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Givi B47NML Blade Monolock Top-Case with Plate
Givi B47NML Blade Monolock Top-Case with Plate
Offered by MS24 Express
Price: £122.62

2.0 out of 5 stars rattling, water jets leak inside, 17 July 2016
The case I received rattles excessively and droplets of water leak inside if I direct a water jet to the sides of the case.

I was able to stop the rattling by placing velcro stripes (the soft part only) on the outer side of the bottom part's hinge. The case now requires more effort to lock but the rattle has been eliminated.


FORSPARK High Speed Ultra HDMI Cable 10ft with Ethernet ,Full HD, Supports 4K, 3D, 1080p Full HD Latest Version, Green Case
FORSPARK High Speed Ultra HDMI Cable 10ft with Ethernet ,Full HD, Supports 4K, 3D, 1080p Full HD Latest Version, Green Case

5.0 out of 5 stars will connect at 3840X2160@60Hz, 21 Jan. 2016
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With this cable I was able to connect my PC (nvidia gtx 690 with a dp->hdmi adapter) to an LG UHD TV at 3840X2160@60Hz


CAMAC 4Kx2K DP DISPLAYPORT 1.2a Male to HDMI Female 1.4b 3D Cable Adapter Converter
CAMAC 4Kx2K DP DISPLAYPORT 1.2a Male to HDMI Female 1.4b 3D Cable Adapter Converter
Offered by CAMAC ô (Ceed Cable)
Price: £6.79

5.0 out of 5 stars excellent adapter, supported 3840X2160@60Hz in my case (read review), 21 Jan. 2016
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Connecting a PC to an HDTV at 3840X2160@60HZ (and not @30Hz) shouldn't be such a huge issue by year 2016. But it is...

First of all one has to check his gfx card. What resolution will his card support and through which port?

Most PC gfx cards will support "4K" which is actually 3840x2160 or UHD (ultra HD) and that is the native resolution of most HDTVs.This resolution, however is not available through DVI/HDMI ports but through a different port called display port which comes in two sizes, normal and mini.

Furthermore, some gfx cards support 3840X2160@60Hz and some gfx cards support 3840X2160@30Hz.

My gfx card, nvidia gtx 690, supports through the MINI DP port a resolution of 3840X2160@60Hz.

In contrast, the on-chip INTEL 4000HD supports, through a NORMAL DP port located on the motherboard's backplate, a max resolution of 3840X2160@30Hz. This was not apparent but required some research, as if that kind of info is not really needed by the user, which is wrong nowadays, when more and more people acquire HDTVs

Even if you figure out the above info for your PC you still aren't ready as the cables and adapters you will need in order to connect your PC to your HDTV are in a complete mess. First of all, there isn't a clear cable / adapter division (standard) for 3840X2160@60Hz output. Secondly, the dp -> hdmi cables/adapters are "secretively" divided into active and passive.

Nvidia gtx 690, I learned after purchasing this adapter, requires an "active" adapter or cable.....

This adapter I am reviewing, for instance, doesn't even mention if it is active or passive. Other cables and adapters mention they are "4K ready", "hdmi 2.0 ready" or "3840X2160@30Hz ready" and I have come across one very expensive adapter which claims it is HDMI 2.0 & 3840x2160@60Hz ready.

I bought this adapter.

I connected the supplied by nvidia mini dp male -> normal dp female adapter to change from mini dp to normal dp.

Then, I connected this adapter to the normal dp female end of the mini dp -> normal dp adapter. Two adapters in a row....

Then I connected my hdmi cable ( a "hdmi 2.0 certified" cable, FORSPARK 10 Feet/3 Meters Prime High Speed HDMI CABLE with Ethernet Metal Green Case A to A Type,Support HDMI Ethernet, Audio Return Channel,3D,4K, 1080p FULL HD LCD PLASMA & LED TV's AND ALSO SUPPORTS 3D for XBOX 360 SONY PS3 SKY VIRGIN BOX DVD Blu-ray Nintendo Wii U) between this adapter and the TV (an LG hdmi 2.0 UHD TV)

The result was that both the nvidia wizard and the TV itself reported a connection of 3840X2160@60Hz.

Having been unable to achieve this result with other combination of adapters & cables, I was amazed that this adapter with so little reported specs did what other adapters couldn't....
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Pioneer DEH-X5700BT Car Stereo for iPod/iPhone and Android Media Access
Pioneer DEH-X5700BT Car Stereo for iPod/iPhone and Android Media Access
Offered by extremeaudio
Price: £99.11

5.0 out of 5 stars First impression was that the sound is far better even with the old speakers, 24 Dec. 2015
In my area we are lucky to be able to buy last year tech celebrities, so I bought the x5700bt by the end of 2015. Installed it in a 10 year old peugeot 307, removing the factory stereo, which was still working but... I "needed" bluetooth. All other sound equipment (speakers) was left the original .

All 6 factory installed speakers (4 on doors, 2 on dashboard) connected and worked properly. Pioneer X5700BT was installed without additional bracket but the result was not "ugly" at all. Installation was carried out by a professional and lasted a few minutes (very easy). An additional bracket would bring the receiver slightly to the front creating a more seamless border with the rest of the dashboard....

First impression was that the sound is far better even with the old speakers.

Iphone 6 (BT connection) connected very easily, without doing much on the pioneer's side. You only have to select BT source on the pioneer and the first time you do the rest on the iphone and just press the volume button on the pioneer when asked to confirm. After that connection is pretty auto each time you select BT from the prioneer and have BT enabled on the iphone. Sound (BT sound) is superb, no deterioration due to BT connection. The pioneer will receive and display full song info (title, album, artist) from the iphone via bluetooth

Phone calls are clear.

