The pandemic has really made us stuck at home and one of the biggest challenges we are facing is to transform ourselves into the work from home culture. One of the biggest and confusing issues of working from home is to set up your personalized home office setup. Even if your new mini office lacks the specific amenities, getting some of the essential Work from Home setup gadgets can really make you highly productive more than ever.
If you still manage to get a space to sit peacefully in front of your PC then it’s time to get the best Work from Home gadgets. Here we have compiled some of the best and the essential work from home accessories to get in 2021.
Omnidirectional USB Microphones
Getting an omnidirectional microphone can make your meetings and online conferences much more tactful and productive. They offer good sound reception from all directions and make yourself audible throughout the meetings. The best part is that they offer 360° sensitivity and excellent range. There are wireless microphones but when it comes to the work from home setup, the USB-powered ones hold an upper hand.
As a work from home microphone, the CMTeck USB desktop Microphone does the job well. It offers better sound reception compared with the traditional ones. The USB Plug n Play makes it rather compatible with almost every laptop, PC, and even smartphone. The advanced noise cancelation and the CMteck smart chip block ambient sounds near you. This in turn elevates your voice so that you are audible throughout your online sessions.
- ✔Outstanding sound quality - Offers crystal clear voice capturing on meetings calls with...
Another essential work from home gadget in USB microphone section is the Atpot Conference Microphone. The omnidirectional mic offers good 360° sound reception and has an inbuilt smart chip that can reduce echoes and ambient sounds. Like the one above, this conference mic connects to your PCs via the USB. Apart from being an all-out conference mic, you can use it as your gaming or casual mic.
- ♫Plug and Play Directly: No need software or battery, very easy to use. Best for PC computer,...
The mics are a must but what if they come coupled with a speaker? That would be far more convenient and if you are facing issues with your normal laptop speakers. The speakerphone is a pretty useful piece of smart gadget that works both as a microphone and a portable speaker. The best speakerphones to equip for your home workspace are in fact the Anker PowerConf S3 and the Jabra Speak 510. Both of them feature Bluetooth 5.0 and offer clear cut sound output and audio reception.
The Anker PowerConf S3 comes with 6 mics for better sound reception. The omnidirectional voice pickup helps you stay live during your meetings. Apart from the Bluetooth, there is USB C connectivity included. The device is pretty sleek and stylish and can also give a pretty good pro touch to your new home office setup.
- Smart Voice Enhancement: Real-time voice optimization and background noise reduction is conducted by...
The Jabra Speak 510 isn’t an alternative. The speakerphone for home office comes with excellent surround sounds combined with decent audio reception. The slim, compact design and the powerful speaker makes it a helpful gadget not for you alone but for your home. The device supports both Bluetooth as well as the wired connectivity and this makes it truly versatile.
- Clearer conversations – The outstanding sound quality in the Jabra Speak 510 wireless Bluetooth...
Noise Cancelling Headphones
If you’re stuck with the old school headphones then it’s time to upgrade to the noise-canceling headphones. The ANC headphones offer better voice clarity and reduce the ambient noise well. The noise-canceling headphones offer two types, the Active and the Passive. The Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) headphones have an upperhand in Work From Home schedules to avoid ambient sounds. The best Noise-canceling headphones that suit your new Work From Home setup is the Cowin E7 and the Sony 710N.
The Cowin E7 comes with enhanced noise reduction technology that shuts off ambient noise while you’re in your Meetings. The On ear design is pretty comfortable and offers a better fit. The inbuilt mic and the NFC and Bluetooth makes it truly versatile.
- Active Noise Cancelling technology. Significant noise reduction for travel, work and anywhere in...
Sony 710N ANC headphones suit the Work From Home setup and offer good noise cancellation through their superior noise sensor. Compared with the Cowin E7, this office essential costs a pretty penny more. But, it Sony, and we know what they are capable of.
- Cancel out the world with smart noise cancellation
The next essential work from home gadget you should equip is a powerful webcam. Expensive laptops and MacBooks do offer a decent webcam but for the work from home setup, you require the best. The best webcams for your home office setup that we found were the AutoFocus 1080p Webcam and the Jetaku HD Webcam.
