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This review is from: Eureka 96H Quick Up 2-in-1 Cordless Stick and Handheld Vacuum
Pros: This vacuum is light and easy with a decent amount of use between emptying the canister.
Charging station is sturdy being mounted on the inside of a tall cupboard in the kitchen.
Removable handle makes it easy to use on the couches.
Cons: The handle shakes around a little, but it is secure meaning it won't come out.
Doesn't come with an extra battery which is only useful if you use this a LOT in one go.
Other Thoughts: It took a while before I finally mounted the charging station so I can hang the vacuum after each use (which I highly recommend). I didn't use it a lot before I mounted the charging station in a tall cupboard because I would forget to keep the battery pack charged, but now that I placed the vacuum on the hanging mount (also charges while it's stored) I haven't had any problems with it.
I haven't been impressed with smaller vacuums, but this one gets the crumbs up! Mind you, this isn't made for heavy vacuuming jobs - just for those quick lightweight vacuuming jobs to pull up the dirt dust and crumbs.
I would buy this again.
UPDATE - about a year and a half later, this still works great! Battery charge is close to what it was like brand new! We typically use this on about 3-400 sq ft every other day.
This review is from: Vizio SB4051- C0 40-inch 5.1 Channel Sound Bar with Bluetooth
Pros: -small and sleek, I replaced my early 90's Onkyo entertainment system and saved a TON of room.
-wireless from the bar to the woofer, where the rear speakers plug into so there aren't wires from the front to the back.
-decent range of manipulating levels for bass, treble, woofer, rear speakers, center speaker, night mode, level normalizing...
-many options for input from other devices
-plug and play! Took maybe 30 minutes to unpackage, plug in, do basic set up.
-comes with all the audio cables you could want to use.
-comes with mounting brackets for rear speakers and front bar.
-The sound has nice crisp highs to impressive lows from the front speakers alone. The woofer can output a low support up to an overwhelming throb depending on how you like it.
-Overall very small footprint
Cons: -rear speakers aren't wireless... why can't there be more systems with completely wireless sound? Most of my in depth set up time was in hiding wires.
-took a lot of time getting the setup JUST right - but I would have done this with ANY system.
-It would be nice to have a couple programmable presets for movies/tv/games/music/music types?
-full band equalizer would be awesome - but that's just cause I'm a sound fanatic.
Other Thoughts: I am very happy with this sound system. It sounds fantastic for movies, music, and games - I've watched Age of Ultron, Played Halo, and listened to some random songs while setting it up.
I recommend these to anyone wanting to get a smaller footprint in their entertainment room, but I suggest searching for the better price. I see there are some pretty wild differences in prices online right now.
-UPDATE, almost a year later, these still sound great. I have noticed if you use cheap cables to connect system output to the speaker input, you can get some gain static. This was resolved for me by using higher quality cables.
This review is from: Corsair Obsidian 750D Black Aluminum / Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
Pros: -The 750D is bigger than other full towers I've previously owned, slightly wider, a bit taller. The feet on the four corners raise the case up about an inch for psu air breathability.
-The removeable ssd brackets give me the choice to use it or lose it.
-two hdd racks (3 bays each) can be used in a variety of positions in the case or can be removed completely.
-5.25 bays are very easy to use - no screws needed.
-The black aluminum face is very sharp, modern, and professional.
-Plenty of space in this case for big air upgrades and/or custom water cooling applications.
-The case is very sturdy and does not flex or bend while putting pressure on anything (while installing a new card in a tight slot for example).
-Superior cable management makes it easy to hide all those cables and open up the case for better airflow and an overall excellent view of the components.
-air filters over the main fan areas.
Cons: -I wish there was a possible option for easy running a second psu.
-If the 5.25 bays could be positioned elsewhere.
-The main power rail for the motherboard is pretty fat, so putting that side cover back on required a little pressure to smash everything down (but the cover doesn't bulge, so it's not a big worry).
-The bottom front fan wire isn't long enough to reach my motherboard if I use the cable management system to hide it, but this is a 'fan it came with' problem - not the case per-se.
Other Thoughts: I have a second psu custom mounted in the bottom front of the case so I have a dedicated separate psu for auxiliary systems (water cooling and lights). I cut most of the wires off, but left the 'power switch' wires and 2 rails for auxiliary systems. The power wires are connected to a tiny 2 way switch that I have fixed in the center bottom. It looks really nice there, but it would have been easier if there was a small port somewhere dedicated for running a custom wire out around those front fans.
As thin as the top and bottom mesh plates are, they are incredibly strong. I am well impressed with this case. Not one bit disappointed!