Installation and Setup
Harmony Hub device box will contain a hub, USB cable, a power adaptor, and IR mini blaster.
There is no given power port, but it has a micro-USB socket and a button on the back for pairing the device.
You also have the option to reset it from the button on the back. The wall wart styled external power can be connected via the same micro-USB socket which is used to connect the device with the computer.
People say that the Led given in front distract us while watching tv, but we didn’t face any problems.
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Instead, it shows us the state of the device (about its connectivity and activity) You’ve to connect IR mini blaster to the back of the hub.
Where two external ports are given. It is used to expand the coverage space for IR control devices, and it helps the devices read the signal properly which are behind the doors or in the cabinet. Inside the device, there is 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth which can control PS3 and Wii).
Logitech has done a brilliant job by adding Bluetooth as it’s great for the gamers who are dependent on their Bluetooth gaming consoles. It would have been better if Harmony Hub was able to support RS-232 for double control, or sensors like power or video out.
Presently the facts demonstrate that IR is yet the most genuine universal home theatre control protocol, however, if it were able to control A TiVo or DIRECTV Genie via IP, then this device would be the best one for its users.
Once you have powered on and connected your harmony hub, you can download the app and start the Wi-Fi setup.
Harmony hub works on both IOS and Android devices. For those people who’re using the older IOS version, they should set up the device using a PC.
Open the harmony hub desktop software and make your account. Then, follow the WIFI setup and hub. After you’re done with downloading the application, ensure that Bluetooth is connected on your phone and you’re connected with Wi-Fi.
The Harmony Hub will automatically pair and connect in a few seconds. You can now log in to your Wi-Fi and connect to the hub.
The next stage is for the devices which were not found during this setup process.
Harmony hub spontaneously starts to look for the devices which are connected to Wi-Fi.
You should press the Add Device button which is located on the bottom of your screen, for the devices which are not added automatically.
At this very moment, this Hub found one of the smart locks. Using this Harmony app, you can set up the hub to control this smart lock.
Other brilliant home gadgets Logitech’s hub associates with include some of the best savvy home devices, including Lutron Serena windows shades, Philips smart lights, Honeywell thermostats, an Instron.
If you want to connect other devices, you can just enter the model number of the gadgets. This versatile Harmony app can give you full guidance about how the Harmony hub will work.
If in the case you had a previous Harmony remote and you want your old settings back, this also has a feature by which you can copy the settings from your previous remote.