Just purchased this radio and so far it seems to function very well. Yet to have an emergency but,all alert stations seem to work well.
Purchased this item and used sucessfully
Everyone should own a product like this!
Everyone should own this product just in case of an emergency!
Very nice product. Love all the features in one design.
I moved to an area that has frequent power outages. I got the radio right before Sandy hit the east coast. Fortunately we were spared, but I put the radio to the test and it passed with flying colors! The solar and crank charges as advertised (very impressive). Took it on a camping trip and it was the first time a "gadget for electronics" actually worked out there correctly.
Amazing power outage radio!
The sound is great and the light is very bright. I love it and recommend it to anyone.
Emergency handcrank Radio
A must have during emergencies and power outages.
I am adding it to my survival equipment. Earthquake, flood etc.
The Perfect Gift
Seems the perfect gift here in the northeast as it will come in handy when the power goes out. Also a boon for the camper.
Great item !!! Glad i have found it ...
I feel safe at home with this great all purpose radio. My family feels the same as I do about the unit. Many friends liked it so much they plan on getting the same radio, for home safety.
use as a backup to power outages
not used yet. Christmas gift.
EMERGENCY HANDCRANK POWER RADIO
THIS PRODUCT WILL BE USED IN THE MTS. HUNTING/CAMPING WHERE THERE IS NO ELECTRICITY AND FOR EMERGENCY USE IN THE HOME. I PURCHASED TWO. ONE FOR CHRISTMAS GIFT AND SECOND ONE FOR A JANUARY BIRTHDAY GIFT. BOTH USERS HAVE CELL PHONES AND BOTH ARE AVID OUTDOOR MEN. HAVENT USED THE PRODUCT YET BUT PLAN ON IT IN THREE WEEKS
Just what I was looking for.
We had a power outage three days after we received the radio..it worked perfectly.
Great product for the right price
This professional emergency radio has a built in cell phone charger that is a huge plus.
FULL of functions
I have not had this long enough to check the battery life. Also it mentions an a/c adaptor 6 volt but gives no information on where to obtain this adaptor.
Tight little emergency radio
I bought this radio to use during power outages and camping, and its a nice looking solar radio.
works well. Husband happy. convenient si
mainly power failures. Take on car trips
A friend when the power is out.
I needed this Emergency Handcrank Power Radio during our last power outage. Since my unprepared four day power outage from hurricane Sandy, I made sure I wouldnt get caught like that again and prepared myself now with dozens of batteries for those new type lanterns for short outages and a 6500 watt gas generator for another Sandy type storm. I have these backup items, but having this handcrank radio makes me feel a little more secure because those batteries could die and the generator can run out of gas, but when all else fails, the handcrank radio makes its own power, need I say more, except, get one for yourself you thank the Emergency Handcrank Power Radio company when the time comes when your electric goes out.
Information is Power
Great to use anywhere, even on vacation. One power outage will reassure you that this was a great purchase! We bought one for every group in our family - they will not feel powerless (sorry) again!
Purchased to use in emergencies for a retirement community.
Not sure about the battery life though, constantly blinking low battery.
Purchased a/c adaptor but not received yet.
So...we will see.
I would buy this again!
I would highly recommend this to others!
Radio as described and better
great deal and quality of radio
Great emergency radio
Keeping this radio in a central spot in the house for use in any emergency situation to get access to information.
Everything I need in one place!
I live in FL on the coast, and am always on the look out for items that I can add to my hurricane kit to make life easier when the power goes out. THIS IS IT! To be able to have a clock, radio, flashlight, reading light, and charge my cell phone & ipod all in one place, and have a choice of hand crank or solar recharging, makes this the perfect choice.
I would buy this product again
Loss of power
Does everything you could ask for
Has everything you could ask for. Not the most durable item out there - the antenna wonked out a little within a few days - and I wish the buttons on the front of the radio were backlit. Aside from that, weve been finding this to be a useful and fun gadget. Really looking forward to using it on our camping trips.
Excellent Product, Full featured
This is a full featured product. It has everything you will need in an emergency. I hope I will never need to use it.
Plenty of features. Well laid out.