The Nexigo AutoFocus webcam comes with a 2MP CMOS lens that can shoot in HD 1080p at 30fps. The webcam is compatible with the Windows PC and comes with inbuilt noise-canceling microphones. The USB Plug n’ Play design makes it compatible with even the outdated laptops that have low quality webcams.
- 【HD Webcam 1080p Autofocus】 The NexiGo PC External Webcam with a 2-megapixel CMOS features up to...
The next best alternative is the Jetaku HD webcam. It comes with a 2MP high-resolution lens that can offer a 100° wider shot view. The USB connectivity makes it truly versatile and compatible with almost all PCs and old laptops. Unlike the Nexigo webcam, this Work from Home gadget offers Auto light correction. This makes your online meeting sessions all the more vibrant and lets you get the most from your work from home sessions.
- 【1080P Full HD Webcam】:This 1080P webcam supply crisp image and crystal clear video. Enjoy razor...
Getting a good laptop stand for your mini office can make your work more productive. A good laptop stand should be durable to the core. It also should be easily adjustable and adaptive to your needs. There are tons of cool and stylish laptop stands to choose from but we really like the Boyata laptop stand.
This laptop stand suits the needs of your new home office setup. It’s a durable multi-angle stand with heat vents that keep your laptops safe and sound. Apart from being a dedicated laptop stand, it works well as a laptop protective case too. The aluminum body and the adjustable multi-angle setup makes it one of the best work from home setup to look out for.
- ADJUSTMENT: The laptop stand is made of sturdy aluminum, you can incline at different angles and...
We also found the Nulaxy laptop stand worth for a place in our list. This one isn’t completely adjustable but is made of good quality aluminum alloy. The elevated central stand coupled with the raised side lips protect your laptops from accidental falls and bumps. The Nulaxy laptop stand offers a touch competition to the Boyata Laptop stand and it is up to you to choose the best one that suits your need.
- 【Heat Dissipation】 With the open back design it offers the best ventilation and airflow needed...
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Getting yourself the best and the reliable laptop docking station can in a way increase your work efficiency. It’s also the simple and most efficient way to get the best of your laptops without disturbing their abilities. having the USB C docking station lets you connect a wide range of enhancments to and from your laptops. The best docking station to equip for your home office setup are the Tobenone USB C docking station and the Plugable USB 3.0 Docking station.
The Tobenone USB C docking station is a 13 in 1 exclusive docking system for your Macs. The device includes 2 4K HDMI ports, a USB 3.0, a USB C PD, Gigabit Ethernet, and many more. Unlike its rivals, this USB C docking system is far more compact. This makes it a good choice for you to consider for your mini office.
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Compared with the Tobenone USB C docking station, the Plugable USB 3.0 docking station also offers a greater level of convenience. Unlike the Tobenone docking station, it offers only 6 connectable ports. But when it comes to performance and connectivity standards, this docking system can do wonders. It is pure utility driven with nothing irrelevant to fancy. Also, it comes at a pretty lower price tag compared to its rivals.
- FLEXIBLE EXPANDABILITY - A single included USB 3.0 or USB-C cable from your laptop to this dock...
The next stop is the ergonomic mouse to couple up with your PC or laptops. These mouses feature some of the quirkiest designs but they ease and reduce the amount of stress on your wrist and palms. The work from home requires constant use of your PCs and its important to get a good ergonomic mouse. These mice are also pretty good for your gaming sessions if you love gaming. There are tons of ergonomic mouses out there but Logitech makes some of the best and comfortable ones.
The best ergonomic mouse that we with is essential is the Logitech M575. We also loved the Logitech MX but the M575 is the more recent one. This home office essential includes a trackball and a scroller. The trackball sits nicely near your thumb. The device is wireless and can connect your PCs, Macs, and Laptops via Bluetooth. The battery life is also pretty good and it even includes a battery level indicator.
- Ergonomic comfort design, relaxed hand and arm: The comfortable, sculpted ergonomic shape naturally...
The MX vertical on the other hand has the most advanced ergonomic design. It comes with a slanted click button and has the scroller in between. The wireless connectivity makes it easy to connect and is compatible with almost all platforms. But compared to the M575, the MX Vertical is a bit expensive.
