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Allcam PLB105M Universal 37" 40" 42" 46" 50" 55" Super Slim TV Wall Bracket w/ Security Lock for LCD/ LED/ Plasma TVs
Allcam PLB105M Universal 37" 40" 42" 46" 50" 55" Super Slim TV Wall Bracket w/ Security Lock for LCD/ LED/ Plasma TVs
Offered by eHome
Price: £12.90

4.0 out of 5 stars Mounted an LG 42" LS5600 - Great... once you cut a few corners, 12 May 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
First of all some tips I found or wish I had mounting my LG 42" LS5600 LED TV, (which was the cheapest/thinnest tv I could find recently) and wanted a slim solution as we'd be walking past it to get around the room and didn't want to bump into it.

- We were drilling in to a breezeblock wall (in master bedroom, adjacent to another bedroom). Be careful not to be drilling into the mortar, as that can get very messy and was quite tough, but we used some filler around the rawplug and worked fine, at least there were 5 other strong bolts!

- Ensure the bracket is level using a SEPARATE SPIRIT LEVEL, the one which is built into the bracket is a bit wonky!

- 2 people really help to hold and mark up everything, the bracket is a little weighty

- For my tv, the screws supplied to connect the rails were way too short (M6), I had to skip using a washer and the screws went into the TV maybe halfway to 2/3rds. I was nervous at first but seems to be no problem and a tight strong fit. For safety, go out and get the correct screws

Now onto performance, no complaints, it's VERY slim and looks great, good value, easy'ish to fit for a layman, but it doesn't come with all the screws it says it should!


2m - Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Cable by Cablesson - (VIDEO Adapter lead for Apple iMac- Unibody MacBook - Pro - Air & PC with Mini DP etc.)**Supports Audio and New Thunderbolt Port** Full HD 1080p 24k Gold Plated
2m - Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Cable by Cablesson - (VIDEO Adapter lead for Apple iMac- Unibody MacBook - Pro - Air & PC with Mini DP etc.)**Supports Audio and New Thunderbolt Port** Full HD 1080p 24k Gold Plated
Offered by HDCentral
Price: £27.95

13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Spot on, best solution over 'Apple Adaptors', 12 May 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I plug my macbooks into my TV often, this cable is a good length and saves having to buy the Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adaptor and then another HDMI cable. All in one wins and works great.


Prestigio Emporio Wireless HDMI Bridge (Old model)
Prestigio Emporio Wireless HDMI Bridge (Old model)

4.0 out of 5 stars Great, but wish it came with the 'whole' package. Used for Sky HD in the Bedroom, 4 May 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Once set up and linked, it works like magic, the picture quality is great (with some caveats, see 'Con's'), sound is spot-on and does exactly what I needed it to do with a surprise twist with the remote (see Pro's!).

One thing I would have liked, is that it is clear that this product would be used heavily to either stream something like an Xbox/PS3, Blu-Ray or Sky/Virgin across to another room. The set-up of it implies that you'd have the HDMI go into the source transmitter box, then sent to the receiver elsewhere. No splitting of the signal.

Be aware that to set up having Sky in 2 rooms without 2 Sky boxes, as well as this Bridge you will need to buy:

2x HDMI cables (to come from the receiver to the TV in e.g. Bedroom, and from the splitter (see below) to your TV wherever the Sky box is

1x HDMI Splitter (I used the Neet HDMI splitter available on Amazon, had great reviews and does the job perfectly)

Pro's
- PICTURE QUALITY: Great, it's not 1080p crystal clear, but its closer to HD than it is SD. I think this would depend on how many walls you have or distance, ours goes from downstairs in the living room directly upstairs through plaster/floorboards to the bedroom. If you look up close these a bit of fuzziness, but even on a 42" LED TV, 4m away on a bed you can't notice it
- Quick to set up once you have all the extra bits
- Has a fan in it but is quiet and don't notice it working away in the background
- The IR sender is fantastic, works for Sky+HD on the 2TB box perfectly, the receiver is hidden away on the floor in the bedroom, but can point the Sky remote anywhere and it still picks it up! (magic!)

Con's
- Prestigio! Please put an inbuilt HDMI splitter in the box, I would hazard a guess that most persons would need this
- The LED lights are quite bright, red/blue, it doesnt light up the room but you definitely notice it, I've put blu-tack over them!
- No facility to mount the boxes on a wall, maybe the screw hooks on the back, I could then hide it behind the TV which is also wall mounted
- A more conservative con is that I can imagine this wouldn't work for everyone, it does say it needs line of sight, but through one floor, it works great, perhaps if it submitted a stronger signal it would work for more people


Eagle 13 A 2-Way Block Socket Splitter Mains Adaptor
Eagle 13 A 2-Way Block Socket Splitter Mains Adaptor
Price: £1.80

5.0 out of 5 stars Does the job, 4 May 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Does what is described, it doesn't feel cheap and is the same as one you'd find down at B&Q or supermarkets, on top of that delivery was very quick!