Display customization is rather exhaustive. Colors are selected for text line and buttons independently, so you can have a 2 color display. 10 stage brightness can be selected as well as dimming parameters. I couldn't ask for more

i also tested radio reception which was flawless.

Although you do need to read the online manual (or a cd based manual which is provided) in order to learn how to navigate the settings , the actual procedure is simple and fast. It involves pressing and rotating the volume button to navigate through menu options. Menu options are simple and easy to understand.

This product has a lot more features I didn't care to try, such as wired (usb) iphone control/charge, front panel aux in etc but i was really only interested in BT phone calls and BT music playback through an iphone (+ radio) and I also did make use and really enjoyed the display customization.

I really can't see what else I could need. Sound is perfect (BT sound as well), BT connection is easy and flawless, display customization is simple and meaningful (no gimmicks) and the price is in my opinion very good. This product really breathed life into my aging car!!!!


AKG K 845BT High Performance Wireless Bluetooth NFC Pairing Foldable Over-Ear Headphones with Protein Leather Ear Cushions Compatible with Apple iOS and Android Devices - Black
AKG K 845BT High Performance Wireless Bluetooth NFC Pairing Foldable Over-Ear Headphones with Protein Leather Ear Cushions Compatible with Apple iOS and Android Devices - Black

5.0 out of 5 stars connects easily (tested with mobiles and with asus usb BT4, 7 Dec. 2015
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sound : clean, flat, detailed, typical AKG music output with very contained bass and well identified detail
BT : connects easily (tested with mobiles and with asus usb BT4.0 dongle). I can walk into another room without loosing signal.
Construction : metal headband with soft leather style padding, metallic earphone holders, rest is quality plastic.
Pillow friendliness : not superb but acceptably comfortable. Earphones don't protrude from the headband, thus creating an even pressure when between head and pillow. These phones are big, not as big as AKG K550 (wired) which have a similar design, but big enough to go around your ears.
Controls/lights: blue light is very subtle, it flashes while phones are activated but will not cause annoyance. There are no next/previous buttons, just play/stop and volume up/down (+ a power on/ bt connect button) and these are NFC phones, which means that after initial pairing, you just turn them on, place them near the device you want them to connect to and they will connect.
battery : will last the promised time (8-10 hrs i think)
value for money: excellent. These phones do not suffer from bluetooth sound issues. Sound is like AKG550 which is superb, really.... AKG doesn't like bass, but that is a different story, you either love it or hate it. I don't like exaggerated bass.


Troop TRP0238 Classic Shoulder Bag
Troop TRP0238 Classic Shoulder Bag
Offered by Alchemy Parts
Price: £33.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great shoulder bag, 2 May 2015
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Great shoulder bag. Description is very accurate in all respects (color, dimensions, compartments, materials). Materails and craftmanship are excellent. This is my london troop purchase. I owned smaller shoulder bag for 2 years and decided I needed a larger bag. This product was perfect for my needs.


Logitech M570 Trackball Cordless [Non-UK Model]
Logitech M570 Trackball Cordless [Non-UK Model]
Price: £30.99

5.0 out of 5 stars This device has nicely placed forward / back buttons and a roller besides ..., 2 May 2015
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Very accurate trackball (I was able to play even games such as wow & I use it daily in Photoshop / Lightroom).

It has helped me relieve much of my "tennis elbow" suffering ( reason I purchased it in the first place). I am not a doctor but based on my experience I consider this item a must purchase for those suffering from mouse related wrist/arm pains.... this device requires no elbow/ arm movement and the wrist is also less utilized during trackball operation.

This device has nicely placed forward / back buttons and a roller besides the two "basic" mouse buttons. Unlike some other / older trackballs, you rotate the ball with your thumb and still use index fingers for the left / right buttons.

The ball tracking is done optically but the ball socket does accumulate dust which renders ball rolling stiffer. Cleaning of the ball cavity is required, I found, every 2-3 days. It is an easy, one minute process but in my experience it has to be done...

The wireless connectivity is excellent, the ball tracking is as I already said impressive, allowing precision work to be done without frustration (older trackballs used to register a "fall off movement" when fingers were raised off them)

Battery life is very good so far. I am using the trackball for two weeks, many hours per day and so far no battery low signal (the device has a battery indicator)

Overall I am very pleased with my purchase.


Topstar Open Art 2010 Office Swivel Chair - Black/ Light Brown
Topstar Open Art 2010 Office Swivel Chair - Black/ Light Brown

5.0 out of 5 stars expensive but good, 6 Feb. 2015
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this chair is comfortable, sturdy and highly adjustable.
it has a "moving back" with variable pressure levels that actually works
it's base is not metallic but the canal into which the stem of the chair is to be placed has an internal metal ring that will add to the chair's sturdiness. The whole structure looks very sturdy. The chair and back are very comfortable, can accommodate an over sized person and the mechanism of the back is very adjustable. the control knobs and buttons of the chair are easily accessible and work well. The head rest is also well designed.


Ozeri Deluxe Milk Frother & Whisk in Stainless Steel, with Stand and 4 Frothing Attachments
Ozeri Deluxe Milk Frother & Whisk in Stainless Steel, with Stand and 4 Frothing Attachments
Offered by Ozeri UK
Price: £24.95

3.0 out of 5 stars good looking. still works after a month ( many similar products don't last that long), 2 Oct. 2014
will do the job, not very powerfull and the whole battery power concept is ah ah.... 3 stars


BlackRapid FastenR Stealth
BlackRapid FastenR Stealth
Price: £16.00

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars hole tooo narrow, 2 Oct. 2014
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hole too narrow.


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