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SONY Blue tooth Speaker SRS XB3 Black £64.99 @ Maplin possible 4% Quidco = £62.39

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The price of these have gone up recently, this I believe is best price currently available price for BLACK Read More
The price of these have gone up recently, this I believe is best price currently available price for BLACK
swooping-owl Avatar8h, 41m agoFound 8 hours, 41 minutes ago6 Comments
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Sorry very cold, as bought one from Very for ~£30 lower incl delivery a few weeks ago :S ony SRS-XB3 Extra Bass Portable Wireless Waterproof Speaker £49.99 or £29.99 with code at Very· HotUKDeals


As you said 3 weeks ago. If you missed that deal. This is currently the best price available for a black model I believe currently available. £79 on amazon
Sorry very cold, as bought one from Very for ~£30 lower incl delivery a few weeks ago:
Sony SRS-XB3 Extra Bass Portable Wireless Waterproof Speaker £49.99 or £29.99 with code at Very· HotUKDeals
maci7807
The specs of this are good but it is plain ugly, even more so in the flesh.


It's a speaker that looks like a speaker...
The specs of this are good but it is plain ugly, even more so in the flesh.
Unfortunately the rabid cold voters have escaped from HUKD jail and are running riot today
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Maplin Wireless Parking Sensor Kit - 4 Sensors £39.99 @ maplin.co.uk

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Product details Maplin Wireless Parking Sensor Kit - 4 Sensors • Four sensors and a wireless control unit provide an easy to install reversing system • Suitable for cars and light commercial vehicle… Read More
Product details Maplin Wireless Parking Sensor Kit - 4 Sensors • Four sensors and a wireless control unit provide an easy to install reversing system • Suitable for cars and light commercial vehicle…
don007 Avatar3d, 10h agoFound 3 days, 10 hours ago2 Comments
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Wireless but with 6 or so wires to connect it up?
Very expensive ,save yourself £30 and buy it from Aliexpress,IG you don't mind waiting 15-20 days.
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ASUS DSL-AC68 AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit ADSL/VDSL Modem Router £99.99 @ maplin

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Somehow came up in search,said used in google search,but cant see condition on link. Read More
Somehow came up in search,said used in google search,but cant see condition on link.
davnav Avatar6d, 22h agoFound 6 days, 22 hours ago7 Comments
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This is a turkey - avoid at all costs. Don't say you weren't warned.
Excellent router - really happy with mine
I wouldn't pay this price but I have this - been rock-solid.
Cheaper used on Amazon Warehouse.
Says pre-owned on Maplin's website.
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Seagate Backup Plus Hub 8TB External Desktop Hard Drive £179.99 @ Maplin

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Very good price for the capacity. I'll grab some popcorn whilst I wait for the failure rate moaners to crawl out of the woodwork... Also worth noting this is available from Argos for the same pr… Read More
Very good price for the capacity. I'll grab some popcorn whilst I wait for the failure rate moaners to crawl out of the woodwork... Also worth noting this is available from Argos for the same pr…
dh12g09 Avatar1w, 3h agoFound 1 week, 3 hours ago42 Comments
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kick_u_in_the_nuts
HIGH FAILURE RATE AND NOISY DRIVE WHAT MORE DO YOU WANT
For you to get a keyboard without a caps lock....


AH DIDUMS
taking the drives out of these is a pain due to the design but still possible.
TickingTock
Can you please run CrystalDiskInfo or HD Tune and check "Airflow Temperature"?This isn't something that is checked by many people when buying a new drive and a lot of people who have checked it say it fails.


Airflow temp on mine from both is reported as 55. Similarly for drive temperatures roughly the same. However, the disk must be surrounded by Kingspan, because it's no where near those temperatures when you touch the case - I'm guessing an incorrect smart value.

Incidentally my WD 8TB, is reporting airflow of 33, disk temperature of 181 degrees, so I'm not sure how much to trust either pieces of software.

Neither drive is active, and if they were mostly they're using robocopy to mirror their data, so both would be seeing similar activity.