- ADVANCED ERGONOMIC DESIGN - Places your hand in a natural handshake position using a unique...
The mechanical keyboards are a must for your work from home setup. With the Bluetooth, the wireless keyboards offer better compatibility over a wide variety of PCs, Macs, and other devices. The best mechanical keyboards for your new home office setup are the Keychron K2 and the Das Model S.
The Keychorn K2 apart from the Bluetooth offers USB connectivity. It is an RGB backlit mechanical keyboard that can last up to 7 days on a single full charge. It can connect with 3 devices via Bluetooth and even in ludes the USB C connectivity.
- A 75% layout (84-key) RGB backlight compact Bluetooth mechanical keyboard. The ultimate tenkeyless...
The Das Model S is yet another pro mechanical keyboard that comes with a 104 key layouts compared with the 72 key layout of the K2. It comes with laser etched inscriptions that resist fading and guarantees a longer life span. It comes with a dual port USB 2.0 that allows both syncing as well as charging your USB compatible devices. A thing to note is that there isn’t the Wifi but if you’re looking for an all out wireless keyboard, then you can definitely consider the Logitech Kk480 or the K400.
- HIGH PERFORMANCE AND HIGH QUALITY WITH SUPER AWESOME FEEL - This high-performance, mechanical...
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4K Computer Monitors
You might be having a laptop for your work sessions but getting an additional monitor can do wonders for your work from home setup. Having a 4K monitor exclusively for office desk setup is essential as they let you access all your work contents on a dedicated screen. There are tons of 4K Monitors to couple up with your old PCs or laptops but we loved the Dell 27” UltraSharp 4K monitor and the BenQ EL2870U.
The Dell UltraSharp 4K Montiror spans a massive 27” and suits well for your new home office setup. It offers multi monitor setup and gives you outstanding picture quality. It is one of few multi tasking monitors that is made for the new era of the work from home setup.
- Exceptional details, ultimate efficiency — a 27” 4K screen with incredibly thin bezels — ideal...
The BenQ 4K monitor on the other hand is a 28” monitor that comes with ultra short response time coupled with 60 refresh rates. Apart from being an all out work from the home monitor, it is rather a powerful gaming monitor too. It comes with Brightness Intelligence Plus technology that optimizes the brightness and color temperature. This reduces eye strain and fatigue that can arise due to excessive working hours.
- High resolution 4K monitor: 28-inch LCD TN 3840x2160 resolution
Portable Touchscreen Monitors
Portable monitors are important and among them, the touch enabled ones are growing popular. These touch screen monitors provide a better user experience than the normal HD monitors. The best portable touch screen monitors that we found are the UPerfect IPS monitor and the XtendTouch V2. Both of them flaunt a 15.6” IPS display and offers quite a number of connectivity options.
The UPerfect PC portable monitor offers HD 1080p resolution comes with 10 point Touch interface. There is a powerful 10800 mAh internal battery that powers the monitor through your work from home sessions. The multi touch 10 point interface works without any extra drivers and comes with both wired and wireless connectivity. There are also side facing quad speakers that give immersive surround sound.
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The XtendTouch V2 on the other hand has similar specs and offers the multitouch interface. Both differ only on their price at which they are listed. You can get the XtendTouch V2 for around $100 lower than what you have to pay for the Uperfect HD Monitor.
- 【Matte, Anti-glare IPS Panel】XtendTouch equips with a 15.6” Full HD IPS panel with great...
If the internet sucks, then your work from home setup can go terribly wrong. With so many devices connected to your home network round the day, it is essential to get the best Wifi extenders or range boosters. If you’re facing network issues don’t go for upgrading your router as the Wifi extenders probably get the work done. The best Wifi signal booster or the Wifi extenders for your new office setup are the Netbox AC1200 and the TPLink AC750.
The Netbox AC1200 eliminates potential dead spots and increases your wifi speed to dual folds. With its 360° coverage, you can be sure to get the best possible browsing speeds wherever you are in your home. This wifi extender is compatible with almost all routers and can expand and strengthen your 2.4GHz or the 5.0 GHz networks. With this high speed Wifi extender, you can connect up to 32 devices at once, and offers coverage of up to 3000 sqft.
