Etekcity Infrared Thermometer Review

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Five Stars

Useful, versatile and accurate – nice little carry pouch!

This item arrived inside a protective retail packaging box. The retail box is highly attractive, glossy with bright colours.

Inside the box were the thermometer itself, including end cap, a nice, velvety pouch for the device, and a useful instruction manual, with decent illustrations. It was nice to find that a pair of AAA batteries was already installed in the device, with a plastic pull tab to stop them losing charge whilst in transit.
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Etekcity Digital Fat Measuring Weighing Scales Review

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Five Stars

Very high quality and solid item, useful and accurate!

This item arrived packaged in a nice, solid, protective box, that’s definitely glossy and would fit retail. Inside the box was the item itself, held in polystyrene protectors and in a protective plastic bag, along with an instruction sheet and warranty card.

The scales had batteries already fitted, with a pull tab to activate them. The scales themselves have a really deep, glossy finish, and a very attractive design, with the two foot sensors for body fat measurement being integrated into the design.
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SourcingBay Android / Kodi TV Stick Review

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Three Stars

Very versatile device, but there are a few niggles.

This item arrived packaged in a very attractive retail printed cardboard box, very similar to high end smartphones – it definitely reeked of quality. Inside the box were the unit itself, a remote control unit, an antenna, a USB power lead, a short HDMI extender, an infra-red receiver and a sticker to stick the receiver in a suitable location. The supplied instructions are VERY basic, and don’t even tell you which option you should pick when powering the device on. You really need to understand both Android and Kodi to use this device, the instructions just aren’t enough.

The first thing I noticed about the item was that it is quite large compared to an Amazon Fire TV stick – I have two of those and use them with Kodi, so I always use it as a basis for comparison with other TV devices. The unit also has a cap on the end covering the HDMI plug. That’s nice to have, but considering it’s going to be plugged into a TV most of the time, and it’s not attached by a string or something, I suspect it will be quickly lost.
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VicTop BlueTooth Headphones Review

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Five Stars

Work perfectly and hold really well in the ear!

These earphones arrived in an attractive retail style printed box. Unfortunately, the box was a little damaged, but everything inside was OK. Inside were the instruction manual, the earphones, a little bag of different sized earplugs and a (very short) charging cable.

The earbuds were soft and fit perfectly in the ear, seeming to block out most extraneous sound. The cable holding the earpieces together is soft and long – long enough even for a large head like mine, with room to spare. The cable is nicely moulded into each earpiece, so it’s not just going to pull or fall out.
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VicTop BlueTooth Car FM Transmitter Review

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Five Stars

The best bluetooth receiver / FM transmitter I’ve used!

This item arrived in a nice, glossy, retail style box. Inside the box were the unit itself, an instruction manual, and a 3.5mm to 3.5mm jack cable (decent length). The item can take input via blutooth (including music), the jack plug, or an SD card, meaning you have lots of ways to get audio via your radio.

The car power socket plug is connected to the unit via a short “swan neck” type stalk, that can be twisted into various shapes, so you can angle the device to suit your particular placement or vehicle. The colours and glossy finish suggest this is a really high quality device, as does the nicely backlit LCD screen. I love that the power plug has a USB socket at the front, so you can still charge your phone whilst using the device as a hands free kit.
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BestFire X7 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Review

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Five Stars

Work perfectly and hold really well in the ear

These earphones arrived in an attractive retail style printed box. Inside the outer sleeve is a magnetically closing box, that’s probably a bit too large to keep the earphones in permanently, but is still a nice touch. Inside were the instruction manual, the earphones, a clip and a charging cable.

The earbuds were soft and fit perfectly in the ear, seeming to block out most extraneous sound. The cable holding the earpieces together is soft and long – long enough even for a large head like mine, with room to spare. The cable is nicely moulded into each earpiece, so it’s not just going to pull or fall out.
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BestFire Indoor / Outdoor Thermometer and Hygrometer Review

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Five Stars

Really clear readout, so many useful functions.

This item arrived inside a solid protective brown cardboard box. There was a nice touch on the back of the box with a “thanks for purchasing” type message. Inside the box was a retail style blister pack containing the item. Unfortunately the blister pack had been badly folded trying to crush it into the box that was too small for it, but at least the item itself wasn’t damaged.

Inside the blister pack, along with the item, were some glossy instructions printed on the packaging, and a peel off label showing what should be displayed on the very large and clear screen. Insert two AAA batteries in the easily opened back, and the device springs to life. Put the probe on the end of the long cable out of a window, and you get a display of external temperature, internal temperature, internal humidity (with a little smily face telling you whether it’s humid or dry), and a clock.
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FTONDA BlueTooth Speaker Review

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Five Stars

Very high quality unit with strong sound and great functionality.

This item arrived in a really attractive shiny silver tin, with the manufacturer logo etc printed on it. Inside was a well protected speaker unit, a charging / power cable and a 3.5mm jack cable. Unfortunately no instructions were provided, but it was eventually fairly straightforward to figure out.
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VicTop car BlueTooth hands-free kit review

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Five Stars

Nice little unit – wish it could play music over Bluetooth!

This item arrived in a retail packet, with white back and clear front, showing the packet contents, which were the device itself, a nice little 3.5mm to 3.5mm jack lead, a spare fuse, and a simple instruction leaflet.

The car power socket plug is connected to the device using a swan-neck type stalk, so you can angle the device to suit your particular placement or vehicle – it holds the unit very stable. The colours and glossy finish suggest this is a really high quality device, as does the nicely backlit LCD screen. I love that the device has a USB socket on the side, so you can still charge your phone whilst using the device as a hands free kit.
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VicTop Jump Starter / Power Bank Review

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Five Stars

I absolutely *LOVE* this bit of kit – awesome tool to keep with your vehicle.

Inside the Amazon box, this item was sealed inside a protective polythene bag. That’s all it needed because the strong, solid carry case will protect any of the contents from damage. The case has hard sides, an attractively coloured zip to open, and a carrying handle.

When I opened the case, I found out how much more than just jump starting cars this little bit of kit can do. There’s a UK wall charger to power up the unit itself, and a car cigarette lighter type charger if you prefer to do it on the move. There’s a lead for the variable voltage output, with lots of adapters, meaning it can be used almost as a universal transformer when on the move. You can select 12v, 16v or 19v, so it’s great for various laptop models. The only other thing I could wish for is a 13A plug socket!!
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