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User reviews for the One For All URC-8910 (A/V Producer 8) from One For All.
One For All URC-8910 (A/V Producer 8)
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Average: 4.30/5.00
Median: 4.50/5.00
The A/V Producer 8 is similar to the URC-9910 Home Producer, but without the RF basestation. It features a backlit keypad, macros and learning capabilities.

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Written by B. AN from US.
The reviewer has used this remote control for 1-3 months.
Review 11 made on Monday August 2, 2004 at 8:55 AM.
Strengths:Setup is easy with LCD panel. Great value for the $. Learned all codes it did not have in the code base. Simple to use, but most effective.
Review:I had many universal remotes, from the expensive ones to the simple ones. This one is the best bang for the buck.

I had to replace my Kameleon 6 in 1 when I got a Yamaha RXV750 which the Kameleon could not handle even with upgraded codes. The 8910 worked great out of the box and was much simpler to setup than the Kameleon.

It took me about 2 hours of playing with it to set it up the way I liked. I did not even have to use JP1 to setup everything to my complete satisfaction. I will be getting a JP1 cable just to back it up and play.

It handled my:

Samsung DLT TV
Sony Mega DVD Changer
Yamaha RXV750 Amp
Replay TV 5500
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Written by Chris Watts from Maine, USA.
The reviewer has used this remote control for 1-3 months.
Review 10 made on Sunday August 1, 2004 at 2:57 AM.
Strengths:Very versital, can control anything with IR (even have my air conditioner remote in it!)
Weaknesses:Back light turns off too quickly.
Do I really need to see what code was used to program the TV on the LCD display?
Review:I purchased this today at best buy ( and I am in love with it. It controlls anything I have thrown at it (more programming to fine tune it tomorrow). I reccommend this to anyone:

Technics Receiver
Sanyo TV
Sanyo VCR
Toshiba DVD
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Written by RG from Germany, Europe.
The reviewer has used this remote control for 1-3 months.
Review 9 made on Thursday July 29, 2004 at 11:38 AM.
Strengths:JP1, LCDisplay, Backlighting, great value for money
Weaknesses:Uses four expensive AAA batteries, LCDisplay switches off after a couple of seconds, timer for backlighting not configurable
Review:After reading through several reviews here and on other sites, and comparing several remote controls available here in Germany, I decided the best option would be to buy a JP1 remote from BlueDo in USA. Friends living across the pond ordered it and brought it over when visiting Europe.

Boy, this remote is amazing! I haven't regretted this purchase ever since.

What I have is not a fancy setup, a Samsung 28" TV (with Teletext), Elta DVD/DivX Player, LG VHS VCR, Sony RX88 Combo Audio system and an Onkyo MiniDisc recorder. I just wanted a remote that would replace the 5 different remotes cluttering my living room table. And the 8910 remote meets all my expectations.

The original remotes are all working fine and I captured the codes from them, transferred them to the PC using the JP1 cable, saved the codes there in Excel, and after assigning the learnt codes to buttons, uploaded them again to the 8910. In short, fairly straightforward JP1 procedure.

Only the MiniDisc remote had to be held at an awkward angle, and at some distance, so that its signals could be learnt. But I wouldn't blame the 8910 for that.

Now I am able to control all my 5 devices with one remote, and my wife is very pleased with it too.

The use of 4xAAA batteries is a bother, I agree. In fact the first two sets of batteries I used were spent within ten days, though I confess they were already in use earlier. Now I am using 4xAAA rechargeable NiMH batteries (800 mAh) and they have been running great for two weeks of normal use.

The LCD goes off after a couple of seconds of inactivity. And the backlight cannot be set to be off forever, or timed to turn off earlier. Both these issues irk me, but I can live with them.

All in all, a great remote, a must buy for anyone who is looking for a cheap, easy to use, learning remote and is willing to spend time in the JP1 world.
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Written by Mike from Virginia, USA.
The reviewer has used this remote control for 1-3 months.
Review 8 made on Wednesday December 10, 2003 at 3:11 PM.
Strengths:Learning, key mapping, home theater setting, JP1, plethoral buttons, cheap ($22), not touch-LCD (personal preference)
Weaknesses:Little heavy, doesn't work one device of mine, LCD doesn't stay on (guess that helps keep the batteries alive) and is rather useless
Review:This remote is almost exactly what I was looking for. First, let me say that I have the B02 version of this remote, which has 5 buttons in place of the rocker dish that folks seem to hate so much (I feel lucky!), and red back-light. JP1 pins are still there, though I have not used them yet (and may not - honestly, I can get this remote to do what I need without it and pretty easily).

