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Only You
Only You
Offered by SONY Music Entertainment Downloads LLC.
Price: $1.29

4.0 out of 5 stars Good song, May 6, 2013
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This is a very nice song. I heard it on Ten inch hero (find it on Netflix) and had to buy it :)

Clone a Willy Vibrating Kit, Brown
Clone a Willy Vibrating Kit, Brown
Offered by GWCorp.
Price: $29.35
16 used & new from $24.16

4.0 out of 5 stars easy, but not enough rubber, August 14, 2011
it's real easy, (with stimulating help ~_^) to use this kit to make an easilly recognisable replica of your male member. i'm only giveing 4 out of 5 because i suspect that many people buying the brown kit may find that they need to buy a larger vibrating dildo/insert to make a full size replica. i recommend that if your male organ is more than about 7.5 inches, you buy the kit, then go to a local store and buy a slightly larger/longer one.

Opteka NP-FV100 4500mAh Ultra High Capacity Li-ion Battery Pack for Sony Handycam Camcorders
Opteka NP-FV100 4500mAh Ultra High Capacity Li-ion Battery Pack for Sony Handycam Camcorders
Offered by 47th Street Photo
Price: $14.95

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars FULLY COMPATABLE. LOOK NO FURTHER!, June 29, 2011
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i wanted to buy the name brand sony battery, but after reading too many horror stories of customers getting slapped with a KIRF china knockoff and getting imcompatablity screens. i decided to buy this instead. they may be cheap, but at least they have a name to stand behind and none of the reviews iv'e found have compatablity issues. after slapping this into my Sony HDR-TD10 i confirm the 4.5 hours of operation for that camcorder. when i put it into my Sony DCR-SX44 the display gave me 561 minutes (over 9 hours) so you wont be dissapointed. the battery is solid and aside from a slightly different font on the back end, most people can't tell the difference visually from the sony.

as camcorders go, while in 3d mode the TD10 has two sensors and 2 processors operating and sucks a heavy 5.8watts. this is likely the most demanding sony device using the v series battery short of putting the accessory light on it. if it's good for me, it will be more than awesome for you.

Sony LCS-U30 Soft Carrying Case for Camcorder - Black
Sony LCS-U30 Soft Carrying Case for Camcorder - Black
Offered by biddeal_co
Price: $36.08
26 used & new from $17.00

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars suprisingly good bag. at an awesome price, June 29, 2011
Versatile bag, worth double the price you see here on Amazon. Almost but not perfect design, but that may be because of the thick Sony HDR-TD10 Camcorder I have in it.

It has velcro customizable walls inside! Awesome! The 2 walls themselves don't velcro to the other wall, reducing the possibilities that could have been. Not as awesome, but more than I expected at least

Great build quality. Strong stitching and nylon construction. Made to hold heavy cameras with lots of accessories/lenses.
I was disappointed in only having one built in memory card slot but then I realized one extra is usually all you need with cards 8gb and 16gb so cheap nowadays anyway.

Bottom line. At 30-40 bucks, this bag is too strong and flexible with it's compartments to disappoint for any Sony equipment you put in it.

As a side note, if by chance you are looking for a bag for your hdr-td10, get this. Do not go any smaller of a bag. That beast of a camcorder will not be comfortable in the 20 and wont fit the 10.

Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11 [Old Version]
Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11 [Old Version]
Offered by shopsaveshop
Price: $41.08
3 used & new from $19.00

7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars at last 3D! well, almost. halfway there......, June 25, 2011
this blurb comes directly from the help database on vegas 11

"If you want to create a stereoscopic 3D project, you can burn a standard Blu-ray Disc or DVD in side-by-side format and play it on any Blu-ray Disc or DVD player. When the player is connected to a recent 3D TV, you can use the TV's menu to put it into side-by-side mode and enjoy 3D playback.

If your goal is the higher-end Blu-ray 3D(tm) format, Vegas Movie Studio can prepare content in full HD per-eye format by rendering two separate files (using Left only and Right only modes), which can be read by an MVC encoder such as the Dualstream 3D encoder and authored using a tool such as Blu-print.

