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This review is from: HooToo HT-IP210F Indoor Wireless IP Camera MJPEG CMOS with IR-Cut Filter (White)
Pros: Very easy to setup and use. Picture quality is plenty sufficient and automatic night-vision works very very well (I would personally prefer the light threshold to be a little higher, but no biggie). Wireless mode functions without a hitch. Works fantastically with our Windows Phones (HTC 8X and Lumia 928) using the "IP Cam Controller" app, other apps work as well, I just wanted to give an option to anyone looking to get started. Browser front-end is a little dated, but still perfectly operational in IE 10/11 (use Mobile mode), Firefox and Chrome. This thing is also perfectly quiet. We use two of these as baby monitors for our kids and they perform flawlessly. Both rooms are very "busy", which is to say there is a good many details and contrasts in the picture at any one time and there is no problems whatsoever with locking up or lag or any cmos issues as reported in some of the Foscam models.
Cons: The software, both PC-side and web front-end are dated in their appearance. This is superfluous, however, as they still function as expected. The manual is quite obviously poorly translated into English, but there are loads of illustrations and the point is always well communicated.
Other Thoughts: All in all, this is a fantastic performing camera. We were pleased enough with this model that we bought a second one for our newest baby. The Windows Phone compatibility was a huge plus for us.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: BUFFALO Network USB 2.0 Print Server - LPV3-U2
Pros: Works perfectly. I had been trying to share a Canon S750 connected to an XP Home SP3 (32-bit) machine with a Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit machine...no dice. Once I plugged this little gadget in and got it setup (see "Other thoughts") it worked flawlessly on both machines.
Cons: In SOME cases it can be a wee bit tricky to setup IF you don't know your way around a network.
Other Thoughts: When I first plugged everything in per the instructions, the CD failed to find the print server (no shock...I never trust those CDs). The default IP address is indeed 192.168.11.222 with username "root" and no password, however in my case, with a DHCP server handing out IP addresses, it was different. Simply check your router's config page to see which address was handed out, and direct your browser to that address. Log in and navigate the three menu items :-P to set the IP address to something you like.
Once it's setup, simply "Add New Printer", "Local Printer", create a new "Standard TCP/IP Port" and select your driver. Piece of cake!
This review is from: EliteSCREENS UA122 Articulating Arm Mount for 13 - 25" LCD's
Pros: Very strong materials and joints. Comes with all the screws needed for various situations. Feels as though it will easily handle the rated weight. Also includes the hex wrenches you may need.
Cons: While this mount does perform as advertised (i.e. it attaches to the wall and keeps your monitor from falling off) it is very lackluster in fine adjustments. The quick-release from the wall results in a good deal of "slop" that makes vertical adjustment extremely difficult. Similarly, the combined slop in all of the joints causes the monitor to naturally hang like an off-level picture frame...the kind that drives you nuts. Once I propped a second monitor up next to it I was able to keep it level, but this should not be necessary.
Other Thoughts: If ALL you're looking for is something to hang your monitor on the wall and you don't mind fussing with adjusting it and accounting for all the looseness, it's not a bad price ($29.99 when I bought it). Considering that it ONLY handles two monitor mount sizes (which, to be fair, was clearly advertised) if I had it to do over again I would have purchased a slightly more expensive model, say, around $60-ish so I could have had the quality. This thing is just cheap through and through.
Newegg, however, did their part splendidly, as always :-)