[GLLUG] Spot the cheap Chinese fake

John Winters john at sinodun.org.uk
Wed Mar 19 17:07:54 UTC 2014

On 19/03/14 13:03, James Hawtin wrote:
> On 18/03/14 21:14, John Winters wrote:
>> good contact in trading standards?
> OK I don't see the problem what is it?

All of the descriptions (English, French and German) have grammatical or 
spelling mistakes in them (or both) - although that's only indicative 
and not conclusive.

The killer is the CE Marking - it's too small (minimum allowed height 
for the letters is 5mm) and the typeface is wrong.  There's also 
absolutely no indication of who manufactured it, and since CE Marking is 
a manufacturer's certification, it's kind of useless without it.

Needless to say, I never even tried it to see if it worked.  I sent it 
back to the supplier with some stern comments, and demanded a proper one.


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