jeffrok wrote:Tons of cheaper remotes are not backlit.. especially ones with so few buttons.. in 2018..
CV27 wrote:I believe battery life is the hold back. That argument is debatable though: having backlighting active for a few seconds when you press a 'wake up' button wouldn't drain that much. But that functionality adds cost to the remote, so...
atc98092 wrote:With the extremely low button count on a Roku remote (ignoring the four preset buttons), is it really necessary to be able to see them? I never even look at the remote, going solely by touch and memory.
Besides, with my eyesight, I couldn't read the buttons even if they were backlit unless I grabbed my reading glasses. And I don't keep them with me in bed.