Picks and Pans Review: Remote

updated 11/19/1984 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/19/1984 AT 01:00 AM EST

Most VCRs come with remote controls. Some are better than others. Some require a wire, others don't. Some let you change the channel on the VCR, others don't. RCA has come out with a remote-control box with enough buttons to run a space shuttle; it controls both the TV and the VCR. Remember: The more you use your remote control, the more getting-up-to-change-the-channel exercise you'll miss and the more you'll have to jog to stay in shape.

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