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Badly designed remote, not user friendly.

Roku remote is worst designed remote I have ever used with any device I have ever had.  Sound control buttons on the side always being pressed and a very small remote. Always hitting sound control when using remote. Remote could be better designed. Purchased a Roku unit will not purchase another just because of the remote. Useless.

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Re: Badly designed remote, not user friendly.

First Roku remote I received with buttons on the side drove me crazy for all of maybe 5 days.  I guess some people are more trainable than others.


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Ultra 4800 | Streaming Stick 4K+ 3821 | TCL Roku TV 43S245/C107X
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Re: Badly designed remote, not user friendly.


NOT a matter of being "trainable" remote control operators: some have large hands & digits. I have medical condition with symptoms affecting areas of motor & sensory. This means I can't feel most buttons, nor hold remote itself easily while pressing side TV keys. I struggle to press buttons with accuracy. And try to avoid accidentally holding TV volume UP or worse: BUMP preset key--abruptly jumps to Netflix midway thru viewing show on channel app. Finding your place isn't always easy.

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