Joined on 12/20/07
Rosewill RMS-16001 Monitor Mount
Pros: Everything you need in a single monitor mount Very adjustable stand. Moves up and down, tilts, and rotates side to side. Check the specifications for details on all of the different angles and combinations of movement it can provide. Comes with 2 different ways to attach the mount to a surface. One method requires a hole through the surface, the other uses a clamp to clamp down on the edge of a surface. The mount held firmly to my desk and offered good stability while typing on the desk. Two different sets of screws are included for different kinds of monitors. All parts, screws, instructions, and even tools (screw driver, hex wrench) come in the box. Quick, easy, and straightforward installation Probably the most important thing about this mount is if it can hold up a ~10 pound monitor and I am very happy to report that yes, it does. Strangely, it seems that you turn the screw in the minus (-) direction to add tension to the mount’s arm. Black color matches both of my monitors and likely many other monitor models on the market Cable management clip on the back of the monitor mount
Cons: None so far
Overall Review: Tested this monitor mount with an ASUS VE247H 23.6" Monitor. My monitor is 9.7 pounds (4.4 kilograms). There is a mutli-monitor gas spring arm model by Rosewill as well. Because of the height at which I have my monitor mounted, I use it along side my 27” monitor. I can also stand up and adjust the 24” monitor to standing height. And best of all, I can tilt the monitor to be viewable from my bed.
Pros: blue backlight
Cons: first keyboard bricked during firmware update. after rma, second one's backlight died after computer went to sleep. ultimately exchanged for logitech g110
Overall Review: this keyboard is ridiculously loud. its like using a typewriter. you can hear it from 20 ft away, through walls.
Nice modular power supply. But the 750W is currently cheaper than the 650W
Pros: This is a fully modular power supply. This is helpful for cable management as you dont have to stuff extra cables into the limited space of the case. Especially useful for micro builds. With the 4000 series GPUs coming out soon, it makes sense to get a larger Watt power supply. The newer cards require much more power to run. The 650 might not be enough for even the lower level cards. Ten year warranty is awesome- make sure to register your device so you can get your power supply fixed if it ever breaks. Comes with all required hardware to install into a personal computer. The fans on this device are quiet - and has a silent operation mode Reasonably priced - no frills of RGB or software control/monitoring.
Cons: Ribbon style cables as opposed to braided cables for all but the motherboard cable. Daisy chained SATA power cables can either save you space if you have several drives or be a nuisance if you only have 1 drive. No iCUE (Corsair software) for controlling or getting statistics from the PSU. But then again do you really want to install 1GB of bloatware to change RGB colors on a PSU?
Overall Review: Power supply is one of those things that either works or it doesnt. Just make sure to get enough watts to supply your current PC and maybe a few more to make it future proof and run under the intended load for more power efficiency. I dont think Id recommend getting a 650W power supply for a gaming computer in 2022. Otherwise, as a replacement for an older computer or a low power build 650W would work nicely. Strangely, the 750W is currently cheaper than the 650W - go figure.
Easy setup, Good features, Solid Product
Pros: Great that it has two types of grooming - trimming and shaving in the same device. narrow, sleek design has a small footprint and makes for an easy all-in-one travel shaving device. The charging cord length is adequate.
Cons: The charging cord uses a proprietary connector to pair with the device. I would have preferred to see a micro-USB or USB-C connector for the charging cord. I dont quite understand the need for two trimmers attached to the top of the shaving head. Why two? Why did they place them so close to the shaving head? Do you ever want to cut hair in four directions, going against the grain/direction the hair is growing? While using it, it feels like you have to pay more attention to the trimmers on the head so that you arent accidentally cutting areas you want to keep long. I dont like that the shaver head pivots so easily at the top of the shaver. When the head pivots in the same direction you are cutting, it feels unstable, and you start to wonder if one of the two attached trimmers are going to pivot and dig into your skin. I was at first confused about how to open the shaver head for cleaning - it's fairly straight forward on my other two shavers. The silver, button-like objects on the sides seem like the perfect candidate to push in and detach the head, but that is not how it works. You grab the two trimmers and pull to detach the head for cleaning.
Overall Review: Overall, I think this is a solid product. Although, for my preferences, I would like to see some design changes around the form of the product. The features are great. The price is competitive. Im comparing this shaver to the two others I currently have, the Remington MB4700 (trimmer) and the Braun S3 (shaver). The Remington has a digital readout for the length you are cutting with more fine control over the length.
Carry internet signal over power outlets
Pros: Very cool concept - to carry internet over the power outlets. "Our Magic adapters Powerline technology enables connected devices to get their internet signal from a power outlet." I wanted to try to improve my PS4's wireless connection. This is basically the use case that they are using in their marketing material. Because my PS4 was in a shelf, behind several walls, I thought that by using this device I might be able to get a better connection. I am happy to report that this increased the PS4's ability to receive the signal and seems to have improved the speed. Happy with Gigabyte speed - good for home network, maybe or maybe not for business applications on offices. I like that the device has a passthrough outlet- the use of the electrical socket is still available while the device is in use. Devolo website is well setup. The Manual and Installation Guide are available for download in case they get lost or thrown away after setup. They even provide a technical data sheet which is nice. The documentation is great. LED meanings, device specs, multiple languages. Very well done. The Cockpit software is cross-platform. That's awesome!! As a tech enthusiast that uses Linux, I'm really happy to see that they offer Linux software downloads.
Cons: I didn't like that I had to install an app onto my phone to update the device. I wish the device itself served a webpage similar to how routers work. This app is probably more worthwhile to install if you have multiple devolo products. I wish the included cables were a bit longer. They are 6.5ft but I wish there was at least one 10ft cable. The documentation shows that nothing else should be plugged into the *second* outlet while this device is in use. It does have a passthrough, but you end up losing an outlet. I'm guessing this is to keep the signal clean for data transmission.
Overall Review: Overall, I think this device is awesome. I had already run a 100ft ethernet wire all over my apartment so I could have the best speeds for my desktop that I use for work and gaming. This device simplifies that setup and even offers 3 ports! That's at least one more port than other competing products in this area, for only a few more dollars. Very useful and cool. This is far better than a WiFi extender that simply repeats a WiFi signal. It carries the signal over a wire to a location near the destination.
No frills. Just a great mouse
Pros: - Very light and responsive. Smooth to operate - Comfortable, especially for a fingertip grip like mine - Good price- much less expensive than other gaming mice
Cons: - I'm not crazy about the placement of the forward/back buttons and have found myself accidentally pressing them. They are also not prominent which make them harder to feel around for. May just take some getting use to
Overall Review: I had a Razer Imperator mouse for several years. Then a Corsair Glaive for several years. This mouse is less expensive and has all the same features. It doesn't look like a spaceship like some of the more expensive gaming mice.
Cant recommend this seller
Missing USB-B cable from order of $700 monitor. Seller did not offer any form of reimbursement. Contacted seller about matching a sale price that was issued days after my purchase. Seller would not offer any compensation. I will avoid doing business with this seller in the future.