Magic Remote for 2012 Smart TVs
- For Select 2012 Smart TVs, See List Below
- Gesture: Recent, Flashback
- Motion: Point, click, drag and drop
- Wheel: Page scrolling
Rated 2.7 out of 5 by 11 reviewers.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Greeneyes My least favorite remote of all time! I absolutely detest this remote. It is very smooth to the touch but that combined with the highly sculpted triangular structure means it doesn't stay put. In fact, it only rests on it's side so one must physically pick it up to use it. It slides out of sight constantly and when it is moved in even the slightest way, the pointer appears on screen. Yes, as others have noted, it is a cat magnet because of that constantly appearing and wandering pointer. The pointer fades out so quickly that after just a few seconds it is gone and you must then shake the remote to get it back. Even worse, many times I am pointing the remote at a 90 degree angle AWAY from the TV. Why, I have no idea and it's quite a struggle to get it back to a usable position. The pointer is so difficult to use that doing a search is a 3 minute operation most times. I find myself constantly pressing the Mute button instead of the Wheel. The navigation buttons just don't seem to work. I have no idea what the issue there is but it all adds up to a totally frustrating experience. I'm REALLY HOPING I can find a replacement that will work with my LG TV. Oh, and the "Recommendation" reason for the purchase refers to the salesman at the store. Also note that the remote came with the TV and the TV was the primary purchase. Had I known at the time of purchase that this remote would be so very difficult to use, I most definitely would have made a different TV choice! December 21, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by doods2213 needs improvement I expected something more on this remote.but nothing very frustrating. December 14, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by TJ D. LG Mouse Remote I would not recommend the mouse remote control. Its difficult to use and the wheel on my first one broke just by pushing the button. The concept is cool, but the actual product is not practical. September 1, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by jj87 Can't use without battery case If you have pets, they may try to jump on the screen to get the cursor which is a little annoying. The battery closure broke off and now I can't use the remote unless I hold the battery case closed with one hand and shake the remote in my other hand. Very frustrating August 31, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by MereJoy expected more I expected more from this device.The main purpose I bought it was for quickness when typing in searches, however I found when I try to use this device to search a show to schedule to record the device does not work in that screen. June 29, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Tone Getting better! Thanks! I enjoy the value as well as the features on LG products... July 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by New Smart TV owner It's like a Wii The remote is really cool. It's versatile and quick. May 20, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Rescue25 Well the functions are fair but... Here is my biggest complaint it's design is smooth in you hand but as mentioned befor the accuracy of the pointer is fair but when I connect a keyboard and mouse to the set it has much better control over the pointer than the remote does. And it's stability for staying on the arm of a chair or tv tray just out right stinks. The least little bump send the remot rolling off of what ever it was set on and falls to the floor and I have to go hunting for it. If it were not for the need to have it turn off and on I get better functionality out of my older iPhone app and my iPad harmony app to run this set. Every Time I turn around I am huntin for this remote. January 23, 2013
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