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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 2
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Bright & cheap, but comes apart too easily

    posted by finkster on 09/13/2010 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Cheap, bright, comes with the usual clamps & decent belt/loop hook. Dropping or damaging it won't be a big deal since it's pretty cheap.
    Cons:
    The two halves of my unit came apart too easily. A slight knock would send the reflector, LEDs & battery side flying, with the...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Well worth it

    posted by finkster on 12/08/2008 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Cheap and good construction for the price. Can't complain about the image quality. Connector ends come with plastic caps.
    Cons:
    Cable isn't as thick as some branded ones but seems ok.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Alrite for the price...with a small mod

    posted by finkster on 12/08/2008 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    1. Cheap 2. Works with my 4Gb card 3. Better than those single slot-type usb card readers
    Cons:
    1. Doesn't enclose the card sufficiently. 2. No lanyard provided. 3. Rather flmsy packaging but still passable.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Works well, no complaints

    posted by finkster on 09/15/2008 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    1. Fits my sata hd well. Snug fit, no rattling. 2. Rubber shock mounts dampen vibrations & knocks a little. 3. Comes with key lock (2-keys provided) 4. Opening & closing action is pretty smooth. No excessive force required. 5. Black front panel. 6...
    Cons:
    1. Price on the high side but still ok. 2. sata & power cables not detachable.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    Works well, with one note of caution

    posted by finkster on 09/15/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    1. Super small 2. Good price 3. Blue LED indicates activity & status of reader 4. A place to thread a lanyard or string thru 5. Memory card slots in securely, does not come out or drop out too easily
    Cons:
    1. Since the design of the reader requires it to slot into the cavity of the USB port, there are times when a well-used or olde...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    Not bad, does what it's supposed to do.

    posted by finkster on 06/17/2008 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    1. decently bright for my purpose as a map light in the car. 2. Versatile mounting options mean it can go almost anywhere. 3. Small and lightweight enough. 4. Swivel ball head allows aiming in whichever direction you want.
    Cons:
    The on-off button on my set is a bit hard to activate. It seems rather deep in under the soft rubber cover, and almost needs a...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    Loud and effective, but...

    posted by finkster on 06/17/2008 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    1) loud and clear. 2) Small and fits in most places where needed.
    Cons:
    The magnet which is needed to 'de-activate' the alarm needs to be placed very close to the alarm itself. Also, in certain orie...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    As good as the real thing

    posted by finkster on 03/02/2008 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    1. Fairly cheap 2. Works as well as the real thing.
    Cons:
    1. Could be a little cheaper as it's only about $2 less than the branded lenspen. 2. Lack of instructions for the novices who a...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    Bright, simple, cheap construction for the price

    posted by finkster on 03/02/2008 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    1. Quite cheap 2. Bright light output
    Cons:
    1. Construction not exactly great, but will do. 2. Irritating blinking mode.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    Doesn't charge 3.0V RCR123A batts properly

    posted by finkster on 03/02/2008 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Decent charger if the voltage is set higher when charging 3V batts.
    Cons:
    1. Either my set is faulty, or it simply doesn't charge 3V batts properly. 2. No dust cover for batts, or ciggy plug for the car.
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