Paul S Ell

Hall of Fame Reviewer - 2011 2012
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 38
Helpful votes received on reviews: 93% (8,602 of 9,283)
Location: NI, UK
Birthday: 30 Jun
In My Own Words:
Eclectic reader of mostly fiction with a bias to historical stuff at present. Also in to gadgets of all types. Happy to review products from manufacturers which match my knowledge base - reflected by my reviews - and on an impartial basis following Amazon Vine guidelines.

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 38 - Total Helpful Votes: 8602 of 9283
Bose ® SoundLink ® Mini Bluetooth Speaker by Bose
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
For an ultra portable and compact speaker the sound quality is excellent. Add to that bluetooth that works both with Android and Apple systems and a good battery life and this is an outstanding piece of kit. Highly recommended, 5 stars.
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Set up problems, 7 Jun 2014
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An alternative to a 2.1 Sound Bar with separate sub-woofer from Sony in the form of a 'Sound Base' - a rectangular black box which your TV sits on. Built in to the Sound Base is a sub-woofer and dual speakers in a single unit.

Sony argue that the Sound Base offers a neater solution to improving TV sound compared to a Sound Bar with no need for a sub-woofer. This is certainly the case if you have space under your TV and don't mind the additional height placing it on the Sound Base results in. However, I was surprised at the overall size (and particularly the length) of the Sound Base at 72cm long, 31cm deep and, having less impact, just over 7cm high. It looks OK with a 42" TV but… Read more
Bright LED BLUE - Light Ribbon Strip with Complete&hellip by SleekLighting
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This kit includes a 5 metre flexible plastic strip with 600 blue LED lights embedded into it, a dimmer combined with on/off switch and a transformer with UK plug.

The LED strip is designed, in general, to be fitted under furniture, under kitchen wall units, perhaps in a dark alcove etc. Personally I've tried them under a 4 metre length of kitchen units to provide an interesting additional light feature. As the strip has self-adhesive tape on the reverse it's exceptionally easy to fix. Really no DIY skills are required. To make fitting still easier the strip can be cut to length without the lights all going out! Roughly every three LEDs along the strip there's a scissor symbol… Read more

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