Fevzi Turkalp - The Gadget Detective joins Mike Mendoza
On Friday mornings from 2.00 to 3.00am to answer your tech questions
and take a look at the latest from the world of Gadgets and Technology.
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Gadget of the Week
Eton S350 Deluxe SW/FM/AM Radio
Receives Shortwave, AM and FM wavebands
Shortwave allows you to receive broadcasts from all over the world
Good sized speaker gives solid sound
Comes complete with closed back paddedstereo headphones
Distinctive 70s Military retro styling (youll either like this or not)
Large LCD display
Digital clock with built-in alarm and sleep timer
Can operate from batter or mains (adaptor included)
You can choose AA or D batteries
Comes in choice of Black or Metallic red
Build quality is somewhat plasticky
No presets to store your favourite radio stations
Mono speaker (need to use headphones to listen to FM stereo)
Price: £89.95 inc. VAT available from Nevada
Web address: www.nevadaradio.co.uk/acatalog/eton-s350dl.html
Star Rating: 7 Stars A uniquely retro designed SW radio whose styling you will either love or hate.
AM 530-1710 KHz
FM 88-108 MHz
SHORTWAVE - continuous coverage from 3 to 28 MHz. This includes 13 international broadcast bands. 11, 13, 15, 16, 19, 22, 25, 31, 41, 49, 60, 75 and 90 meters.
Highly sensitive and selective analog tuner circuitry
Digital frequency readout
Liquid Crystal Display, LCD, for frequency and clock.
Digital clock with selectable 12/24 hour format.
Wake-up timer (use as radio-play alarm clock).
Power failure backup feature.
Main Tuning knob and independent fine-tuning control knob
Variable RF Gain Control
Rotary volume control
Variable, independent bass and treble control
Low-pass filter for shortwave and AM reception
Left/Right line level outputs (stereo in FM)
Strap type carrying handle.
Built in telescopic antenna for FM and shortwave.
Built in ferrite bar antenna for AM