OXO Good Grips Plastic Measuring Spoons, Black
OXO Good Grips Plastic Measuring Spoons, Black
Price: £4.24

5.0 out of 5 stars Grippy!, 4 May 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Had a set of cheapo pound store measuring spoons, can't help but feel these are more accurate, they look right (compared to other reviewers).

I like how you can get a good firm grip on the spoons, the cheaper ones I had would slip and flip about since the handles were so thin.


Complete Cooker Hood Vent Extractor Filter Set includes 2x Grease Filters & 1x Carbon Charcoal Odour Removal Filter, fits the following makes HOTPOINT BOSCH NEFF ZANUSSI CANDY WHIRLPOOL INDESIT ELECTROLUX BELLING SMEG BAUMATIC UNIVERSAL Value Concepts
Complete Cooker Hood Vent Extractor Filter Set includes 2x Grease Filters & 1x Carbon Charcoal Odour Removal Filter, fits the following makes HOTPOINT BOSCH NEFF ZANUSSI CANDY WHIRLPOOL INDESIT ELECTROLUX BELLING SMEG BAUMATIC UNIVERSAL Value Concepts
Offered by VacMagic
Price: £4.29

4.0 out of 5 stars Bargain, 3 May 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Bargain, usually forking out £15-£20 for these specific to my cooker hood however these trap the grease well and still the 'suction' of the extractor is great.

The filter is large enough for me cut into 2 pieces, so really I got 4 replacement filters for the price of 2!


Rink Drink Crown Bottle Opener - Chrome Finished Stainless Steel
Rink Drink Crown Bottle Opener - Chrome Finished Stainless Steel
Offered by Glamour Sales Ltd
Price: £1.55

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars 4 Stars, does what you expect, nothing more, 3 May 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Needed a bottle opener, nothing fancy, something cheap and quick and this does the job perfectly.

Only reason it's not 5 stars is that I wish it was a little more substantial, but that's a personal preference. Because it's so small you can pocket it, however for some might not give enough leverage.


OXO Good Grips Self-Pulling Corkscrew
OXO Good Grips Self-Pulling Corkscrew

3.0 out of 5 stars Great to use, but does need 'some' effort, 3 May 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
As always a corkscrew needs some force. With these, instead of pushing down you squeeze the clear plastic prongs around the bottlehead, so don't think this will eliminate all effort.

Pro's
- Once around the bottle and holding it tight, screwing the corkscrew in is dead easy with the big comfy grip

Con's
- There is 2 small blades to trip the foil off the top, it's not so easy to see where these blades will hit the bottle and you have to squeeze pretty hard while turning the bottle to cut the foil


Comply T-400 Isolation Earphone Tips Medium Black 3 Pairs
Comply T-400 Isolation Earphone Tips Medium Black 3 Pairs
Price: £14.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Everything I expected and more, 3 May 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Ironically I was after some cheap replacements for my Beats Tour earphones, since i lost one of them!

Problem with any of the tips which come with the Beats Tour is that they are too soft and flimsy, it's hard to get that 'seal' to get good sound, unlike many Sony earphones I've tried, you need a complete seal with the Beats otherwise it sounds like the earphone is not in your ear at all. Now this is moving on to why these are so good...

Pro's
- Fit's on my Beats Tours REALLY snugly, I'm not scared of them slipping off or falling off and losing them
- Gives me that 'seal' 100% every time, meaning I can hear everything coming out of the earphone properly, including the massive bass!
- They are light and since they 'mould' to you ear due to the memory foam type construction, I can wear the earphones without discomfort for a very long time (at least the 3hrs from London to Bristol!)
- You get 3 pairs, I shared some with my Wife and a pair or my other Sony phones, instead of getting S/M/L like usual I get 3 pairs I can use

Con's
- They are very light and soft, I feel like they could wear out in some way
- No easy way to wash them, unlike usual rubber tips

They are a little expensive, time will tell how long these last, however initially the fact you get 3 pairs makes it worth it so far


Sky HD Remote Control Black
Sky HD Remote Control Black

4.0 out of 5 stars Original Replacement, 3 May 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
We got a HDMI splitter and wi-fi sender to get Sky into the bedroom, of course we needed an extra remote to leave upstairs.

We were looking for an original, matching remote without paying an arm and a leg, and this is the latest style that comes with the 2TB Sky+ HD boxes and this fit the bill nicely

Only bad thing I could say really is that at the price it should come with batteries and maybe a small guide on how to code it to your TV, it works fine now that I've programmed it to my LG LED TV, however I had to Google it!


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