Kaito Voyager KA500- Solar & Crank Weather Alert Multiband Radio With Cell Phone And MP3/Ipod Charger. Camo Color.
The Kaito Voyager KA500 Black is a sister product of Kaito's widely
praised emergency radios KA007, KA008 and KA009. With its revolutionary
design and versatile functions, it's an ideal companion for emergency
preparedness applications, outdoor activities as well as traveling.
Specifically designed for emergency situations, the KA500 offers
different methods to power itself. Those methods include AC/DC adapter
(not included), three AA batteries (not included), solar panel, the
built-in rechargeable Ni-MH battery which can be recharged from the AC
adapter, by hand crank or by a PC. and the dynamo hand crank not only
can charge the built-in battery but also provides power even when no
battery is installed. At the heart of the KA500, there is an internal
generator that charges the internal replaceable Ni-MH battery pack and
powers the radio, flashlight and reading lamp. Also, by plugging your
cell phone into the jack on the back of the radio, you can use the crank
to power your phone. Not only that, this radio also features an USB
port, which you can use either to charge your radio with a PC or charge
other electronic gadgets with the hand crank.
You can use the KA500 to receive a wide range of broadcasting including
AM, FM, shortwave and NOAA weather stations. The 7-weather channels are
pre-programmed and numbered from 1-7, you can easily and conveniently
tune into the stations by turning the switch, no more guess work
involved. Compared with any other solar-powered emergency radios, the
KA500 has its unique 180-degree adjustable solar panel, which can
maximize sunlight exposure to power up the radio. On the back side of
the solar panel flipped up, there is super-bright 5-LED reading lamp.
Standard accessories include earphones, user manual and bonus multiple
adapter tips for charging selected models of cell phones.