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Lightweight aluminium folding transit wheelchair with brakes in metallic blue
Lightweight aluminium folding transit wheelchair with brakes in metallic blue
Offered by Simplelife Mobility
Price: 99.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Very useful, 8 May 2014
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This is a light but robust chair which will fit well into most car boots. It is not a chair in which one could sit for long, certainly not without a cushion but it is an ideal transfer chair which is very portable and therefore useful.


Netgear WN3000RP Universal Wi-Fi Range Extender
Netgear WN3000RP Universal Wi-Fi Range Extender
Price: 38.76

4.0 out of 5 stars Good device, 8 May 2014
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This device arrived ahead of time. It was well packed and was very easy to install. It has greatly extended the range of signal from a BT Home Hub throughout our house (both through the ground and first floors). The only slight downside is that the relayed signal is not quite as strong as that which comes directly from the Home Hub but this rarely presents a real problem.


The Helping Hand Company Classic Reacher, Length: 82cm (32")
The Helping Hand Company Classic Reacher, Length: 82cm (32")
Offered by Forest Mobility
Price: 14.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well designed and constructed, 8 May 2014
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This device is light, easy to use and very effective. It can effectively and firmly grab and convey articles of a wide range of sizes. The magnet on its tip is quite strong and therefore very useful. In addition to these practical merits it is brightly coloured and is therefore a cheerful addition to the domestic environment. I wish that more devices designed to assist the disabled were similarly finished. Being surrounded by an endless vista of metallic grey and dark maroon does little to lift the spirits.
So, get one of these little gadgets and bring some sunshine into your life.


Ladies' Sapphire and Diamond Dress Ring, 9 Carat Yellow Gold set with Twelve Diamonds
Ladies' Sapphire and Diamond Dress Ring, 9 Carat Yellow Gold set with Twelve Diamonds
Price: 209.76

5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful, 2 Feb 2014
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This was bought as a gift and I AM DELIGHTED TO SAY THAT THE RECIPIENT LOVED IT. It is elegant and yet quite striking, any one who likes sapphires will love this ring.


Long Life Lamp Company GU10 50 Watt Halogen TOP Brand Lamp Light Bulb (Pack of 10)
Long Life Lamp Company GU10 50 Watt Halogen TOP Brand Lamp Light Bulb (Pack of 10)
Price: 8.29

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Certainly not 'Long Life', 2 Feb 2014
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As some other reviewers have reported these bulbs have a disappointingly short life span and therefore represent very poor value. We have six bulbs of this type in the ceiling of our kitchen. Typically each has lasted for at least one year. In two off these six fittings we replaced bulbs from other manufacturers, at the end of their life, with bulbs from the 'Long Life Lamp Company. In each case the replacement bulbs only lasted a matter of weeks before failing. We are now using a third bulb in each fitting, so the possibility of an individual faulty bulb can be ruled out. In all of the other four fittings bulbs from other manufacturers have continued to work as normal. Factors such as power surges can therefore also be eliminated as a possible reason for the frequency of failure. I can therefore only conclude that these are not very good bulbs.
I was of course originally attracted by the very competitive price. The package arrived in good time and was very well wrapped. That is the only reason for two stars rather than one.
Caveat emptor!


Orthopedic High Seat Chair (21" SEAT HEIGHT) For the Elderly or Infirm - BEIGE - OUR BEST SELLER! Firm and comfortable, ideal for the disabled, immobile or people recovering from an operation or accident - ALSO IN BROWN, PLUM AND GREEN
Orthopedic High Seat Chair (21" SEAT HEIGHT) For the Elderly or Infirm - BEIGE - OUR BEST SELLER! Firm and comfortable, ideal for the disabled, immobile or people recovering from an operation or accident - ALSO IN BROWN, PLUM AND GREEN
Offered by Cavendish Furniture
Price: 249.99

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Functionally satisfactory., 10 Sep 2013
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I have MS and therefore spend a lot of time sitting. Physiotherapists and OT's have encouraged me to give some thought to the design of the chair that I use most. In summery it has to be the correct height and provide adequate support to my back and legs. After some on line research I ordered this chair from Cavendish through Amazon.
It arrived promptly and was very securely packaged. Despite the absence of any instructions (there is one thing that could have been done wrongly) it was quickly assembled and put in place.
I find it very comfortable and supportive, although it is not always easy to get up from it as the seat cushion has a slope from front to rear thereby one's bottom is below the level of the knees. this requires the sitter to slide forwards towards the front of the seat. The problem with this that the upholstery material is a coarse weave and therefore difficult to slide across.
Visually this chair will not be to everyone's taste. It is large and a little "institutional" looking and the colour is not well represented on the website but it is well made and comfortable (just right for that afternoon snooze). I can therefore recommend it but prospective purchasers should not underestimate its overall size.


Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5
Price: 2.07

2.0 out of 5 stars Beware, 15 Mar 2013
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This is a fine interpretation of this well known piece but unfortunately the sound quality is simply not good. Perhaps it is just showing its age but certainly modern play back equipment exposes all of the failings.


E14 LED Candle Shape 3W High Power LED, COOL WHITE, Replace 40W traditional Bulbs. Ideal for your chandelier,pendant lamp, desk lamp etc..
E14 LED Candle Shape 3W High Power LED, COOL WHITE, Replace 40W traditional Bulbs. Ideal for your chandelier,pendant lamp, desk lamp etc..
Offered by JnDeeLighting
Price: 5.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Be Careful, 23 Jan 2013
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Three of these bulbs arrived very promptly, and fitted perfectly into a small chandelier in our hallway BUT buyers beware, the light that they emit is not so much 'cool white' as 'ice blue'. There is a very stark contrast between this light and that emitted by traditional incandescent bulbs. If this combination is used to illuminate adjoining areas the resulting effect could be quite strange.


Good Ideas Non Slip Outdoor Step (1193) Half Step instantly reduces height of doorsteps. Mobility Aid.
Good Ideas Non Slip Outdoor Step (1193) Half Step instantly reduces height of doorsteps. Mobility Aid.
Offered by Comfort Living
Price: 16.74

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Practical and not obtrusive., 18 Jan 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This arrived in good time (as per all of my orders from Amazon). It fits neatly in front of our rather steep back door and makes access much easier for this MS sufferer. It is larger, and therefore easier to use, than some other models yet it does not impede the passage of the non-impaired.
A good value product!


Samsung NP350V5C 15.6 inch Laptop (Silver) (Intel Core i5 3210M 2.5GHz, 6GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDSM DL, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit)
Samsung NP350V5C 15.6 inch Laptop (Silver) (Intel Core i5 3210M 2.5GHz, 6GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDSM DL, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit)

22 of 23 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Value, 6 Sep 2012
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This is a well specified unit for the price and it performs very satisfactorily. Start up is quick and the fan is very quiet. The touch pad is large and appropriately sensitive. The screen is clear with fairly good colour reproduction and a good wide viewing angle. The key board has a traditional and spacious layout with very soft touch and totally silent keys. A fully charged battery easily delivers up to five hours of document processing and web surfing.

This Samsung model is an attractively styled machine but it is quite heavy and as for literally being a "laptop" one would be advised to place a good layer of insulation between the unit and the "lap" as any period of operation beyond a few minutes causes the base to become uncomfortably warm. Further on the minus side I find the opening of the CD drive to be awkward but perhaps that's just me! In keeping with the current trend for such devices this laptop does not come with a very extensive handbook. A considerable degree of background knowledge is assumed.

Overall this is a notebook that represents good value, it will not disappoint.
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