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    • Overall Rating: 3
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 1
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    Does not fit Vauxhall Astra F

    posted by tocsa135ls on 02/18/2014 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Price. Nothing else. Looks a bit flashy thanks to the faux-chrome plating on the front. Blue LED lights up when active.
    Cons:
    Loose in lighter socket of an Astra F. Hit the centre console 3-4 times and light's out. Bought this and 264031 side-by-side. 2...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Very-very useful when working with SMT

    posted by tocsa135ls on 12/25/2012 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    The headband is fully adjustable, and padded. You can flip down additional lenses (3 total) for different levels of magnification. Has a removable light source, that needs 2 AAA batteries (not included in package). The light is emitted from 2 white diodes, ...
    Cons:
    Cannot think of one.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    Price is about right

    posted by tocsa135ls on 12/25/2012 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    HD44780 compatible, so using it should be easy. Looks cool. Uses a standard 5V supply for the logic, add an external resistor for the backlight, a potentiometer for contrast, and that's about it... connect to your microcontroller of choice and program away.
    Cons:
    Chinese character set. The backlight has no provision to reverse polarity or use a driver transistor from the onboard controlle...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Worked out of the box, but not for beginners!

    posted by tocsa135ls on 07/22/2012 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    works on first sight all components soldered nicely power connector onboard absolutely no soldering needed to work ISP header Atmega8 onboard begins autoscrolling after some time (SW) brightness adjustable (SW) provision on the board for an RTC cloc...
    Cons:
    well, the month/day character is in chinese, but as the unit is from China, I'm not sure if this is a con; next time maybe just...
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