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Cambridge Audio MINX GO Bluetooth Active
Cambridge Audio MINX GO Bluetooth Active

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I bought this from the Richer Sounds shop..., 15 April 2014
...and on the strength of playing one track (London Grammar), I bought this product.

It's size, weight, quality and most importantly - sound quality - is simply superb.
I am a very picky buyer, and *NEVER* by anything as quickly as I bought this.
I usually research the market over-and-over, but like I say, there was no need for this product.

It is a real treat for your senses...


171-pieces Socket Set
171-pieces Socket Set
Offered by Oxid7
Price: £85.78

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This is a work of art., 10 Jan 2014
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I have to say that I think I saw envy in my father's eyes when he saw these sockets for the first time. Mine! Hands off!

Amazing quality and workmanship. The wrenches are wonderfully made and with the addition of the eject button in the centre of the tool they feel a cut above.

Love the Dynamic nature of all the sockets, with either a square fully-pushed-home fit, or pull the socket out a thing bit onto the ball-being future, and the socket has a gimble position meaning that you can be at a slight angle, and not have to be at exactly 90degrees to the fixture.

All stamped up with BGSpro branding, with a satin finish. My engineer-father was in see of them. Saying "Think of all the unique tooling that they used to make these!". And he's right!


Jabra DRIVE Bluetooth Speakerphone - Black/Silver
Jabra DRIVE Bluetooth Speakerphone - Black/Silver
Offered by Zolzoom LTD
Price: £23.40

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars BEWARE! The description is for a JABRA FREEWAY, not a JABRA DRIVE, 22 Dec 2013
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BEWARE! The Amazon Highlights and Features list for this JABRA DRIVE is incorrect.
The most of the details shown are for a JABRA FREEWAY, not a JABRA DRIVE.

The current Highlights and Features read:

"Highlights: ·Unprecedented rich and clear stereo sound with 2.1 speaker system and virtual surround sound ·Clear, understandable conversations thanks to fantastic acoustics with dual microphones, noise cancellation and echo suppression ·Automatic on/off with integrated motion sensor when car door is opened and closed ·Real hands-free set - with voice control for menu navigation and accepting calls

Features: ·Voice instructions assist you through setup and inform you of connection status and battery charge levels ·Voice caller ID with PBAP ·Simple installation: Easy pairing with your telephone and easy installation by clipping to sun visor ·Clear sound and voice reproduction (DSP technology) ·Playback of music and calls through the car radio via the FM transmitter ·Wireless streaming of music, podcasts and GPS instructions from your phone via Bluetooth A2DP ·Remote control of music playback via Bluetooth AVRCP compatibility ·Bluetooth multipoint technology (simultaneous connection of two mobile devices) ·Extra keys for muting, on/off slider for switching and easy-to-use volume control ·Adapter for cigarette lighter with USB connector, also suitable for charging on computer ·Works with all Bluetooth enabled devices.".

And this is what is wrong:

*** HIGHLIGHTS THAT ARE INCORRECT ***
"Unprecedented rich and clear stereo sound with 2.1 speaker system and virtual surround sound"
- This is untrue, and is a feature solely of the JABRA FREEWAY

"Clear, understandable conversations thanks to fantastic acoustics with dual microphones"
- This is untrue, and is a feature of the JABRA FREEWAY

"Automatic on/off with integrated motion sensor when car door is opened and closed
- This is untrue, and is a feature solely of the JABRA FREEWAY

"Real hands-free set - with voice control for menu navigation and accepting calls"
- This is untrue, and is a feature of the JABRA FREEWAY

*** FEATURES THAT ARE INCORRECT ***
"Voice instructions assist you through setup and inform you of connection status and battery charge levels"
- This is untrue, and is a feature of the JABRA FREEWAY

"Voice caller ID with PBAP"
- This is untrue, and is a feature of the JABRA FREEWAY

"Playback of music and calls through the car radio via the FM transmitter"
- This is untrue, and is a feature of the JABRA FREEWAY

"Wireless streaming of music, podcasts and GPS instructions from your phone via Bluetooth A2DP
- This is untrue, and is a feature of the JABRA FREEWAY

"Remote control of music playback via Bluetooth AVRCP compatibility"
- This is untrue, and is a feature of the JABRA FREEWAY

"Extra keys for muting, on/off slider for switching and easy-to-use volume control"
- This is untrue, and is a feature of the JABRA FREEWAY

I have reported this about 3-times to Amazon, but they keep mis-selling it as the descriptions are incorrect.

The JABRA DRIVE as it is, is an OK speakerphone. However there are better ones, in particular (on this level) the Nokia HF-210 speakerphone. Basic, yes. But the sound quality for both parties is superb; whereas the JABRA DRIVE is muffled and undefined by comparison.

All-told, steer-clear.


Trans-X Security Quick Release Skewer set
Trans-X Security Quick Release Skewer set
Offered by bikes4life limited
Price: £10.89

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best compromise., 25 July 2011
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Although this is a keyed-solution, it's a better solution than the various Lock 'n' Roll inverted-bike solutions that are out there; keyed or not.