This remote works well with my JVC RPTV and DVD, Sanyo VCR, and SciAtl cable box. Some keys have been moved to help keep things consistent with onscreen menus. Had to learn direct input selects for my TV. None of the remote codes work with my Yamaha mini component audio system, and I can't get the thing to learn from that remote (yes, the original remote works great). I guess the frequency is too high and it probably wouldn't work with almost any learning remote from this price range. Well, that's OK, I really wanted it for the video components. Contrary to what some folks are saying, most (not all) buttons on this remote can be learned, not just L1-L4. Think the manual points that out.

I should have done more research though. I thought the big advantage with the LCD is it would stay on to indicate the currently-selected component, but it goes out after a few seconds and you have to push a button to get it back on. If you're like me, suffer from short-term memory loss, and have forgotten what was last selected, I guess you'll just have to push that device button to wake the remote up anyway. So the LCD is rather useless to me except to verify the codes as you type them - maybe should have just gotten an 8810. Oh yeah, it has a clock, as if my TV, VCR, and CATV box don't have those already :) Can't schedule macro execution with it though.

Overall, has allowed me to replace 4 other remotes with full functionality at low cost. Even if you're not planning to dive into JP1, you should visit to get some good information on advanced codes (yeah, regular readers here will know that already, that's for the folks that find this through google).
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Written by Robert Rockwell from Pittsburgh.
The reviewer has used this remote control for 1-3 months.
Review 7 made on Friday October 31, 2003 at 12:19 PM.
Strengths:Fabulous design, JP-1 and all that good stuff.
Weaknesses:Unacceptible rocker switch assembly. I am going to have to move at least the horizontal arrows for use with TIVO.
Review:I bought this hoping to replace my clunky Marantz Mark II. I may be very happy once I get around the rocker switch issue. I didn't read the above review comments on this switch assembly first.
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Written by Vladimir Hristov from Montreal, Canada.
The reviewer has used this remote control for 1-3 months.
Review 6 made on Monday October 20, 2003 at 2:08 PM.
Strengths:Good display, oportunity to download new codes (codes that are not in the unit), many buttons, nice lit buttons, learning ability, good instructions on the LCD for programing, ergonomic design etc.
Weaknesses:I don't like the directional pad design (very uncomfortable to operate), 4 AAA batteries (expensive compared to the AA batteries).
Review:I have not used this remote long time but already like it. It has a nice design, all the buttons are programmable (nothing in this world is perfect, so every now & then you find a button that does not correspond to the original remote's button or it is simply missing, that is where come the 4 "L" programmable buttons you could use) and it has a huge library of preset codes. If it happens it does not have a certain code you call customer service and they send it to you by telephone (I think they should put those as .wav files on their site for free download). Talking about that I'd like to complain first you have to pay for the time and then the second person I talked to was very unkind (she behaved as if we were in the army and I was her subbordinate, she might be a dominatrix in her life outside her work as a CS representative but do I care about that?), it took a long time because I have filters on the phone line because of my high speed internet connection over the phone line (check this out if you have to deal with that too), anyway we succeeded to program the remote for my Panasonic DMR-E20 which should not have been a problem at all even with the already preset codes but I changed the original remote to the second option as I bought a Panasonic player about half year ago so they don't mix signals between them.
So that is about it, I would recommend very much this unit especially at that price and enjoy it -:)
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Written by Alric from Wisconsin, USA.
The reviewer has used this remote control for 1-3 months.
Review 5 made on Wednesday July 2, 2003 at 10:29 AM.
Strengths:Can learn Airboard IR keyboard easily. Has JP1. Orange glow.
Weaknesses:The directional pad.
Review:This remote learns Airboard Wireless IR keyboard easily. Coupled with JP1 should be one of the best remotes for controlling a Home Theater Computer (HTPC). I didn't like the D-pad much at first but I am getting use to it. The home theater mode is nice.
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