Howard Jones

Helpful votes received on reviews: 80% (16 of 20)
Location: UK
Birthday: 17 Aug


Top Reviewer Ranking: 291,023 - Total Helpful Votes: 16 of 20
16 Way 1.5 Metre surge Tower Extension Lead Socket&hellip by erolling
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
The physical product seems pretty good, but I'm a little wary that it has no earth and no fuse - particularly as it encourages you to chain 16 items off one plug and cable...

The fuse part was simple enough to fix - I replaced the moulded plug with a spare one that actually had a fuse. While I was doing that I noticed that it also has no earth connection at all. in the cable. A lot of electronic devices also don't have an earth, but an extension cable usually does! There is a screw terminal on the bottom, which looks like it probably is a separate earthing point, but it's not how you'd expect it it work...

I'm somewhat wary about using this fully loaded now, and I… Read more
The Pi Hut XBMC Media Centre Kit for Raspberry Pi by The Pi Hut
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
It works straight out of the box as promised (OpenELEC even worked with my TV's HDMI CEC signal, so xbmc could 'hear' the TV remote).

The case wasn't the black one listed, but a (still quite nice) clear case.

The PSU was 750mA, not 1500 - that's a more significant difference that can cause problems for the Pi.
AC Power Adapter Extension Wall Cord for Apple Mac&hellip by OEM
Just in case anyone else is thinking the same - I hadn't noticed until I tried to use this product, but the Mac modular plug is different from the ipad/ipod modular power supply - it only has a notch in one side of the plug - so you can't use the same cable for your phone charger.

Perfectly fine for the Macbook though :-)

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