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    Why Every Remote Control Sucks (and how to fix it)


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    He must have the crappy Spectrum cable box. They installed two types of boxes in our 100+ properties at work. The smaller boxes (can't recall the name ATM) have a horrible range both distance and side to side. Any more than 25 degrees off dead on and it won't pick up the remote. The other style boxes I can hide behind the tv with no IR extender.

    Also, as much as I LOVE my TCL Roku tv, the roku IR remote that came with it sucks. I ordered another remote For a Roku Ultra with RF, voice commands, etc that's much better and works great with the TV.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PorkChopSandwiches View Post
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    The cut there makes me think he was just pulling our legs with that

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pony View Post
    He must have the crappy Spectrum cable box. They installed two types of boxes in our 100+ properties at work. The smaller boxes (can't recall the name ATM) have a horrible range both distance and side to side. Any more than 25 degrees off dead on and it won't pick up the remote. The other style boxes I can hide behind the tv with no IR extender.

    Also, as much as I LOVE my TCL Roku tv, the roku IR remote that came with it sucks. I ordered another remote For a Roku Ultra with RF, voice commands, etc that's much better and works great with the TV.
    The remote does suck, also what they cal 4k is a joke






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    Quote Originally Posted by Godfather View Post
    The cut there makes me think he was just pulling our legs with that
    I figured






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    Quote Originally Posted by PorkChopSandwiches View Post
    The remote does suck, also what they cal 4k is a joke
    Honestly between my eyesight and my poor internet speed here on the island where the tv is I really haven't tried any 4k content.

    For a cheap tv though I really am impressed with the features it has. The guide for antenna tv is awesome and the ability to use the usb port for either video on a hard drive or to pause and rewind live antenna tv to a thumb drive is very innovative. The internal tuner is better than most and picture quality is very good for the price point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pony View Post
    Honestly between my eyesight and my poor internet speed here on the island where the tv is I really haven't tried any 4k content.

    For a cheap tv though I really am impressed with the features it has. The guide for antenna tv is awesome and the ability to use the usb port for either video on a hard drive or to pause and rewind live antenna tv to a thumb drive is very innovative. The internal tuner is better than most and picture quality is very good for the price point.
    For the price you're right. I just dont know how they call it 4k. My 1080 samsung has better picture quality and its at least 6 years old






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