For more information about working with stereoscopic 3D projects, please see Stereoscopic 3D Editing."

unless you are a pro or are commited to the process, don't even think about dualstream. here's the statement from
"Please note that Dualstream 3D is a command line style encoder. Parameter settings for operation are entered manually using a spreadsheet document."

i'm just purchased the Sony HDR-TD10 High Definition 3D Handycam Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom (Dark Gray)
the only full hd 3d mvc format recording camcorder on the consumer level market and i was looking for a way to burn 3d bluray. and the top statement sums up my dissapointment with this software. i just want to take the files off my camcorder, view them, edit them, and put the finished product on a 3d blu-ray disc in the full resolution 3d spec, i don't care about the menus or the other fancy stuff, just 3d blu ray at the full 1080/60i i recorded my stuff in. i got everything i wanted except a no go on the 3d blu ray spec. if i was stuck without the ablity to make a full hd res 3d disc, i might as well have purchased the inferior Panasonic HDC-SDT750K, High Definition 3D Camcorder and saved the $750. i dont want a 8x9 square 3d image, or a half res 1080x960 streched to 1080x1920. sony, i paid $1500 for your camcorder, why can't i burn a 3d bluray disc in full MVC?

the 3d ablity of this software is basicly the only things that they have upgraded from vegas 10. oh yeah, and you can also upload 3d video to you tube. whoo-hoo. it's still a powerful software bundle. (that's why i'm only taking off one star for my particular issue.) If you are ok with what it can do with 3d, than by all means, go for it, but if you dont need 3d, are dissatisfied with the inablity to burn 3d in full spec to BD, or are simply trying to upgrade from 10, pass for now and hope for an update.

UPDATE: direct from the update notes on the sony website at

Notable fixes/changes in version 11.0 (Build 231)
"The Burn Blu-ray Disc feature has been updated for compliance with the Blu-ray Disc specification. You can render 3D projects to a Blu-ray 3D Disc image file (.iso) from the timeline (Tools > Burn Disc > Blu-ray Disc). This feature is intended for commercial BD-ROM preparation testing."
i have yet to test this feature but it looks like we're moving in the right direction
Comment Comment (1) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Aug 15, 2012 9:46 AM PDT

Sony HDR-TD10 High Definition 3D Handycam Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom (Silver)
Sony HDR-TD10 High Definition 3D Handycam Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom (Silver)
6 used & new from $700.00

19 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Easy 3D for for anybody, June 17, 2011
*** i'm editing my review by rearranging the paragraphs (and shorting my review) because there's a lot of confusion on what you can and can't do with the 3d files this camcorder makes. hopefully this will help clarify things***

this camcorder makes MVC format 3D files, these are high end AVCHD files with full hd resolution. this is the same format as the 3D blu-rays you see in the stores. the problem isn't the camera. as of right now, due to licencing reasons i dont understand, unless you want to spend about $4-$12 grand on netblender or something similar, you can't "author" your own 3d spec blu-ray that will work on every player like you get when you buy a commercial movie in the stores. that doesn't mean you can't make a 3d hd blu-ray that will work on all players. it dosen't mean you can't make full HD 3D blu-ray. it does mean that unless you have a lot of time and money on your hand, that you can't make a "full HD 3D blu-ray that works on all 3d players and tvs"

sony recently released its 3d video editing software for consumers, it can be found at or here on amazon at Sony Creative Software Movie Studio HD Platinum Suite 11 V.11 or Sony Creative Software Movie Studio HD Platinum 11for only about $100. with this software you will be able to view and edit the MVC format files this camera makes in 3d, and you can burn 3d blu-rays from it as well,... not full res MVC spec blu ray with menus, but you can burn the files to the disc as a data disc that many players will recognise (like playstation 3). even without the software a playstatino 3 will recognise the raw video file. if your player wont read data discs, vegas 11 can convert it to side by side or interlace for you and you can use the sony dvd authorinng program to make a disc any player will play. obviously if you go side by side or interlace it will cut the resolution to each eye in half but it will do untill a hacker either cracks the code, or someone releases consumer grade authoring software. (vegas 11 will even do red/blue or pink/cyan glasses conversion for non 3d displays and for use on dvd format discs. so you can send 3d dvds and 50cent classes to friends and family)

all be told. there are options. not all of them straight forward, but for $100 in software and a capable bluray or dvd burner, you won't be stuck with a bunch of files you can only view by hooking up directly from your camcorder. but we will have to wait for the holy grail of getting the ease, compatability and full resolution of a commercial 3D BD

ok, now to the camera !

the TD10 is basicly a HDR-CX560V with the extra do-dads nessasary to make it 3D. the first thing that hit me out of the box was how beefy the thing is. i'm making a huge step up from the sony dcr-sx41 i picked up in 09. the sx41 is extreamly light weight,so much so that even my heartbeat would cause it to bump the image around in my huge palms, but the inertia of the TD10 helps keep the image still. that being said, it's not a featherweight, but in no way is it a brick, the added width and weight moves the center of mass but it's easy to get used to. that ridge in front of the zoom toggle is there so your middle and ring fingers can provide extra support for the extended center of mass. the whole unit feels higher end than ive seen from most other camcorders. the brushed alumiinum look, the thicker hand pad buckle, the more comfortable leather like section on the right hand side of the unit, the huge 3.5 inch screen, the fact the 1.5 inch npf-v70 battery sits flush in the enclousure, even the fact they put the hdmi to mini hdmi cable in the box instead of mking you buy it seperately this certiantly feels like a no BS flagship sony gadget.

