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Exclusive: First Look at Universal Remote Control’s MX-810
The $399 MX-810 Pro Wizard remote can command up to 24 activities for 24 different devices.
URC MX-810 remote
Universal Remote Control’s MX-810 Pro Wizard remote. Photo: Tony Scarpetta
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June 15, 2007 by Rachel Cericola

Nobody can beat this wiz — Universal Remote Control’s MX-810 Pro Wizard Remote.

Designed for whole-house or single-room use, this unit has a nice, bright, color LCD that can be customized for instant access of your favorite channels or functions, depending on what you’re listening to or watching.

It’s also as easy to program as it is to use. Using the mighty power of any PC and an onscreen programming wizard, your installer can add funky graphics and functions in a matter of minutes. You can even provide your installer with your unique images to incorporate.

With 32MB of memory, the MX-810 can control up to 24 activities for each of 24 different devices programmed into eight LCD pages.

Cost is $399, available through authorized URC dealers beginning in July. Here are some more specs to check out about this remote:

  • 44 hard buttons
  • RF (with base station) and IR capable
  • 50 to 100-foot range
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery power
  • Easy buttons include DVD, DVR, favorites, All On/Off
  • Dimensions of 8 x 2.25 x 1.25 inches
  • Weight of 6.9 ounces

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Rachel Cericola - Contributing Writer
Over the past 15 years, Rachel Cericola has covered entertainment, web and technology trends. Check her out at www.rachelcericola.com.

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