Radio isn’t going anywhere and radio fans who like to roam this Earth are gonna have a blast with Sangean MMR-88. What we have here is a digital AM/FM Public Alert Certified Radio. It has 3 charging modes: Hand Crank, USB and Solar Power. Yes, you read that right, it is charged by solar power among other things. So wherever you are, you can listen to your favorite radio stations and, if you are planning to go storm chasing, keep yourself updated about weather forecast.

Back view of the Sangean MMR-88 Radio

It will alert you of dangerous weather warnings. Plus, it has a built-in adjustable LED Flashlight with following modes: Hi, Low, Blinking, SOS Morse Code. There is also a built-in speaker, built-in clock and emergency buzzer. The tuner is DSP digital AM/FM/WX and to show which station you are on there is a bright backlit LCD display. Stereo headphone output doesn’t hurt either.

Charging up the Sangean radio with a hand crank

The battery is a built-in high power 850mAh Lithium-ion and can be recharged, and has a 4-level indication monitor. For those of you who tend to dose off while listening to radio, there’s a 90-minute auto shut-off feature. It’s compatible with your USB devices and media players, and you can charge them as well with the supplied USB A to Micro B Cable.

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