shooting in 3D is a fun and new experance, i'm glad sony placed in the huge 3.5 inch parralax barrier 3d lcd on the thing and no viewfinder. shooting in 3D means you have to be mindfull of object placement, stability, proper zoom levels, and convergence windows. the glasses free lcd makes that work intuitively easy for almost any user. don't think nintendo 3DS type deal here, this high res screen puts that weak sauce screen to shame. it's easy to find the sweet spot here, and becasue it's already in 3d you can tell if you are too close to your subject and if you are about to give your friends and family a headache. even the on screen data, like the 5.1 mic pickup levels, and menu buttons sit at the convergance window threshhold so you know if you are adding proper depth to your movies or popping objects out of the tv screen to smack people in the face. you can press a button on the side and the screen will display 2d like any other camcorder, while it records 3D. which is good in bright situations where there can be a distracting bit of crosstalk.
the only thing worse than a bouncy unstable image is a bouncy unstable image in 3D. the TD10 offer two levels of stabilisation. at the factory set top level, the image will slowly 'float' into position after making big turns then it holds it perfetly still. it's a very smooth movie like pan effect that faintly reminds me of the kind of software pan you see on 4:3 tv shows converted from 16:9 movies. the second setting gets rid of the 'float' effect, but still holds things awesomely steady. even with the stabilization tuned off, this thing has enough mass in its self to keep things comfortable even when hand held.

the 64gb of storage will get you over 5 hours of 3D HD. so i would recommend just getting a good 2.5 inch external hard drive if you need more space. (you need to format the hard drive into FAT or FAT32. Windows will not do that over 32gb so you will need to download a free fat 32 formatt utility from the internet.) you can move files directly from the TD10 to external storage while on vacation and edit it at home later or use the camcorder to output 3d by playign movies directly from the hard drive.

is it worth it? (the $1500) that depends. i do think that on close inspection the HDR-CX560V has a slightly less graniy picture, nothing i cant fix in post production but this is just judging from the image on the lcd in a brightly lit department store so take that with a grain of salt, but obviously the HDR-CX560V lacks he TD10s greatist feature, that being 3D! one of the price limiting factors about this tech is that there are 2 lenses, 2 exmor sensors, 2 boinz image processors, etc,.... basicly, some of the most expensive parts of the camera have to be doubled so unlike the step to HD where prices come down over time, 3d (done right) will always have a bit of a premium. also, when in 3d mode, the camera uses almost twice as much power to operate. even fully charged, the NP-FV70 battery that comes with it will only get you a little over 2 hours of operating time. most other camcorders this battery will will get you nearly 5 hours. (i do strongly recommend a second battery)
seriously, there's nothing else in the full HD consumer level 3d camcorder arena and it is a bit pricy. there a plenty of awesome full hd 2D camcorders in the $500 - $900 range right now. if you want to wait a year or so and see if somebody releases something a little less for a little less do so but don't expect anything sub $1000 anytime soon. for people like me who want to future proof themselves for a few years and capture memories in 3d now, than yes. absolutly go for it. sony has set the standard and you won't be dissapointed in the unit itself. (you may however be disapointed that there may well be a very long wait for the ablity to burn a full hd 3d blu ray at teh consumer level)

*edited with updated vegas 11 info, and placed the common misconceptions on top
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In2Link USB Module System for PS3 Slim
In2Link USB Module System for PS3 Slim
Offered by 5 O'Clock Somewhere LLC
Price: $11.29
6 used & new from $9.99

8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars better looks than others, but less funtionality, March 29, 2011
= Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars 
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if all you care about is looks and need a 4 port usb hub for about $20. by all means buy this. if not, move on. other products that do more for less exist.

