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Saxton R1021L05 Reciprocating Saw Blades
Saxton R1021L05 Reciprocating Saw Blades
Price: £7.99

5.0 out of 5 stars not the best, but excellent value for money, 20 Aug. 2014
well worth it. not the best, but excellent value for money.


LG G2 Case, GMYLE (R) Wallet Case Classic For LG G2 D800 801 802 803 - Blue & Brown PU Leather Slim Magnetic Flip Stand Cover with Card slot and money pocket [Not fit for LG G2 mini]
LG G2 Case, GMYLE (R) Wallet Case Classic For LG G2 D800 801 802 803 - Blue & Brown PU Leather Slim Magnetic Flip Stand Cover with Card slot and money pocket [Not fit for LG G2 mini]
Offered by Clever Gadgets
Price: £7.98


Dell C2660DN A4 Colour Laser Printer
Dell C2660DN A4 Colour Laser Printer
Offered by sotel-electronics
Price: £166.21

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good value for money, 9 July 2014
I'm posting this review because i couldn't find any for this product. I've only had the printer a few weeks, so it's a bit early for a proper assessment. The printer represents quite good value for the money. A new set of mid-capacity toners cost about the same as a new printer, the high capacity ones will set you back even more. However, i think this is the same story with other printers. I think the toner cartridges contain a chip that tries to stop clones. i don't know if it's possible to refill them and whether that even works. right now, im still on the toners that came with it originally - which means i haven't had that shock yet!

The printer is much bigger than my old HP, but it fits on the same desk in the corner. You can push it against the wall because there's no paper exit at the back. This means when you print on envelopes or card it will bend them considerably so they come out the top (unlike my old HP which put such things out the back).

The print quality is very good. I can print documents with photos in them and they look fine (using laser colour grade paper). Text is good too and printing is very quick. For double sided, the paper comes out and goes back in again which make it a bit slower, but it works fine.

It has a power saving sleep mode which wakes with a very annoying beep. there's a web interface with a million options. There'll be an option somewhere to stop this. I'll find it eventually.

it hasn't failed or jammed on me yet, but it's new. time will tell. So far, I'd recommend it.


Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera Module
Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera Module
Offered by New IT limited
Price: £16.84

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars does the job but could be more sensitive, 12 May 2014
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The noir sensor is not as sensitive as some camera in low light. This means that the noir is showing a black screen, when another camera shows an image. i realise that the idea for the noir is you supply infra red illumination, ok, but it would help a lot to also be more sensitive as well. colours are obviously a bit wrong, but that's what you get with this kind of sensor.


Casio AW-80-1AVEF Illuminator Combi Watch
Casio AW-80-1AVEF Illuminator Combi Watch

3.0 out of 5 stars broke after about a year, 12 May 2014
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doesnt look as good as the photo and stopped working after a year (or maybe less). was quite cheap though


Fellowes P-58C Cross Cut Shredder with SafeSense Technology
Fellowes P-58C Cross Cut Shredder with SafeSense Technology
Price: £61.45

5.0 out of 5 stars works well, 12 May 2014
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been using this now for some months. had no problems. does the job well and a reasonable sized hopper to collect the cuttings. The finger "safety" sensor is a bit of a gimmick, the gap is too narrow for fingers anyhow.


Makita Jr3050T 240V Reciprocating Saw with Tool Less Blade Change
Makita Jr3050T 240V Reciprocating Saw with Tool Less Blade Change
Price: £116.70

5.0 out of 5 stars impressed so far, 12 May 2014
useful for all sorts of jobs where you would otherwise used a handsaw. bought this mainly for cutting tree branches and extracting the roots under a tree stump. comes with three blades 2 at 150mm and one 200mm for wood. nice long flex which is always handy. variable speed trigger is very useful. not too noisy. very useful tool.


Merkur Futur Adjustable Safety Razor in Shiny Chrome Finish
Merkur Futur Adjustable Safety Razor in Shiny Chrome Finish

5 of 17 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Looks Good, but Doesn't Shave, 29 Dec. 2012
I'm now reeling from another failed attempt to use this razor.

