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Freeplay Windup AM/FM Ranger Radio

This product has been discontinued and is no longer available

The Ranger Self-sufficient Radio promises assured listening, anytime, anywhere. Offering a choice of wind-up, solar and rechargeable power, the Ranger incorporates the latest in Freeplay's self-sufficient technology - which means unparalleled sound quality, playtime performance, dependability, and durability.

In a compact, rugged and stylish design, the Ranger AM/FM radio is fitted with a DC input facility to accommodate the AC/DC adapter (supplied) and an earphone socket for personal listening.

The Freeplay Ranger will play for approx. 35 minutes per 30-second wind (normal volume), and can be rewound at any time for as much playtime as you want. An LED charge level indicator tells you the best speed to wind. And in direct sunlight the Ranger will charge itself and play continuously without winding. The internal NiMH battery can be fully charged from the solar panel or the AC/DC adapter. The Freeplay Ranger will give 25 hours playtime, depending on volume, when fully charged.

 

With the Freeplay Ranger you can have
music wherever you go.
 

Freeplay Ranger Specifications

Power Sources:

  • Wind up
    AC alternator driven by the crank via a transmission.
  • Solar
    High performance amorphous silicon solar panel deposited on a 3 mm glass pane with a 4.8V 37mA output.
  • Charging Adapter
    6V 100mA AC/DC adapter (2.1mm centre pin positive jack).
    Adapter Charge Rate: 24 hours - 100% capacity
  • Rechargeable Battery
    Non-removable rechargeable Ni-MH battery pack, 3.6V, 1000mAh.

Playtime:

  • Fully charged battery - 25 hours (normal volume)
  • 30 Second wind - 35 minutes (normal volume)
  • Note:  Playtime will vary between volume settings.

Accessories: Cigarette lighter adapter.

Frequencies: Speaker: Antennae:
FM  88-108MHz
AM  500-1700 kHz
Size - 66mm (2.6")
Impedance - 8 ohm
Output - 0.5 watt (max)
FM  Telescopic
AM  Built in ferrite bar
Dimensions: US - Imperial Metric
Height
Length
Width
Weight
3.9"
8"
2.4"
24.5oz.
100mm
205mm
60mm
700g