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This review is from: PLANTRONICS 200203-01 Black BackBeat GO 2 + Charging Case
Pros: The sound quality is pretty good. Charging case looks pretty durable, but might be a bit on the small side. The design is pretty tidy - no extra or bulky pieces. These are VERY lightweight! Syncing to my iPhone5 and iPad3 (both running iOS 7) was quick and seamless. Controls are solid and work well.
Cons: The bass is a bit thin. If you use the "Rock" EQ setting on iPhone music, I would recommend trying "Bass Booster" when using these. I've read that some people find the earbuds too large, and I would agree they could be an issue for smaller people. Battery life is a bit short - I'm getting 3-4 hours listening on a charge (not including a boost recharge from the case). Recharging cable is EXTREMELY short - only 10" or so! You'll need a power outlet directly next to wherever you want to recharge these.
Other Thoughts: These earphones work well without too many drawbacks. I wanted to be detailed for more discerning customers.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Does what an HDMI cable should. I use this to stream movies from my PC to my TV on the other side of the room. Video & sound quality are good.
Cons: Some people might be put off my the thinness of this cable, but no other cons so far.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: KINGWIN FPX-004 Multi-Function LCD Fan Controller Panel w/ Card Reader & USB 3.0 Hub
Pros: This unit is fully enclosed, so there's no open circuitry to spill things into. There's a wide array of media card slots if you're into photography or storing your media on them. Haven't tried the USB 3.0 capability yet, nor have I tried the eSATA port, but the USB ports do work with my various i-devices. Installation was pretty easy, as it fits in a standard 5" optical drive bay. Cables are pretty long - I was able to install it into an old Antec full tower case and all the cables reached where I needed them. Fan control seems to work well. Please note that the card reader (USB 2.0) and USB 3.0 connectors are 9-pin and 20-pin respectively, designed to connect to the motherboard directly like a front USB connector on a case.
Cons: The power for this unit is fed by a 4-pin Molex connector instead of a SATA power connection, which might require an adapter for some systems. When I mounted mine in my older case, it seems to be recessed about 1/8" into the case. The LEDs showing the fan speed are only in blue and cannot be changed. The temperature probes or their placement is not mentioned anywhere in the instructions. This unit only comes in black, no white or silver bezel is available.
Other Thoughts: I was trying to find a unit that allowed me to use the 20-pin USB 3.0 connector on my new motherboard, and this- so far- has fit the bill.READ FULL REVIEW