green, yellow, blue) be programmed as activities thereby bringing the total amount of activities up to 7?

Thanks!
You can also configure a long press for those activity buttons. So short press for TV, turns on TV activity, while long press TV could turn on Video Game console activity.
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The remote had 6 Activities - one short press and one long press for each button. In fact, each button on the remote can have a long/short press assignment (except for Off). You can only assign activities to the Activity Buttons, you cannot assign an activity to the coloured buttons. I assign the long press on the red/green to power toggle my TV and cable box in case they get out of sequence.

I think the app can have as many activities as you want - well I don't think you will run out of options.
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Jul 11, 2017
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Can this been used to turn on/off a gas fireplace with factory remote control?
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Sep 4, 2006
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Yes, if it is IR. Ten years ago, I used my Harmony 880 to control my fireplace.

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