the unit comes in two parts, a main unit and an expansion module. the main unit plugs into both usb ports on the front of your slim and gives you two extra ports, 3 in front, and 1 one the side. a tiny 5v input tucked on the lower left side out of sight is there if you need more current supply for usb charging duties, but the aapter is not included. the three usb slots in front are covered by a nice little plastic door that keeps your playstation looking sleek, but if you are like me and have a plastation eye constantly connected, this is of little matter as it's always open. there is an i/r port in front that looks cool and flashes blue on power up, but the remote with the i/r codes nesassary to take advantage of this is not included. if you already have this remote than great. i don't, and i can't find one for sale on amazon or a retailer i trust, so aside from looks that fact pretty much blows any reason for buying this over the less expensive powerA version out of the water.
the expansion module gives the set the size and astetheices nessasary to make you 'feel' like this should be worth $20, but falls flat in what it does. by letting this piece take up the side usb port you get a retractible usb mini 'b' cord that at a little over a foot, is not long enough to do anything than charging duty. there is no extra usb port on the side of this piece so if there are ever any expansion modules sold, this will obviously have to be the end piece. another annoyance is that this also obscures the HDD and WiFi led lights, i actully look at these lights to tell if i'm in hte middle of a game save or the status of my downloads. if you are a neat freak than having a retractble cord may be nice, but i would hae liked to option of chosing for myself in a seperate purchase.
the other reason the powerA set is a better buy is because it can read SD cards and other flash media. if they sold seperatly a module that could read SD card and memory stick media, or accept sony DVD/BD player i/r codes, i would be more than happy. they put all this potential in what this product could be, but seem to have no heart in following up with more product options. i may get board one day and craft my own. but i shouldn't have too.

LEGO Ninjago Spinjitzu Starter Set 2257
LEGO Ninjago Spinjitzu Starter Set 2257
Offered by ZipLineToys
Price: $19.99
25 used & new from $19.13

14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars good, worth the price, but not balanced., March 19, 2011
= Durability:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:3.0 out of 5 stars 
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The only thing i would like to point out that hasn't been said already is that the fights between the minifigure based ninjas and the skeletons are not even handed and the ninjas seem to win in an unfairly high ratio. I tried playing this both on my own and with my five year old son and tried every combination of figure, spinner, pose, and weapon but the ninja just keeps on winning. This is suprising as Lego gave the bad guys a different posablity toward holding the weapons and the spinners are so well engineered. The play cards set for each side don't off set this advantage either. while i believe this is a great starter set for "spinjitsu", i recommend pairing this with a booster if you're looking for a fair fight.
I also want to put out that while the price may seem high, given the historical Lego price to piece ratio of 10 cents each, but once you hold the spinner and see how long this well ballenced top can do it's job, it's quality should win you over.
My only complaint would be for the ninjago theme overall which for cost reasons that i understand, spinners in the larger sets are rare, but they could do a better job of placing rare or special play cards in the building sets to promote the spinjitsu play sets as well. stores in my areathat stock ninjago, don't stock the spin play sets for reasons i can't understand.

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars maybe not the best protector for your vu, August 20, 2008
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iv'e used screen protectors for all my portable pda's, cell phones, and game devices from pocket pc's and hand springs visors to my psp's and nintendo DS and this is most likely the worst screen protector iv'e delt with.

the plastic used in this brand is a thick slate of PET. it's flexable but sturdy and easy to apply, and if not for the sticker tab on the side that warps the protector on removal, it could be applied almost flawlessly by even first time users.

the problem is that the pet plastic is so thick and soft it loves to pick up scratches and even deep gouges. the kind of scratches that would be resisted or at least passively unnoticable on an unprotected LG VU are now overexagerated to the point of making this protector a weekly replacement item. most other protectors that iv'e delt with, while thinner and requiring more dextarity to properly apply, will not only protect but improve image quality while at the same time be harder to scratch than the original screen. (i'm still on my first protector on my psp. and for weeks i used to carry it in my pocket.)

while almost anything is better than nothing for expensive phones like the VU, you would be better off finding a more quality protector not made of PET.

Sony SSF-7000 Floorstanding 4-way Speaker (Pair)
Sony SSF-7000 Floorstanding 4-way Speaker (Pair)

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars not the best, but the best for the price., April 3, 2008
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i'm a sony fan but i have to admit i was a bit worried. i sampled the ssf-5000 pair at best buy and compaired to polks and klipsh speakers with the same number of same size drivers the sony seemed a bit, 'lacking', despite the lower price they were unacceptible imo. but while i was there i realised that i'm in an open area with a reciever that's probably calibrated for the more expensive set, not using the subwoofer which i would have in my home setup, while at the same time possibly underdriving the sony. i knew i wanted more drivers than the 5000 anyway, but was worried if it would be enough to over come construction short commings if i was only to get more of the same.

i paired these up with my str dg1100 using 16guage cable and the sony fth-200 5.1 flat set to complete my 7.1 system.
after the auto calibration, the ssf-7000 brings something to my setup that i didn't even know was missing. 'punch' every thing hits harder, but not nessasarly louder. simply awesome.

while the ssf-7000 is not ugly, it wont win anything for looks compaired to other similar offerings that cost considerbly more. i give five stars at this price because if you want value, quality, a price that can't be beat (esp if you are doing it way you are supposed to and using the same speakers for 6 of your 7.1 setup.) and preformance that will exceed the standards of all but the most extreeme audiophile or martha stewart when set right, than look no further. for style and true high end preformance, drop some dime and get something else.

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