OveRx Cocoon sunglassesAccording to product literature, OveRx Cocoon sunglasses from Live Eyewear are designed to be worn over prescription eyewear or as conventional sunglasses, protecting the eyes from harsh outdoor elements while maintaining optical clarity and quality.
Cocoons feature polarized front and side lenses that are said to block out 100 percent of damaging ultraviolet A and B light and to meet ANSI Z80.3 eyewear standards for impact resistance. The lightweight, full-wrap frames reportedly are made of unbreakable nylon and feature Flex2Fit adjustable temples for an exact fit.
The sunglasses, which come with a neoprene carrying case and a cleaning cloth, are available in six sizes and four lens colors and have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $44.95. The lenses are covered by a one-year scratch-resistant warranty, and the frames come with a lifetime warranty.
125 Venture Drive
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Digimax i85 ultra-thin cameraThe Digimax i85 from Samsung Opto-Electronics America Inc. is an 8-megapixel, multipurpose digital camera that includes numerous features in a body just a bit larger than a credit card.
The camera, which measures 3.74 inches wide, 2.42 inches high, and 0.8-inch thick, includes a 3-inch high-resolution LCD screen; a nonprotruding 5x optical zoom lens; 256 megabytes of internal memory; and an external SDHC/SD card slot with a guaranteed maximum of 4 gigabytes. Other features include Advance Shake Reduction, Face Detection mode, and 14 scene modes from which to choose.
Users also can take and view videos; play movies; and listen to music stored on the device’s MP3 player via the camera’s two stereo speakers or the headphone jack.
The i85 is available in black, red, silver, and gold colors and has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $349.
Samsung Opto-Electronics America Inc.
40 Seaview Drive
Secaucus, NJ 07094-1878
SheetCleet bedding clipsSheetCleet bedding clips are designed to keep sheets tightly secured to the bed.
The clips, which come six to a package, are used to secure the bottom sheet to the mattress ribbing, thereby keeping it in place until the next time the sheets are changed. The clips also can be used to keep the top sheet secure, making it easier to make the bed the next morning.
Users simply pull the sheets tight; engage the SheetCleet over the sheet(s) and the ribbing; and close the clip.
A set of SheetCleet clips has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $9.95 plus shipping and handling.
P.O. Box 8217
Bend, OR 97701-8217
Wireless Cooking Thermometer
Grill Right Wireless Talking BBQ/Oven ThermometerThe Grill Right Wireless Talking BBQ/Oven Thermometer from Oregon Scientific Inc. makes it possible to cook meat to the perfect temperature every time without waiting around the grill or oven.
The unit includes a handheld monitor with an LCD screen and a wireless probe that measures the temperature of meat up to 572 degrees Fahrenheit. The monitor speaks in five languages with a corresponding display and includes numerous programmable entrée programs and four doneness selections. Audio alerts sound when the desired temperature is reached, and four verbal and audio alerts let you know the status of your meal. The transmitter has a range of up to 330 feet.
The Grill Right Wireless Talking BBQ/Oven Thermometer has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $59.99.
Oregon Scientific Inc.
19861 S.W. 95th Ave.
Tualatin, OR 97062
Heated Pet Bed
Dolce Vita Heated Pet BedKeep your four-legged friends warm and comfortable this winter with the Dolce Vita Heated Pet Bed.
The heated bed is said to relieve joint and muscle pain, stimulate circulation, and improve the activity level of any pet. The bed features a flat-screen heater to deliver warmth throughout and orthopedic foam padding to distribute weight evenly. The heating unit is powered by a 110-volt-AC cord or through an optional rechargeable battery (sold separately). The bed also includes a washable, scratch-resistant and stain-resistant suede-like cover.
The Dolce Vita Heated Pet Bed is available in small, medium, large, and extra-large sizes with manufacturer’s suggested retail prices ranging from $79.99 (small) to $149.99 (extra-large).
Dolce Vita Pets
1750 112th Ave. N.E.
Bellevue, WA 98004
Insta-bench from Open Mind LLCThe Insta-bench from Open Mind LLC is a lightweight, portable, collapsible bench that provides seating for several people during sporting events, tailgating, or around the campfire.
The bench, which is available in three-seater and six-seater models, is made of 600-denier polyester fabric and a heavy-duty steel frame that is capable of holding up to 250 pounds per seat. The bench reportedly is easy to set up and collapse, and comes with a handy carry bag that features an adjustable shoulder strap and a reinforced bottom. The three-seat model weighs 10 pounds, and the six-seat version weighs 20 pounds.
The Insta-bench is available in black, royal blue, red, and green colors and has manufacturer’s suggested retail prices of $64.95 for the three-seater and $99.95 for the six-seater.
Open Mind LLC
16504 S.E. 45th St.
Issaquah, WA 98027
Storage Compartment Organizer
GearMate Large OrganizerThe GearMate Large Organizer is one piece in a series of cargo management products from SnugTop that are said to help RVers conveniently store and transport items.
The Large Organizer measures 18 inches by 36 inches by 9 inches when expanded, providing 3½ cubic feet of storage capacity. It is made of heavy-duty 600 x 300 polyester and includes plastic stiffeners and rugged buckles. The case comes with movable dividers that allow the user to configure it to fit many types of cargo, while a special nonskid tread on the bottom helps keep it in place.
The GearMate Large Organizer has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $89.95
1711 Harbor Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90813
Marine/RV Water Heater Anode Monitoring SystemAccording to product literature, the Marine/RV Water Heater Anode Monitoring System from Performance Metals will alert users when the anode in their water heater needs to be replaced, thereby eliminating potential damage to the water heater.
The system is available in 4½-inch and 9½-inch versions and features an imbedded probe that detects the anode’s condition. The monitor, which is connected to a battery-operated detector box, beeps and flashes when the anode has depleted and the circuit is broken. It includes a snooze button that will quiet the alarm for a week, and a low-battery alert.
The Marine/RV Water Heater Anode Monitoring System has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $60.
650 Route 100 N.
Bechtelsville, PA 19505
Racor Powershot+ Gasoline ConditionerRacor Powershot+ Gasoline Conditioner from Parker Hannifin Corporation is formulated with detergents and dispersants specifically designed to clean fuel-injected and carbureted engines.
Powershot+ reportedly is compatible with ethanol blends, contains rust and corrosion inhibitors to help eliminate expensive injector system repairs, and is formulated with lubricants to prevent deposits from adhering to and baking onto metal surfaces that can cause injectors to malfunction.
An 11-ounce bottle of the conditioner treats up to 15 gallons of gasoline.
Parker Hannifin Corporation
3400 Finch Road
Modesto, CA 95353
RV Shock Absorber
RideKing shock absorbersRideKing heavy-duty shock absorbers from RideWorks Corporation are designed to provide a new level of ride comfort and handling when driving your motorhome.
The monotube shocks feature an extra-large (2-5/16-inch) bore; a 7/8-inch stainless-steel, hard-chromed piston rod; and a spherical rod bearing mounting system.
The shocks reportedly deliver up to 4,500 pounds of damping per wheel and will last up to 350,000 miles. They also are said to reduce ride harshness, to improve stability and control, and to increase tire mileage up to 30 percent.
RideKing shocks are available at Henderson’s Line-Up (800-245-8309), the first national dealer for the RV market, for $425 each plus installation.
7734 Formula Place
San Diego, CA 92121