You’re probably familiar with the phenomenon of remote control button icons that are supposedly designed to tell you exactly what the button does... but end up being as clear as mud. Well, we’ve picked three of the more interesting ones – just for you to decipher! From the choices provided, pick the answer that you believe is correct for each of the three symbols.
Drum roll, please! Remote Central and AVsmarts.com are
pleased to announce the following randomly selected winners:
P. K. from Indiana, USA now has big screen entertainment in a ready-to-wear format! That's because he's won our grand prize this month, the third-generation $599 Sony Glasstron PLM-A35 Personal Theater System. It recreates a 52" television set when viewed from a distance of six and a half feet. All of this comes courtesy of twin 0.55" advanced liquid crystal displays, each with an impressive 180,000 pixels (800x225 resolution). The Glasstron even includes attached in-ear earphones, S-Video input, rechargeable Infolithium battery pack and AC adapter.
J. L. from Illinois, USA has won our second place prize, the $499 Samsung DVD-N2000, is one of the first DVD players to incorporate the NUON media processor. This technology allows you to enjoy enhanced DVD movies, "watch" your audio CD or HDCDs, or even play 3D video games right on the unit! DVD playback enhancements include MediaMacro zoom, pan and strobe, exceptionally smooth FineMotion shuttle, ActionCapture split-screen and SmartMatrix menus. The DVD-N2000 features component video output, front panel jog/shuttle dial, gold headphone jack, integrated Dolby Digital decoder, DTS compatible digital outputs, 10-bit video DAC, 96kHz/24 bit audio D/A converter and comes complete with both a universal joystick remote control and gamepad.
R. L. from Alberta, Canada has won a $199 Crisp Solutions UCommand 616, just released during November. The UC616 is a hot 10-device learning touchscreen remote featuring 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. Want detailed information on this great new product? Check out our complete review!
Continuing on with the touchscreen remote control theme, B. S. from Tennessee, USA has won our second place prize this month, the very popular Sony RM-AV2100. With its huge blue-backlit LCD touchscreen, capability to control up to 12 devices, 15 macros, full learning on every button, adjustable button macros and a host of other user-friendly features, the RM-AV2100 is one of the best remotes available for $179. Want even more information? Read our full review!
A. B. from California, USA has won a $129 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 details.
Finally, J. C. from Florida, USA has won the innovative Fobis Technologies Weemote kids' remote control. The 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 full review for more information.
All winners have already been contacted by email and informed of their prizes.
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