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Targus-awe39.29024925
5.5 out of 10

Targus AWE39

The Targus Netbook Chill Mat features two fans that generate coo Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Targus AWE39

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Overall 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0
Comfort 8
8.0
Overall quality 6
6.0
Looks 8
8.0
Noise 8
8.0

good product with a major weak point

ny_cl, targus.com
11 April 2012
  • Summary: This is a good product and works fine...when it works. Like others, I've had issues with having to wiggle the connector due to an apparent short in the wiring. It still works, for now, but it's getting worse, and I actually found these reviews in coming here to see if Targus offered replacement cables.
  • Pros: does what it should
  • Cons: terrible cable design
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Overall 8
8.0

good product with a major weak point

ny_cl, Adorama
11 April 2012
  • Excerpt: This is a good product and works fine...when it works. Like others, I've had issues with having to wiggle the connector due to an apparent short in the wiring. It still works, for now, but it's getting worse, and I actually found these reviews in coming here to see if Targus offered replacement cables.
  • Pros: Does what it should
  • Cons: terrible cable design
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Overall 4
4.0
Performance 4
4.0
Comfort 8
8.0
Overall quality 4
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Looks 6
6.0
Noise 8
8.0

poor quality and durability

obwan, targus.com
29 February 2012
  • Summary: I was very excited once i began using the product because it did what i wanted it to do. however, this was short lived. it broke, contacted customer support received another and it last about as long as the first one. same issue and that is the plug part going into the mat. there is definitely a design and manufacture issue here. would not recommend this to another until this issue is addressed.
  • Pros: lightweight
  • Cons: poor quality and design issues
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Overall 4
4.0

poor quality and durability

obwan, Adorama
29 February 2012
  • Excerpt: I was very excited once i began using the product because it did what i wanted it to do. however, this was short lived. it broke, contacted customer support received another and it last about as long as the first one. same issue and that is the plug part going into the mat. there is definitely a design and manufacture issue here. would not recommend this to another until this issue is addressed.
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: poor quality and design issues
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Overall 6
6.0

Product has good features but failed due to design

Darryl, Adorama
3 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Purchased this products about 6 months and it performed well but poor design led to its failure. Cable became defective and fans locked up.
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Overall 6
6.0
Performance 6
6.0
Comfort 8
8.0
Overall quality 8
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Looks 8
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Noise 10
10

Product has good features but failed due to design

Darryl, targus.com
3 December 2011
  • Summary: Purchased this products about 6 months and it performed well but poor design led to its failure. Cable became defective and fans locked up.
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Overall 6
6.0

Targus Netbook Chill Mat Okay

Marty., Adorama
14 November 2011
  • Excerpt: Nothing special first product of its kind I've bought.
  • Pros: Easy To Install, Quiet
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Overall 6
6.0

It was awesome for the first few weeks then....

Marius, Adorama
28 August 2011
  • Excerpt: I thought this would really help me out since I use a netbook and am always on the go due to my business travel. Since netbooks aren't top drawer in the heat-sink dept anyway, I knew I needed something portable and easy to use. This chill mat did that and was awesome for the first few weeks (I'd say 6 or 7 to be precise); then it all went wrong. First the fans started working intermittently. I had to use an ink pen to nudge them and then they'd turn again fine.
  • Pros: small quiet affordable
  • Cons: malfunctions after extended use
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Overall 6
6.0
Performance 2
2.0
Comfort 10
10
Overall quality 2
2.0
Looks 10
10
Noise 10
10

It was awesome for the first few weeks then....

Marius, targus.com
28 August 2011
  • Summary: I thought this would really help me out since I use a netbook and am always on the go due to my business travel. Since netbooks aren't top drawer in the heat-sink dept anyway, I knew I needed something portable and easy to use. This chill mat did that and was awesome for the first few weeks (I'd say 6 or 7 to be precise); then it all went wrong. First the fans started working intermittently. I had to use an ink pen to nudge them and then they'd turn again fine.
  • Pros: small quiet affordable
  • Cons: malfunctions after extended use
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Overall 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0
Comfort 6
6.0
Overall quality 10
10
Looks 8
8.0
Noise 6
6.0

great product...too bad I....

asacan, targus.com
26 June 2011
  • Summary: I liked it a lot. HP mini ran pretty hot and it certainly worked well to cool it. Unfortunately, while in Israel I had someone else carry by netbook and accessories, and I forgot to get the cord. So now, all I have is something to set my netbook on top of, but it still does a fairly good job at that. This is one of those times I wished the cord had been integrated. My fault, not Targus, doh!
  • Pros: does what it's designed to do
  • Cons: cord isn't integrated so i lost it.
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