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G.Skill 64GB microSDXC UHS-I/U1 Class 10 Memory Card with Adapter (FF-TSDXC64GA-U1)
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5 out of 5 eggs G. Skill cards are good cards 12/03/2016

This review is from: G.Skill 64GB microSDXC UHS-I/U1 Class 10 Memory Card with Adapter (FF-TSDXC64GA-U1)

Pros: $12.99 - Black Friday sale
Lifetime warranty from a Company I trust
Works in my 3DS (after formatting to Fat32)

Cons: Stock File System is exFat, not widely supported on embedded devices
Write speeds could be better, not bad but could be better
My cat wants to chew it along with my card reader

Other Thoughts: I'd say the speed is 80/20
A Read benchmark shows 80MB/s
When copying 2 large files ~3.5GB started at 60MB/s and dropped to about 20MB/s (USB3 card reader)
* Some Operating Systems do not ship with exFat support and require it to be installed (if the card appears unreadable that is why)

I use G. Skill cards in my raspberry pi projects and have never had a issue with them, i have 3 that run 24/7/365.25

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ASUS RT-N12/D1 Wireless-N300 3-in-1 Router/AP/Range Extender IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11b/g/n
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: I now have decent wifi coverage in both ends of my house
it works and have a decent looking UI
open source firmware
you can telnet into the router (* SSH is not installed)
only $9.99 after rebate
looks slick
there is a WOL GUI

Cons: Signal strength is a little low (my main WZR300HP router 2 rooms away gives me a stronger signal than i get in the same room as this one)
Only has 28MB of ram, it really should have a little more
AP mode is a very minimal load and it sits at 86% ram used (24MB) ** this appears this include cache (almost 9.5MB)
id like to see about 35 to 40MB ram on this
the latest beta firmware is only using the 2.6.22.19 kernel which is a bit dated (4.7 is current as of writing this, would have expected to see about 3.2)
blue LEDs (surprising they are not blinding like most blue LEDs)

When i set the wifi channel to 1 or 11 it tells me to use 2 or 10 cause of "local regulations" and it claims this limits wireless coverage
the only 3 channels that are optimal for wireless N are 1, 6, and 11 as they don't overlap and since 6 is the default channel on every router out there (auto normally means 6) this forces you to use 1 or 11 unless you live on a farm for best coverage/performance
i believe this is a bug and the message is untrue
to my understanding wireless n 300 uses 2 channels at onces, you are allowed in the US to use 1 through 11
therefore you can use 1 and 3, or 11 and 9, 6 and 5 , or 6 and 7, in the US you are not allowed to use channels 12 through 14

i know nobody care but ill just rant about this:
On the box it labels the DC input as a AC input (only someone who knows the difference will catch this and realize how bad it would be if someone took it seriously)
the diagram on box uses a IE logo for the Internet, just use a cloud icon it is more accurate, a low grade browser is not the Internet
There comes a point when over simplification becomes teaching people incorrect terms, please don't encourage this

Other Thoughts: I'm using this in AP mode (no wires connect to the wlan side of the router, think about it like a network switch with wifi)

one you upgrade to the beta firmware the login is admin/admin
no real need for a wireless N AP to need a gigabit lan as the max you can push through it will be about 80Mbps (300Mbps includes overhead)

The power adapter is 12v@0.5A

the back end appears to have some ipv6 support (i see ip6tables and ipv6_monitor commands), have not seen anything about it in the front end though nor is there any sign of it in ifconfig
From what i can see it looks like they only plan to add a ip4 to 6 tunnel if it it not part of the NON AP configuration in the UI

It has a power button on the back (why would i want to turn it off? it is just a part that can fail IMO)

Internals:
CPU: BCM53572 rev 1 pkg 8 at 300 MHz
Broadcom BCM4347 802.11 Wireless Controller 5.110.27.20012
Broadcom BCM47XX 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet Controller 5.110.27.20012 (I thought this was a 10/100 lan router)
i would test this to see if it is gigabit or not but i have a Cat5 cable on it (this cable can't do gigabit)

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Thinklux TKUCA35S01-4.5W-830-E12 40 Watts Equivalent LED Light Bulb
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5 out of 5 eggs Cheap (1.80/each) and so far so good 06/11/2016

This review is from: Thinklux TKUCA35S01-4.5W-830-E12 40 Watts Equivalent LED Light Bulb

Pros: My mom can see in her office now and it only cost 5.39 total, decent packaging (unlike the car bulbs i deal with at work, I'm looking at you Wagner)

Cons: I did not find any with a E26 base for my kitchen (my dad keep getting cheap incandescent that blow fast and sometimes shoot the glass shell off the base onto the table)

Other Thoughts: I got 3 of these for my mom's ceiling fan to replace the Rosewill 25W equivalent LEDs (Model: RL-CL3001-3P) she was using cause they were just not bright enough, hopefully these will last, I only installed less than a week ago

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Display Name: Chad M.

Date Joined: 08/05/11

  • Reviews: 42
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  • First Review: 12/03/11
  • Last Review: 12/03/16
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