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Capable of cutting endless custom joints and templates, the PantoRouter is a really clever concept, says John Lloyd, but would perhaps be better suited to the machine-based woodworking enthusiast with an engineering brain. Read our PANTOROUTER PRO ...
2 Makita DTM50RM1J1 Review

Makita DTM50RM1J1 Review

Supplied with a MakPac carry case and a multitude of accessories, this cordless multi-tool from Makita benefits from a robust build quality and is able to work in awkward spaces, says Phil Davy. Read our Makita DTM50RM1J1 Review. The term ...
3 Bosch GET 55-125 Review

Bosch GET 55-125 Review

Described by Phil Davy as a first rate sander, the Bosch GET 55-125 features a perfectly designed ergonomic palm rest and handle along with two sanding modes. Read our Bosch GET 55-125 Review. Bosch GET 55-125 Professional random orbit sander ...
4 Clarke CPS160 Review

Clarke CPS160 Review

The new Clarke CPS160 is the latest in a series of plunge saws sent to The Woodworker for review, but will it be a match for its rivals? Read our Clarke CPS160 Review. CLARKE CPS160 160MM PLUNGE SAW Jonathan Salisbury find outs I have ...
5 DEVIALET PHANTOM REACTOR 900 Review – Nuclear Reactor

DEVIALET PHANTOM REACTOR 900 Review – Nuclear Reactor

French company Devialet has shrunk its Phantom series loudspeakers with the launch of the Reactor. But it's as potent as ever, says Jon Myles. Read our DEVIALET PHANTOM REACTOR 900 Review. Most loudspeakers follow the conventional pattern ...
6 Chord Huei review – Huei Display

Chord Huei review – Huei Display

A small phono stage with big visuals. Noel Keywood listens. Read our Chord Huei review. This little phono stage from Chord Electronics is small but bristles with coloured lights and catches the eye - not your average blackbox phono stage by any ...
7 XMG FUSION 15 review

XMG FUSION 15 review

The XMG Fusion 15 is a highly configurable laptop from German brand Schenker. This particular unit has a couple of familiar components: an RTX 2070 Max-Q GPU and a Core i7-9750H processor. The RTX 2070 Max-Q is a cut­back, more efficient version ...
8 NordPass Review

NordPass Review

PASSWORD MANAGER - NordPass (desktop version). nordpass.com Min requirements: Windows 7/8+/10, macOS or Linux File size: 8MB We all have so many online accounts these days that it can be difficult to keep track of which password we used ...
9 FIIO M11 PRO Review – Pro Play

FIIO M11 PRO Review – Pro Play

Playing FiiO's M11 Pro portable audio player was a great experience for Noel Keywood. Read our FiiO M11 PRO Review. FiiO’s M11 Pro is a challenging technological tech fest that can do it all - if you know how to do it. Chinese FiiO make a wide ...
GREAT PICK 10 Netgear Orbi RBK50 Review – Broadband all round

Netgear Orbi RBK50 Review – Broadband all round

For now, the RBK50 is a versatile multi box. Read our Netgear Orbi RBK50 Review. We mentioned when we tested the cheaper Orbi RBK40 mesh routers that Netgear s top-end RBK50, originally costing around £ for a two-pack, had been discounted. ...
11 Lexmark C3224dw Review – Zap your wallet

Lexmark C3224dw Review – Zap your wallet

Colour laser printers are traditionally in a different class from affordable inkjets, but Lexmark’s new laser range promises business-level performance at a low price, and on paper - quite literally - the C3224dw delivers. It’s rated at 22 pages ...
RECOMMENDED 12 VINCENT SV-500 Review – Master of modesty

VINCENT SV-500 Review – Master of modesty

David Price finds Vincent's Powerline Series entry hybrid amplifier an understated integrated with a show-stopping sound. Read our VINCENT SV-500 Review. DETAILS PRODUCT Vincent SV-500 ORIGIN Germany/China TYPE Integrated amplifier/ DAC ...