Good emergency radio.
Emergency Handcrank Power Radio
I gave this to my husband for Christmas and he loves it. Great size, works well. Perfect item to have for emergency.
I am what some would call a prepper. I have placed the item in a faraday bag within my go bag to shield it from potential electromagnetic pulses. This item is an integral part of my prepping. With this items multiple powering options I will have on-going access to important information. The short wave combined with the dynamo and solar features sold me immediately.
It is lightweight yet very durable and rugged.
This item is a must have for all people serious about preparing in the event of any catastrophe.
kaito voyager pro multiband radio
I like the color of the radio (black) I will use it for emergency purpose and occasionally FM radio.
Lightweight, but sturdy
Love the features. Struggled at first to figure them all out, but I think I got it now.
Looks Very Well Equipped - Quick Charge
Hoping this will meet our needs
Great product! Not only does it provide very useful radio broadcasts, you can also use it to charge your cellphone!
Great Emergency Radio
This radio meets all the requirements for emergency use. It has all the emergency bands, works on battery, solar, or cranking power. Additionally, it has lights and the ability to recharge small portable devices - like cell phones.
I think that the signal strength could be improved some. However, this is common to most multi-band radios. Overall, its reception is good.
Needs batt. Chargers supplied. Hse,Car
Needs to come with battery charges. House and Car.
On all night,least movement moves dial. Hard to turn off.otherwise ok.
Complete Array of Functional Features
Added to our emergency kit for possible power shortages after an earthquake. Seems very functional though the solar power charge feature doesnt register in stored power (unlike the hand crank and batteries).
The radio is easy to set up and use. Provides an important power source for mobile phones and will allow for up-to-date information on any emergency.
I am someone who likes to hear songs most of the day, and this helps me whenever I have to do different things around the house, and also whenever I have to go do things out in public!
You could just say that all that I need to do is turn on my stereo, but this is more compact, and it doesnt require you to plug it into anything.
Also, it has the radio channels so that I can hear anything with regards to the weather.
Best Pick for Emergency Radio !
After researching emergency radios this was my pick and there were additional features that came in addition to my requirements. I am very happy with my radio and I will be set in an emergency.
I love this product!!
Its easy to use,lightweight and reliable!! My husband loves it!!
Will Come in Handy!
Living in Florida you always have to be prepared! I really feel like this addition to my Hurricane Kit is a fantastic one. Its easy to use, holds its charge well and serves multiple functions. Worth the $$. Great Buy!
I gave this as a gift to my brother, he could not be happier, after Frankenstorm Sandy, he wanted a Radio with all the bells and whistles he could get, the only dissapointment I had it doesnt come with SW band, nevertheless I was a great gift.
Must Have Radio
Best all around and emergency radio I have seen
radio works ok
for use during a bad storm & there is no power
It will come in handy in the summer while camping. With the display having a thermometer and humidity meter and the alarm clock there to wake you up, all without batteries. Its great.
Excellent Emergency Radio
Emergency Use-- disappointed it wont charge my iphone 4s
Awesome with one flaw
The only flaw that I found so far (and Ive only owned this for a week or so) is that you have to manually dial in whatever shortwave radio band youre looking for. Which means you have to know the frequency, at least with my shortwave scanner I can hit scan and get whoever is broadcasting. Oh sure they give you some of the more popular bands but it doesnt cover them all. Other than that, I LOVE IT!!!
Useful Radio living in the country
I wanted a radio for my daughter who lives in the country. It will be most useful,if the power goes out. She has told me that she really likes it and it picks up stations very clearly.
Emergency Preparedness at its Best
This NOA Weather radio, contains many elements needed during emergency weather related situations, such as power outings. Radio, clock, flashlight, reading light and many battery charging options. Great Emergency Radio.
Works pretty well
Dials are very flimsy. I will be saving my receipt. Other than that, all features seem to be working as advertised. Solar charges very slowly.
good emergency radio
$10 discount on $50 purchase from Amazon. Gave radio as gift to son. I have a similar radio without the solar panel. Examined this one and compared to make comments.
