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This review is from: MUSTANG MV-STAT4B Flat Panel Wall Mount for 55"-70" Flat Panel Display
Pros: It had a plethora of screws included and very nicely arranged. The bracket is solid and installed onto the wall and tv easily.
Cons: There were 3 lengths of screws that fit my tv. The short ones where too short and the medium ones were too long. I felt like I was bottoming them out about 1/4 turn too early. You could through in an extra washer to make up the difference.
The safety / no steal bar included is pretty difficult to install. I decided to just skip it as my kids aren't pushing or pulling on the tv.
Other Thoughts: Make sure you install it right side up. There are little tabs on each end of the bracket that will stop the tv from sliding too far to either size.
Allocate 1 - 2 hours for this project. All that is needed is a drill, a level, allen wrench (provided), and something to drive in lag bolts (socket or crescent wrench).
This review is from: Intel BOXDH61CRB3 LGA 1155 Intel H61 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
Pros: A decent board, well laid out, a metric ton of usb headers.
Would recommend for non Windows Home Server duties.
Cons: There are no legitimate network card drivers for this motherboard for Windows Home Server 2011 / Windows Server 2008 from Intel. Since a network card is required for a WHS install I had to drop in some decrepit pci network card lying around to get to a point where I can find a hacked driver.
Other Thoughts: I get it Intel, you don't want people buying cheap boards for server installs. But when a person can drop in a $5 pci nic card you are only complicating someones life.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: I use it as a Wireless Access Point with routing work being done elsewhere in the network.
Rock Solid. It's only gone weird once and even at that I could log into it via LAN, soft reset, and it returned to normal.
It can do custom firmware like DD-WRT and others but for my needs (WAP) I didn't need it.
Cons: It's a bit pricey for such an old design. But worth it!
Other Thoughts: I'm using the stock firmware and it does what 95% of the users need it to. That's why I always recommend this to coworkers when they want to know what to buy.
Looking forward to playing with multiple SSIDs and port based VLANs via DD-WRT when I get the chance.
Display Name: Timothy O.
Date Joined: 03/25/04
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