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APC Back-UPS Pro 900 UPS Review

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The energy transition is coming. No matter whether our electricity comes from wind farms, solar parks or hamster wheels in the future … it should be uninterrupted! Exactly that could be a problem. Due to the environmental conditions, it is not always possible to ensure the same energy generation over a certain amount of time. For such cases, companies like Schneider Electric have been manufacturing uninterruptible power supplies under the brand APC for many years. After all we are pleased … Continue reading APC Back-UPS Pro 900 UPS Review

Asus Xonar Essence STX II 7.1 Review

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Dedicated sound card or onboard sound chip? Sparkling wine or sparkling water? This question should have been asked by every user from time to time. About 20 years ago this was not an issue. The sound cards of the company Creative Labs were beyond any doubt and no one dared to question their right to exist. Nowadays, the situation is somewhat different. The sound chips that are installed on the motherboards are becoming more powerful and the decision for a … Continue reading Asus Xonar Essence STX II 7.1 Review

Vernee Apollo Lite Reader Review

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Today, a new reader review has been published on OCinside.de. Jamaicaman is testing the Vernee Apollo Lite smartphone in his first reader review. Vernee first appeared since February 2016. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer offers in its portfolio well equipped smartphones at surprisingly low prices. The models include Vernee Thor, Mars and Vernee Apollo Lite, which we evaluate in this review. Lite? The hardware equipment can not suspect that, however Apollo is ready to launch and can be booked in advance … Continue reading Vernee Apollo Lite Reader Review

ASRock G10 Gaming Router Review

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Recently, the so-called router requirement is cancelled. This means that no one is forced to use equipment from his Internet service provider. So the next test candidate is us just in time. Today, we test the ASRock G10 gaming router through its paces. But why gaming router? What makes playing games different to normal Web browsing, or watching videos in our YouTube channel? We will explain this and much more in this review on OCinside.de.

Hakko FX-888D Soldering Station Review

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If you are looking for a good soldering station for beginners or semi-professionals, you often get mentioned brands like Weller, Ersa, JBC or Metcal. A brand which is, however, mentioned in the very same breath is Hakko, headquartered in Japan. Since OCinside has always also covered the area of electronics and delight our IR receiver and IR repeater manuals great popularity, we are happy to present you today the Hakko FX-888D soldering station. Whether this soldering station is only for … Continue reading Hakko FX-888D Soldering Station Review

Synology DS214+ NAS Review

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Thanks to data theft and surveillance scandals, systems such as Network Attached Storage – or briefly NAS, again have a growing fan base. Today we have a NAS of a well-known manufacturer in our review – the Synology DiskStation DS214+. Whether it is a high-performance data storage at home, and if it can keep up with current cloud solutions, we will determine in this review.

SpotCam HD Review

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After the great interest in our review of the Raspberry Pi PiCam HD camera with monitoring functionality, we have decided to test a Start-Up solution of a WiFi video surveillance with recording and night vision function at OCinside.de as well. The SpotCam HD is a cloud based WiFi security camera, which is relatively easy to install and then can be watched on a PC, Mac or even on mobile iOS or Android based Smartphones and Tablets. Our SpotCam HD review … Continue reading SpotCam HD Review

Revoltec Cold Cathode Twinset Review

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Several times I got mails where visitors ask me to test simple hardware and today I want to follow this request. First I’ve decided to test the CC Twinset by Revoltec, because nearly 50 percent of all Modders use or want to use CCFL?s (abbreviation for “Cold Cathode Florescent Lamps”) or CC (“Cold Cathode) to light up their case. The delivery of the CCFL Set … After ordering the CC Twinset you?ll get this small but fine package, which contains … Continue reading Revoltec Cold Cathode Twinset Review