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Logitech Harmony 880 remote review and recharger fix

Logitech Harmony 880 remote control

Reviewed by:
Chris Thompson,
Easy to program, customizable, rechargeable

Programmable, learns IR codes, macros, & help all built in

4 of 5

Our Sony multi-function remote was getting old, so we decided to try the Logitech Harmony 880 remote after reading good reviews (note the 880 design is a few years old however). I ordered the remote on eBay in a bulk shipment from China, new refurbished for around $95. It definitely had some quirks we had to work out, the biggest being it wouldn’t charge on its base.

The Fix:
Since we ordered this from China, I figured I should try to fix this myself before sending it back. The remote wouldn’t charge on the base, the connection was flaky and the remote would stop charging after one minute it seemed. Adding weight to the remote to help make the connection didn’t help either. First I tried opening the base up to see if I could raise the connectors. I didn’t get far, there’s no easy way to open the base. Read the rest of this entry »

V-Moda Won’t Honor their Warranty on Vibe Duo Headphones?

V-Moda Vibe Duo Headphones

Reviewed by:
Chris Thompson, .
Seemed good at first, then they broke

Somewhat comfortable and good sound quality but no volume control on remote.

1 of 5

Check out this letter from V-Moda telling me they won’t honor the V-Moda warranty! Mind you, I bought these new on eBay, and my warranty submission was within the specified two year warranty period.

I provided a receipt for my Vibe Duo headphones as their process requested, but apparently they don’t like the vendor I bought them from:

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