[access-uk] Re: The Cobolt colour detector

Well, thanks for that but it wasn't clear to me from the prices quoted. Did I miss the obvious stated somewhere?


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----- Original Message ----- From: "Dean Wilcox" <wilcoxdean@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Friday, October 12, 2007 12:05 AM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: The Cobolt colour detector


Keep in mind that unlike Cobolt the prices do include VAT, if your VAT exempt its up to you to take VAT off the price listed.

At 21:42 11/10/2007, you wrote:
Have taken a look at the site. They certainly have most items all under one roof, but a lot are obviously from Cobolt and other places and the pounds certainly go on in the prices they display.

Anyone know anywhere else where these Caretec products are supplied?

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Jackie Cairns" <cairnsplace@xxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2007 8:29 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: The Cobolt colour detector


Try this Carol, it works whenever I want to get into the site:
http://www.ic-online.co.uk/

I don't have a phone number. I probably got it off the site at the time because I rang my order. Blimey it must be nearly two years ago now (smile).

Jackie
----- Original Message ----- From: "Carol Pearson" <carol.pearson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2007 7:12 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: The Cobolt colour detector


Jackie,

That web site doesn't appear to be working for me. Did you ever have a phone number, please?

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Jackie Cairns" <cairnsplace@xxxxxxx>
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Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2007 8:07 AM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: The Cobolt colour detector


Hi Andy

It sounds knackered then, the poor chap.

I bought my Colorino from a company called S W Retail, and I think it was about the same price as the Cobolt detector, £50.

I must say I use them both regularly. The Cobolt detector, as you know, has a wide head which makes it good for distinguishing clothing. But I like the Colorino for smaller items, and for getting more detail out of an item of clothing like embroidery and stripes. For example, today I've put on a very deep pink top which has a grey stripe down the arms. The Cobolt detector told me it is red, whereas the Colorino says it is intensive pink. The head on the Colorino is smaller, so you can get more detail from tiny items. I wanted to put some jewellery on to match the top, and I got the colours I wanted from the Colorino. I'm a bit fussy about dress code, so I spend a bit of time doing my utmost to get it all co-ordinated. And if both fail, I go and ask my son if I'm dressed to kill (smile.)

The contact details for this company are:
sales@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
or
http://www.swretail.fsnet.co.uk/

Hope this is of some use.

Jackie
----- Original Message ----- From: "Andy Collins" <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2007 10:28 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: The Cobolt colour detector


Jackie -

It just keeps saing "white" even when there is no light on, usually it just
bleeps, but not now!

The colorino sounds more accurate than the Colbolt, is that right, and how
much do they go for these days, and from where?

Thanks -

Andy
----- Original Message ----- From: "Jackie Cairns" <cairnsplace@xxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2007 9:58 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: The Cobolt colour detector


| Shame Andy. Hope you get it sorted. I've had mine for a long time now
and
| would hate to be without the olive green fanatic!! I also have the
Colorino
| device and usually grab it if the Cobolt one lies to me, or when I am
being
| really fussy and need to know what shade of purple I want to match up, for
| example.
|
| Out of interest, does the light probe side of your seemingly faulty chappy
| work?  I'm just curious to know whether the colour detection bit is
| knackered, and whether it makes any noise for actual light.
|
| Jackie
| ----- Original Message ----- | From: "Andy Collins" <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
| To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
| Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2007 8:14 PM
| Subject: [access-uk] Re: The Cobolt colour detector
|
|
| > Hi David and Jackie - I have cleaned the lens, and tried the reset many | > times, but all with no change! It will occasionally say other colours,
| > always wrong, but usually says everything is white.
| >
| > Like I said, I tried a different battery, but it wasn't a new one, but
| > taken
| > from a different appliance, but both batteries seemed to pack a
reasonable
| > kick when tested on my tongue! So, it's looking faulty, and I guess as
it
| > is
| > about 4 years old, not much Colbolt can do -
| >
| > Andy
| > ----- Original Message ----- | > From: "David Russell" <david.russell8@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
| > To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
| > Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2007 11:16 AM
| > Subject: [access-uk] Re: The Cobolt colour detector
| >
| >
| > | It doesn't calibrate itself unless you hold down the switch at the
| > opposite
| > | end, but I imagine you know that already.  Maybe the lens needs
| > cleaning?
| > |
| > | David
| > |
| > | -----Original Message-----
| > | From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
Behalf
| > | Of Andy Collins
| > | Sent: 10 October 2007 11:12
| > | To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
| > | Subject: [access-uk] Re: The Cobolt colour detector
| > |
| > |
| > | Ian - It comes with a white cap fitted, and calibrates itself to this
| > before
| > | use -
| > |
| > | Andy
| > | ----- Original Message -----
| > | From: "Ian Macrae" <ian.macrae@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
| > | To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
| > | Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2007 10:38 AM
| > | Subject: [access-uk] Re: The Cobolt colour detector
| > |
| > |
| > || Andy, I don't know the product, but it sounds like it needs
| > || recalibrating. Would pointing it at something white during a reset
do
| > || anything?
| > ||
| > ||
| > || Ian Macrae
| > || Editor
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| > || -----Original Message-----
| > || From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
| > Behalf
| > || Of Andy Collins
| > || Sent: 10 October 2007 10:34
| > || To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
| > || Subject: [access-uk] The Cobolt colour detector
| > ||
| > || Hi all -
| > ||
| > || I'm quite use to having my colour detector tell me everything is
"olive
| > || green" <smile> but now, it is seeing everything as "white!"
| > ||
| > || It seems to be on the blink; I have changed the battery, but it still | > || isn't seeing correctly, maybe it's got some degenerative condition :]
| > ||
| > || Is there some way of resetting it? I know about the button on the | > || bottom, but holding this in when turning it on makes no difference. | > || Anybody got any ideas? Has this happened to anybody else with one of
| > || these? -
| > ||
| > || Andy
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