Incidentally both drives are supposed to handle 60 degree temperatures, according to their manufacturers, so I'll not worry about a 55 degree spike.

mike
Has anyone bought and received their item?
dh12g09
nige182
friar_chris
No one has said "that's a lot of porn" yet.
That's a lot of porn.
Probably enough to watch 24/7 for a year with no repeats assuming SD.
(Sits back and waits for someone else to do the sums on this one and give a HD, 3D and 4K comparison....)
5200 hours of SD (sadly only going to cover you for 2/3 of a year but once you factor in rest breaks ;) I think it would do!)
394 hours of 720p (24 frames a second)
236 hours of 1080p (24 frames a second)
185 hours of 1080p 3D (24 frames a second)
64 hours of 4k
is that 1080p 3d two frames at 1080p, or side by side, or top and bottom ;) also, does it include telemetry for a creepy pair of accessories that you can probably get from somewhere on the net?



Edited By: bouncy99 on May 24, 2017 21:10
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Philips Hue Lux LED Smart Light Bulb - E27 - £6.74 @ Maplin (Free C&C)

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1 in stock.... Lucky person close to Maplin can reserve online and collect King's Lynn, Hardwick Road, King's Lynn, PE30 4YN Read More
1 in stock.... Lucky person close to Maplin can reserve online and collect King's Lynn, Hardwick Road, King's Lynn, PE30 4YN
joesackey Avatar1w, 5d agoFound 1 week, 5 days ago10 Comments
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Back in Stock now for click to collect at Kings Lynn
so302ua
im off to collect it after booking a return open ticket on the train from southampton

Can't miss Kings Lynn station......just look for the burning wicker man out of the window...
im off to collect it after booking a return open ticket on the train from southampton
robertybob
How did this get hot when there was only one in stock?! Seriously.
hotukitems.com ;)
None in stock now.
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8" Plasma Ball £12.99 - Maplin

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online and instore. I've always been fascinated in plasma balls but never had one for some reason. Saw this in my local maplin and had to get it. It works great and looks great. The sound response f… Read More
online and instore. I've always been fascinated in plasma balls but never had one for some reason. Saw this in my local maplin and had to get it. It works great and looks great. The sound response f…
MrDB Avatar4w, 2h agoFound 4 weeks, 2 hours ago11 Comments
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I've just expired it as it's now £14.99. Still a decent price though.
It's gone up in price a bit.
It's not 14.99 :(
i got it for £1 from b and m
lovely
never heard of these!
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Hive Multizone single unit £69.00 - Maplin INSTORE ONLY - Ends Monday store closing time

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THIS WILL NOT CREATE A MULTIZONE SYSTEM FOR YOU. IF YOU DONT HAVE A MULTIZONE SYSTEM OR DONT KNOW, THEN YOU DO NOT HAVE ONE. THIS PRODUCT WILL BE USELESS TO YOU The recent Hive no installation post ha… Read More
THIS WILL NOT CREATE A MULTIZONE SYSTEM FOR YOU. IF YOU DONT HAVE A MULTIZONE SYSTEM OR DONT KNOW, THEN YOU DO NOT HAVE ONE. THIS PRODUCT WILL BE USELESS TO YOU The recent Hive no installation post ha…
sunil237 Avatar4w, 1d agoFound 4 weeks, 1 day ago16 Comments
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It's just not done, people use the OP for reference
Anyway it is reinstated now

Edited By: horsey on May 03, 2017 12:36
horsey
Don't be a dick and delete the post...


whoa, what's stuck up your ass? is it not clear that it's expired? are you going to go to maplin after you read a description of it being expired?

Don't be a dick and grow up.
Don't be a dick and delete the post...
should be expired now
Hive multizone is no harder to fit. just one extra receiver and one extra room stat to fit. Same principle applies. Install always depends on current set up (stats/clocks/locations etc)
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It's back! Multi Purpose Workbench £9.99 C+C from Maplins

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Add £2.99 for home delivery, or free for click and collect. Quidco 4% possible A good addition to any mancave, ideal for occasional use, limited space etc, but I wouldn't use it to build a shed... C… Read More
Add £2.99 for home delivery, or free for click and collect. Quidco 4% possible A good addition to any mancave, ideal for occasional use, limited space etc, but I wouldn't use it to build a shed... C…
FamGuy Avatar1m, 12h agoFound 1 month, 12 hours ago58 Comments
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yawn
Mate the only thing i've lost is time to a troll who acts like a 5 year old and £20 on cheap tat that can't do anything near what it's advertised to do.

