Today was the 2nd and final day of the Club Pro Championship at Fallen Oak. It was best ball and by invitation only for pros from around the country.
A TV, Roku and now a sound bar means three remotes to control them all and it was becoming a bit of a snafu keeping them all straight. So I added a new toy to my audio/video collection to ease the clutter. I read good things about the Logitech Harmony 650 Remote, which can be programmed to control up to five devices (more if you know how), so I picked one up on sale at Best Buy.
I plugged-in the remote to my laptop using the provided USB cable and went to the Harmony site. The set-up was fairly easy. All devices were in their data base and I added them to the remote using the model numbers. I next created some activities. I just have to press one button to do the following. To watch TV; it now automatically turns on the flat screen and sound bar. For movies; the TV, sound bar and Ruku. I even added a custom activity. To use my computer; the TV, sound bar and proper HDMI input is selected. WOW! So easy and only one remote to deal with.
Then there was this: