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URC Empowers Total Control with MX-890 Remote Control

The MX-890 is a fully programmable, customizable remote control that offers a combination of hard and soft keys, and URC says the remote can be paired with one of its base station units to form a powerful control solution that supports communications through walls, windows and other obstacles.


Authorized URC dealers can program the MX-890 universal remote control with the company’s Complete Control Program (CCP) and they can augment the remotes capabilities through the addition of solutions like MRX-1, RFX-250, MRF-350 and MRF-260 RF base station products.

For years the N.Y.-based manufacturer URC has served the custom installation market as a go-to provider of control solutions. The company’s latest product, the new MX-890 universal remote control expands URC’s line of Complete Control solutions, and it can be used for just about any residential control situation.

URC says the versatile MX-890 can support as many as 200 devices and it incorporates a two-inch color LCD screen that can be customized via the company’s Complete Control Program (CCP) with graphics for six buttons per screen to allow a variety of users to comfortably operate the remote on a daily basis.

“URC offers the most comprehensive full-color remote control lineup in the industry,” states Doug Cole, senior vice president and general manager, URC. “The MX-890 was developed as a result of our dealers’ input regarding rounding out the line. With this latest addition to the Complete Control series, our dealers can choose from a variety of full-color remotes that perfectly suit any installation scenario, client need or budget they may encounter.”

The remote can be used for one-way communication in home theaters and media rooms; lighting control and other electronics systems installations. URC points out the MX-890 features a combination of hard and soft keys that allow users fast access to functions such as power, channel up/down and device navigation. The Harrison, N.Y.-based company adds that dealers can also combine the MX-890 with other URC products like its MRX-1, RFX-250, MF-350 and MRF-260 to provide homeowners with a powerful control solution that utilizes IR and RF technologies to support the control of devices through walls and other barriers. 

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Article Topics

Product News · Video · Audio · Home Automation and Control · Universal Remotes · Home Theater · Home Theater · Urc · Universal Remote · All topics

About the Author

Robert Archer, Senior Editor, CE Pro
Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass.

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Posted by Tucker Hass  on  12/21  at  12:56 PM

Why the headline about Total Control when this remote is not a part of the Total Control family?

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