I know the deals over now, but for anyone looking at these... don't be as tight as I was and spend a little more on something that'll actually last and work for any diy job you'd need to use it for in the future. Who buys a workbench just for cutting some plastic guttering? Mental.
ConfusedCheese
FamGuy
ConfusedCheese
FamGuy
ConfusedCheese
Cheap junk. I had two. They broke. Handles snapped off, legs bent. I have two black and decker ones that were only £10 more and they haven't broke in two years.
Seriously, don't bother with these.
Mine is a year old and fine!
Ya know what a bad workman blames?
lol bad workman? I turned the handles to hold a piece of wood. They snapped. I'm honestly not sure how that makes me a bad workman when its made of cheap plastic? Its not like I was hitting it with a hammer or I'm the incredible hulk. I used them for light DIY to make some shelving units for under the stairs, not exactly expecting high performance but they couldn't even handle that. Lets be honest, the £20 b&d ones I have aren't exactly professional quality but they've already outlasted these cheap ones and believe me, they're much more stable.
Personal insults when someone had a different experience to you? You know nothing about me.
You're not doing it right.
It's not designed for building cabinets mate. What part of "light duty" don't you understand?! What makes you think a £10 bench would be man enough for that?
I have used it sawing plastic guttering, holding things while paint spraying, clamping things together being glued with epoxy, drilling pilot holes though various items, keeping things firm when using a heat gun etc, etc.
If you're trying to use things heavier than the bench itself you should buy a more expensive bench fit for purpose, not breaking it by overloading it and then complaining it's the bench's fault!
Right, where exactly does it say light duty on maplins page? it says max load 70kg! they're also not cabinets, it was holding cheap studwork spread over 2 of these which weighs less than 10kg just so I could saw it. These formed the uprights for shelving units. The rest of the assembly was done on my patio using repurposed palettes from my work. Also, how does the weight it was holding have any bearing on the handles snapping from turning?
What a troll. Beginning to think you have a financial stake in their sales how you're defending this cheap tat. You've wasted enough of my time.

Don't split hairs mate, you've lost.
FamGuy
ConfusedCheese
FamGuy
ConfusedCheese
Cheap junk. I had two. They broke. Handles snapped off, legs bent. I have two black and decker ones that were only £10 more and they haven't broke in two years.
Seriously, don't bother with these.
Mine is a year old and fine!
Ya know what a bad workman blames?
lol bad workman? I turned the handles to hold a piece of wood. They snapped. I'm honestly not sure how that makes me a bad workman when its made of cheap plastic? Its not like I was hitting it with a hammer or I'm the incredible hulk. I used them for light DIY to make some shelving units for under the stairs, not exactly expecting high performance but they couldn't even handle that. Lets be honest, the £20 b&d ones I have aren't exactly professional quality but they've already outlasted these cheap ones and believe me, they're much more stable.
Personal insults when someone had a different experience to you? You know nothing about me.
You're not doing it right.

It's not designed for building cabinets mate. What part of "light duty" don't you understand?! What makes you think a £10 bench would be man enough for that?
I have used it sawing plastic guttering, holding things while paint spraying, clamping things together being glued with epoxy, drilling pilot holes though various items, keeping things firm when using a heat gun etc, etc.

If you're trying to use things heavier than the bench itself you should buy a more expensive bench fit for purpose, not breaking it by overloading it and then complaining it's the bench's fault!
Right, where exactly does it say light duty on maplins page? it says max load 70kg! they're also not cabinets, it was holding cheap studwork spread over 2 of these which weighs less than 10kg just so I could saw it. These formed the uprights for shelving units. The rest of the assembly was done on my patio using repurposed palettes from my work. Also, how does the weight it was holding have any bearing on the handles snapping from turning?

What a troll. Beginning to think you have a financial stake in their sales how you're defending this cheap tat. You've wasted enough of my time.

Edited By: ConfusedCheese on May 12, 2017 09:14: Clarification
ConfusedCheese
FamGuy
ConfusedCheese
Cheap junk. I had two. They broke. Handles snapped off, legs bent. I have two black and decker ones that were only £10 more and they haven't broke in two years.
Seriously, don't bother with these.
Mine is a year old and fine!
Ya know what a bad workman blames?
lol bad workman? I turned the handles to hold a piece of wood. They snapped. I'm honestly not sure how that makes me a bad workman when its made of cheap plastic? Its not like I was hitting it with a hammer or I'm the incredible hulk. I used them for light DIY to make some shelving units for under the stairs, not exactly expecting high performance but they couldn't even handle that. Lets be honest, the £20 b&d ones I have aren't exactly professional quality but they've already outlasted these cheap ones and believe me, they're much more stable.
Personal insults when someone had a different experience to you? You know nothing about me.
You're not doing it right.

