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AirDisc – A Filipino Airconditioning Breakthrough

Maria Yzabell Angel V. Palma is the name behind the airconditioning breakthrough that would potentially become a disruptive technology in the cooling playing field.

Photo: Philippine Information Agency

Yza is a De La Salle University mechanical engineering major who came up with an AirDisc prototype that introduces an air conditioning technology that leaves little to no carbon footprint by consuming less energy and by not using any chemical refrigerants.

Photo: Yza Angel Palma through www.townandcountry.ph

It was by chance that the AirDisc, the central technology in this brainchild, was invented while Yza was engrossed on a high school project at the Philippine Science High School (Bicol Campus). Her project was an AirWave Oven who fathered her then AirDisc technology. She noticed that the project was emitting cold air instead. So, “…why no use this cold air instead” for airconditioning, she exclaimed.

Photo: Yza Angel Palma through www.townandcountry.ph

She consulted her father being a mechanical engineer himself in the development of the technology. She noticed that customary airconditioning use high pressure and low volume coupled by chemical refrigerant to produced desirable cooling output.

A lightbulb moment was switched on to her, why not create the reverse instead – come up with a low pressure and high volume air conditioner instead.  From there, she produced the AirDisc, which consists of a compressor based on low compression pressure and high volume of air molecules as a refrigerant. The system will allow air conditioners to function on 150 watts only.

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Yza had her own slice of predicament in his growing years as a typical Filipina student. She is well aware of the skyrocketing electric bills and cost by every common Filipino family. Such when she was tired, hot and grumpy taking strides from school and she wants to cool herself with an aircon from her grandma’s room, only to be told about the cost of switching it on.

She has now the chance to put cooling matters into her own hands. Yza has already gained recognition from the International Federation of Inventors’ Association (IFIA), and won multiple awards from different organizations.

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According to the Philippine Information Agency (PIA), her invention has already gained support from other interested companies willing to capitalize for its commercial production. Yza is enjoining other companies in bringing forth cleaner cooling technology – more in particular her brainchild the AirDisc system.

Besides being interested in cleaner alternative for airconditioning, she’s getting tab’s on to how electric power plant works and maybe to some other future technology.

As of this writing, Yza’s invention is on it’s prototype and in its way taking shape for formal production as well as local and international patent applications.

Photo: Yza Angel Palma through www.townandcountry.ph

I’m betting on her – and I know you do! Way more to go Yza!

Sony KDL-32W607D Smart Television

Discover a world of movies, TV, and apps, and enjoy every moment in crystal-clear picture quality. All complemented by a rich, dynamic soundtrack that brings your entertainment to life.

Sony’s 32-inch mid-ranger also pulls off a clever trick by making you feel as if it’s really thin round the back, thanks to the way the upper half of the rear panel is only a couple of centimetres thick. The bottom half, though, sticks out further than many of today’s slim TVs – hopefully so that it can accommodate a decent set of speakers.

Connectivity is extremely strong for a reasonably affordable 32-inch TV. Four HDMIs is as many as you’ll find on most high-end big-screen TVs never mind a small screen likely to be a second- rather than main-room TV. Its two USBs should satisfy almost any household’s multimedia playback needs, especially when added to the set’s ability to stream – wirelessly or via Ethernet cable – photo, music and video files via DLNA from compatible networked PCs. This sort of multimedia support is always especially welcome on relatively small-screened TVs given the problems there can be in getting normal ‘physical’ sources attached to second-room TVs.(Trusted Reviews)

