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    • Overall Rating: 2
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 2
    • Ease Of Use: 1
    • Usefulness: 1
    2 DXPoints
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    Cheap NFC that did not work for me

    posted by tengdahl on 01/14/2014 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Cheap. Well known IC. Feels mechanically solid.
    Cons:
    Promise "Can read the NFC tags and cover with any smartphones that has NFC function" is false. Did not work for me be...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    East way to measure USB voltage and current

    posted by tengdahl on 09/22/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    I can measure USB voltage and current very simply.
    Cons:
    The current measurements does not seem to be very accurate at low current levels. The reading constantly shows 10-15 mA less th...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
    earned for this post
    Well working arduino board

    posted by tengdahl on 09/03/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Well working Duemilanove board. Has pins for easily connecting Arduino sensors and RC servos directly to board (no need to buy external sensor shield). It is your average arduino with extra pins for pwm/pwr/gnd for easy use of servos, sensors and the like.
    Cons:
    Nothing comes to mind.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
    earned for this post
    Nice jumper wires

    posted by tengdahl on 09/03/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Well working Male to Female jumper wires. They do the job well. 40 pieces in different colors is really good. This is a very good product, well made and a good quality.
    Cons:
    Could maybe be a little bit cheaper?
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
    earned for this post
    Cheap LED lamp for keychain

    posted by tengdahl on 09/03/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Small size. You can put it to key chain and not worry that it would be too big. It is very light and convenient to carry with you keys. Light is strong for it size.
    Cons:
    The body material takes quite easily scratches on the long run. It looks quite quickly a bit of "worn out". Mechanica...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
    earned for this post
    Does what it promises

    posted by tengdahl on 09/03/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Cheap and well working level for DSLR/SLR cameras. Made of rubber/plastic and connects to flash shoe. Works well. Protects the hot. Lightweight and small size, means it is convenient to carry with camera all the time installed on the shoe.
    Cons:
    Quality fells a bit "cheap"
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 3
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
    earned for this post
    Well working EMF meter

    posted by tengdahl on 02/18/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Works well. Useable measurement range. Displays the results in some unit that makes sense (has meaningful units)
    Cons:
    More expensive than some other EMF meters on this site.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
    earned for this post
    Very good fluorescent bulb replacement

    posted by tengdahl on 09/19/2011 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    This is cheap and well working LED replacement for G24 fluorescent bulb. Installation is easy, just plug into place. Cheap price.
    Cons:
    No markings on the bulb itself.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 3
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 2
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
    earned for this post
    Workign Ethernet shield

    posted by tengdahl on 09/05/2011 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Works well when you get things right.
    Cons:
    This Arduino shield uses Microchip's ENC28J60 SPI based stand-alone Ethernet controller instead of more commonly with Arduino u...
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    • Overall Rating: 3
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 2
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
    earned for this post
    Good when works, construction could be better

    posted by tengdahl on 05/11/2011 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Splits your car eletric outlet into 2 outputs and provides two USB ports. Worked as promised. Good to have around.
    Cons:
    First the device worked well for some time. Then some build quality problems showed out. First the USB connectors "slipped out ...
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