It's not designed for building cabinets mate. What part of "light duty" don't you understand?! What makes you think a £10 bench would be man enough for that?
I have used it sawing plastic guttering, holding things while paint spraying, clamping things together being glued with epoxy, drilling pilot holes though various items, keeping things firm when using a heat gun etc, etc.

If you're trying to use things heavier than the bench itself you should buy a more expensive bench fit for purpose, not breaking it by overloading it and then complaining it's the bench's fault!

Edited By: FamGuy on May 12, 2017 06:04
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SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB SATA III 2.5inch SSD @ Maplin (£99.99) - click & collect

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A good price for a SanDisk 480GB SSD anyway, but if you reserve and collect for this weekend they'll knock a tenner off, nice. Read More
A good price for a SanDisk 480GB SSD anyway, but if you reserve and collect for this weekend they'll knock a tenner off, nice.
daddylanc Avatar1m, 1d agoFound 1 month, 1 day ago47 Comments
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No longer available. Showing as 'discontinued product'.
Though they do have a 'Phison 480gb SSD' at the same price which seems to be faster.
http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/phison-480gb-25-inch-sata-iii-ssd-a10wg
htslough
Once you've found the item was cheaper previously, you just don't feel like biting, especially with tech which normally always gets cheaper or more advanced for the same money.

If you are desperate for one then go for it, otherwise I'm sure they'll eventually get cheaper again.


This is me for the last year, I need a load of 8TBs soon and a few more of these SSDs. :(
taras
GasGaGlide
oneladyowner
GasGaGlide
Locknloadharry
M.2 Polaris for me now......But the OP deal looks a good price, given how prices fluctuate with these on a daily basis.
What is M.2 Polaris?
I just googled M.2 polaris and I gotta say those speeds must be something to behold !.
Ah so faster read/write. Thank you :)
the samsung 961 is fast but the 960 is faster. but its the insane iops that makes the drive..
That's correct.
Discontinued, no stock left :(
fadsarmy
K1LLER_HORNET
Wow, it was £79.99 last year for the Ultra II.
Wait till it comes down then; you maybe waiting a long time.

Yeah, if I needed one.
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Hive active heating, with install £199.00 saving £50 compared to the usual cost £249 at Maplin

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Save £50 on the hive smart heating Read More
Save £50 on the hive smart heating
scott463648 Avatar1m, 1d agoFound 1 month, 1 day ago1 Comment
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Also have self install for £143

Edited By: thedvdmonster on Apr 27, 2017 23:26
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Free Chromecast with google home at Maplin, plus save £10 - £119.00

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Free google Chromecast when you buy google home at Maplin, plus they have a deal so you save an extra £10, £119 in total. It's in-store only and starts tomorrow morning. Reserve online and collect Read More
Free google Chromecast when you buy google home at Maplin, plus they have a deal so you save an extra £10, £119 in total. It's in-store only and starts tomorrow morning. Reserve online and collect
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BTW, 3 months FREE Google Play Music is also available. Just install google home app and go to offers section.
Went into store today and got one with the £10 off of £75 without a problem, didn't even have to ask for it. Thanks OP.
lionchik
helpingabrotherout
Been in store this morning. The deal is £10 off a £75 spend but excludes Google home as it comes with the Chromecast. Also they won't price match Currys as it is a discount code.

That's incorrect. I've reserved Google Home + Chromecast yesterday and collected it this morning for £119. Unfortunately, they don't do student discounts if you've used £10 off discount (it's one or the other)


Called CS who also confirmed deal doesn't apply to this. It looks like you may be one of the lucky ones
helpingabrotherout
Been in store this morning. The deal is £10 off a £75 spend but excludes Google home as it comes with the Chromecast. Also they won't price match Currys as it is a discount code.

