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April 2001's Contest Winners
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Results for the April 2001 "win a MusicStore MS-100 MP3 jukebox, Panasonic GigaRange KX-TG2570S phone, UCommand 616, 525 or 515 remote, Home Theater Master MX-500 or SL-9000 remote, Sony RM-VL900 remote, Sony SB-V40 switcher, Weemote kids' remote or Terk FM-2000 antenna" contest!

66% of all entrants correctly answered the skill testing puzzle.

Puzzle Answer!
It's time to use your powers of observation! By looking at the photo of the new Home Theater Master MX-500 remote control shown on the left, select which of the four infrared light patterns is the one that it created. You'll find more information on the MX-500 in our full review!

Photo A (66.1%)
Photo B (0.7%)
Photo C (31.5%)
Photo D (1.7%)

The Winners!

Drum roll, please! Remote Central and are pleased to announce the following randomly selected winners:

DigMedia MusicStore Our grand prize this April is the unique DigMedia MusicStore MS-100 Combo Pack. The $499.95 MS-100 is an MP3 CD player audio jukebox which can record, store, play and manage up to 200 CDs in MP3 format on an internal 5 gigabyte hard drive. For output, it connects to a conventional receiver, active speakers, or headphones. The supplied software, MusicMatch allows easy management of all MP3 files from the Internet via a USB connection. Music can be stored, organized and played back by artist, genre or mood and can be stored in as many virtual compilations as desired. This combination pack comes complete with the SoulMate, a portable MP3 player that docks conveniently right on the MusicStore! (WINNER: D. S. from Illinois, USA!)

Panasonic GigaRange KX-TG2570 Looking for the ultimate in cordless phone technology? Check out our next prize, the $229.95 Panasonic GigaRange KX-TG2570S cordless phone. Panasonic's GigaRange line of phones utilizes 2.4GHz digital spread spectrum technology for the absolute clearest in reception. The handset features a shockproof and splash-resistant design, up to 8 hours of talk time plus a backlit 3-line LCD display. You also get an all-digital answering machine, Caller ID with 50-name and number memory, a 30-entry phonebook, intercom, full duplex speakerphone, headset jack and a whole lot more. (WINNER: R. M. from California, USA!)

UCommand 616 Our next prize, the $199 Crisp Solutions UCommand 616, is a hot 10-device learning touchscreen remote control. The UC616 features editable LCD buttons - add, remove, resize, move, relabel right on the remote - light sensor, hard button controls, macros, timers and a lot more! Plus it's simple to program with the intuitive design, or you can download Crisp's PC software for even more control. Want detailed information on this great remote control product? You'll want to check out our in-depth review! (WINNER: C. N. from Lancashire, UK!)

Home Theater Master MX-500 This April marks the release of Universal Remote Control Inc.'s latest model, the $189 Home Theater Master MX-500. Be one of the first to get one! The MX-500 is a 10-device all-hard button remote with an LCD screen that contains two pages of customizable labels for 10 hard buttons - each device on the MX-500 can have up to 53 functions! It also features a 5-way joystick, built-in code library, full learning on every key, plenty of macros, a favorite channel section and great backlighting. Sound interesting? Check out our brand new review of this remote for all the exciting details, or visit the forum to talk with others. (WINNER: D. R. from Ohio, USA!)

UCommand 525 Crisp Solutions' latest remote control, the UCommand 525, puts a new spin on their popular UCommand 515 touchscreen model: hard buttons. Although the 525 still includes a beautiful touch-sensitive LCD display, it is also gifted with a number of hard buttons, 7 which are usable for device functions. It's capable of handling 8 devices with up to 28 buttons each and features full learning capabilities, macros on any button, bright blue backlighting, a great ergonomic design, fast operation and much more! One winner will be picking up a UC-525, which has a retail price of $149. (WINNER: J. P. from New Mexico, USA!)

Home Theater Master SL-9000 If you're looking for a hard-buttoned remote control with lots of clout, look no further than Universal Remote Control's $129 Home Theater Master SL-9000. With a total of 55 hard buttons, high-quality ergonomic design, code learning on every key, bright backlighting, macros, punchthroughs and more, the eight-device SL-9000 is up to almost any home theater system challenge. Looking for a little bit more information on the SL-9000? Check out our review or the Home Theater Master chat forum! (WINNER: G. D. from Middlesex, UK!)

UCommand 515 Next, you could win a $119 Crisp Solutions UCommand 515 remote control. The UC515 features a large, backlit LCD touchscreen display with light sensor, macros on any button, control of up to 8 components and much much more! But what's best is that the UCommand is so easy to program - and even easier to use. Be sure to read our full review of this remote for even more in-depth information. (WINNER: L. S. from Ontario, Canada!)

Sony RM-VL900 One of the most popular and economical all hard buttoned remote controls is the Sony RM-VL900. The 8-device, $59.95 RM-VL900 features full learning on every button, 11 macros for system automation, transport and menu controls, plus a great ergonomic design with a glow-in-the-dark keypad. Want more information on this amazingly capable remote? Check out our full review or visit the Sony chat forum to talk with others. (WINNER: B. H. from Wyoming, USA!)

Sony SB-V40 A/V Switcher The compact and easy-to-use $54.99 Sony SB-V40 audio/video switcher provides four connections with composite video and stereo audio. The passive design means you won't have to worry about a power supply or batteries; a red indicator displays the active input. You'll even find a front-panel mounted headphone jack! A great accessory item for game console systems. (WINNER: P. C. from Washington, USA!)

Weemote Have children? Then you'll want to take a look at the innovative Fobis Technologies Weemote kids' remote control. The $29.95 Weemote is an easy-to-use, durable remote designed expressly for children ages 3 to 8 -- it features five favorite channel macros, parental control, a hidden setup panel and can operate your TV, cable box or satellite receiver. But what's more, think of the Weemote as a perfect decoy for your expensive universal! Check our complete review for more information. (WINNER: B. P. from New Jersey, USA!)

Terk FM-2000 Two winners will receive the Terk FM-2000 FM stereo antenna, which provides a significant improvement in signal quality over old-fashioned folded-wire dipole antennas. The $11.95 FM-2000 features the exclusive "Gamma Loop" technology which allows for the clear reception of FM signals in any environment. It's also two antennas in one - lay it horizontally and it becomes highly directional, sensitive to more distant radio stations. (WINNER: S. D. from California, USA and T. P. from Michigan, USA!)

All winners have already been contacted by email and informed of their prizes.

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