Specifications
Screen Size (Diagonally) 81.28 cm (80 cm)
TV Dimensions w/out Stand (WxHxD) Approx. 735 x 446 x 66 mm
TV Dimensions with Stand (WxHxD) Approx. 735 x 481 x 174 mm
Ethernet Inputs 1 (Bottom)
Bluetooth Profile Support Not Available
Smartphone Connectivity Screen mirroring (Miracast™), Photo Sharing Plus
RF Terrestrial Cable 1 (Bottom)
Composite Video Input 1 (Bottom)
HDMI Inputs 2 (1 Rear/1 Side)
HDCP HDCP1.4
HDMI-CEC Yes
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) Yes
Digital Audio Outputs 1 (Rear)
Audio Headphone Ouput 1 (Side/Hybrid with Headphone and SubWoofer Out)
Display Type LCD
Display Resolution (H X V, Pixels) 1366 x 768
3D Capability Not Available
HDR Not Available
Motion Enhancer Motionflow™ XR 240 Hz (native 50 Hz)
Color Enhancement Live Color™ Technology
Audio Power Ouput 5 W + 5 W
Speaker Type Open Baffle Speaker
Dolby Audio Format Support Dolby® Digital, Dolby® Digital Plus, Dolby® pulse
Operating System Linux
On-Board Storage 4GB
Power Requirements DC 19.5 V
Frame Color Black
Stand Design Black U Slate
Tunners 1 (Digital/Analog)
Accessories (Optional) Wallmount Bracket: SU-WL450 (Terminal access limitation)

What’s in it for you?

Refined viewing. Experience HD-ready picture quality, whatever you’re watching. Sony’s unique X-Reality™ PRO processing engine analyzes, cleans, and refines images for beautifully detailed viewing. Even content streamed in low resolution is enhanced with X-Reality PRO to give a picture by Sony that brings everything you watch to life.

Rediscover every detail. X-Reality PRO picture processing upscales every pixel for exceptional picture clarity. As frames are analyzed, each scene is matched with our special image database to refine images and reduce noise – for a picture with incredible realism. See how X-Reality Pro at work here.

Slim and streamlined. With a slim profile this TV blends seamlessly into your living space. It’s perfect for wall mounting while its discreet, narrow bezel puts your focus firmly on the picture, not the frame.

Find more of the entertainment you love. Whether you want to rediscover a favorite movie, surf the web, or just check out a YouTube™ video, with a Sony TV the possibilities are endless.

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Share photos easily. Photo Sharing Plus is the easy way for you and your friends to share photos and videos on the big screen. Grab your favorites off the TV as friends share special memories—using up to 10 devices.

Your smartphone on the big screen. Screen mirroring lets you enjoy content and apps from your smartphone on your Sony TV. Supersize all your memories and enjoy them on the big screen with family and friends.

Save your favorite shows. Turn your TV into a digital video recorder. With USB HDD Record you can store favorite TV shows on an external USB drive to watch whenever you like. 

Know more review about Sony KDL-32W706B.


For more info, kindly visit Sony KDL-32W706B Smart Television.

PRICE PHP 16,00.00 ± (as of August 2018)
AVAILABILITY All selected and authorized appliance retailing outlets nationwide.

Samsung WD16J7800KS Combo Washer

Built to make laundry day a breeze, the machine’s secondary door allows users to add more clothes or detergent in the middle of a cycle. It ensures effective and efficient cleaning via the Ecobubble Technology. This generates powerful cleansing bubbles that penetrate clothes 40 times faster than plain soap and water. The Super Speed Option cuts washing time to just 59 minutes without compromising rinsing quality. (The Summit Express)

Simply add during wash. Forgot a shirt? Add Wash lets you simply and quickly add forgotten clothes after your cycle has already started. You can also easily pop in hand-washed clothes that you just want to rinse or spin dry.* (* Add Wash door can be opened at any time if the temperature inside the drum is below 50℃.)

Specifications
Washing Capacity 16 kg
Drying Capacity 9 kg
Color / Finish Silver
Net Dimension (WxHxD) 686 x 990 x 787 mm
Gross Dimension (WxHxD) 745x1056x845 mm
Net Weight 94.6 kg
Door Add door (Crystal Blue)
Panel Display LED
AddWash Yes
Spin Speed 1100 rpm
Bubble technology Yes
Motor Digital Inverter Motor
Special Locking Tech Child Lock
Drum Type Diamond Drum
Delay End Yes
Smart Check  Yes
Dry Level » Normal Dry
» Extra Dry
» Time Dry
» Super Eco Wash
» Wash & Wear
Overheating Control Yes
Number of Drying Level 3 EA
Wash Feature » Quick Wash
» Air Wash
Additional Cycle » Normal
» Power Bubble
» Drying Drum
Option List » Temperature 
» Rinse
» Spin setting
» Bubble Shot

What’s in it for you?

