The most recent innovation from Kaito, the KA550 is designed for both on a regular basis use & emergency preparedness applications. It offers different methods to power up itself including an optional AC/DC adapter, AA batteries, the built-in rechargeable Ni-MH battery that may be charged by the AC adapter, hand cranking or a pc, and the patented flip-up 180-degree adjustable solar panel provides power for the radio even when no battery is installed.
The KA550 covers quite a lot of broadcasting including AM, FM, shortwave and NOAA weather stations. All NOAA channels are pre-programmed, you’ll easily and conveniently tune into the stations by turning the dial, no guess work involved. Better yet, the Voyager is also equipped with weather alert, that allows you to automatically activate the radio to inform you of any hazardous weather conditions or warnings including natural, environmental and public safety.
The KA550 also has Kaito’s unique design of a 180-degree adjustable solar panel, which can maximize sunlight exposure to power up the radio or charge the internal Ni-MH batteries. On the back side of the solar panel flipped up, there’s super-bright 5-LED reading lamp.
FM: 88 – 108 MHz
AM (MW): 530 -1710 KHz
NOAA Weather: Ch.1 – Ch.7
SW1: 3.20- 8.00 MHz
SW2: 9.00- 22.00 MHz
Output power: 200 mW peak power the usage of built-in speaker
Headset socket: 3.5 mm
FM ≤ 20uV
MW ≤ 2.5mV
SW ≤ 30uV
Rechargeable battery pack: NI-MH/600mAh
Size: 8 x 5 x 2.6 inches
Weight: 1 lb
What’s in the box:
KA550 emergency radio
5-way powered emergency radio with hand crank generator, solar panel, compartment for AA batteries, 5V USB input and built-in high-capacity replaceable rechargeable battery
AM/FM/Shortwave & 7 pre-set NOAA weather channels with alert can help you be prepared in the event of emergency, power outage, natural disaster and other unpredictables of life
Built-in standard DC 5V USB port for charging cell phones including all generation of iphones and other small compatible devices, such as MP3 players, digital cameras, GPSs and and the like.
180-degree adjustable solar panel ensures maximum sun exposure
Rubberized water-resistant housing + 5-LED reading lamp + Flashlight
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