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Sandberg Multi Hard Disk Box 3.5 Inch 133-55
Sandberg Multi Hard Disk Box 3.5 Inch 133-55
Price: 38.70

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars excellent supplier, lousy product, 5 May 2011
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The first problem is that the housing is supplied with a European Shuko mains lead. This will not work in the UK. You are therefore required to incur additional expense and inconvenience to find a mains lead to power this housing.
Furthermore, the housing is insubstantial, badly designed and made from low grade materials.
In order to install a drive in it, it is necessary to remove all 10 screws holding it together, also the internal sata connectors are difficult to connect up.
To add to the list of problems, a number of wires lead from the circuit board to the leds and fan. These wires pass through the metal side of the casing through holes which have no grommets in them, and which have sharp edges to them. This means that as time goes by the vibrations which come from the spinning drive will cause the wires to rub against the sides of the holes. The wire insulation will then be cut and a short circuit will result.
The 2 leds on the housing, incidentally, don't work when the esata cable is plugged in. They will light up if a usb cable is plugged in, but will not indicate read/write activity. There is nothing in the user manual as to the function of these leds.
The biggest problem, however, concerns the wires from the circuit board to the power switch on the back panel of the housing. The connectors that attach these wires to the switch are loose - so much so that after I had installed the drive and was formatting it, one of the connectors fell off the switch twice. This is a serious problem. If this happens while data is being read to or written from the drive then a head crash will inevitably occur and the data on the drive may be irretrievably lost. In addition, the drive itself may be permanently damaged.
Having said all that, CrescentDirect delivered the device quickly, and when I informed them of it's many failings, they promptly had it collected and returned my money immediatly.


HIGHLANDER HEAVY DUTY MILITARY TOOL BAG 18" OLIVE ARMY
HIGHLANDER HEAVY DUTY MILITARY TOOL BAG 18" OLIVE ARMY
Offered by Dorking Sports
Price: 8.15

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Cheap and cheerful, 17 April 2011
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Quick delivery, useful toolbag. Not the very highest quality, and probably won't last for too long when used in earnest as a toolbag, but entirely acceptable given the low price.
You get what you pay for, and you're not paying a lot for this.


Modern Arabic Short Stories: A Bilingual Reader
Modern Arabic Short Stories: A Bilingual Reader
by Daniel L. Newman
Edition: Paperback
Price: 10.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well worth having, 14 Dec 2010
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I bought this to help me learn Arabic. I've found it very useful, the stories are not all exciting, but it is a good read and a great help to the student of the Arabic language, as well as giving an insight into Arabic culture.


Windows 7 Administrator's Pocket Consultant
Windows 7 Administrator's Pocket Consultant
by William R. Stanek
Edition: Paperback
Price: 21.99

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Heavy going, 9 Sep 2010
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Has all the info you need to administer windows 7, but the presentation is dry, boring and reading it is like wading through treacle. Still worth having by your side though.


HP 45 and HP 78 remanufactured ink cartridges HP45 black and HP78 colour (51645AE 51645A, C6578AE C6578A) for HP Deskjet 930c 932c 935c 950c 952c 955c 959c 960c 960cse 960cxi 970cse 970cxi 980c 980cxi 990c 990cm 990cse 990cxi 995c 1180c 1220c 1220cse 1220cxi 1220ps 1280 6120 6122 6127 9300 series HP Officejet 1170c G55 G55xi G85 G95 K60 K80 HP Photosmart 1000 1100 1100xi 1115 1215 1215vm 1218 1218xi 1315 P1000 P1100 P1115 P1215 P1218 P1315 HP Colour Copier 180 190 280 290 310 HP Fax 1220 printer
HP 45 and HP 78 remanufactured ink cartridges HP45 black and HP78 colour (51645AE 51645A, C6578AE C6578A) for HP Deskjet 930c 932c 935c 950c 952c 955c 959c 960c 960cse 960cxi 970cse 970cxi 980c 980cxi 990c 990cm 990cse 990cxi 995c 1180c 1220c 1220cse 1220cxi 1220ps 1280 6120 6122 6127 9300 series HP Officejet 1170c G55 G55xi G85 G95 K60 K80 HP Photosmart 1000 1100 1100xi 1115 1215 1215vm 1218 1218xi 1315 P1000 P1100 P1115 P1215 P1218 P1315 HP Colour Copier 180 190 280 290 310 HP Fax 1220 printer
Offered by TOP cartridge
Price: 18.95

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great service, 1 Aug 2010
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Bought these cartridges, had a problem with them.
On reporting the problem to Customer Service at Top Cartridge Ltd., they immediately sorted the matter without any fuss or formality.
If only all retailers were as committed to customer service.


Tales of Mystery and Imagination (Calla Editions)
Tales of Mystery and Imagination (Calla Editions)
by Edgar Allan Poe
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 30.39

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars excellent book, 1 Aug 2010
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This fine book contains the work of one the world's great storytellers. I don't need to tell you about Edgar Allen Poe, since you already know him and his work. This book brings together most of his work along with line drawings and illustrations - some in colour - by Harry Clarke. The simple drawings compliment perfectly the dark, macabre stories.
A great book which will leave your spine tingling, make your blood run cold and leave your senses reeling.
Would have received 5 stars instead of 4 if not for Amazon's slow delivery.


6 x MEXXPROTECT Ultra-Clear Screen Protector for Canon Powershot SX 120 IS, 120IS, Protective Film, 100% fits, Display Protection Film
6 x MEXXPROTECT Ultra-Clear Screen Protector for Canon Powershot SX 120 IS, 120IS, Protective Film, 100% fits, Display Protection Film

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Does the job, 30 April 2010
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Fast delivery, but quite expensive. Still better then scratching the display. Only 3 stars because of the relatively poor value.
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7dayshop Rechargeable High Performance Ni-Mh Batteries - AA Size 2900mAh - 4 Pack with Protective Storage Case
7dayshop Rechargeable High Performance Ni-Mh Batteries - AA Size 2900mAh - 4 Pack with Protective Storage Case
Offered by 7dayshop Limited (VAT Registered)
Price: 5.67

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Slow delivery, 30 April 2010
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Veeeeeeeeeeeeery slow delivery, but when they did eventually turn up, these batteries worked well in my digital camera. They lasted longer than the expensive duracells I had been using and are good value for money. Would have given 5 stars if not for the excruciatingly slow delivery.


Am-Tech 3-Leg Oil Filter Remover
Am-Tech 3-Leg Oil Filter Remover
Price: 8.03

6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars not very usefull., 30 April 2010
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Arrived quickly, would have been reasonably priced if it had worked. This device does not adequetely grip the oil filter and simply spins round on top of it. It worked tolerably well after I covered the 3 arms with rubber, even then it was difficult to hold it onto the filter while trying to get a spanner on it. A better, and cheaper, alternative would be to tighten a leather or rubber belt around the filter.


Toolzone 16 Pocket Canvas Tool Roll Storage Wallet Bag
Toolzone 16 Pocket Canvas Tool Roll Storage Wallet Bag
Offered by 4WheelPlay
Price: 3.50

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars You get what you pay for, 30 April 2010
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Arrived quickly. Not very well made, unlikely to last long with heavy useage, but does it's job and reasonable value.
You get what you pay for, and you're not paying a lot for this.


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