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This is the excellent USB power pack I use when I travel.

2 x 2.1amp outputs. 8400mAh capacity.

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What SD CARD should I buy?

If you want an SD Card for your camera - these are the ones I use and recommend. 

I'd strongly recommend not to buy any SD cards off ebay - I've heard about too many issues with counterfeit cards - often sold on by unwitting resellers. My inbox regularly gets messages from people who bought a £150 camera then cheaped out and bought a £3 memory card on ebay - Then when it doesn't worth they blame the camera! It doesn't make any sense. Good memory is cheaper than it's ever been - see the links above.

A lot of HD cameras will not work properly with cards larger than 32GB (cards over 32GB are usually SDXC rather than the SDHC standard used by 32GB cards. SDXC cards use the ex-FAT system rather than FAT32 - in short they are a different standard). - so don't just buy the biggest card you can afford - read the specs in the manual to see what it accepts.

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CLASS 10 UHS-1 CARDS (For HD Cameras)

 

U3 CARD (For 4K cameras)

 

 

SPECIAL DASHCAM CARDS

The SD card in a dashcam is re-written over, more frequently than in other types of cameras. Some manufacturers void their guarantee if an SD card was used in a dashcam. So, no surprise, there are special High Endurance SD cards made just for dashcams...here's some.

 

VERY IMPORTANT. These links take you to the product, however Amazon have three different ways of selling. There's Amazon Direct - This means that you are only dealing with Amazon themselves, then there's other sellers that use Amazon's facilities - these show as Fulfilled By Amazon and finally there's Market Place sellers that advertise on Amazon, but operate independently.  I strongly recommend that you only use the first...the Amazon Direct - Sold By Amazon option. Even if it appears that you are paying a couple of £/$ more it is more than likely you are comparing the price of a real item against the price of a fake.

To give you an idea of the extent of the fake goods problem. In a 2016 survey by Apple - 90% of the 'Apple' chargers sold through Amazon - using the other the two methods..which includes the "Fulfilled by Amazon" option -  were found to be counterfeit....90%! 

            

 
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Saturday
Aug142010

Hanging my favourite movie on the wall (in style).

Would you like to hang a favourite film poster on your wall but you don't, because you are concerned that the room will look like a student dorm room. Perhaps this idea might be more suitable....

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Reader Comments (5)

That's an interesting idea, never would've thought of that. Thanks! I actually hang up old comics on my wall (because I'm a nerd) but that's an even better idea!

- Calhoun

http://selfproclaimedmegalomaniac.wordpress.com/

Brilliant idea! might do this with groundhog day, i have some film cells too, I'll have to workout how to mount them too.

August 14, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDale

Groundhog Day has got to be in my top 10 too (definitely my fave comedy).
I did see some double album frames that might suit - but they only seem to be available in the US (I think Urban Outfitters stock them).

August 14, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTechmoan

Great information! I’ve been looking for something like this for a while now. Thanks!

August 25, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterphysician assistant

A+ would read again

August 25, 2010 | Unregistered Commentermode20100

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