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The next best alternative is the TPLink AC750. It is also a dual band Wifi extender that can extend your weak wifi signals to up to 1200 sqft. With this device, you can connect and enjoy high speed data to up to 20 devices at once. The TPLink AC750 comes with OneMesh Technology. It enables a powerful OneMesh network for seamless roaming when paired with your existing Wifi router.
- Extend Wi-Fi Coverage - Boost Internet Wi-Fi coverage up to 1200 square feet and connects up to 20...
Mesh Wi-Fi Router System
The Wifi mesh systems can enhance your Wifi speeds and can give you complete signal coverage to your homes. If you are planning to upgrade your old routers, then the best ones that you can have a look at are the Amazon Eero and the TPLink AC1300 Mesh Wifi systems.
The Amazon Eero is a bit more superior when it comes to coverage and compatibility. It can expand your wifi network up to 5000 sqft. With the Alexa device, you can manage your home network for devices and track the number of connected users. The TrueMesh technology offers better signal reception and updates your networks to be safe and secure. What’s more, the latest version of the Eero supports the Apple HomeKit.
- Whole-home coverage - An eero 3-pack is a whole-home WiFi system that replaces your router and...
When it comes to the TPLink AC1300, you can see that it’s a basic wifi router with minimal controls compared with the Eero. But it is pretty awesome when it comes to wifi expandability and data speeds. It’s a true all out Mesh routing system that can be your next wifi system for your home desk setup.
- JD Power Award- Highest in customer satisfaction for wireless routers 2017 and 2019
The best smart speaker for your new mini office is the Amazon Echo Dot. It is one of the most popular smart speakers with voice controls and features Alexa support. The new 4th gen Echo Dot is stylish and delivers good audio qualities. With the voice controls, you can control music playback, listen to songs, podcasts with ease. Amazon Alexa support makes it easy for you to get things done.
You can set reminders, control smart home gadgets, place calls, and many more. The wireless connectivity lets you set up passwords and keep your connected devices safe. With the whole package, you receive a smart plug exclusively for the Echo Dot.
- Meet the all-new Echo Dot - Our most popular smart speaker with Alexa. The sleek, compact design...
UPS Battery Backup Power Supply
Power blackouts can be terrible when you’re attending your online meetings. In fact, power outages during your work sessions can completely take away our mentality to be productive. In that case, it’s good to equip yourself with a powerful battery backup power supply. The best UPS battery backup power supply for your work from home setup would be the APC BE600M1 and the CyberPower CP1500.
The CyberPower CP1500 is a 1500V/900W intelligent battery backup that is useful for your PCs, smartphones, external hard drives, and even your Wifi routers. It is ideal for your home as well as for your new work from home needs. It comes with plenty of power and has 7 connective ports. The ports include the normal 110V sockets as well as a USB charging port. This UPS comes with 5 battery backup + surge protection outlets and 2 normal surge protection outlets. The surge protection outlets are like voltage stabilizers that save your gadgets from random power surges.
The next best alternative is the APC UPS system. It is a dedicated 600V/330W battery power supply for your new home office setup. It suits well with the power surge issues and provides the right amount of power to all your connected devices.
If you think the heavy duty UPS systems are overrated then you can opt for the mini UPS systems. These devices offer limited power that can keep your essential external hardware up and running. If you’re looking to get the most of your Wifi routers, then getting the mini UPS is a good deal. On that note, you can go for the Xdorra Wifi Mini UPS or the Shanqui Mini UPS.
Both of them offer reasonable power output and works via the 240V input power. It includes the DC ports that are suitable for your Wifi routers, Webcam, mini speakers, and much more. It even comes with over voltage rating and keeps your devices safe. The inbuilt 8800 mAh battery pack gives you enough power to keep your external hardware up during a long power outage.
On the other hand, the Xdorra Mini UPS is a portable 12V DC power supply that comes with 3 charging ports. It can give DC to DC power supply that powers up your external hardware devices like your Wifi router, Mini speakers, keyboards, and many more. It pretty compact and includes battery protection standards. There is also a low battery LED indicator that shows the amount of battery left.
Surge Protector Power Strip
Power Surge strips are important as they can save your connected gadgets from power related issues. They can be so deadly that at times your devices might completely be dead if you are not a power surge strip.
