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    • Overall Rating: 3
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Charger is battery killer, bateries is ok.

    posted by Velund on 07/17/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Cheap. Batteries is close to spec (about 1500 mah really after two "training" cycles. Compact enough to use during trips.
    Cons:
    Charger is real battry killer. It is just 1 amp current-limited switching power supply with diode decoupling for 4 battery slot...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Not perfect, but good for the price

    posted by Velund on 05/22/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Small. Lightweight. Relatively cheap. Bright enough to be really useful but no too much to drain batteries in minutes. Good external appearance, looks a bit futuristic.
    Cons:
    Build quality is not so good. O ring is nearly useless as it is poor quality and wrong size. Lot of debris inside, including re...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Very good price/performance ratio

    posted by Velund on 05/22/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Almost same capacity as Duracell ones available locally, for a fraction of price. Just used two of them to date (in a a portable instrument that drain them heavily) - runtime is almost the same.
    Cons:
    None really.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Simply works as it should

    posted by Velund on 05/22/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Simply works as it should. Withstand nearby hot air soldering without problems. Sticky enough.
    Cons:
    The edges of roll was really dirty when I removed them from shipping bag. The only clean place was under SKU sticker. ;) Roll w...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Nice thing

    posted by Velund on 05/19/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Looks and feels rugged, good quality finish. Threads look well machined. Nice tight and powerful cenral beam with adequate diffused light cone around to search something.
    Cons:
    Clip is not very convenient, it is hard to hook it sometimes.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Looks not bad, but need a manufacturer specs.

    posted by Velund on 04/21/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:less than 1 day

    Pros:
    Relatively cheap (I never seen similar prices for small quantities locally, only on 1000's pcs it becomes close to DX prices), bright.
    Cons:
    Not uniform color and output in a package (I have a fixture to feed 5 LEDs at once with exactly same current to select similar ...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    It works...

    posted by Velund on 04/21/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Worked with all SIMs that I have handy (list below). Build quality is not perfect but acceptable.
    Cons:
    Software is tricky to install (not obivious that USB-RS232 driver must be installed separately). Too many errors during data ex...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    2-in-1, not perfect but very handy

    posted by Velund on 04/21/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Compact, lightweight, handy... Little weak laser is a pro when you playing with cats, less chances to damage their eyes with this.
    Cons:
    As I said above, laser is weak, my 5mW pointer looks much brighter that this one, but it is not always a con... LED light is al...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Really works....

    posted by Velund on 04/15/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Automatic direction control (not explained how it works and not yet sure that it will work flawlessly at any data, but not observed any problems after 8 hours of continuous testing). Compact.
    Cons:
    Little weak terminal block. No manual (and manual is not available from utek website). No screws to secure PCB with terminal bl...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Nice to have one if you have any gadget with TF

    posted by Velund on 04/10/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Compact, nice looking, quite fast (USB 2.0 according to what I seen in Windows).
    Cons:
    TF card, when inserted in socket, still remains on 1/2 outside of reader case, so it is very easy to break your card if you app...
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