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Caraselle 9 x Plastic Can Lids
Caraselle 9 x Plastic Can Lids
Offered by CaraselleDirect
Price: £1.30

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 6 Oct 2014
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Very good, even after several times in the dishwasher. Nice material, excellent fit.


Kingston 16 GB Class 10 MicroSD Flash Card SDC10/16GBSP
Kingston 16 GB Class 10 MicroSD Flash Card SDC10/16GBSP
Price: £5.77

4.0 out of 5 stars Fine, 6 Oct 2014
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Seems to work well. No problems.


Poweradd™ Portable Dual-Port USB Car Charger With Built-in Micro USB Cable Power Adapter Compatible for Samsung Galaxy S5 S4 S3, Note 4 3 2, Android SmartPhones, GPS, Tablets, and USB Port for iPhone 6 Plus 6 5S 5C 5 4S, iPad, iPod and Many Other Devices (Apple Cable Not Included) - White
Poweradd™ Portable Dual-Port USB Car Charger With Built-in Micro USB Cable Power Adapter Compatible for Samsung Galaxy S5 S4 S3, Note 4 3 2, Android SmartPhones, GPS, Tablets, and USB Port for iPhone 6 Plus 6 5S 5C 5 4S, iPad, iPod and Many Other Devices (Apple Cable Not Included) - White
Offered by Poweradd

3.0 out of 5 stars OK, for the price, 6 Oct 2014
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Is a bit more flimsy than I expected. Also needs to be moved a bit in the socket to actually work, as if the contacs are not very reliable. USB plug isn't of the highest quality either. It's OK for the price, but not really a great item.


SPEEDLINK Snappy Wireless Mouse - Black
SPEEDLINK Snappy Wireless Mouse - Black

4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, certainly for the money, 17 Jan 2013
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Works well, alsmost as good as a wired mouse. A bit light, but easy enough to work with. I'd recommend it.


Trixie Barto 40152 Cat Litter Tray 39 × 22 × 59 cm Light Blue / Dark Blue / Granite
Trixie Barto 40152 Cat Litter Tray 39 × 22 × 59 cm Light Blue / Dark Blue / Granite
Price: £17.02

5.0 out of 5 stars Really good product!, 6 Dec 2012
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I really like this litter tray, and so do my cats. It is very easy to clean. I do have to add that I use it with the 'Cat's Best öko plus' cat litter, which is quite expensive. You need less of it, though, so it's not that much more in the end. I had problems with cheaper litter: it forms big clumps that stick to the bottom of the tray, which is a particular problem with this tray as it is basically a sieve. When used with the Cat's Best litter it works an absolute treat: everything comes out almost without a trace, and you can simply dispose of it in the toilet! Brilliant!


4X REPLACEMENT STYLUS PEN FOR NOKIA 5800 XpressMusic
4X REPLACEMENT STYLUS PEN FOR NOKIA 5800 XpressMusic

3.0 out of 5 stars Not like the original, but OK, 5 July 2012
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They are indeed more bendy and made from softer material. Probably not very hard wearing. The original ones are better. At least they were cheap.


Surface Detail
Surface Detail
by Iain M. Banks
Edition: Hardcover

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not the best culture novel, 12 Nov 2010
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I've read most of Banks' culture novels, but this one is definitely not the best. All the ingredients are there, but it all feels a little bit like your been there before. Of course, new things do happen and Banks wouldn't be Banks if he hadn't come up with some new inventive details, but on the whole it does give the impression of being just another Banks culture novel. Still worth the read though. I very much prefer Banks on a bad day to most other authors.


TDK T18656 Mini DVD-R Blank Discs 8 cm 1-2x Speed 1.4 GB in Jewel Case Pack of 5
TDK T18656 Mini DVD-R Blank Discs 8 cm 1-2x Speed 1.4 GB in Jewel Case Pack of 5
Offered by DiscountDiscs
Price: £5.69

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Disn't work with my Pansonic camcorder, 7 July 2008
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I tried these with my Panasonic D310 DVD camcorder and although it recorded on them the camera couldn't finalize most disks. This is an absolute pain, as you will now have to recover the recordings from the disks and burn them again in your computer.

I contacted Panasonic about this and they recommended their own brand DVD-R disks. These are not really much more expensive but seem to work fine in my camera.

Maarten


Panasonic VDR-D310 DVD Camcorder (3CCD, 10 x optical,USB 2.0)
Panasonic VDR-D310 DVD Camcorder (3CCD, 10 x optical,USB 2.0)

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good camera, less impressed with the DVD medium, 11 May 2008
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This is an excellent camera that can produce very good video quality, especially in good light. In low light the colour is less vibrant, but still good enough for most purposes. It works very well and seems sturdy and well designed. It is also very easy to use.

The camcorder has a few weak points:

- Quite a bit of wind noise when recording outdoors.
- Limited wide angle lens, only about 45mm (35 mm equivalent).
- Rather big and heavy, compared to other camcorders.
- Not a real widescreen camera, highest resolution is in 3 * 4 mode.
- Still pictures are hopeless, not even close to the 3.1 mpixel claimed.

My main main dispointment was the mini DVD medium, though. It doesn't work as well as I hoped. It is not possible, for example, to delete
scenes from a disk if you also want to be able to play that disk in an ordinary DVD player.

A big problem was that the camera didn't work with the TDK-R disk I bought for it. It recorded on these disks, but failed to finalize the disk in most cases. This is an absolute pain. I called Panasonic and they recommended to use their disks. I did, and they seem to work fine with this camera.

So, an excellent camera, using a flawed medium. And avoid those TDK disks.

Maarten


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