Zefal Lock'N Roll Saddle/Wheels Quicke Release set - Black, Large
Zefal Lock'N Roll Saddle/Wheels Quicke Release set - Black, Large
Price: £20.62

8 of 13 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars It's hearts in the right place, but it's poorly executed :o(, 23 Jun 2011
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This is a great concept and one that I bought into; that you can have security without the trouble of carrying further tools, but unfortunately the product is flawed.

I didn't remove the product from the packaging to to test this, but having looked at websites since, it seems my original thoughts on how I would best this product as a thief, are true. The locking mechanism works by means of a ball-bearing in a race/track. It seems that this ball-bearing is steel and as such, the thief needs only to carry a magnet to override the lock. They simply stroke the locked mechanism, and eventually the ball-bearing moves into the unlocked position, and the lock is overcome.

Also, and this should be something that is said on the original Amazon advert page, again something I only found out afterwards, the unlocking of these locks occurs with the bike inverted (or passed the vertical). As explained above, the ball-bearing only moves into the unlock position when the bike is passed the vertical/inverted. This is impractical to me, so I returned the product on these grounds alone.

I've settled subsequently on the Trans-x method of a five-pointed Allen key. This patently needs me to carry an addition key/tool, and isn't as secure as it would be say with a Pinhead locking system, but it's something to aid my peace of mind.
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Uniross 4 x AA 2700mAh Performance Batteries
Uniross 4 x AA 2700mAh Performance Batteries

5.0 out of 5 stars Great so far, 16 Jan 2011
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Not used them as much as I would like - or rather - not needed to re-charge them! Which I suppose it a good thing indeed. 5-stars...


3.5 inch 3.5'' IDE (NOT FOR SATA!!) HDD EXTERNAL HARD DISK DRIVE CASE USB 2.0 ENCLOSURE LED Indicator 1000gb win7 PC & MAC
3.5 inch 3.5'' IDE (NOT FOR SATA!!) HDD EXTERNAL HARD DISK DRIVE CASE USB 2.0 ENCLOSURE LED Indicator 1000gb win7 PC & MAC
Offered by TECHNOPRO
Price: £11.99

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Cheap, cheerful, but mind the mains plug and wiring length!, 16 Jan 2011
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This is one of those things that you literally pay for what you get. It's certainly a hobbyists product, and wouldn't stand-up to rigorous moving around as the wires are extremely short and the slightest movement (especially if you are on a laptop like me most of the time), means that either the USB wire disconnects, or the power gets chopped. I bought two of these for two IDE hard disks that I had, and both demonstrate the same problem; it's not a one-off.

As for my point on the mains plug, this is a little bit more significant. We're talking here about a metal/aluminium enclosure. Now the mains-plug that goes into the wall is tiny, and hasn't got any noticeable access to a fuse of any sort. It's a moulded plug, so this increases my concern. I showed it to an electronics professional and he was very concerned that the small size of the plug unit meant that your fingers could - conceivably - reach around a partially pulled-out plug and touch the live-or-neutral of the mains. Not good at all.

I don't see any CE certification on the boxing, so I am worried that these products aren't allowed to be plugged into GB/UK mains and as such, I am going to be seeking a refund soon; as advised by my electronics professional.


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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Be warned, this product explodes, 12 Dec 2010
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This product has recently exploded, well before it's first birthday. The supplier Memwah it seems aren't interested in refunding me my money, the damage caused to the wall-socket (scorching) or the terror that was caused. Looking at the reports on here now, this episode is not unusual.

What I do hope, though, is that the other customers have enjoyed better customer service from the Memwah who are simply quoting that you have a 3-months warranty. I'd consider that to be a very short lifespan for any product frankly. Especially unsafe ones as this patently is.


OXO Tot Bottle Drying Rack (Orange)
OXO Tot Bottle Drying Rack (Orange)
Price: £15.32

4.0 out of 5 stars Cool item, could be bigger, though, 12 Dec 2010
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To be fair, I didn't buy this for the use of tot/baby bottles, though, but for my washing-up in general, and it's pretty cool, if a little small.

Could do with some drain holes in the bottom to let the water out, but other then that it's perfect.


Antec MX-25 2.5 inch USB2.0 S-ATA Enclosure
Antec MX-25 2.5 inch USB2.0 S-ATA Enclosure

5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely looking device, better than the LaCie Sam Hecht, 31 Jan 2010
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Having bought a 500Gb LaCie Sam Hecht designed hard-disk (see here LaCie Little Disk 2.5inch Design by Sam Hecht USB 500GB USB 2.0), I feel that this is a better device.

Although this is Antec product is a hard-disk enclosure ONLY, and you'll need to buy a hard-disk to put in it, the practicalities of the Antec offering are better I feel. I say this, because not only is it as good looking, but ironically the integrated USB wire set-up that the LaCie drive has within it is a severe "Achilles heel".

The LaCie I had only lasted for 2-weeks before the integrated wire came out; rendering the drive utterly useless. The beauty of the Antec device is that the various methods of connection are by a simple (albeit run-of-the-mill) mini-USB socket. The sockets aren't covered by a LaCie clip-on cover, but seriously, does that matter?

All-in-all, Antec offering is a fare better prospect, and you can put whatever hard-disk in that you want, too.


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