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Gigabyte GM-M6880X Gaming Laser Mouse - Black
Gigabyte GM-M6880X Gaming Laser Mouse - Black
Price: £10.92

4.0 out of 5 stars but for general use it's not bad. The side mounted forward and backwards buttons are ..., 2 April 2016
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I bought this as a replacement for my Gigabyte M6880 which developed a wire fault after the cable reinforcement fell off (mouse end) after 3 years 6 months of use. The GM-M6880X is almost identical to the M6880.

Differences between GM-M6880X and M6880:
GM-M6880X feels a bit lighter.
GM-M6880X scroll wheel has cut-outs around the circumference making it feel rather knobbly.
GM-M6880X cable is a bit less stiff, but could still do with being a bit less stiff.
GM-M6880X cable has an anti RF noise bulge at the plug end.

I don't use this mouse for gaming so can't comment in that area, but for general use it's not bad. The side mounted forward and backwards buttons are handy when surfing web pages.


Korg MICROARRANGER 61-Mini Key Professional Arranger Keyboard with Speakers
Korg MICROARRANGER 61-Mini Key Professional Arranger Keyboard with Speakers
Price: £351.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Quite nice if played via a fullsize keyboard, 11 Mar. 2016
I couldn't get on with the mini keys, but luckily I had a full size master keyboard I could play it through via MIDI.

My initial thoughts on the product are favourable. The speakers are great and deliver a good deep sound considering how small they are. Although the sound engine is from the Korg Triton (circa 1999) I think it still sounds great! I'm not a big fan of the instruction manual which would be better if they defined the terms before they started talking about them.

Overall I am happy with my purchase.

Don't forget to register the product online for free tech support and bump the warranty up to 3 years!
The product is basically a repackaged Korg PA80 so check out "Getting To Know the Korg PA80 " on youtube for video instructions.


DAMPER/SUSTAIN PEDAL for Yamaha Casio Keyboard, Piano
DAMPER/SUSTAIN PEDAL for Yamaha Casio Keyboard, Piano
Offered by Acandoo Music
Price: £14.00

2.0 out of 5 stars A lot of pressure is needed to depress the pedal!, 19 Feb. 2016
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Pedal has very strong spring action. I have a Yamaha pedal and it takes about one fifth the effort to depress the pedal. I also have an acoustic piano which is also much less effort to press.


4 Pack 10W GLS LED Light Bulb B22 Bayonet Very Bright 10w = 100w Warm White A60
4 Pack 10W GLS LED Light Bulb B22 Bayonet Very Bright 10w = 100w Warm White A60
Offered by Strictly Lamps
Price: £14.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Say goodbye to your inefficient incandescent and save money!, 9 Feb. 2016
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
As a previous happy customer I had to buy some more of these. The bulbs are good. If anything they appear even brighter than a 100w incandescent. With 90% less energy consumed it's a no-brainer!
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Energizer 1Hour Battery Charger Fast-charging Accu with 4x AA 2300mAh Batteries Ref 638892
Energizer 1Hour Battery Charger Fast-charging Accu with 4x AA 2300mAh Batteries Ref 638892
Price: £21.29

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Cheap power lead wires snap off after a certain time., 9 Feb. 2016
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
My feelings are mixed about this charger. It does what it claims but I feel that it is designed to fail after a certain period of time. My previous Energizer charger lasted 3 years and 9 months before the power plug lead snapped off just beyond the cable reinforcement. I used the charger at most 4 times per month packing it away each time. The power lead is so flimsy that it eventually snapped. The power plug is heat sealed to stop you opening it up and reconnecting the wires, so you have to buy a new one. So I have wrapped electrical tape around the new power cable maybe 5 cm beyond the cable reinforcement.
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Duronic KS2R Height Adjustable Twin X Frame Keyboard Stand, with Quick Pull Release Mechanism - Red
Duronic KS2R Height Adjustable Twin X Frame Keyboard Stand, with Quick Pull Release Mechanism - Red

4.0 out of 5 stars Duronic KS2R Height Adjustable Twin X Frame, 3 Feb. 2016
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Constructed of light weight aluminium, it does the job. Security straps can be fiddly to fit and does rely on your keyboard having a suitable screw holes to attach them to.


