Episode 1144

The SoundRacer Engine Noise Generator for Silent Cars Link: SoundRacer   The Soundracer is essentially an FM transmitter with a built-in selection of engine noises (such as a sports car).  Just connect it to the cigarette lighter adapter and play your favourite engine noise, or connect it to your mp3 player and play your own …

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Episode 1143

Neater Feeder Spill-Proof Bowls for Pets Link: Neater Feeder   The Neater Feeder has 2 bowls for food and water for your pet – spill-proof.  These feeders come in different sizes, with legs of different heights, to suit the size of your pet. Leo’s Camera List Among Leo’s cameras are the Canon 5D Mark II, …

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Episode 1142

Panasonic DMC-GH1 Micro Four-Thirds Digital Camera Link: Panasonic Turn-The-Tables-Tuesday   In September 2008 Panasonic made the world’s first interchangeable-lens camera with an electronic viewfinder (and not SLR), the G1 – using the new Micro Four Thirds format.  Although it did away with the mirror box, the design deliberately retained the prism “bulkhead” at the top …

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Episode 1141

Fagor Countertop Induction Burner Induction Cooker Link: Fagor   Fagor‘s Countertop Induction Burner uses magnetic induction to produce heat, to be used only with ferrous pots and pans.  It has a digital time counter, and 10 power settings.  While the Glowmaster model (Episode 935) that Dick talked about may no longer be available, Fagor is …

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Episode 1140

Goofy Talking Watch Talking Watch Link: Dick’s Write-Up Dick’s Gadget Warehouse   The Mickey,Minnie and Goofy Talking Watches came out towards the end of 1991.  Invented by Harold Pierce, the cartoon character would tell you the time when you pressed the 2 hands at the base of the watch, and the bust of the cartoon …

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