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HP Original No 343 Tri-colour Ink Cartridges (2 Pack)
HP Original No 343 Tri-colour Ink Cartridges (2 Pack)
Price: £26.88

5.0 out of 5 stars Why bother with anything else., 4 Feb. 2015
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After some very unhappy experiences with "compatibles" "refills" "remanufactured" etc I have settled on HP Originals again, anything else is likely ti be a waste of money. There's no other way to get proper quality prints without head blockages, poor finish or leaks.


Cyberlink Power2Go 9 Deluxe (PC)
Cyberlink Power2Go 9 Deluxe (PC)
Price: £26.81

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Highly recommended, 4 Feb. 2015
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Haven't used it much yet but so far very pleased. Its very simple to get to grips with, the user interface is clear and nice to look at. I found I could quickly access and use any of the functions without even reading the user notes or helpfiles, its very intuitive.
Great value for the price and it looks like this will meet all my needs for creating audio, video and data discs plus labels and inserts.


Silent multimedia PC! CSL Sprint 5787uPro (Quad) incl. Windows 7 Pro - computer-system with AMD A8-6600K CPU 4x 3900 MHz, 1000GB SATA, 16GB DDR3 RAM, ASUS Mainboard, Radeon HD 8570D 2 GB, Wifi - the ultimate media system for pure entertainment
Silent multimedia PC! CSL Sprint 5787uPro (Quad) incl. Windows 7 Pro - computer-system with AMD A8-6600K CPU 4x 3900 MHz, 1000GB SATA, 16GB DDR3 RAM, ASUS Mainboard, Radeon HD 8570D 2 GB, Wifi - the ultimate media system for pure entertainment
Offered by CSL Computer
Price: £449.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great for the money, nearly top marks!, 27 Jan. 2015
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I'd like to give this 5 stars, but, there were a few niggles.
Firstly the good stuff. This is a really quiet machine, sometimes I have to check the panel light to make sure its running! Except when the DVD drive is working.....that has to be one of the noisiest drives I've heard, it really roars. The cabinet metal is very thin and vibrates when the dvd drive is is on. Thankfully, its not needed very often.
Setting up was superbly easy and the first screen for Win7 is the language selection. Forget complaints about the German installation, its irrelevant. A nice well detailed user manual is provided - in German, English and French. Clear, concise and easy to understand.
There is also a full very comprehensive English installation manual and driver disc for the motherboard, plus manual and driver disc for the WiFi (which wasn't needed as it was already set up) and a disc with a selection of useful software. Once up and running in a very short time, the machine runs like a dream.
Now the niggles, first off, this is my second machine as I had to return the first one with a couple of faults. Delivery of both units was within less than 24 hrs each. Full marks to Amazon for that! Then there was what appeared to be a failure of all the USB3 ports, both front and rear, and the media card reader. All seemed dead so I emailed CSL in Germany. Whilst waiting for a reply I studied the motherboard manual and checked out a couple of bulletin boards and the most common reported cause for this problem seemed to be a lack of USB3 drivers. I ran the motherboard installation disc and discovered that no chipset or USB3 drivers had been installed. Inexcusable on a new machine. How was it tested?
This solved the issue and in a few minutes all ports and media readers were working correctly....almost. Using the windows safe eject icon caused the entire card reader to be disabled until next reboot. The card reader activity light remains permanently on as if media is inserted when its not and windows allocates a drive letter to the multi-card reader even when empty. Media can be removed safely without using the windows safe eject icon, but its not to possible to tell if reading/writing is finished. This seems odd, especially as this was one of the issues on the machine I returned. An exchange of several emails with a very helpful chap at CSL failed to find a resolution and we agreed to just proceed without using Windows safe hardware eject. The ports are set up for this in Windows anyway with write caching disabled on the reader and USB ports.
When using HDMI I find the display on my Philips 16:9 monitor does not fully fill the screen, there is a black border all around. When the VGA port is used the whole screen is filled.
But for the issues mentioned I would give this a full 5 stars. I'm really pleased with this computer and recommend it highly.
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Oor Wullie (Annuals 2015)
Oor Wullie (Annuals 2015)
by Dc Thomson Books Ltd
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Never disappoints!, 27 Jan. 2015
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Been getting these for most of my life, usual stuff - brilliant!


Oor Wullie & The Broons (Annuals 2015)
Oor Wullie & The Broons (Annuals 2015)

5.0 out of 5 stars What a treat!, 27 Jan. 2015
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First colour annual - beautiful! If you know the Broons and OOr Wullie you'll love this!


CSL - HDMI Switch 3D Ready / Full HD 1080p - flexible 3 port switch | 3 x IN / 1 x OUT | Dolby True HD / intelligent switch- automatic and manual switch
CSL - HDMI Switch 3D Ready / Full HD 1080p - flexible 3 port switch | 3 x IN / 1 x OUT | Dolby True HD / intelligent switch- automatic and manual switch
Offered by CSL-Computer
Price: £8.85

5.0 out of 5 stars Works a treat!, 27 Jan. 2015
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Excellent build quality, works perfectly. Solid secure fit on both ends. Indicator light blinks when computer enters sleep mode, very handy. I'm using this to feed 2 PC's and a MAC into 1 HDMI monitor - no more faffing around with swapping cables.


CSL - 2m Ultra HD High Speed HDMI cable 1.4a / 2.0 Ethernet (Network) & Real 3D capable / FULL HD TV / x.v. Color and Deep Color / ARC - CEC / Standard 1.4a / 2.0 | 1080p | 2160p | 4k | 2,0 meters
CSL - 2m Ultra HD High Speed HDMI cable 1.4a / 2.0 Ethernet (Network) & Real 3D capable / FULL HD TV / x.v. Color and Deep Color / ARC - CEC / Standard 1.4a / 2.0 | 1080p | 2160p | 4k | 2,0 meters
Offered by CSL-Computer
Price: £5.35

5.0 out of 5 stars Very good quality., 27 Jan. 2015
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Good quality solid product, fits securely, works perfectly.
A good buy at the price.


Microsoft Comfort Mouse 4500 (Business Packaging)
Microsoft Comfort Mouse 4500 (Business Packaging)
Price: £9.32

5.0 out of 5 stars Nothing cheesy about this mouse!, 27 Jan. 2015
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Great mouse. Very comfortable and does what it should. Buttons fully configurable after downloading Intellipoint 7 from Microsoft.
I've changed 'back' and 'forward' to 'copy' and 'paste' but they can be whatever you want. Tilt wheeel gives you horizontal scroll too, great for viewing big photos or documents.


Steampunk Soldiers: Uniforms & Weapons from the Age of Steam (Dark)
Steampunk Soldiers: Uniforms & Weapons from the Age of Steam (Dark)
Price: £5.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not to my taste, 27 Jan. 2015
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Didn't like it. Too little meat on the bones. Cover better than the content. Seems like a 'me too' getting on the steampunk bandwagon. Glad I bought the kindle version and not the hard copy. Looks ok on the iPad but kindle is obviously smaller and b&w.
If it was the paper version I'd be giving it to a charity shop.


WD Elements 1TB USB 3.0 High Capacity Portable Hard Drive for Windows
WD Elements 1TB USB 3.0 High Capacity Portable Hard Drive for Windows
Price: £45.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great value and performance, 27 Jan. 2015
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Fast silent, plug and go. Great for backing up or transferring irreplaceable files. I have several usb drives and always go for WD based on past experiences.


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