Amazon Echo Dot + Logitech Harmony Hub.. Great combination - £94 @ Amazon
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Amazon Echo Dot + Logitech Harmony Hub.. Great combination - £94 @ Amazon

£94£149.98 37% Amazon Deals
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Edited by:"LiTtLE_DeE"Found 24th Nov 2017
Now imo this is the perfect product combo....I bought the Logitech hub with a Companion Remote awhile back but find I don't hardly even use the remote now...It's much easier to say "Alexa turn on TV"


  • This bundle includes the Echo Dot (2nd Generation) in black and the Logitech Harmony Hub so that you can control your Harmony Smart Home set up using your voice
  • Amazon Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, provide information, read the news, set alarms and more
  • Connects to speakers or headphones through Bluetooth or 3.5 mm stereo cable to play music from Amazon Music, Spotify and TuneIn
  • Controls lights, switches, thermostats and more with compatible connected devices from WeMo, Philips Hue, Hive, Netatmo, Nest, tado° and others
  • Hears you from across the room with 7 microphones for far-field hands-free voice control, even in noisy environments or while playing music
  • Includes a built-in speaker so it can work on its own as a smart alarm clock in the bedroom, an assistant in the kitchen, or anywhere you might want a voice-controlled device
  • Always getting smarter - Alexa updates through the cloud automatically and is continually learning, adding new features and skills
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If I had an Echo and a Google Home mini in different rooms, could they control their own harmony hub in that room if I had more than one in the house or will it get confused and send commands to the wrong hub?

As I understand it, Google home nor Alexa can control more than one at a time, which isn't so smart after all if you have more than one hub + home/alexa in your house.
Edited by: "tjc2005" 24th Nov 2017
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tjc200525 m ago

If I had an Echo and a Google Home mini in different rooms, could they …If I had an Echo and a Google Home mini in different rooms, could they control their own harmony hub in that room if I had more than one in the house or will it get confused and send commands to the wrong hub?As I understand it, Google home nor Alexa can control more than one at a time, which isn't so smart after all if you have more than one hub + home/alexa in your house.


I cant speak for Google home as I don't have one....I personally use mutli-room Echo Dot s with two Logitech Hubs (Bedroom + Living Room). I use an app called "Yonomi" to link both Hubs to Alexa. That way I can access all the devices connected to both hubs from any Echo dot. There is no confusion between hubs as long as you nane each device wisely.
Edited by: "LiTtLE_DeE" 24th Nov 2017
LiTtLE_DeE12 m ago

I cant speak for Google home as I don't have one....I personally use …I cant speak for Google home as I don't have one....I personally use mutli-room Echo Dot s with two Logitech Hubs (Bedroom + Living Room). I use an app called "Yonomi" to link both Hubs to Alexa. That way I can access all the devices connected to both hubs from any Echo dot. There is no confusion between hubs as long as you nane each device wisely.


Ah OK I should probably look into that myself then. Thanks.

Ps, forgot to ask. Will Yonomi allow for volume control of the Harmony hub on the other device?
Edited by: "tjc2005" 24th Nov 2017
Do u still need the remote
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tjc20051 h, 7 m ago

Ah OK I should probably look into that myself then. Thanks.Ps, forgot to …Ah OK I should probably look into that myself then. Thanks.Ps, forgot to ask. Will Yonomi allow for volume control of the Harmony hub on the other device?


Yes, volume control is seamless & can be done from either your Alexa/Logitech hub or via Yonomi/Alexa/Logitech hub combo.


brendanhickey5 m ago

Do u still need the remote


Not really, I bought my first hub with a remote.....once I hooked it up to my Smart phone & Alexa, I found that I hardly used it. in fact it's now just sitting on a shelf gathering dust.
Edited by: "LiTtLE_DeE" 24th Nov 2017
Looks like they dropped the TP plug for a tenner with it?
you need a remote with this. its great for turning the tv on but navigating menus, changing volume and channels are all a nightmare with just the echo
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badasschris2 h, 13 m ago

you need a remote with this. its great for turning the tv on but …you need a remote with this. its great for turning the tv on but navigating menus, changing volume and channels are all a nightmare with just the echo


Not really, to change channels, I simply say "Alexa Change TV channel to MTV" & for volume up/down "Alexa increase or decrease the TV volume". It really is that simple. If you need to you can use the smart phone app which is pretty much the same as a Touch remote but I myself have hardly used my actual remote since I bought my first hub.
Edited by: "LiTtLE_DeE" 24th Nov 2017
LiTtLE_DeE51 m ago

Not really, If you need to you can use the smart phone app which is pretty …Not really, If you need to you can use the smart phone app which is pretty much the same as a Touch remote. I myself have hardly used my actual remote since I bought my first hub.


