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SunSun Lighting A19 LED Light Bulb / E26 Base / 6.5W / 40W Replace / 450 Lumen / Dimmable / Energy Star / UL / 3000K / Soft White
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: I am happy with this light bulb as a replacement for a standard incandescent bulb in my hallway.

I will be replacing all of my incandescent bulbs with these as they die.

Cons: Light is whiter than standard incandescent bulbs, but it is not a bad thing. It is certainly better than most florescent bulbs.

Other Thoughts: When you flip the light switch, it takes a fraction of a second for the bulb to light up. It is just long enough that it is noticeably not instant, but not long enough that it is annoying.

I have only been using this bulb for about a month, but with a six year warranty, I expect to be using them for a long time.

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D-Link DIR-855L Wireless N900 Simultaneous Dual-Band Gigabit Router w/ SmartBeam Technology IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n, IEEE 802.3/3u/3ab
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: I have disabled DHCP and I’m ignoring most of the routing capabilities and I’m using this router as a WiFi access point. The wireless connectivity and range is better than the Apple Airport Extreme that it is replacing.

Devices connected to this router:
• iPhone 5
• Nexus 4
• MacBook Air 2011
• MacBook Air 2012
• HP ProBook
• iPad 4
• Nexus 7
• 2 Xbox 360s
• 3 PS3s
• Dell Desktop
• Custom Desktop
• iPhone 4S
• Dell Inspiron Laptop

They all connect without any problem and do not disconnect until they go beyond this router's great range.

Cons: Even the smallest configuration change requires a minute long reboot. This is kind of annoying, although not a dealbreaker.

There are no LEDs for the ethernet ports to either indicate connectivity or speed.

Other Thoughts: Let me start out by saying that I have Verizon FiOS. The FiOS modem has a built in router. I attempted to turn off all of its routing functionality and pass all traffic through to this D-Link router with little success. The D-Link is not to blame, it is a limitation of the FiOS modem/router. The FiOS router has terribly slow WiFi, so I am using this D-Link router as a WiFi access point.

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OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE60G 2.5
  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: This drive is extremely fast. Running it on a machine with a Core2Quad and 4GB of RAM. I have never had the privilege of using a faster computer.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Can't wait for these to increase in size and drop in price. No longer will computer speed be measured in MHz, but in MB/s.

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Michael W.'s Profile

Display Name: Michael W.

Date Joined: 07/12/01

  • Reviews: 11
  • Helpfulness: 6
  • First Review: 01/11/06
  • Last Review: 10/27/13
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