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  Reply # 685794 13-Sep-2012 21:26 Send private message quote this post

Nice, let us know how it goes!

By the looks of it all phones, e-readers and tablets should be well under those limits and most laptops look OK too.

For example a ipad3 4g is basically just a screen stuck to a big 3 cell battery, each cell under 15Whr: http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPad-3-4G-Teardown/8277/3#s33163

and a couple of laptops I could find specs on:

Fujitsu LIFEBOOK SH771 - 6 cells = 72Whr
HP EliteBook 8560w - 8-cell = 83 WHr


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  Reply # 685797 13-Sep-2012 21:41 Send private message quote this post

freitasm:
Seriously though, a few years back bombs were found inside laser cartridges - the electronics for detonation were easily disguised inside the cartridge's own, and the fact that the exploding material had a similar appearance as toner in the X Ray didn't seem to help...



Wouldn't we be better off banning bombs then?




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  Reply # 685801 13-Sep-2012 21:50 Send private message quote this post

That's a novel idea...




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  Reply # 685892 14-Sep-2012 09:12 Send private message quote this post

100WH is huge. I have a 130WH battery to power a studio strobe, the battery alone weighs more than 1 kg, probably more like 1.5kg.

Portable electronics should have no problems coming in under that limit.




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  Reply # 685925 14-Sep-2012 10:53 Send private message quote this post

Could I use this service to buy a new video card through NewEgg?




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  Reply # 685926 14-Sep-2012 10:54 Send private message quote this post

Yes




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  Reply # 685929 14-Sep-2012 11:09 Send private message quote this post

Got my YouShop set up with USA address and configured my Amazon address book to use it.. Anyone setting this address to use with 1-click? If so, how do you configure your credit card info? Will the NZ bank issued credit card be acceptable?




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  Reply # 685930 14-Sep-2012 11:18 Send private message quote this post

amazon will accept NZ cards but you won't be able to buy kindle books/music/apps (only physical items)

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  Reply # 685931 14-Sep-2012 11:21 Send private message quote this post

A while back someone linked a website in the US that allowed you to purchase a "virtual" US based credit card for just that sort of thing. Anybody have a link and used that sort of thing?

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  Reply # 685934 14-Sep-2012 11:32 Send private message quote this post

lokhor: Could I use this service to buy a new video card through NewEgg?


newegg requires a US paypal account or a US credit card. Changing your billing address will not work for NZ cards.

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  Reply # 685935 14-Sep-2012 11:32 Send private message quote this post

sidefx: A while back someone linked a website in the US that allowed you to purchase a "virtual" US based credit card for just that sort of thing. Anybody have a link and used that sort of thing?


that will work if the retailer does not validate your billing address or if your billing address differs from your shipping address

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  Reply # 685936 14-Sep-2012 11:33 Send private message quote this post

sidefx: A while back someone linked a website in the US that allowed you to purchase a "virtual" US based credit card for just that sort of thing. Anybody have a link and used that sort of thing?


Entropay?

I used them once a long time ago, but then the service I was using it for stopped accepting payments via debit cards (which seems moronic).




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  Reply # 685937 14-Sep-2012 11:34 Send private message quote this post

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lokhor: Could I use this service to buy a new video card through NewEgg?


newegg requires a US paypal account or a US credit card. Changing your billing address will not work for NZ cards.


So how do I do it?




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  Reply # 685938 14-Sep-2012 11:38 Send private message quote this post

khull: amazon will accept NZ cards but you won't be able to buy kindle books/music/apps (only physical items)

Umm I have successfully bought few Kindle books... but I know music and apps probably not possible.




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  Reply # 685940 14-Sep-2012 11:47 Send private message quote this post

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khull: amazon will accept NZ cards but you won't be able to buy kindle books/music/apps (only physical items)

Umm I have successfully bought few Kindle books... but I know music and apps probably not possible.


Thats not true. We buy kindle books with our NZ Westpac credit card all the time

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