The SmallRT Power surge strip is an extension cord that’s thicker than the copper wires. The increased gauge values help in current regulation. The 16.5ft cord coupled with 8 power outlets and 4 USB ports makes it extremely useful for your home mini office setup. This power strip surge protector is designed to support 110V- 250V and the max power it can accommodate is 2500W.
- 【16.4FT Extension Cord 】This power strip with long cord can help you easily get around the other...
The next best power surge protector is the Lovin Surge Protector cum Electric Charging Station. It comes with 14 outlet ports coupled with 4 USB slots. It also includes a 6ft power cord and each vertical USB port offers a max power output of 3.1 A combined.
- MULTIPLE SOCKET & USB CONNECTOR - The tower vertical surge protector power strip all outlets and...
Mobile Hotspot Device
Mobile Hotspot devices deliver fast and reliable internet connections about wherever you go. It is something like your personal Wifi router, but more compact and portable. The best Mobile Hotspot devices for your home office setup are the Netgear NightHawk M1, Skyroam Solis Lite, and the Urozetta Cloud.
The Netgear NightHawk can connect to up to 20 devices and offers excellent data speed. It works with almost all mobile networks and lets you use safe wireless networks wherever you go. It is a reliable home internet device that is portable, unlike the normal Wifi routers. There is a Li ion rechargeable 5040 mAh battery that gives a battery backup of up to 20 days.
- Get out of the house and stay connected while avoiding crowded cafes and risky public WiFi networks....
The next best mobile hotspot devices you can consider are the Skyroam Solis Lite and the Urozetta Cloud. They are both compact and can establish reliable mobile hotspot connections. They even come with Bluetooth and even offer data reminders and analyzers through their smartphone apps.
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- STAY PRODUCTIVE: This MR1100-100NAS can share WiFi internet access with up to 20 devices
Hardware Firewall Devices
Our office networks might have dedicated firewall systems but not your home. Your new work from home sessions requires powerful and reliable internet like you had in your office. In that case, you should go for the best hardware firewall devices. The best ones for your home office setup are the d.mote Security Firewall and the Firewalla Red.
Both these devices offer comprehensive protection to all your connected devices. Their intrusion prevention systems protect all your home gadgets from virus threats, malware, and many more. These are the most affordable home office setup online security systems. With inbuilt OpenVPN servers keeps your devices and data secure even if your on infected websites and domains.
- WHAT IS d.moat? d.moat connects to your router and defends like a firewall, protects like an...
- COMPATIBILITY: This is * Firewalla RED * (NOT THE FIREWALLA BLUE), The IPS functionality is limited...
PD GaN Charger for All Devices
The traditional silicon charging devices are being replaced by the GaN ones. These are of high quality and produce less heat compared with the old school chargers. The biggest advantage is that they offer better power delivery and are smaller in size. The best PD GaN chargers for your mini office are the Hyphen X 100W type C charger and the Ravpower 90W dual port charger.
The Hyphen X charger is a 100W type cC enabled smart charger that is compatible with almost all USB C enabled devices. It comes with not one but 4 charging ports that include two Type C and two Type As. This lets you charge 4 devices all at once. Apart from the smartphones, it is compatible with the MacBook Pro, Macbook Air and other PD USB C enabled laptops.
- [One Socket Fast Charge 4 Devices] Simultaneously charge 4 devices at full speed and save up to 1...
The RAVPower 90W charger comes with a dual PD port and offers a peak power output of 90W. It comes with a performance boost and smart charging that optimizes the power for your connected devices. Like the Hyphen X, it is compatible with almost all USB C enabled devices including the Macs and other Smartphones.
- PD3. 0 90W Total Output: Powerful enough to fast charge your MacBook Pro 15” within 2 hours also...
Smart Table Lamps
The best smart table lamps that you can get for your home office desk are the Gosound Smart Table Lamp and the Cozoo USB Desk Lamp. The Gosound Smart lamp comes with wifi connectivity. It also supports voice controls and can work with smart home devices. You can control the table lamp with the help of Alexa and google assistant. It comes with a user friendly design and has inbuilt touch panels for your home office setup. The dimmable ambient LED light is easily adjustable from 1 to 100%. It can even emit a wide range of colored lights apart from the normal white light.
