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(PMS) 200 LED Bright White Solar Fairy String Lights Waterproof, choice of light effect. Ideal for Christmas, Halloween, Home & Garden outdoor decorative, 22M Super Bright
(PMS) 200 LED Bright White Solar Fairy String Lights Waterproof, choice of light effect. Ideal for Christmas, Halloween, Home & Garden outdoor decorative, 22M Super Bright

2.0 out of 5 stars Cheap, not very cheerful, 23 Dec. 2013
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At this time of the year in this country solar powered lights, even low wattage LED lights, need a bigger collector to be much good.
These manage a few minutes of light after dark and then disappear. There doesn't seem to be any way to get the battery fully charged - I've tried leaving them off for a day or two in the hope that three day's 'sunlight' would be enough for one evening's reasonable display, but that didn't seem to help.
I also bought some lights form another supplier that have the option of bringing the power unit indoors and charging from a USB power source - these are much better and only need topping up every few days. They were twice the price but I would recommend them in preference to these.


The Greatest Hits Of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
The Greatest Hits Of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

5.0 out of 5 stars Nobody does it better, 25 Oct. 2013
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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was simply the greatest qawwali singer.
This disc does have some of his best tracks that I have heard.


Samsung SE-208DB/TSBS Slim Portable External USB 2.0 DVDRW - Black
Samsung SE-208DB/TSBS Slim Portable External USB 2.0 DVDRW - Black
Offered by Entrepôt électronique!
Price: £19.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Does the job, but is slow, 12 Jun. 2013
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Works as it should straight out of the box, but is quite a lot slower than the one built into my computer (except that one's stopped working).

At this price, though, one can't complain.


G9 SMD LED Light Bulb 2.5Watt WARM WHITE Technology Ceramic LED replacement for 40w G9 halogen Energy Saving G9
G9 SMD LED Light Bulb 2.5Watt WARM WHITE Technology Ceramic LED replacement for 40w G9 halogen Energy Saving G9
Offered by Strictly Lamps
Price: £5.29

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good product, works well, 21 Mar. 2013
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I bought five of these to replace the halogen equivalents in a light fitting.
I now get as good a light for 12.5W instead of 200W, to my eye as bright and as 'warm' as before.
The intial cost is much greater, of course, £40 seems a lot for some bulbs, but the lower electricity usage alone means that this is paid back in about 1650 hours or 18 months at three hours per day. I have assumed 12p per kWh as the cost of electricity, this may be different for you.
Then there is the greater life of these bulbs. If the ratings are correct (30000 hours for these versus 2000 hours for halogen) then over five years these will still be youngsters at les than 20% of their rated life, whilst the halogens will have required 10-15 trips up the stepladder and cost another £6-£9. After five years the total cost using these bulbs should be £92 less than the halogens (£48 v £140).
Finally, these run cool, so will not 'cook' your bulb sockets as the halogens do over time. You should be able to keep the light fitting longer.

So lower cost, less trouble. No contest.

One minor issue with these bulbs is that the contacts are a slightly different shape from the halogens. One of my sockets, presumably out of shape because of the heat of the halogen bulbs, didn't really want to work with these and needed a bit of wiggling (with the power off) before the bulb seated properly. It then worked fine and the other four sockets were no trouble.


Re-Gen Remanufactured Samsung CLT-Y5082L Yellow Toner Cartidge for Samsung CLP-620 Samsung CLP-620ND Samsung CLP-670 Samsung CLP-670ND Samsung CLX-6220FX Samsung CLX-6250FX
Re-Gen Remanufactured Samsung CLT-Y5082L Yellow Toner Cartidge for Samsung CLP-620 Samsung CLP-620ND Samsung CLP-670 Samsung CLP-670ND Samsung CLX-6220FX Samsung CLX-6250FX
Offered by Global Toners
Price: £29.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Time will tell, 14 Mar. 2013
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Arrived promptly, well packaged, fits and works.
Time will tell if it lasts as well as the official ones - I don't see why it wouldn't.


Edge Hill and Fenny Compton (Explorer Maps) (OS Explorer Map)
Edge Hill and Fenny Compton (Explorer Maps) (OS Explorer Map)
by Ordnance Survey
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Nothing like an OS 1:25000!, 24 Nov. 2012
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There is nothing like an ordnance Survey 1:25000 map. The quality is unsurpassed, the design brilliant, the accuracy very exact. There are no maps that I have seen anywhere in the world as good as these.


Samsung CLP-620 670 5K High Capacity Toner - Black
Samsung CLP-620 670 5K High Capacity Toner - Black
Price: £71.20

3.0 out of 5 stars Does its job but expensive, 24 Nov. 2012
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Works fine.

But it is very expensive!

It may last a year, we'll see. If not it is too expensive.
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500 Plastic Resealable Grip Seal Bags 1.5" x 2.5"
500 Plastic Resealable Grip Seal Bags 1.5" x 2.5"
Offered by EPOSGEAR
Price: £2.07

4.0 out of 5 stars Just what it says, 24 Nov. 2012
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They are smaller than I was expecting. But they are exactly the size they are supposed to be, so my fault not theirs. Note to purchasers:check you really want ones this small!

Bags are perfect, delivery fine.


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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Warm and cheap, 8 Feb. 2012
I have tried several led bulbs. This is the 'warmest', and matches the halogen downlighter it replaced and the others in the kitchen pretty closely. At 4W it is as bright as the 50W halogen bulbs alongside,and the saving in electricity will pay for it in about six months. (46W saved for about 6 hours per day). Only time will tell if it will last for decades, as its rating suggests. As the transformer had died I replaced that as well as the bulb, some users report that they needed to replace their working transformers as they could not deliver so low a current. If that applies to you the job will cost twice as much, but should still pay for itself pretty quickly. The transformer I used was 12w LED Driver Transformer for MR16-MR11 LED Light Bulb.

Since this should save more money than its cost, it is not so much cheap as effectively free!


12w LED Driver Transformer for MR16-MR11-G4 LED Light Bulb by Long Life Lamp Company
12w LED Driver Transformer for MR16-MR11-G4 LED Light Bulb by Long Life Lamp Company
Offered by Strictly Lamps
Price: £4.49

6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Works just fine, 8 Feb. 2012
This replaced a dead transformer from a ceiling light in my kitchen. It fitted through the hole in the ceiling easily, connected to wiring in an obvious way and works just fine. It drives a 4W LED lamp (MR16 4W LED Bulb 12V 380Lumens GU5.3 Warm White) that is brighter than the 50W lamp that was there before. I estimate that the saving in electricity will pay for this item and the led bulb in about one year. So it is also effectively free!


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