Griffin Beacon Universal Remote Control
Attractive IR transmitter fits anywhere without needing a wall outlet.
Works well, once you've invested a lot of work into setting it up.
Can define your own remotes if you can't find any that work for you.
Pre-defined remotes have minimal buttons, and none of them worked for any of my equipment.
By Expert Reviews on January 14, 2012
An interesting product that falls short due to problems with its learning capability...40
By theglobeandmail.com on December 22, 2011
Universal remotes are destined to become one of the many technological casualties of the smart phone/tablet revolution. Used to be people would spend hundreds of dollars on a device that could control all of their home theatre components. Now...-
By The Gadgeteer on November 11, 2011
helloI recently reviewed my shopping experience at outfitYOURS.com, and I received a Beacon Universal Remote Control System for iOS Devices by Griffin from them. I have spent some time getting the Beacon set up, and let’s just say that experience...-
By Missing Remote on October 31, 2011
The idea of universal remotes is nothing new, as is the idea of interactive smartphones. What has only been done sparingly, and mainly with home theater PC (HTPC) focused consumers in mind, has been the leveraging of your smartphone with your home...-
By TechRadar on October 30, 2011
The Griffin Beacon is a universal remote control app and hardware combo that can be used with a huge number of living-room devices. Instead of an attachment for your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, it works using a separate infrared box which links...60
By Pocket-lint on August 25, 2011
Nice product, but do you really need...70
By Tech Digest on August 17, 2011
The Griffin Beacon is quite the looker. Best described as a similar size to a black Apple TV box with a shiny black pebble placed on top, it'll sit comfortably and stylishly alongside most AV set-ups. Powered by four AA batteries, it syncs with your...80
By tuaw.com on July 14, 2011
Looking beyond the fact that my unit was defective (and will be fixed via app update soon), the Beacon is a pretty good deal at an MSRP of US$79.95. With the ability to control all your AV gear, including an Xbox, I think you'll find there's...-
By Les Numériques on January 18, 2013
L'utilisation d'un smartphone ou d'une tablette en tant que télécommande universelle est un concept séduisant, à condition qu'il surpasse réellement une télécommande classique. Ce n'est pas le cas...40
By computertotaal.nl on May 16, 2012
De Griffin Beacon werkt prima en communiceerde zonder problemen met onze apparatuur. De Dijit-app waarmee u de apparatuur bedient is prettig. Toestellen toevoegen is makkelijk dankzij de prima wizard en u kunt de virtuele afstandsbediening naar smaak...80