Eton FRX-5BT Weather Alert Radio/Cell Charger

5051-658

Eton FRX-5BT Weather Alert Radio/Cell Charger

5051-658
  • Available prices $99.50
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Description

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Stay connected no matter how far off the grid you are. Runs off a lithium-ion battery and charges with a hand turbine or the built-in solar panel – and you can top up your phone to keep it going. Connected to your phone using bluetooth, it becomes a portable speaker to play your favourite tunes. When activated, an automatic alert function alerts you to emergency weather, while a location specific program feature relays emergency information specific to your location.

  • Full charge provides about 80% top up for most smartphones.
  • Bluetooth link to a smartphone.
  • AM, FM, and NOAA weatherband.
  • Alert mode automatically broadcasts NOAA emergency weather alerts.
  • S.A.M.E. technology (Specific Area Message Encoding) prevents you from missing a weather alert. Red, orange or green lights indicate a warning, watch or advisory. You can set up to 25 locations
  • 4 minute of cranking provides 10-15 minutes of playing time.
  • Solar panel charges battery fully in 5-6 hours.
  • 5V 2.1A USB output.
  • IPX4 splashproof.
  • Alarm clock.

Tech specs

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Weight 612g
Ideal for Emergency preparedness
Dimensions 15 x 6 x 18cm
Headphone jack

Permits the user to use headphones.

Yes
Batteries Lithium-ion 2000mAh (included)
Light

Produces a useable light source.

Yes
Hand crank

Charges the radio's internal battery.

Yes
Battery charge indicator

An LED that indicates when the battery is charged.

Yes
Weather band

Airs weather reports and emergency weather information.

Yes
AC input

Permits the unit to be charged by an AC adapter.

Yes
USB output

Permits the unit to charge USB-powered devices.

Yes
Solar power charger

Solar panel charges built-in battery.

Yes
AM/FM Yes
AUX input

Auxiliary input permits external audio source to be plugged into the radio.

Yes
Made in China