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Win HOW TO - Configure a Logitech Harmony Remote for Kodi
(2019-05-01, 14:15)Warner306 Wrote: I'm not familiar with the 350, but I would assume those are activity buttons. I don't think any Harmony remote limits you to one activity.
As I understand it (I don't own one, I've read reviews and steered clear) the 350 is much more limited than any other Harmony.  You only get one activity and no screen.
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Correct me if I'm wrong.
From what I understand (not having used 350 or 650 yet), tiny screen on 650 is only good for visual confirmation of the activity that you are in, and details of this activity (that you already know because you put it in there).  It is also good for increasing the remote size and battery consumption Smile.
Though there are 4 more buttons on 650 - those on the left and right of the screen - that you can use for some single commands.

By what Amazon reviews are saying, 350 has only one activity - the button called Watch TV, the details of this activity can be programmed. Other 4 buttons - DVD, Cable etc - I "think" they are just single-command buttons.
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The screens are useful because you can stick unlimited custom commands on them.  Apart from the 350 all the IR-based Harmonies have pretty much identical functions.  They use the same database, can program multiple activities, have different forms, some have colour screens / touchscreens, wildly different battery life, but they all do the same thing.

Edit: maybe this will help...
350 vs 650
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(2019-05-01, 20:42)trogggy Wrote: The screens are useful because you can stick unlimited custom commands on them. 

I thought that screen just shows the mode you are in - if this is an activity, then it shows activity and its components.  You can switch between the activities with tiny navigation arrows under the screen, and/or add any command to any of your activities.

On 350 you can also add commands to your activity, I don't see why they can't be custom if you've added keyboard as one of the devices. There is only one activity so you don't need the screen to tell you what activity you are in.

Unless I'm missing something (which is possible, because I don't have 350 or 650).
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(2019-05-01, 21:04)Alex K Wrote: I thought that screen just shows the mode you are in - if this is an activity, then it shows activity and its components.  You can switch between the activities with tiny navigation arrows under the screen, and/or add any command to any of your activities.

On 350 you can also add commands to your activity, I don't see why they can't be custom if you've added keyboard as one of the devices. There is only one activity so you don't need the screen to tell you what activity you are in.

Unless I'm missing something (which is possible, because I don't have 350 or 650). 
On the 650 the screen will show the different activities you've programmed.  That's before you switch on.
When you press a button to enter an activity the screen changes to show the custom commands (if any) you've set within that activity.  If you want to change to a new activity you press the activities button and they appear on the screen again; if you want to control a device press that button and your devices appear on the screen.
Custom conmmands are a lot easier to follow if they're named on a screen - rather than being linked to a button you have to remember.
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Reviews confirm that 350 has one activity that can be programmed. Other 4 buttons on top are single-command, ex. you press DVD and then more buttons to change the TV input etc.  There is no backlight on 350 - not that I need one. Too small print to read the buttons, even with backlight.

From the review 2017:
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...it only supports one "activity." That means that one button will:
* Turn on the TV.
* Turn on the soundbar.
* Change the TV to the correct HDMI port.
I'm now ready to watch streaming TV, via YouTube TV (although you need a smartphone or tablet to control the YouTube TV).
BUT, if I want to watch a Blu-ray, I have to press the Blu-ray (DVD) button, press Input, press the left arrow button and press OK -- it then changes to the correct HDMI port.
So just make sure you only need one "activity" which can include many, many things. But still, it's only one activity.
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So I added according to the guide - I have an old Logitech Harmony remote (Model number One?) and an Intel NUC5i5RYK with Kodi on Linux.

When I select my activity - Watch NUC - no options appear on the Remote and I must go to devices -> Microsoft Media Centre before it does anything??

Also, OK button does not do anything?

Any help appreciated.
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Did you set up the activity with customized button mapping in the Harmony software?
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I am trying to use a logitech harmony remote with my coreelec device. I connected it via Bluetooth. Everything works out of the box except the power on and off. I taught ir power toggle command from original remote to the power on and off buttons on harmony now. This seems to work. But is it possible to allocate 2 different commands for power on and off?
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Instead of having the Harmony automatically send a power command, you can have it send specific key commands at the start of the activity and when the activity finishes. The way this is done depends on which version of the Harmony software you are using.
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