Control Almost Everything With a Logitech, LG or Sky Remote Control
Remotes let you command and control many different electronics in your home, and universal options, like Logitech, LG and Sky remotes, help consolidate command functions into a single device. While most are capable of controlling your television, DVD player, Blu-ray player and satellite or cable box, many also offer intuitive and integrated controls over home lighting, alarm systems, blinds, music players and locks. Some TV remotes also feature plug-and-play options that make them compatible with Mac and PC programs such as KeyNote and PowerPoint.
Depending on your needs, you may want a branded remote or a multibrand option. Multibrand universal remotes often feature pre-programmed codes for many different types of electronics and brands. This type of TV remote controls most basic functions, but may not let you use specialised features the way a brand remote would.
Many universal remotes let you command multiple electronics at the same time with the push of one button. For instance, you may program your Sky remote so that it turns on your cable box and TV at the same time when you push the "Watch TV" button. Some remotes also let you customise the button layouts. Those with LCD touchscreens may boast customisable icons as well. There are also TV remote options that operate via sensors or schedules.
The range of each remote varies, with most operating up to 10 to 15 metres away from the device they are controlling. Some feature technology that lets them control your electronics through walls and closed cabinets as well. When using an LG, Kensington or Sky remote control for you locks, lighting and home alarm system, consider an option that works with your smartphone or operates even when you're away from home.
Keeping your remote operational may mean replacing the batteries, but some options come with USB chargers or dock-style charging stations. These TV remote controls feature rechargeable batteries. Some plug-and-play varieties that are compatible with computers feature USB receivers. When plugged into a computer for a presentation, the battery is automatically deactivated as a way of saving its energy.
Whether you're controlling your TV, Blu-ray player, locks or lights, turn to a Logitech, Apple or Sky remote from our selection.