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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Cheap and functional earphone with mic. Useful for skype and similar usage.

    posted by rad200 on 06/08/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    - Long & soft cable. - Color coded plugs identification. - Earphone is loud with volume control. - Comes with plastic pouch. - Small size good for travellers, takes less space.
    Cons:
    - No mute button. - Mic is less sensitive, need to speak close to it as feedback from listeners. - Plugs contact is a bit tarni...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Cheap IR Thermometer

    posted by rad200 on 01/10/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    - Easy to use, don't need to refer to manual after a few trials. - Light. Even with battery. - Sturdy. Feels firm like some more expensive ones. - Backlight. Really usefull when used in dark areas or night use. - Laser can be turn on or off to safe battery....
    Cons:
    Not really for this price. However an ON/OFF switch is nice to have esp. when storing it in toolbox - other tools may accidenta...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
    earned for this post
    Panel thermometer

    posted by rad200 on 01/10/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Cheap, small and accurate. I bought 2, both show same temp when put side by side. Display size is big enough. Good battery life, have been using it for over 6mths, still going strong, display still clear. Design is nice, can be panel fit. Able to resolve up...
    Cons:
    No backlight maybe during dark, but not really necessary since it will drain up the battery.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
    earned for this post
    Butane torch

    posted by rad200 on 01/10/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Cheap. Small and light. Gas holds for a long time without leak. Handle doesn't get too hot when used for longer period. Cap with chain is thoughtful, doesn't get lost or misplaced. Childlock is handy but a bit flimsy. Flame is as good or better than similar...
    Cons:
    Foot stand is loose and doesn't hold the torch very well. Don't let the torch stand on it's foot when lit. Childlock flimsy, wo...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
    earned for this post
    Energy Monitor

    posted by rad200 on 01/10/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Cheap and good for home use esp. to estimate the energy consumption of home appliances. Able to measure low power devices down to 2W accurately. Available mode is nice to have for different needs. LCD display is backlighted so is useful at dark. Operation i...
    Cons:
    Main cable should be thicker to ensure best performance and better safety when working at max current. The cable is a bit warm ...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 2
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Cheap SDR stick

    posted by rad200 on 01/06/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Comes with R820T tuner, good range as in datasheet. Sensitivity is comparable to E4000 tuner based on use, though I have no proper equipment to verify it.
    Cons:
    USB stick plastic cap is tight, have to file off a bit to allow the cap to slide in smoothly. The plastic case can be open too ...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 2
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
    earned for this post
    Cheap SDR

    posted by rad200 on 01/06/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Cheaper than other sticks with E4000 tuner. Good range for SDR work. Have not used it for TV. Also, it comes with a telescopic antenna, about 10 inch when fully extended, which is nice, you can adjust the length. The case is quite well built seems to be glu...
    Cons:
    Telecsopic antenna is good for strong UHF, for better reception an external antenna prefered. The F antenna connector will need...
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