That's incorrect. I've reserved Google Home + Chromecast yesterday and collected it this morning for £119. Unfortunately, they don't do student discounts if you've used £10 off discount (it's one or the other)
Been in store this morning. The deal is £10 off a £75 spend but excludes Google home as it comes with the Chromecast. Also they won't price match Currys as it is a discount code.
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Swann Pro-H855 1080p Bullet Camera Twin Pack Was £109.99 at Maplin for £89.99

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Twin Pack 1080p Swan cameras for £89.99, just under £45 per camera!! Read More
Twin Pack 1080p Swan cameras for £89.99, just under £45 per camera!!
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Google Home and Free Google Chromecast @ Maplin - £129.00

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Similar deal to other stores but Maplin might be more convenient than others - should have stock in most scores or online. Can also reserve for in store collection. Read More
Similar deal to other stores but Maplin might be more convenient than others - should have stock in most scores or online. Can also reserve for in store collection.
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LED Lenser V9 Micro Lenser Torch £2.70 @ Maplin Gateshead

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In what is possibly the most pointless deal ever posted, I noted the LED Lenser V9 Micro Lenser is being offered by Maplins for an amazing bargain price of £2.70 vs the usual £9 price point. However, Read More
In what is possibly the most pointless deal ever posted, I noted the LED Lenser V9 Micro Lenser is being offered by Maplins for an amazing bargain price of £2.70 vs the usual £9 price point. However,
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blazons
Am sure Lidl do triple packs of these from time to time on their 'tuppeny tables' for about the same price.
not this brand, just a similar looking thing
Am sure Lidl do triple packs of these from time to time on their 'tuppeny tables' for about the same price.
I think that award belongs to the post last week for something where in the description the original poster said the same thing was cheaper at JL. That WAS the most stupid idiotic pointless post ever.
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Ye!! Energy Block - Portable Power Bank £19.99, Maplin

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These have gradually gone down in price from £149.99, to £49.99 and now £19.99 which seems a good price for what it can do. Some blurb from Maplin - Compact multifunction power bank which can Read More
These have gradually gone down in price from £149.99, to £49.99 and now £19.99 which seems a good price for what it can do. Some blurb from Maplin - Compact multifunction power bank which can
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YE!! Energy BLOCK - Portable Power Bank
£19.99

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This is actually a very impressive bit of kit, and most definitely worth £20.
leedsfan83
FamGuy
MeesterX
Ahuizotl
I'm curious about what kind of cells they use in these. Given the 12000mAh capacity and the 13.8 x 2 x 7.6cm dimensions I presume it's a 6 cell power bank, so 12v would be 2 parallel chains of 3, and even the highest current rated 18650 cells around the 2Ah mark can only safely draw 35A, so I'm suprised they're claiming this can supply over 70A
Perhaps they're using non-cylindrical lithium batteries like large phone cells to reach that current output
This is almost exactly what I was wondering................. Until I realised I had no idea what I was on about :(
Of course it's not cylindrical cells. They are lithium polymer like most, if not all modern day high-drain tech!
What you on about? "Of course it's not cylindrical cells" ?? Loads of good power banks use li-ion cells! Li-ion 18650 cells are great. I use them in my vape, have them in various power banks.... if you still unsure maybe go and ask Elon Musk... :p

Nothing at this level of power will have cylindrical cells. This is not a 1500mwh £5 clearance item. The cells in larger capacity devices legally have to be either LiPo for internal cells, or have removable cells. Due to EU laws when transporting products in aircraft.

Do your research mate, don't spout half truths you've overheard in a forum.
FamGuy
MeesterX
Ahuizotl
I'm curious about what kind of cells they use in these. Given the 12000mAh capacity and the 13.8 x 2 x 7.6cm dimensions I presume it's a 6 cell power bank, so 12v would be 2 parallel chains of 3, and even the highest current rated 18650 cells around the 2Ah mark can only safely draw 35A, so I'm suprised they're claiming this can supply over 70A
Perhaps they're using non-cylindrical lithium batteries like large phone cells to reach that current output
This is almost exactly what I was wondering................. Until I realised I had no idea what I was on about :(
Of course it's not cylindrical cells. They are lithium polymer like most, if not all modern day high-drain tech!