2 Pack 10W GLS LED Light Bulb B22 Bayonet Very Bright 10w = 100w Warm White A60
2 Pack 10W GLS LED Light Bulb B22 Bayonet Very Bright 10w = 100w Warm White A60
Offered by Strictly Lamps
Price: £7.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The future is LED!, 19 Jan. 2016
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Thought I'd try out a couple of LED bulbs and my first impression is quite favourable. The packaging states the bulb is equivalent to a 90 watt halogen lamp. I couldn't really detect any loss of brightness compared to the 100 watt incandescent it replaced. The weight of the bulb is 61 grams.

I'll report back if I encounter a bulb failure or reduced brightness.
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Russell Hobbs 21140 Three Tier Food Steamer, 9 L, 800 W - White
Russell Hobbs 21140 Three Tier Food Steamer, 9 L, 800 W - White
Price: £22.68

4.0 out of 5 stars Nice steamer, shame about the bell volume!, 23 Dec. 2015
As the owner of two previous Russell Hobbs Three Tier Food Steamers, I can see they have made some improvements in this model.

Improvements:
Translucent base makes it easier to fill up with water to the max line.
The basket plastic seems more durable (you could drop this on a hard floor and NOT have it break or shatter).

Negatives:
The bell sounded at the completion of cooking is about half the volume of the previous model.
Flimsy handles on the rice cooking tray.

The fact the basket seem more durable is the most important improvement, as broken baskets as been the reason for throwing away previous steamers.

Guaranteed for 2 years if you register or 3 if you fill out the online questionnaire.


Samsung Utopia S5611 SIM-Free Mobile Phone - Black
Samsung Utopia S5611 SIM-Free Mobile Phone - Black
Offered by Phones2Post
Price: £72.45

6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Samsung Utopia S5611, 2 Sept. 2015
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Network: 2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 900 / 2100
Display: TFT, 256K colours, 2.4 inches, 240 x 320 pixels
CPU: 460 MHz
Memory Card slot: microSD, up to 16 GB
Internal Memory: 256 MB
Camera: 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Alert types: Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Radio: Stereo FM radio with RDS, FM recording
Audio player: MP3/WMA/eAAC+ player
Video player: MP4/H.263 player
Organizer:
Voice memo:
Alarms:
Calendar:
Unit Converter:
Browser: Opera Mini
Bluetooth: v3.0, A2DP
USB: microUSB v2.0
Mobile tracker: a feature that helps locate and recover the device if its stolen or lost.
Dimensions: 118.9 x 49.7 x 12.9 mm
Battery: Li-Ion 1000 mAh battery, Stand-by: Up to 310 h (3G), Talk time: Up to 5 h

My initial thoughts on the phone are that it is very fast responding compared to my previous phone Samsung E2121. I like the improved camera function. I don't like the way Samsung have smoothed the back of the phone. It is very difficult to remove the back of the phone. The E2121 had a nice textured back that was easy to grip.
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Body Sculpture Dual Action 2-in-1 Air Elliptical and Bike - Silver/Black, 91 x 57 x 156 cm
Body Sculpture Dual Action 2-in-1 Air Elliptical and Bike - Silver/Black, 91 x 57 x 156 cm
Price: £111.11

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Badly designed, badly made or both, a terrible grinding and banging noise on 3rd day of use!, 2 Mar. 2015
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Didn't even last a week before machine was making a grinding and banging noise. I wonder if they sent me somebody else's return

Now I have the herculean task of trying to repack this pile of junk!

I'm very annoyed and upset by this machine. Such a waste of my time and effort!


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