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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    good basic tool

    posted by capdegarde on 04/27/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    This soldering iront is cheap and yet its quality is good enough. It is light and quite easy to handle and the cord length is OK. Heats up quickly.
    Cons:
    I would not keep it switched ON for too long. The first time I used it the smoke was so smelly that I had to open the window to...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Worth the price

    posted by capdegarde on 04/27/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Good quality, with an impressive aluminum heatsink at the back - I wonder why as LEDs do not get that hot. Very light. It can swing (on one axis) to a certain extent. The light is bright and warm white as advertised- not blueish. It was rather easy to insta...
    Cons:
    Does not seem to swing very much. I'd say 30 degrees at most.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 3
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    good product

    posted by capdegarde on 12/26/2012 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    This one is bright enough to light up a 13-ft (4 metre) corridor with a white, slightly bluish light. It does the job well - several times daily - with no delay. Very easy to install like any ordinary E 27 bulb (looks bulky but fits OK).
    Cons:
    There is no way of setting the duration, it lasts a little bit too long to my taste but it's not so important as the consumptio...
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