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10W LED SMD FLOOD LIGHT WATERPROOF IP65 PIR Sensor&hellip by A5 Products
3.0 out of 5 stars Didn't match picture, 8 Oct 2013
The light I received was black. The PIR sensor is a dome-shape rather than the half-cylinder style in the picture. From the box and instructions it looks like the IP65 rating applies to the sensor only, so time will tell if the light component is really weather-proof.

So far it's working OK, although I can't get the sensor to detect movement more than a couple of paces from the unit (previous ones in the same position needed to be "blinkered" to stop picking up movements over 10 feet away!).

Any advice about increasing the range would be appreciated! I tried installing the sensor with the dome pointing upwards, but this didn't work for me, so it's now dome-side… Read more
Logitech M510 Wireless Mouse [PC] by Logitech
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great big mouse, 30 Sep 2012
Tried the bluetooth option first, but there are two problems:

1. They're all very small for portability
2. Bluetooth just isn't reliable enough - I ended up having to restart the bluetooth service on a regular basis.

This is a full-size, solid-feeling piece of kit. There's just nothing to criticise - it works immediately, with no extra software. And the back/forward buttons are great.
16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Initial thoughts, 2 Jan 2012
I previously had a Dyson which lasted a good 10 years, but so it should given how much it cost! Going back to bags was a bit of a worry, but I worked out that each bag is 3x the capacity of the Dyson, so should last well over a month. And they cost less than the Miele equivalent (ordered online for collection at John Lewis). I always used to empty the Dyson into a small plastic binbag anyway, so in environmental terms I'm still a bad guy.

First impressions are that it follows me around more easily, has an enormous range which means no need for extension cables, and feels very well built. Although it's more bulky than the Dyson, it stores more neatly and paradoxically takes up… Read more

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