I disagree, i only use my hub to start and stop activities but nothing beats a physical remote for everything else. shouting alexa do xxx is much more hassle than simply pressing a button. same for the app, you have to open it and look at the screen to make sure you're pressing the right thing.
Edited by: "badasschris" 24th Nov 2017
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badasschris6 m ago

I disagree, i only use my hub to start and stop activities but nothing …I disagree, i only use my hub to start and stop activities but nothing beats a physical remote for everything else. shouting alexa do xxx is much more hassle than simply pressing a button. same for the app, you have to open it and look at the screen to make sure your pressing the right thing.


Well as I mentioned in the other thread, I'm severely physically disabled electric wheelchair user suffering from partial paralysis of my Body. Therefore for me & other like myself as well as able bodied people voice control is an absolute God send.
Edited by: "LiTtLE_DeE" 24th Nov 2017
LiTtLE_DeE40 m ago

Well as I mentioned in the other thread, I'm severely physically disabled …Well as I mentioned in the other thread, I'm severely physically disabled electric wheelchair user suffering from partial paralysis of my Body. Therefore for me & other like myself as well as able bodied people voice control is an absolute God send.


apologies, of course in that situation I totally agree. I bought my grandma an echo as she is almost completely blind and she absolutely loves it. I am not saying this is a bad deal just that for most people the addition of a remote that works with it is the best solution.
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badasschris1 h, 49 m ago

apologies, of course in that situation I totally agree. I bought my …apologies, of course in that situation I totally agree. I bought my grandma an echo as she is almost completely blind and she absolutely loves it. I am not saying this is a bad deal just that for most people the addition of a remote that works with it is the best solution.


Cool.... you have a real trendy Gran there, u go girl....lol
If it knows where all the HD channels are then I'm in, can never find Bbc 2 HD
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scottishpunter3 h, 55 m ago

If it knows where all the HD channels are then I'm in, can never find Bbc …If it knows where all the HD channels are then I'm in, can never find Bbc 2 HD


You have 50 "favourite channel" slots in which you can add whatever channels you want. Once added, you can then use voice control to change to any one of your 50 chosen channels, by simply using your wake word "Alexa change TV channel to BBC 2 HD". Providing you have selected BBC 2 HD as one of your favourite channels in your harmony app, your Echo will then change your TV to that channel. Any other channel outside of your chosen 50 favourites, can be changed using voice control by simply saying the channel number instead of the channel name.
Now £89
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mcdexsta18 m ago

Now £89


Thanks for bringing this to my attention...post edited to reflect new price which is STILL a good deal considering the usual price for the hub alone is £99.
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Now that Cyber Monday has passed, the price has increased to £109 if bought as a bundle which is STILL a substantial saving over the normal price £149.98 for both when purchased separately.
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Price reduced again down to £94!!
LiTtLE_DeE24th Nov

I cant speak for Google home as I don't have one....I personally use …I cant speak for Google home as I don't have one....I personally use mutli-room Echo Dot s with two Logitech Hubs (Bedroom + Living Room). I use an app called "Yonomi" to link both Hubs to Alexa. That way I can access all the devices connected to both hubs from any Echo dot. There is no confusion between hubs as long as you nane each device wisely.


Can I please ask what is the difference between using the yonomi app to link logitech harmony with the dot, compared to using the Amazon echo dot app on its own? I think I'm getting the echo and logitech harmony remote with hub for Xmas and just want to get my head around how it works!!

Thanks v. much
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gjc511110 h, 38 m ago

Can I please ask what is the difference between using the yonomi app to …Can I please ask what is the difference between using the yonomi app to link logitech harmony with the dot, compared to using the Amazon echo dot app on its own? I think I'm getting the echo and logitech harmony remote with hub for Xmas and just want to get my head around how it works!! Thanks v. much


The main differences I found was the ability to add routines to your automation but saying that, the latest update in Alexa now has a basic routines feature. Alexa is only able to access a single Logitech hub; this deficiency can be overcome by using Yonomi. With Yonomi you are able to access multiple hubs with Alexa which is useful when you have a multi-room setup. Yonomi is also compatible with devices that Alexa natively is not. For example, Sonos just recently released a Alexa skill for their Speaker range but I've been using Alexa/Yomoni/Harmony hub combo to control my Sonos 5.1 speakers ever since I bought the speaker system last year.
Edited by: "LiTtLE_DeE" 21st Dec 2017
Thanks v. Much for the explanation - I'm sure I've got a lot of experimenting to take place in the coming weeks lol!
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gjc511135 m ago

Thanks v. Much for the explanation - I'm sure I've got a lot of …Thanks v. Much for the explanation - I'm sure I've got a lot of experimenting to take place in the coming weeks lol!



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