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The Martian by Andy Weir
The Martian by Andy Weir
The first few chapters are written in playful first person diary format, which may not be to all tastes, but this only used for the one character, and when others are brought in the comic first person style becomes less problematic.

The plot is a good one, the storytelling is compelling enough, the science is expert and no character is either obviously a 'goodie' or a 'baddie', all are fleshed out sufficiently.

A genuine hard sci-fi instant classic.
Kamor HDMI A-A 32.8 Feet(10M) (Generic 10 Meter) by Generic
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Does the job nicely., 15 April 2014
10M is a fair old distance for HDMI and other systems may not cope with the length, but mine did, which proves the cable, at least, is playing its part.
Faithfull SI40W Soldering Iron 40 Watt by Faithfull
The tip supplied started sloughing after the first day's use. I suspect, sadly, the iron's lack of regulation means its overheating.

Substituting the tip shouldn't be hard, but do make sure you have a decent quality spare that can handle the temperature.

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