What you on about? "Of course it's not cylindrical cells" ?? Loads of good power banks use li-ion cells! Li-ion 18650 cells are great. I use them in my vape, have them in various power banks.... if you still unsure maybe go and ask Elon Musk... :p
OrribleHarry
plewis00
OrribleHarry
cruisecars
I had one of these before works well and jumps a car easy one of the best power banks that works.
Just check out reviews online
So it has enough cold cranking current to start a car (>100a) up to 6litres?
If that were true which I highly doubt I would not attach that through a skimpy little cable to my phone!!
Cold for the ludicrousness of the claimed current....
It charges a capacitor in the jump leads you attach to the car battery. It does not provide the current direct from the battery pack...
Do you think you use the same cable to charge your phone that you use to attach to the car battery?!
It's like this:https://podfeet.com/NosillaCast/NC_2014/NC_2014_08_03/powerall5.JPG
Do you actually think that's a capacitor? Lol It's clearly the fuse as stated. A capacitor with that much current would be much, much larger. And of course not wired in series.
An no I don't think I connect my phone with crocodile clips.....

The capacitor is in the power bank and I admit, I typed that in a rush. Open the unit and find out for yourself. As it's much bigger than a normal 12000mAh unit would be. Yes, the bulge in the jump leads is a fuse. The picture was referring to the fact that someone suggested you use the same leads to jump the car as to charge your phone which obviously you don't.

I have used one of these portable jump starters to start a pretty big engine so I don't think the engine displacement is really relevant in this case, but I have no doubt it can output fairly big burst currents.

Edited By: plewis00 on Apr 25, 2017 17:02
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Lorex 1080p HD 8 Channel 2TB CCTV Kit with 8 Cameras £349.99 @ Maplin

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Looking for 1080p cctv kit, came across this unit, seems to be reasonable price for the specs. Read More
Looking for 1080p cctv kit, came across this unit, seems to be reasonable price for the specs.
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Theres a 4mp Swann 7400 with 8 channel 4 camera system on Ebay atm for £480 which would be much better than this.
Can anyone recommend any system better than this?
blackster
no offence op but these won't be HD cameras with a BNC input.
IP Cameras on the other hand

Incorrect these are AHD cameras and transmit over BNC / coax.
AHD (Analog High Definition) cameras, actually ok quality and decent price.
no offence op but these won't be HD cameras with a BNC input.

IP Cameras on the other hand
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480GB SSD from Maplin for £109.99 plus get a £15 voucher (Last Day Of Offer)

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Cheapest 480GB SSD in UK at £109.99 Even better value with £15 voucher for spending £100 between 5th April and 17th April. Alternative Sandisk 480gb SSD also available at same price but limited Read More
Cheapest 480GB SSD in UK at £109.99 Even better value with £15 voucher for spending £100 between 5th April and 17th April. Alternative Sandisk 480gb SSD also available at same price but limited
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wong_go_wild
as i said, i don't follow the market nor claim to have inside story. but i can say for sure that the retail price will have significant lag to the out of factory price as retailers and importers will have fixed prices on pre-orders. so according the article if the supplier is worst at end of 2016 and beginning of 2017 then we would probably yet to see those price adjustment to come in.

i am looking at Samsung 1TB 850 evo on pricespy, when it was introduced back in early 2015 it was around 220-230 mark then after Jun 2016 it gone up to 260 and now around 290 mark. so that price differential is exactly the same as the £v$ differential (1.57 to 1.23). so it is hard to argue against numbers...i suggest you just crunch some numbers and figure stuff out for yourself.

http://rennlist.com/forums/attachments/993-forum/717620d1365124196-993-stereo-replacement-system-caps-lock-removed.jpg
Correct me if wrong, at one point chip manufacturers were producing far too much, hence why we could get 16GB DDR3 for silly prices like £50. Then, they slowed down production on purpose to increase prices. Wish I could remember where I read about this...
as i said, i don't follow the market nor claim to have inside story. but i can say for sure that the retail price will have significant lag to the out of factory price as retailers and importers will have fixed prices on pre-orders. so according the article if the supplier is worst at end of 2016 and beginning of 2017 then we would probably yet to see those price adjustment to come in.

