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Sony HDRAS15 Sports Action Camcorder with Full HD and Wi-Fi - Black
Sony HDRAS15 Sports Action Camcorder with Full HD and Wi-Fi - Black
Offered by soteluk
Price: 176.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quality results and a lot of fun, 16 Aug 2013
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There is no doubt that this is well designed for the job in-hand, ie an action cam. The buttons and menu are not immediately user friendly, but you can very quickly get the hang of what is quite a simple set of functions. Simple but they work well and the results are of satisfying quality.
Two things to be aware of:
1) Mounting the action cam is a challenge. For cycling it works well strapped to the top of my helmet but you are aware of the extra weight. Be prepared to improvise because the mounting hardware is simple, effective but not very flexible. A tripod mount sounds attractive but can be wobbly under action unless you have a very firm clamp arrangement.
2) You will suffer from condensation inside the sealed housing. Anti-fog paper is expensive. Try silica gel sachets as an alternative.
If you are prepared to fiddle and improvise with the mounting arrangements then you will not be disappointed by this device. Buy and enjoy. It may even motivate you to do more of what you enjoy.


Sony VCT-GM1 Headmount Kit for Action Camera
Sony VCT-GM1 Headmount Kit for Action Camera
Offered by Foto Palme
Price: 36.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Bulky but effective, 16 Aug 2013
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Wearing this directly on your head means you are acutely aware of the weight of the housing and tightness of the band. But it is well built and, apart from the lack of up/down tilt, it does the job well. You can easily unclip from the headband and attach to something else such as a buoyancy aid strap or waist belt. The clip on mechanism is cleverly designed to be a simple and quick on/off, and very solid when clipped on.
Would I recommend it? Yes, but to get the most out of it be prepared to experiment a bit by clipping onto other things.


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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The future of cycle lighting, 17 May 2013
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The front light is superb. Very nicely engineered in metal alloy it feels slightly heavier than you would expect, but remains compact and fits neatly on the handlebars. Brightness is perfectly adequate for cycling dark country lanes with no street lighting. I rarely use full power, half is all you need. I've not been able to test how long the battery lasts, but charging works well with an LED on the charger which turns green when full charge achieved. In general I find this to be a quality device and happy to recommend.
The rear light is a useful addition but nothing special. Lots of different flash modes and average brightness. Perfectly usable but not up to Cateye standard. Had no problems with the mounting bracket.


Bike or Bicycle Tool Crank Extractor Tool Tapered crank
Bike or Bicycle Tool Crank Extractor Tool Tapered crank
Offered by Black Dog Bikes
Price: 4.27

5.0 out of 5 stars Good value tool that does the job, 17 May 2013
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Arrived promptly and does 'exactly what it says on the tin'. Reasonably sturdy, I had to use some brute force which damaged the crank but the tool survived intact. The plunger thread is reasonably fine which gives good leverage. Recommended


Cabin Max Mini Digital Portable Travel Luggage Scale with Free Carry Bag, strap and batteries included
Cabin Max Mini Digital Portable Travel Luggage Scale with Free Carry Bag, strap and batteries included
Offered by Home & Travel
Price: 22.34

5.0 out of 5 stars Neat and Useful, 17 Jan 2013
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Very compact and convenient to use. It takes a few seconds to secure the strap around the load then gently lift and you get a measurement in g/kg/lb according to your choice. It holds the reading for a few seconds for convenience but with an upward facing blue illuminated display you can read it all the time. I've not been able to compare it for accuracy, but suspect it is a lot more accurate than what I previously used (bathroom scales). Simple carry pouch adds to the convenience if you carry it on your travels and keeps all the dangly bits under control. Uses AAA cells which are easier to replace than button cells.
Recommended.


16GB Aluminum CAPSULE USB 2.0 Flash Pen Drive Memory Stick Water Weather Proof Anti-shock Body Ultra Light Choice of 4Gb 8GB 16Gb 32Gb Metallic Colours (16GB BLUE)
16GB Aluminum CAPSULE USB 2.0 Flash Pen Drive Memory Stick Water Weather Proof Anti-shock Body Ultra Light Choice of 4Gb 8GB 16Gb 32Gb Metallic Colours (16GB BLUE)
Offered by Gadget Express
Price: 9.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stylish package, 17 Jan 2013
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This is an attractive package for a USB memory stick. It feels light and the cap screws on with a rubber o-ring so it should resist water splashes. Nicely made and works fine. Includes some encryption software on the stick but I suspect this is something you could find free of charge on the web. The circular end profile might be a problem where USB ports are closely mounted on top of each other, but mostly they are side by side these days in which case it isn't a problem. The outer diameter of the cylinder is 16.7mm. Recommended.


Samsung Series 5 530U4B 14 inch Ultrabook - Silver (Intel Core i3 2367M 1.40 GHz, 6Gb RAM, 500Gb HDD, DVD SuperMulti DL, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit)
Samsung Series 5 530U4B 14 inch Ultrabook - Silver (Intel Core i3 2367M 1.40 GHz, 6Gb RAM, 500Gb HDD, DVD SuperMulti DL, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit)

12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Samsung NP530U4B, 28 Sep 2012
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This is nicely built and feels solid. It has a slim profile despite including a DVD drive. Comes with a restore DVD which is helpful, most others expect you to make your own. It can also restore from a HD partition so the DVD is only needed for complete drive failure.
Some of the additional Samsung software is a bit unnecessary (helps with settings and launching programs), I suppose some will find it helpful, but I spent time removing it.
But the best bit is the fast boot technology, helped by a 16Gb solid state drive which makes a big difference to booting and an even bigger difference to wake-up from sleep. This works and is almost as good as wake-up on an iPad.
The power brick is reasonably compact so this makes it a good laptop to carry around, although it is not light (hence feels solid). Keyboard has a soft but precise feel and screen, with a matt surface, is sharp and reasonably bright.
As you can probably tell, I'm a satisfied customer after 1 month of use and can recommend this if you get it at the right price.
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BRAND NEW FOR ACER ASPIRE 5552-P323G32MNKK LAPTOP ENGLISH KEYBOARD UK LAYOUT BLACK COLOUR
BRAND NEW FOR ACER ASPIRE 5552-P323G32MNKK LAPTOP ENGLISH KEYBOARD UK LAYOUT BLACK COLOUR
Offered by WishingDeals
Price: 8.98

5.0 out of 5 stars Replacement Keyboard, 19 Aug 2012
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This is a perfect replacement for the original keyboard which suffered from a drink spill. It is easy to fit and looks smart and new once in-place. Slightly more glossy than the original, but that enhances the appearance IMHO. I suspect it is important to get the exact part number correct or you may have problems with connections or dimensions. In this case all was as it should have been and I am very happy with the purchase.


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