The lack of knurling on the handle show that marketing had unfettered reign over the design with engineering taking the back seat in a classic case of the tail wagging the dog.

This model is adjustable from 1 to 6. What you want is for it to go from mild to fairly aggressive. However, in truth, even setting one is way too aggressive. The lowest setting drew blood from my face with the easy task of shaving my cheek. To work properly, the blade angle should change with the setting so that on the lowest setting, the blade is tucked down near the bar. On this razor, the blade angle sticks out into your skin all the time!

I didn't actually have a problem with the handle or the weight but, as others have also said, the head is too big. When it comes to your upper lip, you can't see what you're doing and the top gets in the way; you can't actually shave right under your nose.

After chopping up one side of my face, I popped the blade into a cheap plastic DE that cost a fiver to finish the job much quicker and much easier.

Don't waste your money, it's a donkey.
Comment Comments (3) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Jul 21, 2013 6:04 PM BST


Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500 Document Scanner
Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500 Document Scanner

39 of 39 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars recommended for document archival, 3 May 2011
i've had this product for well over a year now. do read all the reviews and info regarding lack of twain and other facilities and know that you're only going to be happy if the bundled software does what you want. in my case it does. in fact the default settings are just what i want nearly all the time. i get a LOT of mail and scan it all, so basically I'm using this product for document archival and not, for example, for digitising photos and so on. i've found it a great product for this purpose and it has saved me so much time, im never going back to paper.

build quality is adequate but not amazing. the amount of papers you can scan at any time is limited by the hopper size, so large wads of paper (eg books) must be split up first. You have to have it tethered to a pc via usb and use the builtin software. there is a scan button on the unit itself, but i would like to see two buttons - "scan" and "scan single sided". by default, it will scan both sides, but some documents have rubbish on the back that you don't want copied. To force, single sided, currently you have to click on the user interface, which is slower than just pressing a button.

after several months of use, it will start to jam on multi-page scans. you can recover from a mid scan jam, but i find it easier to start over. this can be annoying until you realise that you MUST clean the rollers every once in a while. i use isopropyl alcohol, but probably a wet cloth would do if you're careful. it jams because the rollers get coated in dust from papers. this is understandable, so if you're a heavy scanner, remember to clean it, every so often and you'll be ok. I've also noticed occasional vertical colour streaks on images, maybe the image sensor is dying or maybe my cleaning isnt perfect. this would be annoying if i really cared a lot about the images. not enough info on this whether it's my unit or a generic defect or me.

regarding value for money, it's quite expensive, but I've been happy with it. in fact, i'd gladly pay even more for an even better model, however full up heavy duty scanners rocket in price. the copy of acrobat bundled has been useful. if you're on a slow PC, the OCR is very slow. personally, i scan documents to PDF without OCR then OCR those that i want afterwards. this means i can get everything scanned as quickly as possible and it's the speed and ease of this that i recommend with this product rather than all round features.
Comment Comments (4) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Nov 7, 2013 1:56 PM GMT


Lost Planet 2 (PC DVD)
Lost Planet 2 (PC DVD)
Offered by PNA247
Price: £6.80

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars requires windows live to play, 22 Mar. 2011
= Fun:1.0 out of 5 stars 
This review is from: Lost Planet 2 (PC DVD) (DVD-ROM)
ive spent more time trying to get this game working than playing it. i did get one go for a few minutes before it crashed. however the real bane of this game is that you're forced to run it whilst connected to windows live - that's even for the solo campaign on the PC.

unfortunately, it tries to store all your personal settings and save games over the internet. for me, windows live itself keeps crashing. i've updated everything and no joy. why they cant just let you store on your own PC i don't know. so windows live says no and i cant play.

this game is really cheap and i was hoping for at least some entertainment. as it is, i think it's going in the bin before i waste more time on it.


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