Sony MDR-V500DJ Professional DJ Headphones Review

I owned the Sony MDR-V500DJ Professional DJ Headphones for twenty years. So I’ve used them with numerous and varied CD players, iPods, mixing boards, headphone amps, and touring preamps. We found them to be exceptional audio devices in numerous aspects on our mobile disc jockey gigs. These dynamic earphones offer probably the best sound of any … Continue reading Sony MDR-V500DJ Professional DJ Headphones Review



Honeywell Touchscreen Thermostat RTH7600D Review

The   Honeywell RTH7600D 7 Day Programmable Thermostat   for the central heating and cooling system, costs approximately $100 at Lowe’s home improvement center.  Priced on the high side of fair, this computerized touchscreen furnace / air conditioner controller still clicks as it turns the climate control system on and off (like the Robertshaw 9415 digital thermostat I replaced with the Honeywell programmable) (reviewed here).  However, this … Continue reading Honeywell Touchscreen Thermostat RTH7600D Review



Baseboard Heater Installation Tips

Installing electric baseboard heating can be a fun project, because it’s not too technically advanced (and therefore, not too disheartening), and after it’s done, you get a much warmer room for your winter time naps. The theory of operation is easy to understand, and even the complexities of digital thermostats has been hidden from the end user … Continue reading Baseboard Heater Installation Tips



Sony DJ Headphones MDR-V700dj Review

We owned the   Sony MDR-V700 DJ headphones  for a few years in around 2004, and used them with varied CD players, iPod Nanos, headphone amps, and mixers at numerous mobile DJ gigs.  While the durability of the MDR-V700DJ was very noticeable, we nonetheless were disappointed with these phones over all, particularly in how they sounded.   Due to their solid construction, they’re … Continue reading Sony DJ Headphones MDR-V700dj Review



Chef Choice Kettle 679 0001 Review, Cordless Glass, 1 3/4 Quart

We’ve been avid mint tea drinkers for nearly two decades, and so, have often kept cordless kettles like the   Chef Choice Kettle Model #679    on the kitchen counter for quick and efficient water heating. The 679 glass kettle is not actually cordless.  A cord does exist, attached to the stand base, that plugs into a fifteen amp outlet, that supplies power to the heating elements … Continue reading Chef Choice Kettle 679 0001 Review, Cordless Glass, 1 3/4 Quart



Echo Dot Factory Reset Instructions

You may wish to factory reset Echo Dot because you wish to sell your old one to another. Or perhaps you just want to link it to a different Amazon account, or to a different wireless network.  So, to that end, in order to reset your Echo Dot to factory default condition, perform the following steps.  Resetting unlinks the Echo Dot from its current Amazon … Continue reading Echo Dot Factory Reset Instructions