[GLLUG] Spot the cheap Chinese fake

Christopher Hunter cehunter at gb-x.org
Wed Mar 19 17:25:31 UTC 2014

Did the manufacturer bother to supply a "proper" one?


On 19/03/14 17:07, John Winters wrote:
> 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.
> John
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