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This review is from: TRENDnet TEW-680MB N900 Dual Band Wireless Media Bridge
Pros: It has decent speed and range
Cons: It doesn't work with Samsung equipment like TVs and Bluray players (tried quite a few out). I captured the issue with wireshark to show the packets that the Samsung equipment sends to validate the network connection. These packets are not repeated to the gateway which causes the Samsung equipment to fail to connect to the network (unfortunately if they don't dial out properly then they won't talk on the network at all).
I don't know what the tech support rep did with all the data I gave him but he let my support ticket expire, then when I had him re-opened the ticket he claims that he passed the information on to engineering. They haven't updated the firmware in a long time so I doubt they'll ever fix this problem. While debugging this I came across other issues that sounded like the same problem affecting other brands, one in particular was a Japanese audio receiver unit, the name escapes me. So if you plan on buying a bunch of these I recommend getting one to start with and making sure it works with the rest of your gear.
Pros: When it worked I had no problems with it. It was nice and quiet under a somewhat heavy load (700-900W).
Cons: Mine just had a total failure to the point where it won't even turn on. Luckily when it died it didn't take out the rest of the computer with it so I'm glad about that.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: T-fal PF111EUS Balanced Living Bread Maker
Pros: This item is very easy to use. The bread canister is not very tall so popping the bread out is pretty easy. Setup is a breeze, you just tell it which bread type you are making, the weight (1.5 or 2 lbs), and a cooking level and let it take it from there.
Cons: Mine didn't come with an instruction manual. This is probably just mine though but if yours is missing the manual you can find it on the home depot website for the same product. Unfortunately they didn't put this manual on the T-fal website so perhaps when I'm done with their support crew they'll post it.
Other Thoughts: Make sure you follow the instructions closely otherwise you'll end up with some funky bread (still edible but it'll be a bit on the weird side). This is nothing to do with this breakmaker, they are all like that. Since I had a hard time finding the instructions I decided to wing it and I ended up with what seemed like a 4 lbs bran muffin :)READ FULL REVIEW