i am looking at Samsung 1TB 850 evo on pricespy, when it was introduced back in early 2015 it was around 220-230 mark then after Jun 2016 it gone up to 260 and now around 290 mark. so that price differential is exactly the same as the £v$ differential (1.57 to 1.23). so it is hard to argue against numbers...i suggest you just crunch some numbers and figure stuff out for yourself.
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Why have SSD's gone up in price so much ?
brexit. manufacturing of these stuff is getting cheaper. the suppliers are charging less $ per GB out of factory. but by the time it arrives at our shore and due to the £ tanked big against $ compared with 12month ago thus the big price hike. also importers are greedy. i am lucky i bought my 1tb for £150 about 18month ago.
Lamest explanation.
And this is the lamest come back - to ignore it or suggest it's project fear conspiracy
These items are manufactured in other countries and are bought and sold often in dollars. Sterling took a 25% tumble vs dollar. It makes a big difference.
some people likes to live in a bubble of ignorance so basically let them be and the sooner they are gone and stop spreading their genetic material the better.

Can I suggest you go and read about commodity pricing, and study THIS! article from last year, showing that a NAND flash price increase was well predicted.

Of course currency markets have an effect, but given that the lowest prices were seen in Oct/Nov last year, and the dollar rate adjustment happened in June, the price had already been adjust and partly absorbed.

If you chose to comment on a market that you do not fully understand and are not part of then maybe hold back your judgment of others until you have researched the subject and have some solid facts, not just a blanket statement you feel fits all that is going wrong.
gowf
zworld
wong_go_wild
Northerndave
Why have SSD's gone up in price so much ?
brexit. manufacturing of these stuff is getting cheaper. the suppliers are charging less $ per GB out of factory. but by the time it arrives at our shore and due to the £ tanked big against $ compared with 12month ago thus the big price hike. also importers are greedy. i am lucky i bought my 1tb for £150 about 18month ago.

Lamest explanation.


And this is the lamest come back - to ignore it or suggest it's project fear conspiracy

These items are manufactured in other countries and are bought and sold often in dollars. Sterling took a 25% tumble vs dollar. It makes a big difference.


some people likes to live in a bubble of ignorance so basically let them be and the sooner they are gone and stop spreading their genetic material the better.
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Nilfisk 110bar pressure washer with patio cleaner, £69.99 @ maplin (free C&C)

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I just saw a deal going hot for a karcher k2 for £59.99 so thought I would post this for anyone interested in a decent pressure washer. The issue the k2 has is a plastic pump that is prone to failu… Read More
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Now expired. Still available elsewhere
http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/kew-nilfisk-alto-c110-7-5-pca-x-tra-pressure-washer-with-patio-drain-cleaner-110-2664664

This one isn't the same. It's only 85bar. The one we're talking about is 110.
I want to use it for snow foam. can anyone recommend a bottle??
Deals finished if someone could exPire please
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I ordered this one. Added a small item so got a £10 voucher, also 7.35% TCB, so effectively around £83 for more power and a better brush
Nice, you had a play yet? Is it any good?
Thinking bout getting one tomorrow for cleaning the flags in garden and to help with pre wash of car. Bit dubious if to use with car, but those folk at £5 car washers use em, so surely can't be too bad!?
I had a play with it yesterday as got it a couple of days ago. Took me far longer than the 2 minute 30 second assembly video by the guy on Argos website :D Never was very good at self-construction! 'Normal' people apparently find it incredibly easy to construct :p
Seems very good - been using it on the driveway. You can absolutely adjust the pressure strength and it even has a 'car' attachment nozzle (Not tried that one to be honest). But if you think the power is too much, you can just spread the water over a greater surface via twisting the attachment nozzle.
I would go with the higher pressure (The £100 one) and then you have it, if you need it. It also claims a 3 year warranty.
Yeah Im same. Takes me longer to do most stuff. Why I try not to buy flat pack.
I have been watching videos for a few hours bout using em for washing cars and buyinv extra foam lance/bottle from Amazon.
All in could cost be bout £150......then I think of how easy it is to just pull up n pay 5 blokes a fiver and done in 10mins.
Suppose its a bit of fun and self satisfaction. Dont think anyone has ever cleaned the flags in my garden since house was built so thats main reason I looked into it and then just upselled myself and tried to find further justification for another techy item.
Does the hose from tap to unit come with it? I do have an hamlock hose on a reel that has its own attachmebt for the hose nossle. Hopefully this can be use without just cutting the hose end off and having to use a different attachment.
Anyways Im waffling....thanks for the reply. Will grab one tomorrow. Argos doing the £10 for spending £100 so will grab something cheap to go with it so can get the voucher.
Thanks again.
My hozelock attachment fit directly onto the inlet of the pressure wash

