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  • posted byBulld on 03/13/2013

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 monthPros:A normal radio. Long went right. It's a safe and sound, in the industrial packaging. Everything works fine. Sound is clean, not hi fi but for such devaysa quite decorous. Pleasant to the touch, visual inspection "stocks" were found. Admission confident even wit... Read more

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  • posted byCaptainSumo on 01/04/2013

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 monthPros:Excellent. I could receive > 50 stations in Alkmaar. Both solar charger and crank charger work well. Simple to use.Cons:Sound quality is rough. Not a good buy if hi-fidelity is your thing!OtherThoughts:It's really plus is that no batteries are ever needed to operate t... Read more

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  • posted byuser75843 on 12/13/2012

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 weekPros:Seems like good build quality. Reception is good. Crank feels solid when used. Telescope antenna is long enough to catch all the "wonderful waves" in the air (Cited from the manual)Cons:The tuning button is a bit tight when turning, but it works.OtherThoughts:The... Read more

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  • posted byAlphaOmega2k on 12/05/2012

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 monthPros:This portable radio is made of a very nice-touching material and is build well. Nothing on it will disclose the country of origin because it is a high-quality made product! The awesomeness of this radio is that it has an infinite source of power - you can charge it in an... Read more

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  • posted bygaboinger on 11/15/2012

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 weekPros:Pretty simple radio, works great and gets charged just by sitting on my window. I have not tested the usb charging feature but cranking works ok. small enough to carry it in a jacket pocket or bagCons:there will be distortion when listening at maximum volume, but's pretty... Read more

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  • posted bycranny on 11/08/2012

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 monthPros:I used it camping and received a number or radio stations in Country Australia (Bathurst 1000 race) AM and FM. Good recharge from sunlight and hand cranking if required.Cons:As a small portal radio not much size is too large for a shirt pocket, I improved this by buying... Read more

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  • posted byAndrePVB on 08/05/2011

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 weekPros:A perfect back-up radio: it is lightweight, does not need batteries, works remarkably long on a one minte crank (much longer than the indicated 20 minutes). fairly small as well, so easy to store somewhere or keep in your emergency kit or backpack. It has a small indicator... Read more

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  • posted byRainmakerNL on 06/03/2011

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:less than 1 dayPros:Good build-quality It looks sturdy It has all the functions you need Small size, easy to carry with you No batteries needed. it has three possible power inputs: solar, usb or manual labor Cons:The frequencies may be a little close to eachother, making it a little hard to f... Read more

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  • posted byDeezee on 05/29/2011

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 monthPros:+ Nice small portable size. Picture from DX is a bit deceiving, as it appears bigger than it actually is (as other reviewer noted) - see picture with camera and measuring tape for actual reference. + Nice "velvet" touch to the plastic casing. + Solid feel with... Read more

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  • posted byFestus on 05/08/2011

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 weekPros:Small (palm sized - photos make it look big), well built satin finish plastic casing. Good reception on AM and FM (if FM stations are well separated!) and speaker is quite loud - easily heard at partial volume with little distortion in adjacent rooms. Quite acceptable for... Read more

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