Fewer Loads. More “Me” Time. A big 16kg (9kg dry) load capacity means you can quickly wash piles of laundry in a single load, saving you time and effort, without the burden of frequent washes.

Unleashing bubble power.  Eco Bubble™ technology generates foam that quickly activates detergent, so it removes stains more easily. Two Water Shots also use jets of water to help detergent penetrate clothes, before rinsing out any residue.

Intensive Stain Removal. With the touch of a button Bubble Soak technology helps remove a variety of stubborn stains. Clothes are thoroughly soaked in bubbles, so stains are loosened and removed effectively.* (* Tested in accordance with IEC 60456 5th edition/3kg Wash Load/ Cotton 40°with Bubble Soak(WD18J7825KP) vs. Cotton 40°without Bubble Soak (WD18J7825KP). **Dramatized image.)

Auto dispenses detergent.  he Auto Dispense automatically dispenses detergent and softener, so you don’t have to! Simply fill the compartment once a month*, then it always uses the right amount of detergent to get each load clean. (* Based on internal testing – using 5kg laundry, normal quantity use, 4 times a week.)

Sanitize your clothes with air. Air Wash technology deodorizes and sanitizes clothes and bedding, so they always smell fresh. Using just super-hot air, unpleasant odors, bacteria and allergens are removed without boiling or using chemicals.

Peaceful washing anytime, anywhere.  VRT technology reduces noise and vibration during washes.* Its ball balancer keeps the drum perfectly balanced even at high spin speeds.** (*Compared to Samsung conventional washing machine without VRT feature **The actual noise/vibration level may be different by the operating environment.)


For more info kindly visit Samsung WD16J7800KS Combo Washer.

PRICE PHP 80,00.00 ± (as of August 2018)
AVAILABILITY All selected and authorized appliance retailing outlets nationwide.

Unboxing: 3D Counter Top Non-Stick Saute Pan

Hey people!

Today we’re going to unbox one of the coveted cooking arsenals in our kitchen world – a non-stick saute pan.

It’s automatic, electric and sensational for occasions calling for a seamless and tasteful cooking drive. Our saute pan comes with handfuls of prominent features you can count on. This unit is manufactured by 3D Appliance – one of the leading appliance manufacturing in the country.

So much for it let’s keep cooking right in!

What’s in the box?
Unit Quantity
Non-Stick Pan 1
Power Cord With Control Probe 1
User Manual 1
Service Center Info 1
Warranty Card 1

Specifications
Product Non-Stick Saute Pan
Manufacturer 3D Appliance
Model FP-6203
Capacity 1.5 Litters
Voltage 230 Volts (60 Watts)
Weight 4.15 Kilograms
Cook Surface Coating Teflon
Cover Tempered Clear Glass
Component Cast Iron
Lid Knob Cool Touch
Power Probe Trigger Release
What’s in it for you?

» Heavy Duty cast iron for posterity and quality.
» Teflon Coated for a non-stick cooking non-mess cooking gig.
» 80mm extra deep to accommodate large roasting elements.
» Embedded M-shaped heating for faster heat-up and superior heat distribution.

» Tempered glass lid for maximum visibility when cooking.
» Control probe with trigger release for easy power hook-up and control.
» Fully immersible cleaning when probe is removed.
» Cool touch handles and notch for burn-proof cooking
» Comes with thermal fuse for additional safety and comfort.


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For more info kindly visit3D Counter Top Non-Stick Saute Pan.

PRICE PHP 2,500.00 (as of July 2018)
AVAILABILITY All selected/authorized appliance retailing outlets nationwide (Philippines).