Sweet...Nothing worse than having everything out of box, spending ages putting it together, to find you have to go buy another part! Had that originally with having to go out and get an extra attachment for under the sink to connect Hozelock to.
Jawz
Firefly1
Jawz
Daywalker04
I ordered this one. Added a small item so got a £10 voucher, also 7.35% TCB, so effectively around £83 for more power and a better brush
Nice, you had a play yet? Is it any good?
Thinking bout getting one tomorrow for cleaning the flags in garden and to help with pre wash of car. Bit dubious if to use with car, but those folk at £5 car washers use em, so surely can't be too bad!?
I had a play with it yesterday as got it a couple of days ago. Took me far longer than the 2 minute 30 second assembly video by the guy on Argos website :D Never was very good at self-construction! 'Normal' people apparently find it incredibly easy to construct :p
Seems very good - been using it on the driveway. You can absolutely adjust the pressure strength and it even has a 'car' attachment nozzle (Not tried that one to be honest). But if you think the power is too much, you can just spread the water over a greater surface via twisting the attachment nozzle.
I would go with the higher pressure (The £100 one) and then you have it, if you need it. It also claims a 3 year warranty.
Yeah Im same. Takes me longer to do most stuff. Why I try not to buy flat pack.
I have been watching videos for a few hours bout using em for washing cars and buyinv extra foam lance/bottle from Amazon.
All in could cost be bout £150......then I think of how easy it is to just pull up n pay 5 blokes a fiver and done in 10mins.
Suppose its a bit of fun and self satisfaction. Dont think anyone has ever cleaned the flags in my garden since house was built so thats main reason I looked into it and then just upselled myself and tried to find further justification for another techy item.
Does the hose from tap to unit come with it? I do have an hamlock hose on a reel that has its own attachmebt for the hose nossle. Hopefully this can be use without just cutting the hose end off and having to use a different attachment.
Anyways Im waffling....thanks for the reply. Will grab one tomorrow. Argos doing the £10 for spending £100 so will grab something cheap to go with it so can get the voucher.
Thanks again.

My hozelock attachment fit directly onto the inlet of the pressure wash
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Logitech G602 wireless gaming mouse £39.99 + free P&P @ Maplin/Amazon, potential TCB

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* Enduring battery life (up to 250 hours) * Delta zero sensor technology * Ultra low latency wireless gaming technology * Performance/Endurance switch * High-durability switches Seems Read More
* Enduring battery life (up to 250 hours) * Delta zero sensor technology * Ultra low latency wireless gaming technology * Performance/Endurance switch * High-durability switches Seems
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Back up to £54.99 at Maplin and Amazon
Great price fantastic mouse!
Great price! I got this a while ago for about £10 more and it's a super comfortable mouse.
I love this mouse, so much so that I've already bought one as a spare when one of my other two breaks.

Also the sensor is smack bang in the middle, tried a few others with the sensor offset to the left or right and it just feels weird.
My G602, ive changed batteries once in about a year, medium to heavy user
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Hive Active Heating – with professional installation (PLUS £15 Voucher) - £199.20 @ Maplin

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Includes Heating and Hot Water, plus installation by a British Gas Engineer. This is my first deal for a little while now... Been waiting for this to drop to this price since Christmas. 20p more… Read More
Includes Heating and Hot Water, plus installation by a British Gas Engineer. This is my first deal for a little while now... Been waiting for this to drop to this price since Christmas. 20p more…
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Got the hive 1 for £54.99 from.screwfix on here. Why is this one so much more for the same effects?
The room stat is fugly on v1, whether that justifies the price though is another matter
Who cares what it looks like as long as it can read the temp etc. Personally, i cant see the justification, but some would disagree. Cold I'm afraid
Just bought this instore yesterday and was given a 5% discount on top (to beat the website price) which took the total to £189.24 plus your 15 off voucher

*if your store doesn't have stock they will reserve it from another store and deliver to your home FOC*

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mistermoneysaver
Got the hive 1 for £54.99 from.screwfix on here. Why is this one so much more for the same effects?

The room stat is fugly on v1, whether that justifies the price though is another matter
Got the hive 1 for £54.99 from.screwfix on here. Why is this one so much more for the same effects?
is this version 2 or 3?

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