Logitech just announced the end of the Harmony universal remotes. Not a real surprise for the users, but a shock all the same.
In living rooms, there are quite often a number of electronic devices revolving around the television. A home- cinema system, one or more consoles, a set-top box, not to mention any CD / DVD / Blu-ray players. To control all this, the classics and many remote controls. Some have long adopted a universal remote control. Logitech has been offering its Harmony range for many years. Unfortunately, is the end of today (of production).
Logitech ceases production of its Harmony remote controls
In recent years, Logitech has created many different versions of its Harmony universal remotes. For those of you who don’t know, universal remotes are, as the name suggests, remotes capable of operating a large number of different devices. This is especially handy if you have multiple devices and are tired of juggling different remotes.
The end of an era, certainly
Unfortunately, if you were hoping to see a new Harmony remote hit the market, you’ll be disappointed to learn that it won’t. Logitech has just published a press release on its forum in which the brand explains that it has ceased production of its Harmony remotes.
According to the statement in question: “We have received many questions from our community regarding the future of Harmony and so here is an official update. Although Harmony remotes continue to be available from various retailers, Logitech will no longer manufacture Harmony remotes. ”
The brand specifies, however, that if production is effectively stopped from this day, the existing models will still be maintained. For those who would like to get their hands on a Harmony remote, it is still possible as long as resellers have stocks. In other words, you will have to act quickly, especially if you are looking for a particular model.