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Mpow® Streambot Y Wireless In-Car Bluetooth FM Transmitter Adapter w/ Hands-Free Calling, Music Control, and Charging Port for iPhone 5S 5 5C 4S 4 iPod, Android Cell Phone, MP3 Players and other Smartphones Tablets, MP3 Players & More
Mpow® Streambot Y Wireless In-Car Bluetooth FM Transmitter Adapter w/ Hands-Free Calling, Music Control, and Charging Port for iPhone 5S 5 5C 4S 4 iPod, Android Cell Phone, MP3 Players and other Smartphones Tablets, MP3 Players & More
Offered by Patec
Price: CDN$ 41.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Straightforward...cheap and it works!, June 18 2015
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Was skeptical with the technology, but surprisingly simple and connects with my iPhone 5c just fine. The Bluetooth connection may take one or two tries, but generally it will work (definitely want to make sure of it before setting off). Seems to have no problem playing 96kHz/24bit FLAC files through the AmpliFlac app. Sounds way better than those radio stations that only play compressed music.

Dog & Scissors: Complete Collection [Blu-ray]
Dog & Scissors: Complete Collection [Blu-ray]
DVD ~ Marina Inoue
Price: CDN$ 56.24
21 used & new from CDN$ 45.13

5.0 out of 5 stars A very entertaining comedy..., April 26 2015
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Really cute story, though it's hard to tell if the writer wants to explore relationship between a dog owner and her dog, or a dog owner and the soul of another human being. The bluray box cover is suggestive, but fan service is relatively minor. The humor is wacky and fun, and the characters do show a bit of development which is nice. A very entertaining comedy.

Kalita Wave Dripper filter 185 185 / 2-4 persons] 50 x 3 box set (japan import)
Kalita Wave Dripper filter 185 185 / 2-4 persons] 50 x 3 box set (japan import)
Offered by B'ORDERLESS SHOP
Price: CDN$ 18.00
56 used & new from CDN$ 14.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Nice filter, April 26 2015
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Smooth coffee. Only problem is that there are two sizes per box, and the smaller size filter holds just enough coffee ground to brew/filter one cup.

Haibane Renmei: The Complete Series (Anime Classics)
Haibane Renmei: The Complete Series (Anime Classics)
DVD ~ Not Available
Price: CDN$ 39.95
20 used & new from CDN$ 31.10

4.0 out of 5 stars Slow, but a heartwarming story of self discovery and acceptance, Aug. 13 2014
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Although not an amine with intense emotions or drama, this series is intriguing and heartwarming in its own way, really quite unique. It's very slow. Description of the plot and character development can be found elsewhere...briefly the story centres around a few characters in their after life - lost souls perhaps - but they are given a dwelling and a simple social structure separated from the real world and the classical vision of heaven. There they develop friendship and trust, and attempts to make self discovery, as they do not have memories of their former life.
The first half (about 8 episodes) is really quite boring with character development (don't expect any action), and the emotional range of the characters are very restrained, almost confined in a way. Much is implied, not said out loud. You kind of have to imagine yourself being reborn as one of them as a haibane, and you can feel the unspoken angst and uncertainty of what had happened in one's past, and make peace with yourself. Quite abstract, but that is the refreshing aspect of it. The series illustrates the internal conflict between the need for social bonding and trust versus isolation and self-reliance, some developmental psychology at work here.
The art work is relatively simple, not rich in details or complicated by CG. The atmosphere definitely gives a rustic feel, which I think reflects a traditional hand drawn approach to anime. I didn't feel engaged enough by the early episodes, which I watched over weeks, but I became captivated and finished the last 8 or so episodes in one evening. I can't say I love it, but I will definitely watch the whole series over again to look for those delicate moments and gradual build up of trust and self recognition.

Maoyu - Complete Collection (Blu-Ray)
Maoyu - Complete Collection (Blu-Ray)
Price: CDN$ 49.99
14 used & new from CDN$ 38.31

5.0 out of 5 stars A gem of a series, July 19 2014
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A comapct series, enjoyable story line with excellent detailed art work, engaging visuals and character deveopment and lively Japanese voice acting as usual. Genre is very similar to Spice and Wolf (humans are only as evil as, or more evil than spirits and demons), but here an interesting interpretation of war and politics by rules of economics. Overall quite an improvement over Spice and Wolf on all aspects except for the soundtrack. A gem and worth keeping.

LILLIPUT FA1000-NP/C/T 9.7" 5-wire Resistive Touch Screen Monitor with HDMI, DVI, VGA & AV Input
LILLIPUT FA1000-NP/C/T 9.7" 5-wire Resistive Touch Screen Monitor with HDMI, DVI, VGA & AV Input
Offered by Kangbo
Price: CDN$ 283.00
2 used & new from CDN$ 283.00

3.0 out of 5 stars Works as advertised, July 16 2014
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Needed a small monitor on my stereo component rack for my bluray player. A Sony full HD monitor costs >$2000 USD, so this Lilliput seems to be an acceptable compromise. Works as advertised, HDMI connects just fine. Have not tried other inputs. Aspect ratio has to be adjusted on the bluray player as there are no internal control for it; monitor's physical resolution is 1024x768...back to the days before widescreen. Cannot comment on the various screen adjustments (tint, contrast, RGB colors can be customized). Build quality...seems reasonable. Not sure how the touch screen should work; looks like it comes with a Windows 7 driver. Overall sufficient for a small monitor at a low price.

Oyasumi-Goodnight
Oyasumi-Goodnight
Price: CDN$ 23.53
9 used & new from CDN$ 19.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely lullabies, June 8 2014
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This review is from: Oyasumi-Goodnight (Audio CD)
The sound is a little forward and some equalizer leveling improves the sound but overall very pleasant traditional Japanese tunes and melodies to have in the background. Minimalist arrangement, 90% of the music is vocal. The voice is not so much sweet as it is motherly. Music that can keep your soul at ease.

Hosa CDL313 Digital Audio Interface, S/PDIF Coax to AES/EBU
Hosa CDL313 Digital Audio Interface, S/PDIF Coax to AES/EBU
Offered by AdoramaCamera
Price: CDN$ 179.03

3.0 out of 5 stars Works, but not quite audiophile solution, June 8 2014
Got this with the hopes to connect the bluray player (Pioneer BDP 62) SPDIF out to the DAC's AES input. It works without a glitch, but the sounds is a little off (probably introduced by the internal power circuitry) compared to the playback of the same digital CD files (from notebook to DAC via USB). It seems to work better for higher resolution audio materials (bluray, SACD). Overall a decent product even though it may not be completely silent in the signal path.

Alfred Brendel: Liszt Artist's Choice
Alfred Brendel: Liszt Artist's Choice
Price: CDN$ 42.71
19 used & new from CDN$ 27.20

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5.0 out of 5 stars Really good music, Feb. 10 2014
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Excellent sonics and performance. Very engaging music...clearly a master pianist. 3 CDs presenting compilations of recordings (analogue and digital) made between 1972 and 1992. No complaints about remastering techniques...the transition from one track to another seems well managed.

Pure i20 iPod Dock
Pure i20 iPod Dock

4.0 out of 5 stars So far so good, Feb. 10 2014
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This review is from: Pure i20 iPod Dock (Electronics)
Just a first impression review. Tried it with music files from a first generation iPod touch and the iPod nano (4th gen). Works well enough with the internal DAC, analog RCA out to amplifier. Straightforward. Like the fact that there is a coaxial (and optical) digital out, in case we'll upgrade to a new DAC later. Seems versatile. Not sure if it works with the new iPad Air/Mini with lightning; would need adaptor.

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