Great price for a durable emergency radio. The functions are easy to use and are nicely covered to prevent dust/debris from getting in.
So glad I bought this product
I really love the product once I learned how to use it through trial and error. I found the instructions to be very confusing and not clear.
I learned to use it during a storm in which the alert came on only when in "battery crank" and "solar power" settings. It would not work in the adaptor setting.
A little disappointed that I could not use adaptor to ensure the alert would notify me of a storm etc.
Emergency Handcrank Power Radio Rocks
No more (cut off from the world when the power goes out).
I might like the smaller one better, Ill have to get that one also.
This is a great product!
I keep this unit over my workbench and listen to the radio while I work. It also has weather channel 24 hours per day so I can always be up to date!
Wish it had come with AC adapter.
It will be great during dreaded power out and emergencies.
Just what I was looking for.
I like the weather service alert feature and the fact that if the batterys run out you can use the crank.
Great Emergency Radio
This NOA Emergency Radio would provide useful information during upcoming bad weather, storms and power outages. It contains a number of features that come handy during the situations mentioned above.
Very nice little emergency radio
This is a nice little emergency radio with a number of nice features for use when the power goes out. Weather radio offered several options, handcrank appears to be fairly sturdy, though it takes a lot of cranking to charge it up. Solar recharging was a bit of a disappointment, particularly since the instructions say to not leave the radio in the sun too long (?). This radio will need to be kept plugged in or the battery charge will run out by the time there is an actual emergency. Otherwise it looks cool on my shelf and serves the purpose of emergency light and radio very well.
I would purchase again
Havent had to use it in an emergency yet, but glad I have it when the time comes.
Everything it says it is. All in all product. Must have during emergencys.
Purchased for my husband since he had been wanting an emergency radio. He is truly impressed with all the features and how easy it is to use. He said we needed to purchase one for each of our kids!! :)
Portable Self Charging Radio
Whether it is in my home office or sitting out on the deck, this portable radio makes it possible to listen to Detroit Tigers games and or the radio/NOAA.
I spend most of my day in a vehicle with no radio! Portable sound is a must. Radio more than serves its purpose!
good in an emergency
just great to have in an emergency. we recently lost electricity due to hurricane sandy. had we had one of these, we couldve been using the flashlight, listenning to the radio, charging my wifes iphone so she could browse the internet,etc
Needs to have A/C plug as part of unit. Crazy I need to buy that as an individual component.
"Dont be left in the dark"
Cant ask for any better in a power outage.
Gives you light, information, even the ability to charge a cellphone. Has terrific reading light.
Does not include an AC Adapter but, one is not really necessary.
much better than i thought
liked it so much I bought 2 more one as a gift and one for the car
Replacing one unit
We ordered two units. One arrived with a cracked case, even though the box was not damaged. I assume this is result of quality control. We plan to use the radios during bad storms in Florida.
Performs As Advertised
It was delivered on time and has performed exactly as advertised so far. I will have to give it a real stress test during hurricane season but it looks promising.
Does it all
Played with this for a little while and found it to be amazing. Hope i never need it, but feel better now if the lights go out
Wish it came with a usb cord
for emergencies, smaller than what I thought it would be.
Great bargain, useful product
Even though backordered, I was kept informed about eta several times and given chance to back out. Glad I didnt.
Great product. Want to give to all my family!
great for camping
its very useful to camping. Unfortunately NOAA doesn`t works in Brazil
Great for power outages
I bought this as a Christmas gift for someone who lives in an area where power outages occur during the winter. The recipient was very pleased with this product. Im considering buying one for myself.
Made well, sounds great and is reliable
Bought this for my husband for Christmas 2012. We were so impressed with it, we purchased one for each of our 3 grown children for Christmas 2013. We used it during storms and electrical outage.
Ultimate outdoor gear
This is the ultimate outdoor companion. I take this multi-everything radio whenever I go camping or even on long trips in the car. It has everything you could think of. Weather alert, flashlight, alarm clock, charger, radio, etc. the list goes on. It has truly been a lifesaver. It is so convenient to have all these important tools compacted into one small piece of equipment. I suggest getting one if you enjoy the outdoors.