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Citizen Men's BV1085-06E Sport Eco-Drive Strap Watch
Citizen Men's BV1085-06E Sport Eco-Drive Strap Watch

5.0 out of 5 stars ... clear and attractive pilot-type face that looks a bit like Bell & Ross have mated with Oris, 1 July 2014
Very clear and attractive pilot-type face that looks a bit like Bell & Ross have mated with Oris. Bezel is slightly gloss but not overly distracting. Neat black cotton strap with reinforced holes. Comes in nice presentation box. Excellent value for money.


DS finder
DS finder
Price: £0.00

4.0 out of 5 stars duh, 13 April 2013
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This will work but you need to add your diskstation IP address manually. It's not the most useful app though. I'd love more control over my Synology DS212j.


IP webcam Internet CCTV camera infrated Nightview WiFi Wireless Pan and Title
IP webcam Internet CCTV camera infrated Nightview WiFi Wireless Pan and Title

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good basic Foscam clone, 23 April 2012
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Very basic and plasticky finish but it works fine. A word of warning on resets - the reset button is very easy to break. The manual is not clear but you need to hold it down for 20-30 seconds to do a reset after which the camera does its little twirl. If you break the button then you either need to return the whole camera or be adventurous and open up the case and then short the switch named SW1 (at least on my circuit). Of course this will almost certainly break your warranty.


DBPOWER® IP Webcam Internet CCTV Camera Infrated Night View WiFi Wireless Pan Tilt IR Black
DBPOWER® IP Webcam Internet CCTV Camera Infrated Night View WiFi Wireless Pan Tilt IR Black
Offered by HappyGo
Price: £30.99

20 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars EasyN FS-613 webcam installation, 20 May 2011
I wanted a cheap webcam to monitor the rear of our house, from the reviews on Amazon I chose the EasyN FS-613 webcam although the Amazon page didn't identify it. These are my installation notes in case they are of help to someone. If you look hard enough you can find a label on the packaging that says FS-613A but otherwise the camera is identified as an F-series.

First steps
Plug in network cable to router
Plug in power cable
Turn on at the wall (no on/off switch on the camera) and it tracks around, presumably as a self test
Check on router - camera had correctly set its IP to 192.168.1.126 - this is also marked on the bottom of the camera for those who don't want to read the manual.

Basic settings
I don't run Windows so didn't use the software provided, instead I did it the "hard" way - which is actually very simple on a standard network.
Go to 192.168.1.126:81 in Google Chrome. Default logon is admin with no password.

You are then presented with camera control choices:
ActiveX for IE
Server push for Firefox, Chrome
Javascript for Mobile
or a dedicated ipad option

Using Chrome so used server push, camera worked straightaway.

Network settings
Click on the options button on the web page control.
Set password for admin (not forced to do so but really necessary) and one other user (not necessary). Camera will reboot.

Changed camera IP to 192.168.1.252 port 81. It reboots again.

Set wireless details, another reboot. Remove network cable. No problem connecting on my WPA2 wireless network.

And that is it on the camera itself, that's all you need to do if you want to monitor via your own network.

Additional settings
There were some other changes I needed to make on my system to use with my camera monitoring software and to allow external viewing. For some of these you can use the webcam's own software - eg dynamic dns, alarm settings.

External viewing
Port forwarding on router (Linksys WRT610N)
External port 50001 maps to 192.168.1.252 port 81

I use DynDNS to provide a static URL for external viewing of my network. The router handles the updating of the IP address.

Monitoring software
Zoneminder
My webcam monitoring software running on the Ubuntu server.

Add new monitor - obvious settings except for path to images is path /snapshot.cgi?1305894863217

and image size 320x240. Will test to see if other options.

Restart Zoneminder (though I also had to reboot my server for some reason).

IP Cam viewer
A brilliant Android monitoring program with a very responsive developer and well worth the £3 cost of the full version.

Again all obvious settings - there is only one choice for an EasyN webcam (the FS-613) and it seems to work fine.

Haven't tested the visual side yet!
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Vogel's EFW6345 Universal Optimally Adjustable Double Arm 31"-42" LCD / Plasma TV Wall Bracket
Vogel's EFW6345 Universal Optimally Adjustable Double Arm 31"-42" LCD / Plasma TV Wall Bracket

52 of 53 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A solid piece of kit, 13 Nov. 2006
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This is a fantastic piece of kit, looks and works like a dream, feels really solid. This is now holding up a heavy 42inch plasma screen on a slightly dodgy wall. Some thoughts on fitting below but the process is extremely easy.

I was at first concerned that the screws mounting the rear frame to the screen would not be strong enough to hold the screen but so far so good.

You might want to consider a different type of screw to mount to the wall unless you are absolutely sure that the wall you are drilling into is rock solid. We switched to expanding metal bolts rather than the provided plastic plugs to give better grip. There are four mounting holes in the top of the bracket, of which you only drill two. You only have two holes at the base of the bracket so make sure these are into solid wall. One of the top holes went into poor brickwork, so the bracket is held up by three of the metal plugs (top left, and the two bottom ones) plus a smaller plug in one of the spare top holes. Feels extremely solid.

Tips:

1. Fitting the metal frame to the rear of the TV is simple, just make sure the horizontal pieces are properly engaged.

2. Think carefully about the position of the TV. You do not want it sitting high on the wall else you'll get neck ache watching it.

3. Check the wall thoroughly before drilling!

4. You need two people to hold a large TV to the wall bracket for final mounting. Even better three people but not really necessary.

5. The template for drilling the holes is ok but you may need to fine tune the bracket holes with a file, if like me your drilling is a touch off line.


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