- Go Hands Free with Voice Control: Smart Bedside Lamp is compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google...
The Cozzo Table lamp comes with 3 USB smart charger ports and provides you with a warm white LED light. When compared with the Gosound Smart lamp, this device is far minimalistic and simple. It also looks pretty traditional and can even give an aesthetic touch to your rooms.
- 【3 USB Ports&2 AC Outlets】The base of this decorative and unique desk and table bedside lamp...
All-in-one Charging Dock for iPhone, Apple Watch, AirPods
Getting an exclusive all in one charger for your iOS devices can really boost your working sessions. The all in one dock can charge your iPhones, Airpods, Apple Watch, and many more. These devices are MFi certified and are reliable to the core.
The best all in one charging dock for your iOS devices that we found are the Powlaken Wireless charger and the Olebr 3 in 1 wireless charger. Both these chargers offer wireless charging to your iPhones Apple Watch and AirPods. They’re built with efficient components and chips that make changing pretty neat and secure. The adjustable and foldable design makes them pretty user friendly. Also, the magnetic plates of the dock are adjustable and offer a better fit for your iPhones.
- 3 in 1 wireless charging station: Adopting the wireless technology, this wireless charging station...
- 【PREVENT iWATCH FROM FALLING OFF】Patented silicone tray steadily holds iWatch 45 Degree with...
The best VPN service providers out there are without any doubt the Avast SecureLine and the TunnelBear. You would definitely be aware of the need for a power VPN provider and so we’ve got you the best. Avast is famous for its online security services and they provide the best in class private browsing through its SecureLine VPN. It is pretty quick and reliable and offers a secure connection. The paid version allows to connect up to 5 devices and there isn’t any cap or browsing limit.
- TRUE ONLINE PRIVACY: Hide your browsing from advertisers, hackers, the government, employers, ISPs,...
The Tunnel Bear VPN is the best when it comes to smartphone VPN needs. It uses the AES 256 security code by default and allows real time secure and private browsing. TunnelBear also provides optimized browsing and speed on different domains that you connect.
- Grizzly-grade security: TunnelBear uses AES-256 encryption by default.
Your Work From Home sessions should be efficient and secure both physically and virtually. When it comes to online security, you should definitely get the best anti-virus protection tool kit. The best anti-virus and online protection tools that we got are from McAfee and Norton360.
Both are excellent when it comes to virus protection and web monitoring. Both these software packs come with a year worth of free subscription and let you connect up to 5 devices. A thing to note is that you should always keep an eye on the subscription expiry. Having their paid versions only provide complete and comprehensive protection.
- ONGOING PROTECTION Download instantly & install protection for up to 5 PCs, Macs, iOS or Android...
- AWARD-WINNING ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE: Combats malware, hackers, would-be-fraudsters and more to protect...
The smart plugs can make your old gadgets smart. These smart plugs let you transform all your old school gadgets like lamps, fans, etc into something that works according to your voice commands. They feature Alexa or Google Assistant inbuilt. Most of them come with both Google Assistant as well as Alexa support. There are also a few which support all three, Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant.
The best smart plugs for your home office setup are the exclusive Alazon Smart Plug and the Gosound Smart Plug. Both of them offer Alexa support and works on the 2.4Ghz Wifi network.
- VOICE COMMAND TO CONTROL: Gosund smart plugs that work with Alexa and Google Home Assistant. Just...
An interactive white board to your new Home Office setup can in fact add a bit more productivity. Here we’ve got the IPEVO IW2 that’s pretty smart. It’s a wireless system that includes an interactive pen and a sensor cam that can transform any surface into a white board. The device doesn’t require Wifi.
The connection between the module and the pen is enough to get yourself a dedicated whiteboard for interactive tutorials and desk setup.
- Interactive Whiteboard- Turns any flat surface into an interactive whiteboard. No Wi-Fi required....
Your work from home sessions requires the best of the best gadgets that make it easy and productive. getting the best work from home devices can in a way enhance our hefty schedules and can save precious time. The top gadgets for your office setup listed above are extremely reliable and come at pretty reasonable prices. Most of them are the world leaders in their segments.