Paul S Ell

Hall of Fame Reviewer - 2011 2012
All at sea!
Top Reviewer Ranking: 38
Helpful votes received on reviews: 93% (8,676 of 9,367)
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.

Astronomy, electronics of all types, gardening, contemporary design, reading, cats!

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 38 - Total Helpful Votes: 8676 of 9367
Kenwood BM450 Bread Maker with Ingredients Dispens&hellip by Kenwood
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Still a winner, 15 July 2014
Much has been written by others about this bread machine. I just wanted to add that it has stood the test of time. I purchased it about a month ago and it consistently produces good results. The bread is a good size and the ingredient dispenser gives additional functionality. Well worth the money.
Braun Oral-B PRO 5000 CrossAction 5-Mode Rechargea&hellip by Oral-B
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
I was using an earlier iteration of this toothbrush - a 5000 series brush - until the rechargeable battery gradually stored a smaller and smaller charge. That I replaced with a Phillips Sonic model - again like this brush a near the top of the range version. In my review then I said I preferred the Oral-B - the brush heads were smaller, the brush easier to handle. Well I guess it's what you're used to as having tested the new PRO 5000 I prefer the Philips Sonic! I find the brush head too small with this brush, and it's too easy to apply too much pressure when brushing. Although at least too much pressure is clearly highlighted by a large red light.

That said, this is still a five… Read more
Super Legend E27 Edison Screw 7 Watt LED Super Sma&hellip by Super Legend
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
In essence this is a much cheaper version of the Philips hue Personal Wireless Lighting Starter Kit (3 x A19 E27 LED Light Bulbs, 1 Bridge). The bulb is operated using either an iOS or Android App which is suitable for either a tablet or smartphone. This is linked to the bulb using a Bluetooth connection. The app has good functionality - you can set the bulb to a very wide variety of colours, adjust those colours, and set the bulb to turn on and off at set times. As mentioned it's also a fraction of the Hue cost.

So why only three stars? Well I experienced very significant problems in getting the bulb to work with the… Read more

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