Expert Advice

Check out our Expert Advice from real Maplineers to get the lowdown on what to look for when you're shopping for electronics and their accessories. There is a ton to know – from all the different types of USB-C specifications to what makes a great TV bracket and how a lithium battery works. We've boiled it all down into easy to read and watch reviews, guides, comparisons and explainers.
What are the benefits of rechargeable batteries?

What are the benefits of rechargeable batteries?

Rechargeable batteries offer many advantages over single-use versions, but often come at a slightly higher price. So, what are the benefits of choosing rechargeable batteries? Maplin are here to help you learn more!
Maplin Guide to Battery Sizes

What are the different battery sizes and types?

We’ve all been there – trying to work out what size battery we need to get our favourite gadgets up and running again. But if you’re baffled by batteries and stumped by sizes, we’ve put together a handy guide to help you find what you’re looking for at Maplin!
Microphones at Maplin

What are the different types of microphones?

Whether you need professional sound quality for a business call or you’re taking to the stage to perform, you’ll need a microphone to make sure your voice is heard. But which model is right for you? Here at Maplin, we can help you understand the different types of microphones so you can find the ideal match for your needs.
Headphones at Maplin

What are the benefits of wireless headphones?

If you want to take your audio experience to the next level, wireless headphones offer plenty of advantages over traditional wired models. Maplin are here to help you learn more about the benefits of wireless headphones.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 at Maplin

How do I use the Fujifilm Instax Mini 11?

The Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 is an ideal choice if you’re looking for an instant camera. It’s easy to use, won’t break the bank, and provides plenty of entertainment. But if you’re not sure how to use the Mini 11, Maplin are here to help you out.
Protect your posture with chairs and desks from Maplin

Protect your posture

Whether you are working from home or still based in the office, it’s important to look after your posture. Sitting at a desk for multiple hours every day can place great strain on your muscles and ligaments, so protecting your posture is a wise decision.

Here are some things you can try to look after yourself while working.

Light up your garden with outdoor lighting from Maplin

Light up your garden

Want to make the most of your outdoor space? From perfect patios to glorious gardens, outdoor lighting can help to create a stunning and attractive area for you to enjoy all year round.

Here at Maplin, we’ve put together some ideas to help you get started.

360 cameras at Maplin

What are 360 cameras?

Whether you’re heading out on an adventurous holiday or want to capture a walking tour around your favourite city, 360-cameras are a fantastic choice to record everything happening around you.

But what exactly is a 360 camera? Maplin are here to help you understand this impressive piece of photography tech.

TV brackets at Maplin

Finding the ideal TV bracket for you

There are many reasons to wall-mount your TV. From saving space to finding the ideal viewing angle, TV brackets are a great option for creating the perfect home entertainment setup.
Understand the benefits of LED lighting with Maplin

What are the benefits of LED lighting?

You’ve probably heard that LED lighting is a better choice than conventional lighting. But why? What exactly are the benefits? Maplin are here to help you understand the power of LED lighting.
Understand cables with Maplin

Confused about cables?

A cable is just a cable, right? Well, it isn’t quite that simple. There are all sorts of features and tech details that are important to understand to make sure you get the ideal cable for your needs.
Understand USB connections and cables with Maplin

How do I understand the different USB connections?

Let’s be honest, working out the different types of USB connections can be a nightmare. From charging your phone to connecting a laptop and monitor, it can be tricky to know exactly what you need.

Luckily, Maplin are on hand to help you out!